Girl That You Love
Panic! at the Disco Lyrics


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Drop every pretense
Drown every sense you own
For the girl that you love
Girl you loathe
Insistent pretext
So what does that make god
To the girl that you love?
Girl you loathe

Girl that you love
Girl that you love
Girl that you love
Knows you don't

Denominations, surrender all control (all control)
To the girl that you love (girl that you love)
All control
Our indignation to every tainted soul (tainted soul)
And the girl you love (girl you love)
All control (all control)

Girl that you love
Girl that you love
Girl that you love
Knows you don't

Girl that you love
Girl that you love
Girl that you love
Knows you don't

Followed her, followed her
Followed her, followed her home





Girl that you love
Girl that you love

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of "Girl That You Love" by Panic! at the Disco is about the overwhelming feeling of being in love with someone you simultaneously cannot stand. The first two lines, "Drop every pretense, drown every sense you own," implies that the singer is willing to let go of everything for the sake of this girl. However, he also suggests that he loathes her. This contradiction sets a sense of confusion and inner turmoil, amplified by the lines "Insistent pretext. So what does that make god to the girl that you love?". Here, the singer questions the idea of morality and admits that he is willing to overlook it in favor of being with the girl he loves.


The chorus line repeats the phrase "Girl that you love" three times, creating a sense of obsession and fixation. However, the following line "knows you don't" indicates that the love is unrequited. The second verse talks about how this love has the power to take away all control and surrender it to the girl, even though he admits that every tainted soul also surrenders to her. The final lines of the song "Followed her, followed her, followed her, followed her home" reveal the singer's stalker-like behavior and further emphasizes his obsession.


Overall, "Girl That You Love" is a song that explores the complexities of love and the conflicting emotions that come with it. It portrays the obsessive nature of love and how it can consume a person to the point of losing control.


Line by Line Meaning

Drop every pretense
Let go of all facades


Drown every sense you own
Sacrifice all your sensibilities


For the girl that you love
All for the sake of the girl you love


Girl you loathe
Even if you hate yourself


Insistent pretext
Unyielding deception


So what does that make god
What does that say about your beliefs


To the girl that you love
All for the girl you love


Girl you loathe
Even if you hate yourself


Girl that you love
The girl that you're in love with


Girl that you love
The girl that you're in love with


Girl that you love
The girl that you're in love with


Knows you don't
She's aware you don't truly love her


Denominations surrender all control (all control)
Religious groups letting go of power


To the girl that you love (girl that you love)
To impress the girl you love


All control (trol, trol, trol, trol, ...)
Complete control


Our indignation to every tainted soul (tainted soul)
Our anger towards corrupt individuals


And the girl you love (girl you love)
In front of the girl you love


All control (all control)
Complete control


Girl that you love
The girl that you're in love with


Girl that you love
The girl that you're in love with


Girl that you love
The girl that you're in love with


Knows you don't
She's aware you don't truly love her


Girl that you love
The girl that you're in love with


Girl that you love
The girl that you're in love with


Girl that you love
The girl that you're in love with


Knows you don't
She's aware you don't truly love her


Followed her
Stalked her every move


Followed her
Stalked her every move


Followed her
Stalked her every move


Followed her home
Followed her to her residence


Girl that you love
The girl that you're in love with


Girl that you love
The girl that you're in love with




Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Brendon Boyd Urie, Dallon James Weekes

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@devtec79

00:09 - Verse 1 (1/4)
Drop every pretense
Drown every sense you own

00:16 - Verse 1 (2/4)
For the girl that you love
Girl you loathe

00:27 - Verse 1 (3/4)
Insistent pretext
So what does that make God

00:35 - Verse 1 (4/4)
To the girl that you love?
Girl you loathe



@aq3x.1

Drop every pretense
Drown every sense you own
For the girl that you love
Girl you loathe
Insistent pretext
So what does that make god
To the girl that you love
Girl you loathe

Girl that you love
Girl that you love
Girl that you love
Knows you don't

Denominations surrender all control (all control)
To the girl that you love (girl that you love)
All control (trol, trol, trol, trol, ...)
Our indignation to every tainted soul (tainted soul)
And the girl you love (girl you love)
All control (all control)

Girl that you love
Girl that you love
Girl that you love
Knows you don't

Girl that you love
Girl that you love
Girl that you love
Knows you don't

Followed her
Followed her
Followed her
Followed her home

Girl that you love
Girl that you love


Lyrics for this song



@gkennedy_32

[Verse 1]
Drop every pretense
Drown every sense you own
For the girl that you love
(Girl you loathe)
Insistent pretext
So what does that make God
To the girl that you love
(Girl you loathe)

[Chorus]
Girl that you love
Girl that you love
Girl that you love
Knows you don't

[Verse 2]
Denominations surrender all control
(All control)
To the girl that you love
(Girl that you love)
All control
Our indignation to every tainted soul
(Tainted soul)
And the girl you love
(Girl you love)
All control
(All control)

[Chorus]
Girl that you love
Girl that you love
Girl that you love
Knows you don't
Girl that you love
Girl that you love
Girl that you love
Knows you don't

[Bridge]
Followed her
Followed her
Followed her
Followed her home

[Outro]
Girl that you love
Girl that you love



All comments from YouTube:

@miska.941

the next album could be brendon screaming while playing banjo and i would still love it

@NephilimFeathers

BEST COMMENT BECAUSE I AGREE

@cliffordandshitxo

***** IM CRYING
i need a moment

@annaterpillar1690

the next album is probably just Brent Wilson playing 'my heart will go on' on the recorder, tho

@cliffordandshitxo

annaterpillar true

@FaithHannon

IM LAUGHJNG SO MUCH THANK YOU

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@Samantha_Lee

"Followed her followed her followed her home" ...


Little creepy there Brendon

@aydayurtoglu3353

I like this song for that part. It sounds so cool. 😄

@TigerPrawn_

Samantha Sings You should listen to Walk You Home by Passenger, now that's stalker-y!

@julz9717

+Kats987124 Don't forgot the king of all creeper songs: "Every step you take, every move you make, every single day, every breath you take ill be watching you"

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