Déjà Vu
Katy Perry Lyrics


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I live off the echoes of your "I love you"s (I love you's, I love you's)
But I still feel the blows from all your "don't want to"s
When you're drunk, you say I'm the one
Then you wake up
You suck my hope up in a vacuum

'Cause every day's the same
Definition of the insane
I think we're running on a loop
Déjà vu (déjà vu)
So tell me something new
Figure out the Rubik's Cube
I think we're running on a loop
Déjà vu (déjà vu)

Your words are like Chinese water torture
And there's no finish line, always one more corner
Yeah, they slither like a centipede
Why do you keep me at the end of a rope that keeps getting shorter?

'Cause every day's the same
Definition of the insane
I think we're running on a loop
Déjà vu (déjà vu, déjà vu)
So tell me something new
Figure out the Rubik's Cube
I think we're running on a loop
Déjà vu (déjà vu, déjà vu)

'Cause every day's the same
Definition of the insane
I think we're running on a loop
Déjà vu (déjà vu, déjà vu)
So tell me something new
Figure out the Rubik's Cube
I think we're running on a loop
Déjà vu (déjà, déjà, déjà vu)

'Cause every day's the same
Definition of the insane




I think we're running on a loop
Déjà vu (déjà, déjà, déjà vu), déjà vu!

Overall Meaning

In "Déjà Vu" by Katy Perry, the singer expresses her frustration with feeling stuck in a repetitive and unhealthy relationship. The song describes the cycle of being showered with love and affection by her partner, only to be pushed away and hurt by them later when they retract their affection. Perry compares the experience to "Chinese water torture" and being kept "at the end of a rope that keeps getting shorter."


The chorus emphasizes the repetitive nature of the relationship, using the French phrase "déjà vu" which translates to "already seen" or "been there before." Perry seems to be pleading for her partner to break the cycle by telling her something new or "figure out the Rubik's Cube," but ultimately feels like the current situation is leading her to insanity.


Overall, "Déjà Vu" portrays the emotional whirlwind of being stuck in a toxic relationship that you can't seem to escape. Perry's lyrics capture the feelings of frustration, confusion and the constant hope for things to change.


Line by Line Meaning

I live off the echoes of your "I love you"s (I love you's, I love you's)
I cling onto the memory of the times you said you loved me, even though it's in the past.


But I still feel the blows from all your "don't want to"s
Your rejections still hurt me, even though I try to ignore them.


When you're drunk, you say I'm the one
You only express your true feelings for me when you're under the influence of alcohol.


Then you wake up
But when you sober up, you go back to pretending like nothing happened between us.


You suck my hope up in a vacuum
You give me hope for a future together, but then take it away again, leaving me feeling empty.


'Cause every day's the same
Our relationship has become stagnant and repetitive.


Definition of the insane
To keep doing the same thing and expecting different results is madness.


I think we're running on a loop
We're stuck in a cycle that never changes.


Déjà vu (déjà vu)
This feels like it has happened all before.


So tell me something new
I want to hear something different and exciting for once.


Figure out the Rubik's Cube
Solve the puzzle that is our relationship and make it work.


Your words are like Chinese water torture
Your constant teasing and mixed signals are slowly driving me insane.


And there's no finish line, always one more corner
There is no clear endpoint in sight, just more uncertainty and obstacles.


Yeah, they slither like a centipede
Your words twist and turn like a centipede, making it hard for me to keep up.


Why do you keep me at the end of a rope that keeps getting shorter?
Why do you keep me hanging on when the chances of us being together keep getting slimmer?




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: FERRAS MAHMOUD ALQAISI, HAYDEN LUBY, KATY PERRY, THOMAS GEORGE STELL

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(LYRICS)
I live off the echoes of your I love you's
But I still feel the blows from all your don’t want to's
When you’re drunk, you say I’m the one
Then you wake up
You suck my hope up in a vacuum

‘Cause every day’s the same
Definition of insane
I think we’re running on a loop
Déjà vu
So tell me something new
Figure out the Rubik’s Cube
I think we’re running on a loop
Déjà vu

Your words are like Chinese water torture
And there’s no finish line, always one more corner
Yeah, they slither like a centipede
Why do you keep me at the end of a rope
That keeps getting shorter?

‘Cause every day’s the same
Definition of insane
I think we’re running on a loop
Déjà vu
So tell me something new
Figure out the Rubik’s Cube
I think we’re running on a loop
Déjà vu

‘Cause every day’s the same
Definition of insane
I think we’re running on a loop
Déjà vu
So tell me something new (something new)
Figure out the Rubik’s Cube
I think we’re running on a loop
Déjà vu (déjà, déjà, déjà vu)

‘Cause every day’s the same (every day’s the same)
Definition of insane (definition of insane)
I think we’re running on a loop
Déjà vu (déjà, déjà, déjà vu)

Déjà vu



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