Normal People
Joji [feat. rei brown] Lyrics


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The devil came back
He's dancing in your path
So you're acting like you need me now, hey
So tell me if I'm mad
There's something in your laugh
That makes me fear the way you smile, hey

It's hard to believe sometimes
We can pretend we're normal people
And I can repeat those times
We can pretend we're boring people
And it's hard to believe sometimes
We can pretend we're normal people
And I can repeat those times
And I can repeat those times, yeah

New planet, yeah, we planted
Everything we wanted
Your fragrance, covalence
I'm bound to, I'm bound to you
The longer that we hide
Everything starts to hit me harder, hit me harder
But we're safe on the inside
Yeah, I know we're fine

The devil came back
He's dancing in your path
So you're acting like you need me now, hey
So tell me if I'm mad
There's something in your laugh
That makes me fear the way you smile, hey

It's hard to believe sometimes
We can pretend we're normal people
And I can repeat those times
We can pretend we're boring people
And it's hard to believe sometimes
We can pretend we're normal people




And I can repeat those times (those times)
And I can repeat those times, yeah (those times)

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Joji's song Normal People paint a picture of a couple trying to maintain a facade of normalcy in their relationship. The devil is a metaphor for their inner demons and struggles, which are represented by their fears and concerns about each other. They are pretending to be "normal people," but underneath the surface, there are issues they are dealing with. There is something about the way the other person laughs that makes them feel uneasy, but they try to push it aside and focus on the good times. They are trying to hold on to the moments where they can pretend to be "boring people," even though it may be difficult at times.


The second verse of the song brings in the theme of escape. The couple has created their own world, their own "new planet," where they can plant and grow everything they want. They are bound to each other through their shared experiences and covalent bond. However, the longer they suppress their fears and struggles, the harder they hit them. They might feel safe on the inside, but eventually, these issues will catch up to them.


Overall, the lyrics to Normal People explore the idea of how we try to maintain normalcy in our relationships, even when there are cracks in the surface. It speaks to the universal experience of trying to hold on to the good times and ignore the problems within a relationship.


Line by Line Meaning

The devil came back
Something dangerous has resurfaced in your life


He's dancing in your path
It's affecting your life and you can't avoid it


So you're acting like you need me now, hey
You're looking for comfort and support


So tell me if I'm mad
Am I crazy for wanting to help you?


There's something in your laugh
I can sense something uneasy underneath your smile


That makes me fear the way you smile, hey
It's making me worry and scared


It's hard to believe sometimes
Sometimes it's difficult to accept what's happening


We can pretend we're normal people
We can try to act like everything is okay


And I can repeat those times
I can try to relive those happier moments


We can pretend we're boring people
We can try to be unremarkable for a while


New planet, yeah, we planted
We started something new together


Everything we wanted
We had everything we needed


Your fragrance, covalence
Our connection was strong and intimate


I'm bound to, I'm bound to you
I feel tied to you, emotionally


The longer that we hide
The longer we ignore what's happening


Everything starts to hit me harder, hit me harder
It becomes more difficult to avoid the truth


But we're safe on the inside
We may be struggling, but at least we have each other


Yeah, I know we're fine
I have faith that we'll get through this together


And I can repeat those times (those times)
I'll keep trying to hold onto the good memories


And I can repeat those times, yeah (those times)
I'll keep trying to hold onto the good memories




Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: George Kusunoki Miller, Rei Brown, Isaac Sleator

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[Pre-Chorus: Joji]
The devil came back
He's dancing in your path
So you're acting like you need me now, hey
So tell me if I'm mad
There's something in your laugh
That makes me fear the way you smile, hey

[Chorus: Joji]
It's hard to believe sometimes
We can pretend we're normal people
And I can repeat those times
We can pretend we're boring people
And it's hard to believe sometimes
We can pretend we're normal people
And I can repeat those times
And I can repeat those times, yeah

[Verse: rei brown]
New planet, yeah, we planted
Everything we wanted
Your fragrance, covalence
I'm bound to, I'm bound to you
But the longer that we hide
Everything starts to hit me harder, hit me harder
But we're safe on the inside
Yeah, I know we're fine

[Pre-Chorus: Joji]
The devil came back
He's dancing in your path
So you're acting like you need me now, hey
So tell me if I'm mad
There's something in your laugh
That makes me fear the way you smile, hey

[Chorus: Joji]
It's hard to believe sometimes
We can pretend we're normal people
And I can repeat those times
We can pretend we're boring people
And it's hard to believe sometimes
We can pretend we're normal people
And I can repeat those times (Those times)
And I can repeat those times, yeah (Those times)



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@raybaboon

New planet. We planted everything we wanted. 🌱

@regentofnothing

So that's what the seed was for

@jakedibley707

love!

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