Rude
Magic! Lyrics


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Saturday mornin', jumped out of bed
And put on my best suit
Got in my car and raced like a jet
All the way to you
Knocked on your door with heart in my hand
To ask you a question
'Cause I know that you're an old fashioned man
Yeah (yeah)

Can I have your daughter for the rest of my life?
Say yes, say yes, 'cause I need to know
You say I'll never get your blessin' 'til the day I die
"Tough luck, my friend, but the answer is no"

Why you gotta be so rude?
Don't you know I'm human too?
Why you gotta be so rude?
I'm gonna marry her anyway
(Marry that girl) marry her anyway
(Marry that girl) yeah, no matter what you say
(Marry that girl) and we'll be a family
Why you gotta be so rude?

I hate to do this, you leave no choice
Can't live without her
Love me or hate me, we will be both
Standin' at that alter
Or we will run away
To another galaxy, you know
You know she's in love with me
She will go anywhere I go

Can I have your daughter for the rest of my life?
Say yes, say yes, 'cause I need to know
You say I'll never get your blessin' 'tll the day I die
"Tough luck, my friend, 'cause the answer's still no"

Why you gotta be so rude?
Don't you know I'm human too?
Why you gotta be so rude?
I'm gonna marry her anyway
(Marry that girl) marry her anyway
(Marry that girl) no matter what you say
(Marry that girl) and we'll be a family
Why you gotta be so rude?
Rude

Can I have your daughter for the rest of my life?
Say yes, say yes, 'cause I need to know
You say I'll never get your blessin' 'til the day I die
"Tough luck, my friend, but no still means no"

Why you gotta be so rude?
Don't you know I'm human too?
Why you gotta be so rude?
I'm gonna marry her anyway
(Marry that girl) marry her anyway
(Marry that girl) no matter what you say
(Marry that girl) and we'll be a family
Why you gotta be so rude?
Oh, yeah, oh
Why you gotta be so rude?




Why? (Yeah)
Why you gotta be so rude?

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of 'Rude' by MAGIC! describe a man who is eager to propose to his girlfriend, but her father refuses to grant him permission. He narrates how he puts on his best suit, races to his girlfriend's home with his heart in his hand, and knocks on her father's door, hoping to get permission to marry his daughter. However, the father sees the man's request as inappropriate and denies him permission, even telling him that he'll never grant him permission 'til the day he dies. The man is frustrated by this and asks why the father has to be so rude, then declares that he's going to marry her anyway, despite her father's opposition.


The song's lyrics signify a timeless occasion where one man stands before another, tearfully asking permission to marry the woman of his dreams. It portrays a world where love is strong and all that matters is the two people involved, rather than the opinions of outsiders. The lyrics suggest that nothing should come between two people in love, not even the opinions of their loved ones.


Line by Line Meaning

Saturday mornin', jumped out of bed
The singer woke up cheerfully on a Saturday morning.


And put on my best suit
The singer dressed up in his best outfit.


Got in my car and raced like a jet
The singer drove his car very quickly to meet his lover.


All the way to you
The artist was on his way to meet his lover.


Knocked on your door with heart in my hand
The artist knocked on his lover's door with a lot of emotions.


To ask you a question
The singer was going to ask his lover a question.


'Cause I know that you're an old fashioned man
The singer believed that his lover was an old-fashioned man.


Yeah (yeah)
An affirmation by the artist.


Can I have your daughter for the rest of my life?
The artist was asking for his lover's daughter's hand in marriage.


Say yes, say yes, 'cause I need to know
The artist was eager to know if his request for marriage will be accepted.


You say I'll never get your blessin' 'til the day I die
The singer was denied permission to marry by his lover.


"Tough luck, my friend, but the answer is no"
The response of the artist's lover to his marriage proposal.


Why you gotta be so rude?
The singer questioned his lover's behavior.


Don't you know I'm human too?
The singer was telling his lover that he has feelings too.


I'm gonna marry her anyway
The singer was determined to marry his lover's daughter regardless of his lover's position.


(Marry that girl) marry her anyway
An affirmation of the artist's intent to marry.


(Marry that girl) yeah, no matter what you say
The artist was determined to marry his lover's daughter regardless of his lover's objection.


(Marry that girl) and we'll be a family
The singer was looking forward to starting a new family with his lover's daughter.


Oh, yeah, oh
An exclamation by the singer.


I hate to do this, you leave no choice
The artist did not like his lover's behaviour and was forced to take a drastic action.


Can't live without her
The artist could not imagine living without his lover's daughter.


Love me or hate me, we will be both
The artist was telling his lover that his decision to marry his daughter had nothing to do with their relationship.


Standin' at that alter
The singer was describing the scene of his wedding.


Or we will run away
The artist and his lover's daughter were willing to run away to be together.


To another galaxy, you know
The singer's intention to elope with his lover's daughter to another location far away.


You know she's in love with me
The singer's lover was aware of his daughter's feelings towards him.


She will go anywhere I go
The singer's lover's daughter was willing to go anywhere with him.


"Tough luck, my friend, 'cause the answer's still no"
The artist's lover still did not grant him permission to marry his daughter.


Why you gotta be so rude?
The artist continued to question his lover's behavior.


Why? (Yeah)
A rhetorical question by the singer.




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Sentric Music, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Nasri Tony Atweh, Adam David Messinger, Mark Richard Pellizzer, Benjamin Spivak, Alexander Vincent Tanasijczuk

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Jeannie Smith

like it.

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@josephliwanag54

2013: cool song
2020: [cries in nostalgia]

@arii6302

Joseph Liwanag BAHAHAHA-

@danishaqiel1961

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@-extrovertedhufflepuff-2262

This has always and will be a cool song 😎

@sangethaajanarthanan6879

Cool man

@nylawarns3353

True

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@austin5019

Happy 10 years to this song!!!
Will never be rude and will never get old!!!

@MUHAMADIZRINAUFALPUTRABINMOHDA

shut up nub

@Hannah_NaruSaku_26

YES!!😭💗
Rude is perfect

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