Cold
Maroon 5 Lyrics


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Cold enough to chill my bones
It feels like I don't know you anymore
I don't understand why you're so cold to me
With every breath you breathe
I see there's something going on
I don't understand why you're so cold

Are we taking time, or a time out?
I can't take the in-between
Asking me for space here in my house
You know how to fuck with me
Acting like we're not together
After everything that we've been through
Sleeping up under the covers
How am I so far away from you?

Distant, when we're kissing
Feel so different
Baby, tell me how did you get so

Cold enough to chill my bones
It feels like I don't know you anymore
I don't understand why you're so cold to me
With every breath you breathe
I see there's something going on
I don't understand why you're so cold, yeah
Whoa, yeah
Whoa, yeah
I don't understand why you're so cold

What you holdin' on, holdin' on for?
If you wanna leave, just leave
Why you wanna bite your tongue for?
The silence is killing me
Acting like we're not together
If you don't want this, then what's the use?
Sleeping up under the covers
How am I so far away from you?

Distant, when we're kissing
Feel so different
Baby tell me how did you get so

Cold enough to chill my bones
It feels like I don't know you anymore
I don't understand why you're so cold to me
With every breath you breathe
I see there's something going on
I don't understand why you're so cold, yeah

Whoa, yeah
Whoa, yeah
I don't understand why you're so cold, yeah
So cold, it's a cold world
Whoa, yeah
So cold, it's a cold world
Whoa, yeah
So cold, it's a cold world
I don't understand why you're so cold

Never thought that you were like this
I took the tag off, and made you priceless
I just spent half a mill' on a chandelier
Now you tryna' cut me off like a light switch, yeah
Tryna' stay, and I leave
Saying that you need some time to breathe
Thinking that I'm sleeping on the four letter word
But the four letter word don't sleep
We goin' two separate ways
You ain't been actin' the same
You gotta go, but where your heart used to be
You gold dig every day
I switched the four door to the two door
'Cause I can't let my driver hear what you say
Girl, I tried to give you space
Baby, tell me how did you get so

Cold enough to chill my bones
It feels like I don't know you anymore
I don't understand why you're so cold to me
With every breath you breathe
I see there's something going on
I don't understand why you're so cold

So cold, it's a cold world
Whoa, yeah
So cold, it's a cold world
Whoa, yeah
So cold, it's a cold world
I don't understand why you're so cold, yeah
So cold, it's a cold world
Whoa, yeah
So cold, it's a cold world
Whoa, yeah




So cold, it's a cold world
I don't understand why you're so cold

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Maroon 5's song "Cold" paint the picture of a relationship that has become distant and cold. The singer expresses confusion and frustration at the sudden change in behavior from his partner. The opening lines, "Cold enough to chill my bones, it feels like I don't know you anymore," set the tone for the rest of the song. The singer is struggling to understand why his partner is acting so distant and cold towards him, despite their history together. He wonders whether they are taking a break or completely ending things, but feels like he cannot take the in-between any longer. The silence and lack of communication from his partner is driving him crazy.


As the song progresses, the singer starts to reflect on his own feelings towards the relationship. He questions what his partner is holding on for, especially if they want to leave. He feels like the silence is killing him and that his partner is trying to cut him off completely. Despite trying to give his partner space, he cannot understand why they have become so cold and distant with him. The chorus repeats the line "I don't understand why you're so cold to me," driving home the confusion and frustration the singer feels.


One interpretation of this song is that it explores the breakdown of communication in a relationship. The singer feels like he doesn't know his partner anymore, and struggles to understand why they are acting the way they are. The chorus lyric, “With every breath you breathe I see there’s something going on" suggests that the singer has sensed something wrong or going on with his partner, but they are either not communicating it or they are lacking the motivation to try to fix things. The song also touches on the theme of feeling undervalued, as the singer raps, "I took the tag off, and made you priceless...Now you tryna' cut me off like a light switch.” The song portrays a picture of a relationship that is struggling to stay alive, with questions of whether it will survive.



Line by Line Meaning

Cold enough to chill my bones
The distance between us is so great, it chills me to my bones


It feels like I don't know you anymore
I don't recognize the person you've become


I don't understand why you're so cold to me
I'm confused as to why you're treating me so distantly


With every breath you breathe
I can tell that something's wrong with you


I see there's something going on
There's clearly an issue that's causing this distance between us


Are we taking time, or a time out?
Are we taking a break, or is this the end?


I can't take the in-between
I can't handle this uncertainty


Asking me for space here in my house
You're asking for space even though we're under the same roof


You know how to fuck with me
You know how to get under my skin


Acting like we're not together
You're acting as if we're not in a relationship


After everything that we've been through
Despite all that we've experienced together


Sleeping up under the covers
Even though we're physically close


How am I so far away from you?
I feel emotionally distant from you


Distant, when we're kissing
Even when we're physically close, there's an emotional distance


Feel so different
Things don't feel the same as they used to


Baby, tell me how did you get so
Please explain how you became so distant


What you holdin' on, holdin' on for?
What are you still holding onto in this relationship?


If you wanna leave, just leave
If you want to end things, do it already


Why you wanna bite your tongue for?
Why aren't you speaking up about how you feel?


The silence is killing me
The lack of communication is hurting me


If you don't want this, then what's the use?
If you don't want to be with me, what's the point of staying together?


Never thought that you were like this
I never expected you to become so distant


I took the tag off, and made you priceless
I valued you more than anything and made you a priority in my life


I just spent half a mill' on a chandelier
I was willing to invest in our home and future together


Now you tryna' cut me off like a light switch, yeah
Now you're trying to end things abruptly


Thinking that I'm sleeping on the four letter word
Thinking that I don't appreciate or value 'love'


But the four letter word don't sleep
My love for you is always present, even if it's not always vocalized


We goin' two separate ways
We're growing apart and heading in different directions


You ain't been actin' the same
You're not behaving the way you used to


You gotta go, but where your heart used to be
You need to leave, but I'm not sure where your love for me went


You gold dig every day
You manipulate me for my money or material possessions


I switched the four door to the two door
I'm making changes in my life and moving forward


'Cause I can't let my driver hear what you say
I don't want anyone else hearing what you're saying to me


Girl, I tried to give you space
I gave you the distance you asked for


So cold, it's a cold world
Our situation is harsh and emotionally distant


I don't understand why you're so cold
I'm unsure what led to our current state of distance and lack of communication




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Royalty Network, Sentric Music, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Adam Levine, Jacob Hindlin, John Ryan, Justin Tranter, Noel C Fisher, Phil Shaouy

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@AlessandroDessi-gy5lt

Cold enough to chill my bones
It feels like I don't know you anymore
I don't understand why you're so cold to me
With every breath you breathe
I see there's something going on
I don't understand why you're so cold
Are we taking time or a time out?
I can't take the in between
Asking me for space here in my house
You know how to fuck with me
Acting like we're not together
After everything that we've been through
Sleeping up under the covers
How am I so far away from you?
Distant when we're kissing
Feel so different
Baby tell me how did you get so...
Cold enough to chill my bones
It feels like I don't know you anymore
I don't understand why you're so cold to me
With every breath you breathe
I see there's something going on
I don't understand why you're so cold, yeah
Whoa yeah
Whoa yeah
I don't understand why you're so cold
What you holdin' on, holdin' on for?
If you wanna leave just leave
Why you wanna bite your tongue for?
The silence is killing me
Acting like we're not together
If you don't want this, then what's the use?
Sleeping up under the covers
How am I so far away from you?
Distant (oh) when we're kissing (yeah)
Feel so different (yeah)
Baby tell me how did you get so...
Cold enough to chill my bones
It feels like I don't know you anymore
I don't understand why you're so cold to me
With every breath you breathe
I see there's something going on
I don't understand why you're so cold, yeah
Whoa yeah
Whoa yeah
I don't understand why you're so cold, yeah
(So cold it's colder) Whoa yeah
(So cold it's colder) Whoa yeah
(So cold it's colder)
I don't understand why you're so cold
Never thought that you were like this
I took the tag off and made you priceless
I just spent half a mill' on a chandelier
Now you tryna cut me off like a light switch, yeah
Tryna stay, and I leave
Saying that you need some time to breath
Thinking that I'm sleeping on the four letter word
But the four letter word don't sleep
We goin' two separate ways
You ain't been acting the same
You gotta go, but the way your ass used to be
You gold dig every day
I split the four talk to the two talk
'Cause I can't let my job be hear what you say
Girl I tried to give you space
Baby tell me how did you get so cold enough to chill my bones
It feels like I don't know you anymore
I don't understand why you're so cold to me
With every breath you breathe
I see there's something going on
I don't understand why you're so cold
Whoa yeah
(So cold it's colder) Whoa yeah
(So cold it's colder)
I don't understand why you're so cold, yeah
Whoa yeah
(So cold it's colder) Whoa yeah
(So cold it's colder)
I don't understand why you're so cold



@wly8735

Cold enough to chill my bones
Fria o bastante para arrepiar meus ossos

It feels like I don't know you anymore
Parece que eu não te conheço mais

I don't understand why you're so cold to me
Não entendo o porquê de você estar tão fria comigo

With every breath you breathe
A cada respiração sua

I see there's something going on
Eu percebo que tem algo acontecendo

I don't understand why you're so cold
Não entendo o porquê de você estar tão fria


Are we taking time or a time out?
Nós estamos dando um tempo ou terminando?

I can't take the in-between
Não consigo entender as entrelinhas

Asking me for space here in my house
Me pedindo por espaço aqui na minha casa

You know how to fuck with me
Você sabe como ferrar comigo

Acting like we're not together
Agindo como se não estivéssemos juntos

After everything that we've been through
Depois de tudo que passamos juntos

Sleeping up under the covers
Dormindo sobre segredos

How am I so far away from you?
Como posso estar tão longe de você?


Distant, when we're kissing
Distante, quando estamos nos beijando

Feel so different
Parece tão diferente

Baby, tell me how did you get so
Querida, me diga como você ficou


Cold enough to chill my bones
Fria o bastante para arrepiar meus ossos

It feels like I don't know you anymore
Parece que eu não te conheço mais

I don't understand why you're so cold to me
Não entendo o porquê de você estar tão fria comigo

With every breath you breathe
A cada respiração sua

I see there's something going on
Eu percebo que tem algo acontecendo

I don't understand why you're so cold, yeah
Não entendo o porquê de você estar tão fria, sim


Wooah, yeah
Ooh, sim

Wooah, yeah
Ooh, sim

I don't understand why you're so cold
Não entendo o porquê de você estar tão fria


What you holdin' on, holdin' on for?
Pelo que você está esperando, esperando?

If you wanna leave just leave
Se quer ir embora, apenas vá

Why you wanna bite your tongue for?
Por que você está mordendo a língua?

The silence is killing me
O silêncio está acabando comigo

Acting like we're not together
Agindo como se não estivéssemos juntos

If you don't want this, then what's the use?
Se não quer isso, então pra que continuar?

Sleeping up under the covers
Dormindo sobre segredos

How am I so far away from you?
Como posso estar tão longe de você?


Distant (oh), when we're kissing (yeah)
Distante (oh), quando estamos nos beijando (sim)

Feel so different (yeah)
Parece tão diferente (sim)

Baby, tell me how did you get so
Querida, me diga como você ficou


Cold enough to chill my bones
Fria o bastante para arrepiar meus ossos

It feels like I don't know you anymore
Parece que eu não te conheço mais

I don't understand why you're so cold to me
Não entendo o porquê de você estar tão fria comigo

With every breath you breathe
A cada respiração sua

I see there's something going on
Eu percebo que tem algo acontecendo

I don't understand why you're so cold, yeah
Não entendo o porquê de você estar tão fria, sim


Wooah, yeah
Ooh, sim

Wooah, yeah
Ooh, sim

I don't understand why you're so cold, yeah
Não entendo o porquê de você estar tão fria, sim

(So tough, it's a cold world)
(Tão difícil, é um mundo frio)

Wooah, yeah
Ooh, sim

(So tough, it's a cold world)
(Tão difícil, é um mundo frio)

Wooah, yeah
Ooh, sim

(So tough, it's a cold world)
(Tão difícil, é um mundo frio)

I don't understand why you're so cold
Não entendo o porquê de você estar tão fria


Never thought that you were like this
Nunca pensei que você fosse assim

I took the tag off, and made you priceless
Tirei a etiqueta e te fiz impagável

I just spent half a mill' on a chandelier
Acabei de gastar meio milhão em um lustre

Now you tryna' cut me off like a light switch, yeah
Agora você tenta me desligar como um interruptor, sim

Tryna' stay, and I leave
Tentando ficar, e eu vou embora

Saying that you need some time to breathe
Dizendo que precisa de um tempo para respirar

Thinking that I'm sleeping on the four letter word
Pensando que eu estou dormindo na palavra de quatro letras

But the four letter word don't sleep
Mas a palavra de quatro letras não dorme

We goin' two separate ways
Estamos indo por dois caminhos diferentes

You ain't been actin' the same
Você não tem agido como sempre

You gotta go, but where your heart used to be
Você tem que ir, mas onde costumava ficar seu coração

You gold dig every day
Você tenta preencher com ouro todos os dias

I switched the four door to the two door
Eu mudei as quatro portas por duas portas

'Cause I can't let my driver hear what you say
Porque não posso deixar meu motorista ouvir o que você diz

Girl, I tried to give you space
Garota, eu tentei te dar espaço


Baby, tell me how did you get so
Querida, me diga como você ficou tão


Cold enough to chill my bones
Fria o bastante para arrepiar meus ossos

It feels like I don't know you anymore
Parece que não te conheço mais

I don't understand why you're so cold to me
Não entendo o porquê de você estar tão fria comigo

With every breath you breathe
Com cada respiração que você respira

I see there's something going on
Percebo que tem algo acontecendo

I don't understand why you're so cold, yeah
Não entendo o porquê de você estar tão fria


(So tough, it's a cold world)
(Tão difícil, é um mundo frio)

Woah, yeah
Ooh, sim

(So tough, it's a cold world)
(Tão difícil, é um mundo frio)

Woah, yeah
Ooh, sim

(So tough, it's a cold world)
(Tão difícil, é um mundo frio)

I don't understand why you're so cold, yeah
Não entendo o porquê de você estar tão fria, sim

(So tough, it's a cold world)
(Tão difícil, é um mundo frio)

Woah, yeah
Ooh, sim

(So tough, it's a cold world)
(Tão difícil, é um mundo frio)

Woah, yeah
Ooh, sim

(So tough, it's a cold world)
(Tão difícil, é um mundo frio)

I don't understand why you're so cold
Não entendo o porquê de você estar tão fria



@luanzera_bjj

[Adam Levine]
Cold enough to chill my bones
It feels like I don't know you anymore
I don't understand why you're so cold to me
With every breath you breathe
I see there's something going on
I don't understand why you're so cold

Are we taking time or a time out?
I can't take the inbetween
Asking me for space here in my house
You know how to fuck with me
Acting like we're not together
After everything that we've been through
Sleeping up under the covers
How am I so far away from you?

Distant when we're kissing
Feel so different
Baby, tell me how did you get so

Cold enough to chill my bones
It feels like I don't know you anymore
I don't understand why you're so cold to me
With every breath you breathe
I see there's something going on
I don't understand why you're so cold, yeah

Wooah, yeah
Wooah, yeah
I don't understand why you're so cold

What you holdin' on, holdin' on for?
If you wanna leave just leave
Why you wanna bite your tongue for?
The silence is killing me
Acting like we're not together
If you don't want this, then what's the use?
Sleeping up under the covers
How am I so far away from you?

Distant (oh) when we're kissing (yeah)
Feel so different (yeah)
Baby, tell me how did you get so

Cold enough to chill my bones
It feels like I don't know you anymore
I don't understand why you're so cold to me
With every breath you breathe
I see there's something going on
I don't understand why you're so cold, yeah

Wooah, yeah
Wooah, yeah
I don't understand why you're so cold, yeah
(So cold, it’s a cold world)
Wooah, yeah
(So cold, it’s a cold world)
Wooah, yeah
(So cold, it’s a cold world)
I don't understand why you're so cold

[Future]
Never thought that you were like this
I took the tag off, and made you priceless
I just spent half a mill' on a chandelier
Now you tryna' cut me off like a light switch, yeah
Tryna' stay, and I leave
Saying that you need some time to breathe
Thinking that I'm sleeping on the four letter word
But the four letter word don't sleep
We goin' two separate ways
You ain't been actin' the same
You gotta go, but where your heart used to be
You gold dig every day
I switched the four door to the two door
'Cause I can't let my driver hear what you say
Girl, I tried to give you space

[Adam Levine & (Future)]
Baby, tell me how did you get so

Cold enough to chill my bones
It feels like I don't know you anymore
I don't understand why you're so cold to me
With every breath you breathe
I see there's something going on
I don't understand why you're so cold, yeah

(So cold, it’s a cold world)
Woah, yeah
(So cold, it’s a cold world)
Woah, yeah
(So cold, it’s a cold world)
I don't understand why you're so cold, yeah
(So cold, it’s a cold world)
Woah, yeah
(So cold, it’s a cold world)
Woah, yeah
(So cold, it’s a cold world)
I don't understand why you're so cold



@RuthVera

Maroon 5 and Future.
Chainsmokers and Coldplay.
Ariana Grande and John Legend.
Taylor Swift and Zayn Malik.
Alessia Cara and Zedd.
Selena Gomez and Kygo.
Madonna and Cher.
Britney and Christina.
Rihanna and Beyoncé.
Lorde and Lana.
Martin Garrix and Dua Lipa.
Martin Garrix and Bebe Rexha.
Sean Paul and Dua Lipa.
Nick Jonas and Nicki Minaj.
Sean Paul and Anne-Marie.
Linkin Park and Kiiara.
Katy Perry and Skip Marley.
Calvin Harris and Frank Ocean.

I CANT EVEN TAKE ANYMORE. THESE COLLABS SLAY MY LIFE SOMEONE HELP ME. honestly 2017 is off to such a great start in the music industry I’m screaming.



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@Arlezzy

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ARLEZZY same Sunday morning was a hit aswell

@Arlezzy

Line Backer yep, love that song!!

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