7 Things
Miley Cyrus Lyrics


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Sha, sha, sha

I probably shouldn't say this
But at times I get so scared
When I think about the previous
Relationship we shared
It was awesome, but we lost it
It's not possible for me not to care
And now we're standing in the rain
But nothing's ever gonna change until you hear
My dear

The seven things I hate about you
The seven things I hate about you
Oh, you
You're vain, your games, you're insecure
You love me, you like her
You made me laugh, you made me cry, I don't know which side to buy
Your friends, they're jerks, when you act like them, just know it hurts
I wanna be with the one I know
And the seventh thing I hate the most that you do
You make me love you

It's awkward and it's silent
As I wait for you to say
But what I need to hear now your sincere apology
When you mean it, I'll believe it, if you text it I'll delete it
Let's be clear
Oh, I'm not coming back
You're taking seven steps here

The seven things I hate about you
You're vain, your games, you're insecure
You love me, you like her
You made me laugh, you made me cry, I don't know which side to buy
Your friends, they're jerks, when you act like them, just know it hurts
I wanna be with the one I know
And the seventh thing I hate the most that you do
You make me love you

And compared to all the great things
That would take too long to write
I probably should mention
The seven that I like

The seven things I like about you
Your hair, your eyes, your old Levi's
When we kiss, I'm hypnotized
You made me laugh, you made me cry, but I guess that's both I'll have to buy
Your hand in mine when we're intertwined, everything's alright
I wanna be with the one I know
And the seventh thing I like the most that you do
You make me love you

Sha, sha, you do, ohh, ooh




La, la, la
Ooh, ooh

Overall Meaning

In Miley Cyrus's song "7 Things," the lyrics talk about a previous relationship that has ended but the singer is still holding onto feelings for this person. The opening lines set the tone by stating "I probably shouldn't say this, but at times I get so scared when I think about the previous relationship we shared." It shows that the relationship ended, but the singer is still having strong emotions about it. They go on and describe the seven things they hate about the individual, with some of them being unforgivable, such as being vain and playing games. However, the seventh thing they hate the most, and yet the most loveable thing, is that the individual makes them love them. The song might be interpreted as a message to the person they broke up with, explaining why they can't come back to them, but also an attempt to get some form of closure.


It's also interesting to note that Miley Cyrus herself co-wrote the song with Antonina Armato and Tim James, who were also the producers. The song was released as a single in 2008 and was part of her second studio album, "Breakout." The song's music video features Miley wearing many bracelets, each one featuring a different one of the "7 Things" she hates and likes about the person she sings about.


Line by Line Meaning

I probably shouldn't say this
I am about to express my true feelings, even though it might not be the best idea.


But at times I get so scared
When I think about our past relationship, it makes me anxious.


When I think about the previous
Reflecting on our past relationship.


Relationship we shared
Our romantic involvement with each other.


It was awesome, but we lost it
Our past relationship was great, but it didn't last.


It's not possible for me not to care
I still have feelings for you and can't help caring about you.


And now we're standing in the rain
We're in a difficult situation, and it's not going to change unless you listen to me.


But nothing's ever gonna change until you hear
Our current situation won't improve unless you listen to what I have to say.


My dear
An affectionate term used to express how much I care about you.


The seven things I hate about you
These are the specific issues I have with our past relationship.


You're vain, your games, you're insecure
You have a tendency to be self-centered, play mind games, and lack self-confidence.


You love me, you like her
You have confused feelings and can't decide who you really want to be with.


You made me laugh, you made me cry, I don't know which side to buy
You've brought me joy and pain, and now I'm confused about my feelings for you.


Your friends, they're jerks, when you act like them, just know it hurts
Your friends are not always nice to me, and it hurts when you take their side or behave like them.


I wanna be with the one I know
I want to be with the version of you that I'm familiar with, the one I fell in love with.


And the seventh thing I hate the most that you do, You make me love you
I hate that you make me fall in love with you, despite all our problems.


It's awkward and it's silent
There is a tense atmosphere between us, and no one is speaking.


As I wait for you to say
I'm waiting for you to apologize and make things right between us.


But what I need to hear now your sincere apology
I need to hear a genuine and heartfelt apology from you to move on from our past.


When you mean it, I'll believe it, if you text it I'll delete it
I will only believe your apology if you truly mean it, and I'm willing to let go of the hurt if you apologize in person.


Let's be clear
I want to make sure we're both on the same page and understand each other.


Oh, I'm not coming back
I've made a decision to move on from our past relationship.


You're taking seven steps here
Your specific actions have led to the end of our relationship, and there's no going back.


The seven things I like about you
In addition to the things I don't like, there are things I appreciate and admire about you.


Your hair, your eyes, your old Levi's
Your physical attributes and casual style are attractive and endearing.


When we kiss, I'm hypnotized
There is a strong chemistry between us that is intoxicating and alluring.


You made me laugh, you made me cry, but I guess that's both I'll have to buy
You've made me feel both happiness and sadness, which is part of any relationship.


Your hand in mine when we're intertwined, everything's alright
The feeling of being close to you and holding your hand makes everything seem okay.


And the seventh thing I like the most that you do
This is the most admirable thing that I appreciate about you.


You make me love you
Despite all our issues, you have a special power over me that makes me continue to love you.




Lyrics ยฉ Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Antonina Armato, Miley Cyrus, Tim James

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

@huynhho3793

"And the 7th thing I hate the most that you do..."
Wait... let me count back

1. You're vain
2. You're games
3. You're insecure (You love me, you like her)
4. You make me laugh
5. You make me cry
6. Your friends
7. You make me love you

Okay, not missing anything..



All comments from YouTube:

@estignatic

Back when teenagers looked like teenagers.

@shyannekendra5589

And not BhadBhabie lol

@shiyayru

Miss those days!

@ashley9786

@@shyannekendra5589 lmao

@Kimochi-bt2eb

Deep

@camila-qe6yv

sometimes i really miss being a teenager lol

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@cathy1394

My imaginary boyfriend and I always broke up and came back together with this song

@gothbat676

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Good for you. It's better to have an imaginary bf than a real one. At least the imaginary one will do things you ask of him without talking smack ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ

@cathy1394

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@@cathy1394 ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™Œ you're awesome

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