Yes I'm Changing
Tame Impala Lyrics


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I was raging, it was late
In the world my demons cultivate
I felt the strangest emotion, but it wasn't hate
For once
Yes, I'm changing, yes, I'm gone
Yes, I'm older, yes, I'm moving on
And if you don't think it's a crime, you can come along
With me
Life is moving, can't you see?
There's no future left for you and me
I was hoping and I was searching endlessly

But baby, now there's nothing left that I can do
So don't be blue
There is another future waiting there for you

I saw it different, I must admit
I caught a glimpse, I'm going after it
They say people never change, but that's bullshit
They do
Yes, I'm changing, can't stop it now
And even if I wanted I wouldn't know how
Another version of myself I think I found
At last
And I can't always hide away
Curse indulgence and despise the fame
There is a world out there and it's calling my name
And it's calling yours

Girl, it's calling yours too
It's calling yours too
It's calling yours too
It's calling yours too

It's calling out for you
Arise and walk on through
The world beyond that door
Is calling out for you
Arise and walk on through
It's calling out for you
Arise and walk on through




The world beyond that door
Is calling out for you

Overall Meaning

This song is about moving past the negative aspects of one's past and embracing change. The opening lines of "I was raging, it was late, in the world my demons cultivate" suggest that the singer has experienced some degree of chaos or turmoil. It's clear that the singer has felt a strong emotion (perhaps anger or frustration), but he realizes that it's not healthy to hold onto these feelings forever. Instead, he decides to move on: "Yes, I'm changing, yes, I'm gone, yes, I'm older, yes, I'm moving on."


As the song progresses, the singer acknowledges that he can't always hide away from the world. He talks about indulgence and fame, suggesting that he's lived a life of excess but is now ready to let it go. He sees another version of himself and is ready to embrace whatever that may be: "Another version of myself I think I found, at last."


The chorus repeats "It's calling out for you, arise and walk on through, the world beyond that door is calling out for you." This implies that there's a better future waiting for the singer if he's willing to move past his past and take on new challenges. The final repetition of "It's calling yours too" suggests that anyone can find this better future if they're willing to take the same steps as the singer.


Some possible themes in the song include the importance of change and growth, letting go of negative emotions, and finding a better future. The overall tone is hopeful, with the singer acknowledging that change is difficult but necessary.


Line by Line Meaning

I was raging, it was late
I was feeling an intense emotion late at night


In the world my demons cultivate
The environment around me was fueling my negative thoughts and feelings


I felt the strangest emotion, but it wasn't hate
I experienced a unique feeling that wasn't rooted in anger


For once
This was a rare occurrence


Yes, I'm changing, yes, I'm gone
I'm undergoing a transformation and moving forward


Yes, I'm older, yes, I'm moving on
I've aged and I'm progressing with my life


And if you don't think it's a crime, you can come along
If you don't view my changes as negative, you're welcome to join me on this journey


With me
I want you to accompany me


Life is moving, can't you see?
Time is continuously passing, don't you notice?


There's no future left for you and me
Our past relationship no longer has a future


I was hoping and I was searching endlessly
I was constantly searching for something I couldn't find


But baby, now there's nothing left that I can do
I've exhausted all my options


So don't be blue
Don't be sad


There is another future waiting there for you
You have a new future waiting for you


I saw it different, I must admit
I had a new perspective on things that surprised me


I caught a glimpse, I'm going after it
I saw an opportunity and I'm pursuing it


They say people never change, but that's bullshit
People can and do change


They do
It's true


Yes, I'm changing, can't stop it now
My transformation is happening and there's no going back


And even if I wanted I wouldn't know how
Even if I wanted to stop changing, I wouldn't know how to


Another version of myself I think I found
I've discovered a new, improved version of myself


At last
Finally


And I can't always hide away
I can't continue to avoid the world


Curse indulgence and despise the fame
I don't want to be consumed by indulgence or fame


There is a world out there and it's calling my name
Opportunities are available and I want to experience them


And it's calling yours
Opportunities are waiting for you too


Girl, it's calling yours too
I'm addressing a woman in particular


It's calling yours too
Opportunities are available for you as well


It's calling yours too
This still applies to you


It's calling yours too
I want to emphasize that this is relevant for you


It's calling out for you
Opportunities want you to take them


Arise and walk on through
Get up and start pursuing opportunities


The world beyond that door
The future is waiting for you


Is calling out for you
Opportunities want you to take them


Arise and walk on through
Get up and start pursuing opportunities


It's calling out for you
Opportunities want you to take them


Arise and walk on through
Start moving forward


The world beyond that door
The future is waiting for you


Is calling out for you
Opportunities want you to take them




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Written by: Kevin Parker

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@Andrei_s_thoughts

LYRICS 🥀🖤🥀
I was raging, it was late
In the world my demons cultivate
I felt the strangest emotion
But it wasn't hate for once
Yes I'm changing, yes I'm gone
Yes I'm older, yes I'm moving on
And if you don't think it's a crime
You can come along with me
Life is moving, can't you see
There's no future left for you and me
I was hoping and I was searching endlessly
But baby, now there's nothing left that I can do

[Chorus]
So don't be blue
There is another future
Waiting there for you

[Verse 2]
I saw it different, I must admit
I caught a glimpse, I'm going after it
They say people never change
But that's bullshit, they do
Yes I'm changing, can't stop it now
And even if I wanted I wouldn't know how
Another version of myself
I think I've found at last
And I can't always hide away
Curse indulgence and despise the fame
There is a world out there
And it's calling my name

[Chorus]
And it's calling yours, girl
It's calling yours, too
It's calling yours, too
It's calling yours, too
It's calling yours, too

[Outro]
It's calling out for you
Arise and walk on through
(Time rolls on)
A world beyond that door is calling out for you
(Time rolls on)
Arise and walk on through
It's calling out for you
(Listen to it call)
Arise and walk, come through
A world beyond that door
(Listen to it call)
Is calling out for you



All comments from YouTube:

@ryanquigg5660

my biggest flex is that i am listening to this for the first time

@mananagrawal8476

So jealous 😫

@carlsalbert.

you'll be back eventually

@monicalfonzo

Me literally

@MEGHAGD

Same

@nawwwa

me too

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@CelestialDraconis

This and 'Eventually' are the best post-break up songs, because they both end on a hopeful note.

@vanessam570

‘List of People (To Try and Forget About)’ is also an amazing breakup bop

@Kerilll

album went platinum, fool

@evan_cs9460

broooo yes 😔❤️

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