Rose Colored Lenses
Miley Cyrus Lyrics


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Sunrise got us up early
So we put on our shades
Somehow, the bed sheets are dirty
Like sticky sweet lemonade

Never wanna leave this room
Daydream, déjà vu
If I had control over you

We could stay like this forever
Lost in wonderland
With our head above the clouds
Fallin' stupid like we're kids
Wearin' rose-colored lenses
Let's just play pretend
Wearin' rose-colored lenses
Pretend we'll never end

Naked in conversation
Drown me in your delight
Endless summer vacation
Make it last 'til we die

My baby got looks that kill (kill)
Make a mess of a nice hotel ('tel)
If I had control over you

We could stay like this forever
Lost in wonderland
With our head above the clouds
Fallin' stupid like we're kids
Wearin' rose-colored lenses
Let's just play pretend
Wearin' rose-colored lenses
Pretend we'll never end

Let's stay like this forever
Let's stay like this forever
Let's stay like this forever
Let's stay like this forever

We could stay like this forever
Lost in wonderland
With our head above the clouds
Fallin' stupid like we're kids
Wearin' rose-colored lenses
Let's just play pretend
Wearin' rose-colored lenses
Pretend we'll never end

(Let's stay like this forever)
Let's just keep pretending
(Let's stay like this forever)
(Let's stay like this forever)
Let's just keep pretending
(Let's stay like this forever)

Let's stay like this forever
Let's stay like this forever
Let's stay like this forever, oh, oh
Let's stay like this forever




Let's stay like this forever
Let's stay like this forever

Overall Meaning

In "Rose Colored Lenses," Miley Cyrus sings about a moment of escape from reality with a lover. The song is about pretending that the moment they share will last forever, with lines like “Let’s just play pretend/Wearin’ rose-colored lenses/Pretend we’ll never end.” The rose-colored lenses are a metaphor for seeing things in a positive light, even if things might not be perfect. Despite the grimy bed sheets, they ignore reality and choose to focus on the idealized version of the moment. She sings, “Wearin' rose-colored lenses/Let's just play pretend/Wearin' rose-colored lenses/Pretend we'll never end.”


The lyrics also describe a feeling of freedom from responsibility, with the line “Naked in conversation/Drown me in your delight/Endless summer vacation/Make it last 'til we die.” The song captures the carefree feeling of a summer romance where there are no worries about the future, only the present moment. In the chorus, Miley sings about losing themselves in a fantasy world “Lost in wonderland/With our head above the clouds/Fallin' stupid like we're kids” where they give into their desires and disconnect from the world around them.


Overall, “Rose Colored Lenses” is an upbeat and dreamy song that captures the feeling of being lost in a moment with someone you love and wanting to hold onto that feeling forever.


Line by Line Meaning

Sunrise got us up early
The morning light woke them up early


So we put on our shades
They put on sunglasses to avoid the glare of the early morning sun


Somehow, the bed sheets are dirty
The bed is messed up and untidy


Like sticky sweet lemonade
The sheets are sticky, like spilled lemonade


Never wanna leave this room
They want to stay in the bed forever


Daydream, déjà vu
They are lost in thoughts, feeling nostalgic


If I had control over you
They want to have control over the situation


We could stay like this forever
They want to stay in this moment forever


Lost in wonderland
They are lost in their own thoughts and imagination


With our head above the clouds
They are feeling elevated and euphoric


Fallin' stupid like we're kids
They are acting foolishly and carefree


Wearin' rose-colored lenses
They are seeing the world through a positive, optimistic lens


Let's just play pretend
They want to imagine and pretend this moment is real


Pretend we'll never end
They want this moment to last forever


Naked in conversation
They are having an intimate, honest conversation


Drown me in your delight
They want to experience pleasure and happiness with the other person


Endless summer vacation
They want to enjoy a long, carefree summer


Make it last 'til we die
They want to enjoy this moment forever


My baby got looks that kill (kill)
The other person is attractive


Make a mess of a nice hotel ('tel)
They are feeling rebellious and free-spirited


Let's just keep pretending
They want to keep imagining and pretending


Let's stay like this forever
They want this moment to last forever




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Miley Cyrus, Thomas Hull, Tyler Johnson

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

@agustinaelizondo8799

Sunrise got us up early
So we put on our shades
Somehow, the bed sheets are dirty
Like sticky sweet lemonade
Never wanna leave this room
Daydream, déjà vu
If I had control over you
We could stay like this forever
Lost in wonderland
With our head above the clouds
Fallin' stupid like we're kids
Wearin' rose colored lenses
Let's just play pretend
Wearin' rose colored lenses
Pretend we'll never end
Naked in conversation
Drown me in your delight
Endless summer vacation
Make it last till we die
My baby got looks that kill (kill)
Make a mess of a nice hotel (hotel)
If I had control over you
We could stay like this forever
Lost in wonderland
With our head above the clouds
Fallin' stupid like we're kids
Wearin' rose colored lenses
Let's just play pretend
Wearin' rose colored lenses
Pretend we'll never end
Let's stay like this forever
Let's stay like this forever
Let's stay like this forever
Let's stay like this forever
We could stay like this forever
Lost in wonderland
With our head above the clouds
Fallin' stupid like we're kids
Wearin' rose colored lenses
Let's just play pretend
Wearin' rose colored lenses
Pretend we'll never end
Let's stay like this forever
Let's just keep pretending
Let's stay like this forever
Let's stay like this forever
Let's just keep pretending
Let's stay like this forever
Let's stay like this forever
Let's stay like this forever
Let's stay like this forever, oh
Let's stay like this forever
Let's stay like this forever
Let's stay like this forever



All comments from YouTube:

@briannahinojosa1611

This is absolutely my favorite song on the album. The “let’s stay like this forever” gives me nostalgia.

@fabrizioriosrosa-perez4802

sii

@iamkingkhizar

Omg same! It's just so... nostálgic

@ATR_ss90

My fav one is "Violet Chemistry" but for sure "RCL" is my second. 😁🤩

@ccxmc

This is the perfect summer song. It's like all the feelings of hanging out at a beach in song form.

@baileychicks2

I’m really excited! Miley’s been an idol of mine since HM 😭 I love her

@dequ7519

Same 😭😭💜💜💜💜

@scarlettcrowns

Same 😭😭😭

@urgh9822

Saaaame 🥰

@sara.saarch

Same here 🤎

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