Teenage Dream
Katy Perry Lyrics


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You think I'm pretty
Without any make-up on
You think I'm funny
When I tell the punch line wrong
I know you get me
So I'll let my walls come down, down

Before you met me
I was alright
But things were kinda heavy
You brought me to life
Now every February
You'll be my Valentine, Valentine

Let's go all the way tonight
No regrets, just love
We can dance until we die
You and I
We'll be young forever

You make me feel like I'm living a, teenage, dream
The way you turn me on
I, can't, sleep
Let's run away
And don't ever look back
Don't ever look back

My, heart, stops
When you look at me
Just, one, touch
Now baby I believe
This, is, real
So take a chance
And don't ever look back
Don't ever look back

We drove to Cali
And got drunk on the beach
Got a motel and
Built a fort out of sheets
I finally found you
My missing puzzle piece
I'm complete

Let's go all the way tonight
No regrets, just love
We can dance until we die
You and I
We'll be young forever

You make me feel like I'm living a, teenage, dream
The way you turn me on
I, can't, sleep
Let's runaway
And don't ever look back
Don't ever look back

My, heart, stops
When you look at me
Just, one, touch
Now baby I believe
This, is, real
So take a chance
And don't ever look back
Don't ever look back

I'ma get your heart racing
In my skin-tight jeans
Be your teenage dream tonight

Let you put your hands on me
In my skin-tight jeans
Be your teenage dream tonight

You, make, me feel like I'm living a, teenage, dream
The way you turn me on
I, can't, sleep
Let's runaway
And don't ever look back
Don't ever look back

My, heart, stops
When you look at me
Just one touch
Now baby I believe
This, is, real
So take a chance
And don't ever look back
Don't ever look back

I'ma get your heart racing
In my skin-tight jeans
Be your teenage dream tonight

Let you put your hands on me




In my skin-tight jeans
Be your teenage dream tonight (tonight, tonight, tonight)

Overall Meaning

"Teenage Dream" by Katy Perry is a song about young love and the magic it has on a girl's life. In the song, the singer talks about her significant other and how he brings out the best in her. She says that he thinks she is pretty without makeup and finds her funny even when she messes up the punch line. She feels she can let down her walls around him and that he has made her life meaningful. The couple goes on adventures together and tries to live life to the fullest, with no regrets. They both believe they have found something special in each other and want to cherish it.


The lyrics "You make me feel like I'm living a teenage dream" refer to the intensity and excitement of teenage love. It's a love that makes both people feel invincible, like nothing can stop them. The phrase "skin-tight jeans" is symbolic of how the relationship fits perfectly, as if it were meant to be. The song's chorus is catchy and upbeat, giving the listener a sense of carefree happiness.


Overall, "Teenage Dream" is a song about the beauty and magic of young love. It reminds us all of the excitement and energy that comes with a new relationship, where everything seems possible.


Line by Line Meaning

You think I'm pretty Without any make-up on
You are attracted to my natural beauty and don't care if I'm not wearing any makeup.


You think I'm funny When I tell the punch line wrong
You find my sense of humor endearing, even when I mess up a joke.


I know you get me So I'll let my walls come down, down
I feel understood by you and trust you enough to let my guard down.


Before you met me I was alright But things were kinda heavy You brought me to life Now every February You'll be my Valentine, Valentine
I was doing fine before we met, but I didn't realize how much better life could be until you came along. Now Valentine's Day will always be special because of you.


Let's go all the way tonight No regrets, just love We can dance until we die You and I We'll be young forever
Let's live in the moment and enjoy each other's company without worrying about regrets. We can dance until we're tired, and together we'll feel young forever.


You make me feel like I'm living a, teenage, dream The way you turn me on I, can't, sleep Let's run away And don't ever look back Don't ever look back
You light up my world and make me feel like a teenager in love. I'm so infatuated with you that I can't even sleep. Let's leave our problems behind and run away together, never looking back.


My, heart, stops When you look at me Just, one, touch Now baby I believe This, is, real So take a chance And don't ever look back Don't ever look back
My heart skips a beat every time you look at me, and I believe that what we have is real. Let's take a risk and chase after love, without ever looking back.


We drove to Cali And got drunk on the beach Got a motel and Built a fort out of sheets I finally found you My missing puzzle piece I'm complete
We went on an adventure to California and had fun drinking on the beach. We found a motel and made a fort out of sheets. It's like I finally found the missing piece of myself and feel complete with you next to me.


I'ma get your heart racing In my skin-tight jeans Be your teenage dream tonight Let you put your hands on me In my skin-tight jeans Be your teenage dream tonight
I'm going to be sexy for you and wear my skin-tight jeans, making your heart race. Let's make each other's teenage dreams come true by letting you put your hands on me.




Lyrics © CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Benjamin Joseph Levin, Bonnie Leigh McKee, Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, Lukasz Gottwald, Martin Max Sandberg

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

@LuForce1980

My Daughter Died of Cancer
On December 8th 2012...
Buried 12/12/12
I Never got a chance to Thank Katy Perry for a Video she made for my daughter to lift her Spirits during the time she was fighting her Cancer in 2011-2012...
In the video Katy Perry made for her she acknowledged her and said that she heard she was sick and also heard that her song (Firework) was my daughters favorite song so she sang that song to her ...
My daughter of course was ecstatic when she saw her favorite singer singing her favorite song...
They ended playing this Katy Perry Song at her Funeral...
There was a Million People at her  Funeral...I've never seen so many people in my life at a Funeral... And the procession to get to the Cemetery was as if she was the  President  getting escorted there. Shutting down Highways and Stopping any traffic...
My Daughter was a Special Angel...
There is a Part in Katy Perry's song (Firework) that she sang to my daughter where she says...
(You're Original Cannot Be Replaced)
I ended up putting these words and this quote on my daughters Gravestone...
If Anyone out there has any connections to Katy Perry please tell her I said Thank You with all my Heart...
To My Daughter...
See You Soon Best Friend.



All comments from YouTube:

@soppa4239

the biggest mistake we did as kids was wish we were older.. now we wish we were young again...

@p.7489

Right. My parents always told me adult life isn’t all that’s cracked up to be. And to enjoy being a child. Being an adult stinks 😷.

@kieranreynolds5896

Yeah I'm 14 and I ain't gonna miss my childhood I hate it, atleast being a adult you have a job meaning you got a purpose atleast other than being another mouth to feed

@tanaazchannel875

Yes

@bluedaylight1243

Its not for me, i think my teen hood is really a mess and i really hate where i live. Also im really looking forward to get out from this place, idc if it cost my teenage years

@tylerbruno07

Kieran Reynolds same because I want a chance to live for myself in life

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@milsy2091

This was 10 years ago and now shes pregnant. Time sure flies by.

@dannymazariegos3284

MilMil for real

@ita2552

wait what

@aguinmox3043

Irish potatoes sorry bro no more sexy petite katy anymore

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