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Paramore Lyrics


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I got a lot to say to you
Yeah I got a lot to say
I noticed your eyes are always glued to me
Keeping them here and it makes no sense at all

They taped over your mouth
Scribbled out the truth with their lies
Your little spies
They taped over your mouth
Scribbled out the truth with their lies
Your little spies

Crush, crush, crush, crush, crush (two, three, four)

Nothing compares to a quiet evening alone
Just the one two of us is counting on
That never happens, I guess I'm dreaming again
Let's be more than, this

If you wanna play it like a game
Well come on, come on let's play
'Cause I'd rather waste my life pretending
Than have to forget you for one whole minute

They taped over your mouth
Scribbled out the truth with their lies
Your little spies
They taped over your mouth
Scribbled out the truth with their lies
Your little spies

Crush, crush, crush, crush, crush (two, three, four)

Nothing compares to a quiet evening alone
Just the one two of us is counting on
That never happens, I guess I'm dreaming again
Let's be more than, this now

Rock and roll baby, don't you know that
We're all alone now, I need something to sing about
Rock and roll honey, don't you know baby
We're all alone now, I need something to sing about
Rock and roll honey, don't you know baby
We're all alone now, give me something to sing about

Nothing compares to a quiet evening alone
Just the one two of us is counting on
That never happens, I guess I'm dreaming again
Let's be more than, no

Nothing compares to a quiet evening alone
Just the one two of us is counting on
That never happens, I guess I'm dreaming again




Let's be more than, more than this
Oh, oh, ooh

Overall Meaning

The song is about a crush, but it's not a typical love song. The lyrics express the frustration of the singer with the situation. She has a lot to say to the person she has a crush on, but doesn't know how to express it. She notices that the person is always looking at her, but doesn't understand why. The chorus talks about how someone has taped over the person's mouth and scribbled out the truth with lies, which could symbolize how society has silenced and oppressed them. The "little spies" may also refer to the people around them who are keeping a close watch on their every move.


The second verse continues with the frustration and desire for more. The singer wants to be more than just a game to play. She would rather waste her life pretending than forget the person she has a crush on for even one minute. The bridge brings in a rock and roll element, and the singer is looking for something to sing about. The quiet evening alone is where the two of them are counting on being together, but it never happens; it's just a dream.


Overall, the song is about the frustration of trying to express feelings for someone when there are obstacles in the way. The singer is feeling silenced by those around her and frustrated with herself for not being able to express what she feels. The song addresses the importance of finding the strength to speak up for oneself and pursue what one wants in life.


Line by Line Meaning

I got a lot to say to you
I need to express a lot of my thoughts and feelings to you


Yeah I got a lot to say
Yes, I do have a lot to say


I noticed your eyes are always glued to me
It's evident that you are always looking at me


Keeping them here and it makes no sense at all
I don't understand why you continue to stare at me


They taped over your mouth
Someone silenced you


Scribbled out the truth with their lies
They manipulated your thoughts and replaced the truth with their falsehoods


Your little spies
These people are monitoring you closely and reporting back to someone else


Crush, crush, crush, crush, crush (two, three, four)
This line signifies the intensity of the singer's feelings and the repetitiveness of the situation


Nothing compares to a quiet evening alone
Being by oneself is sometimes the best and only option


Just the one two of us is counting on
I only need you and nobody else


That never happens, I guess I'm dreaming again
The situation I long for never occurs, so I must be daydreaming


Let's be more than, this
We should elevate our relationship to something more than what it currently is


If you wanna play it like a game
If you want to treat this relationship as a game


Well come on, come on let's play
Then let's play along with it


'Cause I'd rather waste my life pretending
I'm willing to pretend and avoid reality to keep this relationship going


Than have to forget you for one whole minute
I can't bear the thought of not thinking about you even for a minute


Rock and roll baby, don't you know that
This line is a way for the singer to express her feelings in a musical way


We're all alone now, I need something to sing about
The singer wants to find inspiration for her music


Nothing compares to a quiet evening alone
Being by oneself is sometimes the best and only option


Let's be more than, no
We shouldn't settle for less in this relationship


Let's be more than, more than this
We should strive for something better and more fulfilling in our relationship




Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Joshua Neil Farro, Hayley Nichole Williams

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@melinapulido8329

[Verse 1]
I got a lot to say to you
Yeah, I got a lot to say
I noticed your eyes are always glued to me
Keeping them here and it makes no sense at all

[Pre-Chorus]
They taped over your mouth
Scribbled out the truth with their lies
Your little spies
They taped over your mouth
Scribbled out the truth with their lies
Your little spies

[Interlude]
Crush, crush, crush
Crush, crush (2, 3, 4)

[Chorus]
Nothing compares to a quiet evening alone
Just the one, two of us who's counting on
That never happens, I guess I'm dreaming again
Let's be more than this

[Verse 2]
If you wanna play it like a game
Well, come on, come on, let's play
Cause I'd rather waste my life pretending
Than have to forget you for one whole minute
Pre-Chorus]
They taped over your mouth
Scribbled out the truth with their lies
Your little spies
They taped over your mouth
Scribbled out the truth with their lies
Your little spies

[Interlude]
Crush, crush, crush
Crush, crush (2, 3, 4)

[Chorus]
Nothing compares to a quiet evening alone
Just the one, two of us who's counting on
That never happens, I guess I'm dreaming again
Let's be more than this now

[Bridge]
Rock and roll, baby
Don't you know that we're all alone now?
I need something to sing about
Rock and roll, honey (Hey!)
Don't you know, baby, we're all alone now?
I need something to sing about
Rock and roll, honey (Hey!)
Don't you know, baby, we're all alone now?
Give me something to sing about
Chorus]
Nothing compares to a quiet evening alone
Just the one, two of us who's counting on
That never happens, I guess I'm dreaming again
Let's be more than oh
Nothing compares to a quiet evening alone
Just the one, two of us who's counting on
That never happens, I guess I'm dreaming again
Let's be more than, more than this, oh



@fenrirchisholm

My emo first crush = Paramore
My emo puberty = Green Day
My emo first girlfriend = Avril Lavigne
My emo daydream = Coheed and Cambria
My emo prom = Fall Out Boy
My emo engagement = Evanescence
My emo wedding = Panic! At the Disco
My emo mental collapse = The Used
My emo midlife crisis = Weezer
My emo funeral = My Chemical Romance



@lourenssianturi4373

I got a lot to say to you
Yeah, I got a lot to say
I noticed your eyes are always glued to me
Keeping them here and it makes no sense at all
They taped over your mouth
Scribbled out the truth with their lies
Your little spies
They taped over your mouth
Scribbled out the truth with their lies
Your little spies
Crush, crush, crush
Crush, crush (two, three, four)
Nothing compares to a quiet evening alone
Just the one, two, I was just counting on
That never happens, I guess I'm dreaming again
Let's be more than this
If you wanna play it like a game
Well, come on, come on, let's play
'Cause I'd rather waste my life pretending
Than have to forget you for one whole minute
They taped over your mouth
Scribbled out the truth with their lies
Your little spies
They taped over your mouth
Scribbled out the truth with their lies
Your little spies
Crush, crush, crush
Crush, crush (two, three, four)
Nothing compares to a quiet evening alone
Just the one, two, I was just counting on
That never happens, I guess I'm dreaming again
Let's be more than this now
Rock and roll, baby
Don't you know that we're all alone now?
I need something to sing about
Rock and roll, hey
Don't you know, baby, we're all alone now?
I need something to sing about
Rock and roll, hey
Don't you know, baby, we're all alone now?
Give me something to sing about
Nothing compares to a quiet evening alone
Just the one, two, I was just counting on
That never happens, I guess I'm dreaming again
Let's be more than, no
Nothing compares to a quiet evening alone
Just the one, two, I was just counting on
That never happens, I guess I'm dreaming again
Let's be more than
More than this
Oh-ho, oh-oh, oh-oh
Ooh, ooh



All comments from YouTube:

@makeshift_graveyard7893

angrily singing "nothing compares to a quiet evening alone" in a hard rock tone is the most Paramore thing ever

@makeshift_graveyard7893

but when i'm alone i just blast emo and classic rock

@transamination

When you say it like that it sounds pretty damn stupid.

@darkincognito3826

@@transamination Hmmm

@arcangelmaaze7804

I never knew the lyrics

@darkincognito3826

@@arcangelmaaze7804 hmmm

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@philly_sports1558

Not gonna lie. Paramore slaps still to this day.

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YES!!

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I am obsessed with them!

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