Don't Feel Like Crying
Sigrid Lyrics


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I know I should be ordering takeout
Sitting on my couch, that's what you do
I know I should be all in my feelings
Staring at the ceiling
But here's the truth

Wallowing in it would be such a waste
That isn't gonna fix it anyway
No, oh

Ooh, yeah
I dry my eyes 'cause I don't feel like crying
Ooh, yeah
At least tonight, no, I don't feel like crying (Crying)

Hope you don't blame me
For what I'm saying
My heart is aching
Do you feel it too?
I hope you understand that I'm dealing
It's my way of healing
But here is the truth

Wallowing in it would be such a waste
That isn't gonna fix it anyway
No, oh

Ooh, yeah
I dry my eyes 'cause I don't feel like crying
Ooh, yeah
At least tonight, no, I don't feel like crying

Ooh
(It hasn't hit me yet)
(And I know if I go home I'm gonna get upset)
(Yeah, it hasn't hit me yet)
(And I know if I go home I'm gonna get upset)
Ooh
(It hasn't hit me yet)
(And I know if I go home I'm gonna get upset)
At least tonight, no, I don't feel like crying (Crying)

Wallowing in it would be such a waste
That isn't gonna fix it anyway
No, oh

Ooh, yeah
I dry my eyes 'cause I don't feel like crying
Ooh, yeah
At least tonight, no, I don't feel like crying

Ooh
(It hasn't hit me yet)
(And I know if I go home I'm gonna get upset)
(Yeah, it hasn't hit me yet)
(And I know if I go home I'm gonna get upset)
Ooh
(It hasn't hit me yet)




(And I know if I go home I'm gonna get upset)
At least tonight, no, I don't feel like crying (Crying, crying)

Overall Meaning

In "Don’t Feel Like Crying," Sigrid sings about her reluctance to wallow in her heartbreak and sadness after a romantic relationship has ended. She acknowledges that the expected response to a break-up might be to stay at home and feel all the emotions that come with it, but she chooses a different approach. She recognizes that wallowing in her feelings "would be such a waste" and it wouldn't fix anything. Instead, she decides to try and be optimistic and remain strong while healing. Despite her sadness, she resolves not to cry but to find a way to cope with her emotions. She hopes that her partner will understand her feelings, but she knows that ultimately, she must find her own way of dealing with the pain to heal.


The overall message of the song is about finding strength and hope in difficult times. Sigrid refuses to let her sadness take over her life and instead takes control of the situation. The song empowers listeners to embrace their emotions and find positive ways to move on from tough times.


Line by Line Meaning

I know I should be ordering takeout
I acknowledge that after a breakup, one is expected to be sad and order food in, but I also understand that wallowing in sadness is a waste of time.


Sitting on my couch, that's what you do
Staying at home and doing nothing is the expected behaviour after a heartbreak.


I know I should be all in my feelings
It is normal to want to be emotional after a breakup.


Staring at the ceiling
One may find themselves lost in thought and staring at the ceiling when they are feeling down.


But here's the truth
I know better than to let my emotions control me and waste my time.


Wallowing in it would be such a waste
Being stuck in sadness and not moving forward is pointless.


That isn't gonna fix it anyway
Being sad won't change what has happened or fix the situation.


Ooh, yeah
A playful expression of the artist's emotions.


I dry my eyes 'cause I don't feel like crying
I am not going to let my emotions overwhelm me; I refuse to be sad or cry.


At least tonight, no, I don't feel like crying (Crying)
For now, I don't want to be sad or dwell on the past.


Hope you don't blame me
I hope you understand where I'm coming from and won't judge my actions.


For what I'm saying
I hope to be honest and open with you.


My heart is aching
I am in pain and hurting.


Do you feel it too?
I wonder if you also hurt the way I do.


I hope you understand that I'm dealing
I am coping with my loss in my own way, and I hope you realize that.


It's my way of healing
I need to handle my pain in my way to recover from it.


But here is the truth
I am not going to let my emotions consume me.


Ooh
A playful expression of the artist's emotions.


(It hasn't hit me yet)
I am still trying to come to terms with my loss.


(And I know if I go home I'm gonna get upset)
I understand that going back to a place with memories of my loss will upset me.


(Yeah, it hasn't hit me yet)
I am still in shock and haven't yet fully realized the implications of my loss.


At least tonight, no, I don't feel like crying (Crying)
For now, I am okay; I don't feel like crying.


Wallowing in it would be such a waste
I don't want to lose my time and energy dwelling on the past.


That isn't gonna fix it anyway
Being sad won't change the situation or fix anything.


Ooh, yeah
A playful expression of the artist's emotions.


I dry my eyes 'cause I don't feel like crying
I won't let myself feel sad or cry.


Ooh, yeah
A playful expression of the artist's emotions.


At least tonight, no, I don't feel like crying
For now, I am okay and don't feel like crying.


Ooh
A playful expression of the artist's emotions.


(It hasn't hit me yet)
I am still trying to come to terms with my loss.


(And I know if I go home I'm gonna get upset)
I recognize that going back to a place that reminds me of my loss will make me upset.


(Yeah, it hasn't hit me yet)
I am still in shock and haven't fully realized what has happened yet.


At least tonight, no, I don't feel like crying (Crying, crying)
I don't feel like crying now or in the future.




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Emily Warren, Oscar Thomas Holter, Sigrid Solbakk Raabe

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Don't Feel Like Crying - LYRICS
I know I should be ordering takeout
Sitting on my couch, that's what you do
I know I should be all in my feelings
Staring at the ceiling
But here's the truth

Wallowing in it would be such a waste
That isn't gonna fix it anyway
No, oh

Ooh, yeah
I dry my eyes 'cause I don't feel like crying
Ooh, yeah
At least tonight, no, I don't feel like crying (crying)

Hope you don't blame me
For what I'm saying
My heart is aching
Do you feel it too?
I hope you understand that I'm dealing
It's my way of healing
But here is the truth

Wallowing in it would be such a waste
That isn't gonna fix it anyway
No, oh

Ooh, yeah
I dry my eyes 'cause I don't feel like crying
Ooh, yeah
At least tonight, no, I don't feel like crying

Ooh
(It hasn't hit me yet)
(And I know if I go home I'm gonna get upset)
(Yeah, it hasn't hit me yet)
(And I know if I go home I'm gonna get upset)

Ooh
(It hasn't hit me yet)
(And I know if I go home I'm gonna get upset)
At least tonight, no, I don't feel like crying (crying)

Wallowing in it would be such a waste
That isn't gonna fix it anyway
No, oh

Ooh, yeah
I dry my eyes 'cause I don't feel like crying
Ooh, yeah
At least tonight, no, I don't feel like crying

Ooh
(It hasn't hit me yet)
(And I know if I go home I'm gonna get upset)
(Yeah, it hasn't hit me yet)
(And I know if I go home I'm gonna get upset)

Ooh
(It hasn't hit me yet)
(And I know if I go home I'm gonna get upset)
At least tonight, no, I don't feel like crying (crying, crying)



All comments from YouTube:

James Modlin

She's one of the underrated Artists out there.
She's real. Not plastic.
And she's not exploiting herself.
Respect.

Charlotte Deacon

Scott Carey Who cares if she does! Your appearance shouldn’t affect your talent!

Eric Janssen

She’s not underrated at all. Very highly rated, and a rising star worldwide!

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JoshRafG

As a filmmaker, i really love this video. So many metaphors (we call it semiotics) that seem to be so seamless in transition. If you slowly follow the video, you will realize that all colours were dominant in bright red and orange. But as the music goes, everything that Sigrid touched and looked, even the lights turn dark blue. Sigrid also took off her jacket from red to blue. Sigrid expressions also seemed to change as she continues singing the song, from happy to sad, you can see from the very last shot she almost cried, very contrast from the beginning of the video.
note: Red means love and blue means sadness in this video

drazman9

Oh my lord, thank you for pointing these out, I was wondering if I missed something in the video, since this version and the TV version is slightly different (also I heard her singing 'I'm a little suicidal but don't feel like crying') and I was so confused but so focused on her movements, but now I see the bigger picture LOL! I hope this will be like an example for film making one day :)

Nathan Constable

Yes! Finally! I think it shows that no matter how hard you try to move past a breakup you'll always still be a bit sad ...

Daniel Bauloye

drazman9 watch the three colors movie series blue white and red

drazman9

@Daniel Bauloye thanks for the suggestion, I think I watched 'White' back in the day, when it was new, didn't know it was a "series"!

Stef Goossens

JoshRafG indeed! Great eye! Also, the transition from a natural sun-lit room to a grim looking one with artificial lighting which gives it an almost hospital feeling!

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Anu R

"It hasn't hit me yet, and I know if I go home I'm gonna get upset."
Damn. That hit home.

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