Night Crawling
Miley Cyrus Lyrics


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Sometimes I'm good for nothing
Sometimes the best you've ever had
Sometimes I need your loving
Sometimes I stab you in the back

I found a meaning
Just what I needed
Cut on the bathroom wall
Midnight reflection
Craving attention
Under the disco ball

Night crawling, sky falling
Gotta listen when the Devil's calling
Can't shake it, I'll taste it
When it's yelling out my name, I chase it

Come on, come on
Night crawling
Come on, come on
Night crawling

Sometimes my thoughts are violent
Sometimes they bring me to the light
Sometimes I sit in silence
Sometimes I'm running for my life

I found a meaning
Just what I needed
Cut on the bathroom wall
Midnight reflection
Craving attention
Under the disco ball (yeah, yeah)

Night crawling, sky falling
Gotta listen when the Devil's calling
Can't shake it, I'll taste it
When it's yelling out my name, I chase it

Come on, come on
Night crawling
Come on, come on
Night crawling

Come on

Night crawling, sky falling
Gotta listen when the Devil's calling
Can't shake it, I'll taste it
When it's yelling out my name, I chase it

Come on, come on
Night crawling
Come on, come on
Night crawling





Come on

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Miley Cyrus and Billy Idol’s song “Night Crawling” are about a person who has a dark side and is struggling with the good and bad parts of their personality. The first verse portrays the conflicting characteristics of this person - they may be “good for nothing” or the “best you’ve ever had,” they may crave love or betray trust. The chorus of the song features the phrase “Night Crawling,” which refers to the person’s tendency to give into their darker impulses and desires. They are willing to do anything to satisfy these needs, even if it means making harmful decisions.


The lyrics go on to describe feelings of isolation, violence, and fear. The person’s thoughts are sometimes “violent” and bring them “to the light,” indicating that they are struggling to find a balance between positive and negative emotions. They also mention the importance of heeding the Devil’s call, as if they have given in to its power before. The repeated refrain of “Come on, come on, Night Crawling” seems to indicate a desperate yearning for this dark lifestyle, even as they struggle with its consequences.


Overall, “Night Crawling” is a song about the inner turmoil and struggle of a person battling their demons. It highlights the importance of listening to one’s impulses and desires, but also the consequences of giving into them without regard for others.


Line by Line Meaning

Sometimes I'm good for nothing
There are times when I feel like I have no purpose or value.


Sometimes the best you've ever had
At other times, I can be the most amazing thing that ever happened to you.


Sometimes I need your loving
Occasionally, I genuinely need your affection and care.


Sometimes I stab you in the back
However, I also have moments of betrayal when I hurt you while pretending to care.


I found a meaning
I discovered the essence of what I was searching for.


Just what I needed
It's exactly what I was looking for, what I found.


Cut on the bathroom wall
Some things are written on walls and may remain unnoticed until we find them.


Midnight reflection
When everyone is asleep and there's no noise, there's a perfect opportunity for reflection.


Craving attention
Feeling the need to gain the attention of others.


Under the disco ball
This is an image of someone in a club, under a disco ball, seeking attention.


Night crawling, sky falling
Chasing something in the depths of the night and being afraid of what might fall from the sky.


Gotta listen when the Devil's calling
When temptation calls, it's essential to listen, no matter how wrong it may be.


Can't shake it, I'll taste it
Despite knowing it's wrong or harmful, the feeling is so strong that it's impossible to resist.


When it's yelling out my name, I chase it
Even though I know I should ignore this calling, I feel like I should follow it every time it calls.


Come on, come on
An expression that indicates the eagerness to do something.


Sometimes my thoughts are violent
I have moments when my imagination runs wild and takes me to dark and violent places.


Sometimes they bring me to the light
But there are also moments in which my thoughts can be enlightening and take me to new places.


Sometimes I sit in silence
I understand that sometimes it's best to sit quietly and reflect on things.


Sometimes I'm running for my life
I am in a race to save myself at times, whether from physical or mental pain.


Come on
An encouraging phrase telling someone to do something.




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Downtown Music Publishing, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Reservoir Media Management, Inc., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Ali Tamposi, Andrew Watt, Billy Idol, Happy Perez, Michael Pollack, Miley Cyrus, Ryan B Tedder

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