Bloody Mary
Lady Gaga Lyrics


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(Bloody, bloody)
(Ooh-ooh, ooh)

Love is just a history that they may prove
And when you're gone I'll tell them my religion's you
When Punktious comes to kill the king upon his throne
I'm ready for their stones
I'll dance, dance, dance
With my hands, hands, hands
Above my head, head, head
Like Jesus, said
I'm gonna dance, dance, dance
With my hands, hands
Hands above my head
Dance together
Forgive him before he's dead because

I won't cry for you
I won't crucify the things you do
I won't cry for you, see
When you're gone I'll still be Bloody Mary

We are not just art for Michelangelo
To carve, he can't rewrite the aggro of my furied
Heart, I'll wait on mountain tops in Paris cold
Je ne veux pas mourir toute seule

I'll dance, dance, dance
With my hands, hands, hands
Above my head, head, head
Like Jesus, said
I'm gonna dance, dance, dance
With my hands, hands
Hands above my head
Dance together
Forgive him before he's dead because

I won't cry for you
I won't crucify the things you do
I won't cry for you, see
When you're gone I'll still be Bloody Mary

Gaga, Gaga, Gaga, Gaga, Gaga, Gaga, Gaga, Gaga
Dum dum da da da
Dum dum da da da da da da-da
Dum dum da da da
Dum dum da da da
Dum dum da da da da da da-da
Dum dum da da da

I won't cry for you
I won't crucify the things you do do do
I won't cry for you (Gaga), see (Gaga)
When you're gone I'll still be Bloody (Gaga) Mary (Gaga)

Oh oh oh oh oh (Gaga)

Oh oh oh oh oh (Gaga)

Oh oh oh oh oh (Gaga)

Oh oh oh oh oh (Gaga)

Oh oh oh oh oh (Gaga)

Oh oh oh oh oh (Gaga)

Oh oh oh oh oh (Gaga)

Oh oh oh oh oh (Gaga)





Oh, liberdade e amor

Overall Meaning

The song Bloody Mary by Lady Gaga is an exploration of themes of religion, love, and forgiveness against a dark and eerie background. The lyrics suggest that love is fickle and easily forgotten, but the singer will continue to hold onto it even after the object of her affection has left her. The reference to Punktious killing the king upon his throne is a clear reference to the Roman emperor Nero, who was infamous for his cruelty and decadence. The singer seems to suggest that she is ready for the persecution that may come her way as a result of her faith.


The religious theme is further emphasized in the chorus where the singer compares herself to Jesus, lifting her hands above her head in prayer as she dances. She forgives her persecutors before they are dead because her faith demands it, and she is not willing to cry or crucify them for their actions. The reference to Michelangelo's art suggests that the singer sees herself as a work of art that cannot be changed by others, and that she is willing to wait for her beliefs, no matter how unpopular they may be.


Line by Line Meaning

Love is just a history that they may prove
Love, as a concept, is merely something that people can study and document, but does not actually exist in a tangible way.


And when you're gone I'll tell them my religion's you
When the person addressed in this song is no longer present, the singer will attribute their purpose and beliefs to them as a form of reverence and devotion.


When Punktious comes to kill the king upon his throne
Refers to an imagined scenario in which a monarch is overthrown and executed by the people they rule over, and is waiting to face their own repercussions.


I'm ready for their stones
Here, stones represent any criticism or judgement that the artist may face from others, and she is willing and able to endure this negativity.


I'll dance, dance, dance With my hands, hands, hands Above my head, head, head Like Jesus, said I'm gonna dance, dance, dance With my hands, hands Hands above my head Dance together Forgive him before he's dead because
The artist describes a dancing gesture as an act of religious expression, using the metaphor of Jesus Christ who encourages forgiveness even of those who wronged him before they pass.


I won't cry for you I won't crucify the things you do I won't cry for you, see When you're gone I'll still be Bloody Mary
Asserting that she will remain unaffected by the actions of the absent person in this song, despite the fact that they may have done something to betray or harm her. Also indicating that she will continue to exist as a powerful and respected figure in the aftermath of their departure.


We are not just art for Michelangelo To carve, he can't rewrite the aggro of my furied Heart, I'll wait on mountain tops in Paris cold Je ne veux pas mourir toute seule
Comparing herself and her emotional complexity to a work of art, the singer asserts her individuality and her resistance to control or manipulation. Also mentions a strong desire to not die alone.


Gaga, Gaga, Gaga, Gaga, Gaga, Gaga, Gaga, Gaga Dum dum da da da Dum dum da da da da da da-da Dum dum da da da Dum dum da da da Dum dum da da da da da da-da Dum dum da da da
Repeating the artist's stage name, this spoken word section could be interpreted as a form of self-affirmation or self-celebration.


I won't cry for you I won't crucify the things you do do do I won't cry for you (Gaga), see (Gaga) When you're gone I'll still be Bloody (Gaga) Mary (Gaga)
Uses the artist's nickname 'Gaga' as a form of ownership over their public persona, and reiterates the earlier idea that they will not suffer any negative effects following the departure of the addressed person.


Oh oh oh oh oh (Gaga) Oh oh oh oh oh (Gaga) Oh oh oh oh oh (Gaga) Oh oh oh oh oh (Gaga) Oh oh oh oh oh (Gaga) Oh oh oh oh oh (Gaga) Oh oh oh oh oh (Gaga) Oh oh oh oh oh (Gaga) Oh, liberdade e amor
Repeating the earlier Gaga line, the song ends in a message of freedom and love, signalling the artist's gratitude for artistic expression and emotional connection.




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Peermusic Publishing, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Paul Edward Blair, Stefani J. Germanotta, William Sami Etienne Grigahcine, Clinton C. Sparks, Fernando Garibay

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