Yoü and I
Lady Gaga Lyrics


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It's been a long time since I came around
Been a long time but I'm back in town
And this time I'm not leavin' without you

You taste like Whiskey when you kiss me, oh
I'd give anything again to be your baby doll
This time I'm not leavin' without you
He said, "Sit back down where you belong
In the corner of my bar with your high heels on
Sit back down on the couch where we made love the first time"
And you said to me there's

(Somethin') Somethin', somethin' about this place
(Somethin') Somethin' about lonely nights
And my lipstick on your face
(Somethin') Somethin', somethin' about my cool Nebraska guy
Yeah, somethin' about baby you and I

It's been two years since I let you go
I couldn't listen to a joke or rock and roll
Muscle cars drove a truck right through my heart

On my birthday you sang me A Heart of Gold
With a guitar humming and no clothes
This time I'm not leavin' without you, oh (oh)

Sit back down where you belong
In the corner of my bar with your high heels on
Sit back down on the couch where we made love the first time
And you said to me there's

(Somethin') Somethin', somethin' about this place
(Somethin') Somethin' about lonely nights
And my lipstick on your face
(Somethin') Somethin', somethin' about my cool Nebraska guy
Yeah, somethin' about baby you and I

You and I
You you and I
You you and I
You you and I-I

You and I
You you and I
Oh yeah, I'd rather die
Without you and I

Come on, put your drinks up

We got a whole lot of money, but we still pay rent
'Cause you can't buy a house in Heaven
There's only three men that I'ma serve my whole life
It's my daddy and Nebraska and Jesus Christ, there's

(Somethin') Somethin', somethin' about the chase (six whole years)
(Somethin') I'm a New York woman born to run you down
Still want my lipstick all over your face
(Somethin') Somethin', somethin' about just knowin' when it's right
So put your dreams up for Nebraska
For Nebraska, Nebraska, I love you

You and I
You you and I
Baby I'd rather die
Without you and I-I-I

You and I
You you and I
Nebraska
I'd rather die
Without you and I-I-I

It's been a long time since I came around




Been a long time but I'm back in town
And this time I'm not leavin' without you

Overall Meaning

In the opening lyrics of "Yoü and I," Lady Gaga expresses her determination to have the object of her affection by her side. She has been away for a long time, but now she's back in town and not leaving without him. She likens him to whiskey, something that tastes good to her, and confesses that she would do anything to be his baby doll again.


The second stanza of the song reflects on the past, where she had to let go of her love for two years. The loss was so great, she could not even listen to her favorite music. However, he sang her a song, "A Heart of Gold," on her birthday with a guitar, and she was smitten. The rest of the song is an ode to their relationship and Nebraska, a place where they found love.


Line by Line Meaning

It's been a long time since I came around
I haven't seen you in a while


Been a long time but I'm back in town
I've returned to this place after a long time away


And this time I'm not leavin' without you
I'm not going to leave this place without you this time


You taste like Whiskey when you kiss me, oh
Your kiss has a sharp, intoxicating quality like whiskey


I'd give anything again to be your baby doll
I'd do anything to be your lover again


This time I'm not leavin' without you
I'm determined to stay with you this time


He said, 'Sit back down where you belong
He asked me to take my seat again


In the corner of my bar with your high heels on
In the familiar spot in his bar, wearing her high heels


Sit back down on the couch where we made love the first time'
Sit back on the couch where we first slept together


And you said to me there's (Somethin') Somethin', somethin' about this place
You spoke to me about the unexplainable feeling of this place


(Somethin') Somethin' about lonely nights
There's something about being alone at night that makes this place appealing


And my lipstick on your face
The visual mark of their passion is still present on his face


(Somethin') Somethin', somethin' about my cool Nebraska guy
There's something about her man from Nebraska that she loves


Yeah, somethin' about baby you and I
There's something magical about the two of them together


It's been two years since I let you go
It's been two years since they broke up


I couldn't listen to a joke or rock and roll
She was too heartbroken to enjoy simple pleasures like humor or music


Muscle cars drove a truck right through my heart
She was emotionally devastated by their breakup


On my birthday you sang me A Heart of Gold
On her birthday he sang her a song by Neil Young called 'Heart of Gold'


With a guitar humming and no clothes
He sang while playing his guitar, without any clothes on


This time I'm not leavin' without you, oh (oh)
She's so determined to stay with him that she repeats herself


Come on, put your drinks up
Let's raise our glasses to celebrate


We got a whole lot of money, but we still pay rent
They might have a lot of money, but they still rent their home


'Cause you can't buy a house in Heaven
They can't buy a house in the afterlife


There's only three men that I'ma serve my whole life
She has only 3 important men in her life


It's my daddy and Nebraska and Jesus Christ, there's
These 3 men are her father, her man from Nebraska, and Jesus Christ


(Somethin') Somethin', somethin' about the chase (six whole years)
She loves the thrill of pursuing her love interest, even if it takes years


(Somethin') I'm a New York woman born to run you down
She's confident and assertive, like a typical New Yorker


Still want my lipstick all over your face
She wants the visual proof of their passion on his face


(Somethin') Somethin', somethin' about just knowin' when it's right
There's something magical about knowing when something is right


So put your dreams up for Nebraska
Let's dream big about our future in Nebraska


For Nebraska, Nebraska, I love you
She loves Nebraska and all it represents


You and I
The two of them together


You you and I
The two of them together


You and I-I
The two of them together


Oh yeah, I'd rather die
She'd rather die than live without him


Without you and I
She can't imagine life without him by her side


Nebraska
Her love for Nebraska


I'd rather die
She'd rather die than live without him




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Written by: Stefani Germanotta

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[Verse 1: Lady Gaga]
It's been a long time since I came around
Been a long time, but I'm back in town
This time I'm not leaving without you
You taste like whiskey when you kiss me, oh
I'd give anything again to be your baby doll
This time I'm not leaving without you

[Pre-Chorus: Lady Gaga]
He said, "Sit back down where you belong
In the corner of my bar with your high heels on
Sit back down on the couch where we
Made love the first time and you said to me,"
There's...

[Chorus: Lady Gaga & (Brian May)]
(Something), something about this place
(Something), something, ‘bout lonely nights
And my lipstick on your face
Something, something about my cool Nebraska guy
Yeah, there's something about, baby, you and I

[Verse 2: Lady Gaga]
It's been two years since I let you go
I couldn't listen to a joke or a Rock and Roll
Muscle cars drove a truck right through my heart
On my birthday you sang me "Heart of Gold"
With a guitar humming and no clothes
This time I'm not leaving without you

[Pre-Chorus: Lady Gaga]
"Sit back down where you belong
In the corner of my bar with your high heels on
Sit back down on the couch where we
Made love the first time and you said to me,"
There's...

[Chorus: Lady Gaga & (Brian May)]
(There's something), something about this place
(Something), something, ‘bout lonely nights
And my lipstick on your face
Something, something about my cool Nebraska guy
Yeah, there's something about, baby, you and I

[Post-Chorus: Lady Gaga]
You and I
You, you and I
You, you and I
You, you and I, I
You and I
You, you and I
Oh yeah, well, I'd rather die
Without you and I, I
C'mon! Put your drinks up!

[Bridge: Lady Gaga]
We got a whole lot of money, but we still pay rent
'Cause you can't buy a house in Heaven
There's only three men that I'ma serve my whole life
It's my daddy, and Nebraska, and Jesus Christ
There's...

[Chorus: Lady Gaga & (Brian May)]
(Something), something, something about the chase
Six whole years
I'm a New York woman born to run you down
Still want my lipstick all over your face
Something, something about
Just knowing when it's right
So put your drinks up, for Nebraska
For Nebraska, Nebraska, I love ya

[Post-Chorus: Lady Gaga & Brian May]
You and I
You, you and I
Baby, I'd rather die
Without you and I, I
You and I
You, you and I
Nebraska, I'd rather die
Without you and I, I

[Outro: Lady Gaga]
It's been a long time since I came around
Been a long time, but I'm back in town
And this time I'm not leaving without you



@jamie4805

What I watched in this video:
1. Mermaid sex
2. Electrocution
3. Lady Gaga kissing herself
4. Lady gaga running in heels
5. Lady gaga running weirdly in a corn field
6. Lady Gaga singing with her mouth barely open.
7. Robotic arm parts
8. Art



All comments from YouTube:

@matthewayala8115

is it just me or is this the most underrated song and video ever by lady gaga

@stephfahey1101

nope this song is award worthy. I feel like the only reason she lost was because she was competing against Adele which was tough competition.

@honestlydontknowwhatimdoin8405

Her most underrated song and video is Til It Happens To You tbh

@lilbitofeverythin6894

Budder Knows its so depressing

@honestlydontknowwhatimdoin8405

icon for hire x flyleaf It is but it spreads a really important message that people ignore because it's a taboo topic

@lilbitofeverythin6894

Budder Knows yeah. its so hard to watch though, I commend her for talking about it

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@tobyw5442

this song is a fucking masterpiece

@chemita264

👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

@syamhuda5702

right

@diegorose9022

All of their songs are masterpieces 👌🏼👌🏼

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