Daylight
Joji & Diplo Lyrics


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Wide awake, getting half-past zero
It's getting heated so I leave the windows open (leave the windows open)
Preoccupied with a late night B-roll
Right now, laying here alone is heaven (here alone is heaven)

And I've been a hero
Helpless
I'm in hell
And I've cried up and down in these hallways
Blamed myself

Bad luck, I don't wanna be home at midnight
Sun's up, I don't really wanna fight the daylight
I don't care if you moved on
I'm not laying in bed with a fucked up head
I'm not laying in bed with a fucked up

Sun-dried on the backyard patio
Drunk eyes 'cause I didn't give it a home run
Yeah, yeah
You're hiding on the FM radio
I sing along just to sing my thoughts at someone
Yeah, yeah

And I've been a hero
Helpless
I'm in hell (I'm in hell)
And I've cried
Up and down in these hallways
Blamed myself

Bad luck, I don't wanna be home at midnight
Sun's up, I don't really wanna fight the daylight
I don't care if you moved on




I'm not laying in bed with a fucked up head
I'm not laying in bed with a fucked up

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Joji and Diplo's song Daylight reflect the feeling of being trapped in a state of limbo. The opening lines, "Wide awake, getting half-past zero it's getting heated so I leave the windows open," paint a picture of someone who is restless and unable to sleep. They are preoccupied with their thoughts late at night and find solace in being alone. However, this loneliness is contrasted with feelings of helplessness and despair in lines like "And I've been a hero, helpless, I'm in hell."


The song touches on themes of regret and self-blame, with the singer blaming themselves for past mistakes that have led to their current state of mind. Despite this, they seem to be trying to move forward and not let their mistakes define them. The chorus, "Bad luck, I don't wanna be home at midnight, Sun's up, I don't really wanna fight the daylight, I don't care if you moved on, I'm not laying in bed with a fucked up head," represents the desire to leave the past behind and move on to better things.


Overall, the lyrics of Daylight convey a sense of restlessness, loneliness, and despair, but also a desire to move forward and leave the past behind.


Line by Line Meaning

Wide awake, getting half-past zero
I'm fully alert and it's already halfway past midnight.


It's getting heated so I leave the windows open (leave the windows open)
Things are getting intense, so I crack open the windows to let in some fresh air and cool down.


Preoccupied with a late night B-roll
My mind is occupied with thoughts of the past, like a late-night video outtake reel.


Right now, laying here alone is heaven (here alone is heaven)
In this quiet moment of solitude, I feel completely at peace.


And I've been a hero
In the past, I've been seen as someone who saves the day.


Helpless
But right now, I feel powerless and unable to change anything.


I'm in hell
I'm trapped in a painful situation that I can't escape from.


And I've cried up and down in these hallways
I've been emotionally unstable and unable to hide my tears, even in public places.


Blamed myself
I've taken responsibility for things that weren't entirely my fault.


Bad luck, I don't wanna be home at midnight
I've had a string of unfortunate events, and I don't want to be alone at midnight to dwell on them.


Sun's up, I don't really wanna fight the daylight
I'd rather face the day ahead than stay up all night worrying and struggling against the inevitable sunrise.


I don't care if you moved on
I'm not concerned about whether you've found someone else and moved on from our past.


I'm not laying in bed with a fucked up head
I refuse to let my problems and negative thoughts control me to the point where I can't even sleep.


Sun-dried on the backyard patio
The sun has dried up the moisture on the backyard deck, leaving everything out there hot and dried out.


Drunk eyes 'cause I didn't give it a home run
My eyes are glazed over because I didn't fully succeed at something I tried to do.


You're hiding on the FM radio
You're still out there, possibly making music, but I can only hear you on the radio.


I sing along just to sing my thoughts at someone
I sing along to your songs, not because I want to hear them, but because I want to express my own thoughts and feelings through them.




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: George Kusunoki Miller, Greg Kurstin, Sarah Aarons, Thomas Pentz

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Most interesting comments from YouTube:

@D4BASS

Wide awake, gettin' half past zero
It's gettin' heated, so I leave the windows open
(Leave the windows open)
Preoccupied with the late night B-roll
Right now, laying here alone is Heaven
(Here alone is Heaven)
And I've been a hero, helpless
I'm in Hell
And I've cried up and down in these hallways
Blamed myself
Bad luck, I don't wanna be home at midnight
Sun's up, I don't really wanna fight the daylight
I don't care if you moved on
I'm not layin' in bed with a fucked-up head
I'm not layin' in bed with a fucked-up
Sun-dried on the backyard patio
Drunk eyes 'cause I didn't give it a home run
Yeah, yeah
You're hiding on the FM radio
I sing along just to sing my thoughts at someone
Yeah, yeah
And I've been a hero, helpless
I'm in Hell (I'm in Hell)
And I've cried up and down in these hallways
Blamed myself
Bad luck, I don't wanna be home at midnight
Sun's up, I don't really wanna fight the daylight
I don't care if you moved on
I'm not layin' in bed with a fucked-up head
I'm not layin' in bed with a fucked-up



@IProvideLyrics1924

[Verse 1]
Wide awake, gettin' half-past zero
It's gettin' heated, so I leave the windows open
(Leave the windows open)
Preoccupied with a late night B-roll
Right now, laying here alone is heaven
(Here alone is heaven)

[Pre-Chorus]
And I've been a hero, helpless
I'm in hell
And I've cried up and down in these hallways
Blamed myself

[Chorus]
Bad luck, I don't wanna be home at midnight
Sun's up, I don't really wanna fight the daylight
I don't care if you moved on
I'm not layin' in bed with a fucked-up head
I'm not layin' in bed with a fucked-up

[Verse 2]
Sun-dried on the backyard patio
Drunk eyes 'cause I didn't give it a home run
Yeah, yeah
You're hiding on the FM radio
I sing along just to sing my thoughts at someone
Yeah, yeah

[Pre-Chorus]
And I've been a hero, helpless
I'm in hell (I'm in hell)
And I've cried up and down in these hallways
Blamed myself

[Chorus]
Bad luck, I don't wanna be home at midnight
Sun's up, I don't really wanna fight the daylight
I don't care if you moved on
I'm not layin' in bed with a fucked-up head
I'm not layin' in bed with a fucked-up



@Abhinay_Limbu

"Daylight lyrics"

Wide awake, getting half past zero
It's getting heated so I leave the windows open (Leave the windows open)
Preoccupied with a late night b-roll
Right now, laying here alone is Heaven (Is Heaven)

And I've been a hero
Helpless
I'm in Hell

And I've cried
Up and down in these hallways
Blamed myself

Bad luck, I don't wanna be home at midnight
Sun's up, I don't really wanna fight the daylight
I don't care if you moved on
I'm not laying in bed with a fucked up head
I'm not laying in bed with a fucked up

Sundried on the backyard patio
Drunk eyes
'Cause I didn't give it a home run

You're hiding on the FM radio
I sing along just to sing my thoughts at someone

And I've been a hero
Helpless
I'm in Hell

And I've cried
Up and down in these hallways
Blamed myself

Bad luck, I don't wanna be home at midnight
Sun's up, I don't really wanna fight the daylight
I don't care if you moved on
I'm not laying in bed with a fucked up head
I'm not laying in bed with a fucked up


I needed this XD



@efthetic

[Verse 1]
Wide awake getting half past zero
It's getting heated so I leave the windows open
(I leave the windows open)
Preoccupied with the late night b-roll
Right now laying here alone is heaven
(Here alone is heaven)
And I've been up here all helpless
I'm in hell
And I've cried up and down in these hallways
Blame myself

[Chorus]
Bad luck I don't wanna be on that midnight
Sun's up I don't really wanna fight the daylight
I don't care if you've moved on
I'm not laying in bed with a fucked up head
I'm not laying in bed with a fucked up

[Verse 2]
Sun dried on the backyard patio
Drunk eyes cause I didn't give it a home run, yeah-yeah
You're adding on the FM radio
I sing along just to sing my thoughts at someone, yeah-yeah
And I've been up here all helpless
I'm in hell (I'm in hell)
And I've cried up and down in these hallways
Blame myself

[Chorus]
Bad luck I don't wanna be on that midnight
Sun's up I don't really wanna fight the daylight
I don't care if you've moved on
I'm not laying in bed with a fucked up head
I'm not laying in bed with a fucked up

here for the video lyrics

JOJI & Diplo - Daylight
https://youtu.be/WOQIfVmWhKQ



@fachrurreiza9516

"Daylight"

Wide awake, getting half past zero
It's getting heated so I leave the windows open (Leave the windows open)
Preoccupied with a late night b-roll
Right now, laying here alone is Heaven (Is Heaven)

And I've been a hero
Helpless
I'm in Hell

And I've cried
Up and down in these hallways
Blamed myself

Bad luck, I don't wanna be home at midnight
Sun's up, I don't really wanna fight the daylight
I don't care if you moved on
I'm not laying in bed with a fucked up head
I'm not laying in bed with a fucked up

Sundried on the backyard patio
Drunk eyes
'Cause I didn't give it a home run

You're hiding on the FM radio
I sing along just to sing my thoughts at someone

And I've been a hero
Helpless
I'm in Hell

And I've cried
Up and down in these hallways
Blamed myself

Bad luck, I don't wanna be home at midnight
Sun's up, I don't really wanna fight the daylight
I don't care if you moved on
I'm not laying in bed with a fucked up head
I'm not laying in bed with a fucked up



All comments from YouTube:

@yorunoraida

Rappers: women
Joji: old people

@RA-ex7ir

umm have you seen these old people ? these are silver foxes . glad he gave something for the ladies

@ammiriskandar

cringe

@madminty5431

He can like whoever he wants

@scottyshot

super cringe

@ahurabehzadi4417

COOOL old people

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@gbpropellerrat4300

Joji's ongoing spaceman story really hits a certain way

@thesilentone1102

In all of the best ways possible tho

@lifehackerguytv3285

It really does

@adruuun

That robotic “wake up” and creepy music gives me chills all the time

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