Moth To a Flame
The Weeknd Lyrics


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(Ooh-whoa-whoa)
(Whoa)
(Whoa)

Like a moth to a flame
I'll pull you in, I'll pull you back to
What you need initially
It's just one call away
And you'll leave him, you're loyal to me
But this time, I'll let you be

'Cause he seems like he's good for you
And he makes you feel like you should
And all your friends say he's the one
His love for you is true

But does he know you call me when he sleeps?
But does he know the pictures that you keep?
But does he know the reasons that you cry?
Oh, tell me, does he know where your heart lies?
Where it truly lies

Yeah, you should be with him
I let you go from time
You should stay with him

'Cause he seems like he's good for you
And he makes you feel like you should
And all your friends say he's the one
His love for you is true (hey)

But does he know you call me when he sleeps? (Oh, no)
But does he know the pictures that you keep? (No)
But does he know the reasons that you cry?
Oh, tell me, does he know where your heart lies?
Where it truly lies

Right here with me, babe
Where it truly lies
In my bed, babe
Where it truly lies
In my arms, babe
Where it truly lies, oh
Where it truly lies





Where it truly lies (hey)
Where it truly lies

Overall Meaning

The Weeknd and Swedish House Mafia's collaboration, "Moth to a Flame," is a song that speaks about a tumultuous love affair. The chorus hints at the idea of temptation being too difficult to ignore, just like a moth to a flame. Although the song opens with The Weeknd pulling the love interest in, he then concedes to letting her go and urges her to stay with her current partner. He recognizes that her new partner is a better fit for her and that they seem to have a genuinely loving relationship, but he questions whether her new man truly knows the entire truth about her.


The verse outlines how The Weeknd takes over when her new partner is not around, emphasizing the clandestine nature of their relationship. The Weeknd accuses her new partner of being unaware of the pictures she keeps, the reasons she cries, or what truly lies within her heart. Ultimately, the love interest is the only person who knows her true feelings and her heart's finest location.


In conclusion, "Moth to a Flame" captures the destructive elements of unrestrained passion by portraying how the flame's allure can be destructive to romantic relationships, even though the individuals' intentions can be pure.


Line by Line Meaning

Like a moth to a flame
Just like how a moth is attracted to a flame, I have a powerful pull on you


I'll pull you in, I'll pull you back to
I will draw you in and bring you back to me


What you need initially
I know exactly what you want and need


It's just one call away
All you have to do is call me and I'll come running


And you'll leave him, you're loyal to me
Despite being in a relationship, you will still leave him for me because you are loyal to me


But this time, I'll let you be
This time, I'll step back and let you make your own decisions


'Cause he seems like he's good for you
I acknowledge that he may be good for you


And he makes you feel like you should
He makes you happy and fulfilled


And all your friends say he's the one
Your friends support him and believe he is the right person for you


His love for you is true
He truly loves and cares for you


But does he know you call me when he sleeps?
Does he know that when he's asleep, you call or text me instead of him?


But does he know the pictures that you keep?
Does he know that you keep pictures of me and look at them when he's not around?


But does he know the reasons that you cry?
Does he really understand why you cry and what causes your pain?


Oh, tell me, does he know where your heart lies?
Does he truly understand where your heart belongs?


You should be with him
I know you should be with him, but I can't help how I feel


I let you go from time
Sometimes I try to let you go, but it never lasts


Where it truly lies
Your heart belongs with me


Right here with me, babe
Your heart truly belongs with me


In my bed, babe
Your heart belongs with me in my bed


In my arms, babe
Your heart belongs with me in my arms


Where it truly lies, oh
Your heart belongs with me, there's no question about it


Where it truly lies
Your heart truly belongs with me




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Abel Tesfaye, Axel Christofer Hedfors, Carl William Eric Nordstrom, Sebastian Carmine Ingrosso, Steve Angello

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Like a moth to a flame
I'll pull you in, I'll pull you back to what you need initially
It's just one call away
And you'll leave him, you're loyal to me
But this time I let you be

'Cause he seems like he's good for you
And he makes you feel like you should
And all your friends say he's the one
His love for you is true

But does he know you call me when he sleeps?
But does he know the pictures that you keep?
But does he know the reasons that you cry?
Or tell me, does he know where your heart lies?
Where it truly lies

Yeah
You should be with him, I let you go from time
You should stay with him

'Cause he seems like he's good for you
And he makes you feel like you should
And all your friends say he's the one
His love for you is true (hey)

But does he know you call me when he sleeps? (No, no)
But does he know the pictures that you keep? (Oh)
But does he know the reasons that you cry?
Or tell me, does he know where your heart lies?
Where it truly lies

Right here with me, babe
Where it truly lies
My bed, babe
Where it truly lies
In my arms, babe
Where it truly lies
(Oh-oh-oh)

Where it truly lies

Where it truly lies
(Hey)

Where it truly lies



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