Only Girl
Rihanna Lyrics


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La la la la
La la la la
La la la la (yeah)
La la la la

I want you to love me
Like I'm a hot ride (uh yeah)
Be thinkin' of me (uh)
Doin' what you like
So boy forget about the world
'Cause it's gon' be me and you tonight (yeah)
I wanna make your beg for it
Then I'ma make you swallow your pride, ooh

Want you to make me feel
Like I'm the only girl in the world
Like I'm the only one that you'll ever love
Like I'm the only one who knows your heart
Only girl in the world
Like I'm the only one that's in command
'Cause I'm the only one who understands
How to make you feel like a man

Yeah
Want you to make me feel
Like I'm the only girl in the world
Like I'm the only one that you'll ever love
Like I'm the only one who knows your heart
Only one

Want you to take it
Like a thief in the night
Hold me like a pillow
Make me feel right
Baby I'll tell you all my secrets
That I'm keepin', you can come inside (yeah)
And when you enter, you ain't leavin'
Be my prisoner for the night, oh

Want you to make me feel
Like I'm the only girl in the world
Like I'm the only one that you'll ever love
Like I'm the only one who knows your heart
Only girl in the world
Like I'm the only one that's in command
'Cause I'm the only one who understands
Like I'm the only one who knows your heart
Only one

Take me for a ride, ride
Oh baby, take me high, high
Let me make you rise, rise
Oh make it last all night, night

Take me for a ride, ride
Oh baby, take me high, high
Let me make you rise, rise
Make it last all night

Want you to make me feel
Like I'm the only girl in the world
Like I'm the only one that you'll ever love
Like I'm the only one who knows your heart
Only girl in the world
Like I'm the only one that's in command
'Cause I'm the only one who understands
How to make you feel like a man

Only girl in the world
Girl in the world




Only girl in the world
Girl in the world

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Rihanna's song Only Girl are about a woman who wants to feel special and desired by her partner. She wants him to love her like she's the only girl in the world, and she's willing to do whatever it takes to make him feel like a man. She wants him to forget about the world and focus only on her. She wants him to make her beg for his attention, and then she wants to take control and make him feel like he's her prisoner for the night.


The chorus repeats the idea that she wants to be the only girl in the world to her partner, and that she wants to be the one who knows his heart and how to make him feel like a man. The song is upbeat and danceable, with a catchy chorus that invites listeners to sing along. The lyrics are playful and cheeky, expressing a desire for passion and romance that feels both sincere and lighthearted. Overall, Only Girl is a fun and energetic dance-pop song that celebrates the joys of love and desire.


Line by Line Meaning

La la la la
Expressing happiness and joy


I want you to love me
Desiring affection and attention


Like I'm a hot ride (uh yeah)
Wishing to be loved passionately and intensely


Be thinkin' of me (uh)
Wanting to be on the other person's mind constantly


Doin' what you like
Being willing to do things the other person enjoys


So boy forget about the world
Encouraging the other person to focus on her instead of any outside distractions


'Cause it's gon' be me and you tonight (yeah)
Insinuating that they will spend the night together


I wanna make your beg for it
Expressing a desire for the other person to crave her affection


Then I'ma make you swallow your pride, ooh
Being assertive in the relationship and wanting to be in control


Want you to make me feel
Requesting to be made to feel loved and desired


Like I'm the only girl in the world
Desiring to be the center of the other person's attention and love


Like I'm the only one that you'll ever love
Requesting a promise of the other person's love for her alone


Like I'm the only one who knows your heart
Wishing to be the only person who fully understands and knows the other person


Only girl in the world
Wanting to be the only woman in the other person's life


Like I'm the only one that's in command
Asserting dominance and control in the relationship


'Cause I'm the only one who understands
Highlighting her unique understanding and connection with the other person


How to make you feel like a man
Desiring to make the other person feel masculine and desired


Want you to take it
Desiring the other person to take control


Like a thief in the night
Requesting a surprise and secretive approach to intimacy


Hold me like a pillow
Wanting to be held and comforted


Make me feel right
Desiring the other person to make her feel good and happy


Baby I'll tell you all my secrets
Offering to be vulnerable and open to the other person


That I'm keepin', you can come inside (yeah)
Inviting the other person to be a part of all aspects of her life


And when you enter, you ain't leavin'
Indicating a desire for a long-term relationship


Be my prisoner for the night, oh
Playfully requesting the other person's full attention and devotion for the night


Take me for a ride, ride
Asking for excitement and passion in the relationship


Oh baby, take me high, high
Wishing to be taken to new heights and experiences in the relationship


Let me make you rise, rise
Desiring to make the other person happy and satisfied


Oh make it last all night, night
Wanting the intimate moments to be long-lasting and memorable


Only one
Wanting to be the one and only love and desire of the other person's life


Girl in the world
Repeating the main theme of wanting to be the only woman in the other person's world




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Sandy Julien Wilhelm, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Crystal Nicole Johnson

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@pophitscollection1606

No matter how many years pass, this song will stay in our hearts forever!

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Yep we luv u riri

@JoseHenriqueMoraes

Who's watching this epic piece of art in 2024? ❤🇧🇷

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hj, 30/01/2024.

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