Heart of Glass
Miley Cyrus Lyrics


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Once I had a love and it was a gas
It soon turned out had a heart of glass
Seemed like the real thing, only to find
Mucho mistrust, love's gone behind

Once I had a love and it was divine
I soon found out I was losing my mind
It seemed like the real thing but I was so blind
Mucho mistrust, love's gone behind

In between
What I find is pleasing and I'm feeling fine
Love is so confusing there's no peace of mind
If I fear I'm losing you it's just no good
You teasing like you do

Once I had a love and it was a gas
Soon turned out had a heart of glass
Seemed like the real thing, only to find
Mucho mistrust, love's gone behind

Lost inside
Adorable illusion and I cannot hide
I'm the one you're using, please don't push me aside
We coulda made it cruising, yeah

Nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah
Nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah
Nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah
Yeah, riding high on love's true bluish light

Whoa, oh, ooh, oh
Whoa, oh, ooh, oh
Whoa, oh, ooh, oh
Whoa, oh, ooh, oh

Once I had a love and it was a gas
It soon turned out to be a pain in the ass
Seemed like the real thing only to find
Mucho mistrust, love's gone behind

Ooh, oh, ooh, oh
Ooh, oh, ooh, oh




Ooh, oh, ooh, oh
Oh, oh, ooh, oh

Overall Meaning

"Heart of Glass" is a song originally recorded by Blondie and was a huge hit in the 1970s. In this cover by Miley Cyrus, the lyrics speak to a love that was once amazing but turned out to be a façade. The opening line, "Once I had a love and it was a gas," suggests that the singer was experiencing a love that was exhilarating and exciting. However, this feeling quickly fades when the singer realizes that her lover has a "heart of glass," meaning that their love is fragile and easily breakable.


The singer then recounts her experience of being lost in an "adorable illusion," unable to find a way out of the relationship. She feels like she is being used and is begging her lover not to push her aside. The repeated phrase "nah nah nah" towards the end of the song almost implies a sense of malfunction within the relationship, as if the singer is using the phrase as a placeholder for the things that went unsaid.


The song speaks to the experience of being in a relationship that seems perfect at first but eventually reveals its flaws. It emphasizes the importance of finding a love that is strong and lasting, unlike the love portrayed in this song that is weak and easily broken.


Line by Line Meaning

Once I had a love and it was a gas
I was once in a relationship that made me feel ecstatic and euphoric


It soon turned out had a heart of glass
But I later found out that my partner was fragile and easily broken


Seemed like the real thing, only to find
At first, everything seemed perfect, but that was not the case


Mucho mistrust, love's gone behind
My trust was severely broken, and my love for them faded away


Once I had a love and it was divine
I once had a magical, godly love


I soon found out I was losing my mind
But I realized that it was making me go crazy


It seemed like the real thing but I was so blind
I was so blinded by my love that I couldn't see the truth


In between
In the midst of it all


What I find is pleasing and I'm feeling fine
I try to find happiness in whatever I can and hope for the best


Love is so confusing there's no peace of mind
Love has its ups and downs, and it can be quite confusing and unsettling


If I fear I'm losing you it's just no good
If I feel like I'm losing you, it's a terrible feeling


You teasing like you do
Your mocking and teasing is not helpful


Lost inside
I feel lost within myself


Adorable illusion and I cannot hide
I'm holding onto a false and cute illusion and can't let go


I'm the one you're using, please don't push me aside
I feel like you're using me for your own gain, please don't abandon me


We coulda made it cruising, yeah
We could've made things easier if we worked together, if only


Nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah
Untranslatable vocalizations, likely conveying frustration or disappointment


Yeah, riding high on love's true bluish light
Once, I was joyously basked in the glow of love


Whoa, oh, ooh, oh
Untranslatable vocalizations


Once I had a love and it was a gas
Repeating the first verse


It soon turned out to be a pain in the ass
Their fragile emotional state soon became troublesome


Seemed like the real thing only to find
I was fooled by their facade, as it turned out to be fake


Mucho mistrust, love's gone behind
The drastic loss of trust caused my love to vanish


Ooh, oh, ooh, oh
Untranslatable vocalizations


Oh, oh, ooh, oh
Untranslatable vocalizations




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Written by: Chris Stein, Deborah Harry

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Once I had a love and it was a gas
Soon turned out had a heart of glass
Seemed like the real thing, only to find
Mucho mistrust, love's gone behind
Once I had a love and it was divine
Soon found out I was losing my mind
It seemed like the real thing, but I was so blind
Mucho mistrust, love's gone behind
In between
What I find is pleasing and I'm feeling fine
Love is so confusing there's no peace of mind
If I fear I'm losing you. it's just no good
You teasing like you do
Once I had a love and it was a gas
Soon turned out had a heart of glass
Seemed like the real thing, only to find
Mucho mistrust, love's gone behind
Lost inside
Adorable illusion and I cannot hide
I'm the one you're using, please don't push me aside
We coulda made it cruising, yeah
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Yeah, riding high on love's true bluish light
Ooh, oh, ooh, oh
Ooh, oh, ooh, oh
Once I had a love and it was a gas
Soon turned out had a heart of glass
Seemed like the real thing only to find
Mucho mistrust, love's gone behind
In between
What I find is pleasing and I'm feeling fine
Love is so confusing there's no peace of mind
If I fear I'm losing you it's just no good
You teasing like you do
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All comments from YouTube:

@nidaeris8225

I swear, this womans heart is pure rock. Shes not a popstar, shes a ROCKSTAR

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@mc23243

Yes, her voice and her personality are pure rock

@destinyc4704

Her rock album “PLASTIC HEARTS” is coming NOVEMBER 27th

@tala631

Yea! I love how her music changed <3

@sightseer1027

Yes but can't deny the fact that she can sing every genre. Rock, country, pop.... you name it.

@domino8406

I came in like a wrecking ball.

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Sis wasn’t joking when she said “I might even be a rockstar”

@chrisxjacobo

She really wasn’t

@c.d3148

omg literally 😂

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