Louise
TV Girl Lyrics


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Louise, she just wasn't thinking
When she climbed into his bed
She only wanted to lie beside him
To hell with his best friend

She woke and she whispered,
But the answer wasn't good
Whatever made you think I would ever love you?
Even if I could

Louise, Louise
You can't be anybody's friend
Louise, Louise
I 'll love you til I'm dead
Louise, Louise
Not even if she likes the way you dance
Louise never heard about puppy love
Cuz they don't know that term in France

She came from across the country
Just to stare in her phone
She came to see me'
She just wanted to be left alone

But she can't show anybody's attention
Nobody wants to be her friend
I want to kick you out on the streets
But I'll never be a man

Louise, Louise
You can't be anybody's friend
Louise, Louise
I 'll love 'till I'm done
Louise, Louise
Not even if she likes the way you dance




Louise, Louise
They don't know about turning friends

Overall Meaning

The song "Louise" by TV Girl tells a story about a girl who makes a mistake by sleeping with a guy who happens to be the best friend of the one she really wanted to be with. Despite having some sort of attention from the guy she likes, she woke up to the harsh reality that he might not feel the same way about her. His answer to her whispered question was not what she was hoping for. She then realizes that she can't be anybody's friend, not even the guy she thought could be her love interest. Louise is disappointed and feels rejected by the guy from the moment she woke up beside him.


The song continues to describe how Louise traveled across the country only to end up lost in her phone and distant from people. She feels isolated and doesn't seem to have many friends. The singer seems to express frustration towards Louise as she seems to be stuck in her own world and unable to connect with people. He wants to kick her out, but he also sympathizes with her and understands that she has a hard time making friends. The song paints a picture of a lonely girl desperately seeking connection but ultimately failing to find it.


Overall, "Louise" is a poignant song that touches on themes of rejection, isolation, and loneliness. Through the character of Louise, the song comments on the difficulties many people experience in making meaningful connections with others.


Line by Line Meaning

Louise, she just wasn't thinking
Louise acted impulsively without considering the consequences


When she climbed into his bed
She engaged in a sexual encounter with him


She only wanted to lie beside him
She desired physical intimacy without emotional attachment


To hell with his best friend
She disregarded his friend's feelings and loyalty


She woke and she whispered,
She spoke quietly after waking up


But the answer wasn't good
The response was negative and disappointing


Whatever made you think I would ever love you?
She questioned his delusion of her reciprocating his feelings


Even if I could
Even if she were capable of love, she wouldn't direct it towards him


Louise, Louise
Addressing and acknowledging the person being spoken to


You can't be anybody's friend
Implied inability to form friendships and connections with others


I 'll love you til I'm dead
Unconditional love despite her flaws and quirks


Not even if she likes the way you dance
Implying that even admiration of her dancing skills wouldn't change her opinion of him


Louise never heard about puppy love
She isn't familiar with the concept of young and naive love


Cuz they don't know that term in France
Possible reference to the cultural differences regarding relationships and affection in France


She came from across the country
She travelled a long distance to see a person


Just to stare in her phone
She came without any specific or tangible motive


She came to see me'
Possibly implying a romantic or platonic interest in the artist


She just wanted to be left alone
She preferred solitude or solitude-like experiences


But she can't show anybody's attention
She isn't able to maintain or reciprocate the interest others show in her


Nobody wants to be her friend
Implying she might be undesirable or unapproachable


I want to kick you out on the streets
Speaker has an urge to abandon or detach from Louise


But I'll never be a man
Possible recognition of social expectations or inadequacies of the artist's masculinity


Louise, Louise
Addressing and acknowledging the person being spoken to


I 'll love 'till I'm done
Continued commitment and passion towards Louise


They don't know about turning friends
Possibly referring to the ambiguous nature of their relationship and the ability to transition into romantic involvement




Writer(s): PETERING BRADLEY ROBERT

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

@lana.notdelray_dh

Louise, she just wasn't thinking
When she climbed into his bed
She only wanted to lie beside him
To hell with his best friend
She woke him up and she whispered
But the answer wasn't good
Whatever made you think I would ever love you
Even if I could?
Louise, Louise
You can't be anybody's friend
Louise, Louise
I'll love you 'til I'm dead
Louise, Louise
Not even if she likes the way you dance
Louise never heard about puppy love
'Cause they don't know that term in France
She came from across the country
Just to stare into her phone
She came to the same apartment
She only wanted to be left alone
And she could catch anybody's attention
But it never won her friends
Love could kick you out on the streets
But it never paid your rent
Louise, Louise
You can't be anybody's friend
Louise, Louise
I'll love you 'til I'm dead
Louise, Louise
Not even if she likes the way you dance
Louise never heard about puppy love
'Cause they don't know that term in France



All comments from YouTube:

@_kaaleighaa

i just love how he says "louise, louiseeee" so fucking much

@Ichigo.Kitty.Strawberry

Lol

@ciarashanya1287

Literally

@charlwsshelmet

LOUISE LOUISEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE YOU CAN'T BE ANYBODY'S FRIEND LOUISE LOUISEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

@_kaaleighaa

ILL LOVE YOU TIL IM DEAD

@meowscream

LOUISEEEEEEEEEE LOUISEEEEEEEEE NOT EVEN IF SHE LIKES THE WAY YOU DANCE

@n00dlelimbedpinkgem

LOUISEE NEVER HEARD ABOUT PUPPY LOVE, CAUSE THEY DON'T KNOW THAT TERM IN FRANCE

@chessecontainment

SHE CAME FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY

@nonsense1-

​@@chessecontainmentJUST TO STARE INTO HER PHONE

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@lumpiavegetariana2196

the lyrics are so sad but the music is sooo good omg

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