Sacrifice
The Weeknd Lyrics


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I was born in a city
Where the winter nights don't ever sleep
So this life's always with me
The ice inside my veins will never bleed

My, ooh
My, ooh
Uh, every time you try to fix me
I know you'll never find that missing piece
When you cry and say you miss me
I'll lie and tell you that I'll never leave

But I sacrificed (sacrificed)
Your love for more of the night (of the night)
I try to put up a fight (up a fight)
Can't tie me down (down)

I don't wanna sacrifice
For your love, I try
I don't wanna sacrifice
But I love my time

My, ooh
My, ooh

I hold you through the toughest parts
When you feel like it's the end
'Cause life is still worth living
Yeah, this life is still worth living
I can break you down and pick you up
And fuck like we are friends
But don't be catching feelings
Don't be out here catching feelings 'cause

I sacrificed (sacrificed)
Your love for more of the night (of the night)
I try to put up a fight (up a fight)
Can't tie me down (down, down)

I don't wanna sacrifice
For your love, I try
I don't wanna sacrifice
But I love my time

I don't wanna sacrifice
For your love, I try
I don't wanna sacrifice
But I love my time (my, ooh)

Oh, baby
I hope you know that I, I tried
Oh, baby (baby)
I hope you know I love my time, oh

I don't wanna sacrifice
I don't wanna (woo), I try (hey)
I don't wanna sacrifice
But I love my, my time





My, ooh
My, ooh

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to The Weeknd's "Sacrifice" explore the idea of prioritizing personal desires over a commitment to a relationship. The song is reflective of the struggles of maintaining a balance between one's own personal interests and the commitment required in a relationship. The lines "Every time you try to fix me, I know you'll never find that missing piece" suggest that the singer is aware of their own flaws and is not interested in changing for their partner. The singer is also aware of their partner's feelings of missing them and wanting them to commit, but they are unwilling to stay committed saying, "I'll lie and tell you that I'll never leave." While the partner wants the singer to be there for them through hard times, the singer is only interested in maintaining their freedom to prioritize their personal desires.


The chorus "I don't wanna sacrifice, for your love I try, but I love my time" emphasizes the singer's unwillingness to sacrifice their personal desires for the sake of the relationship, despite genuinely trying. This message is repeated throughout the entire song as the singer continues to make it clear that they're committed to being self-centered.


Overall, "Sacrifice" addresses the challenge of balancing a successful relationship and one's personal desires while emphasizing the importance of being true to oneself.


Line by Line Meaning

I was born in a city
I come from a place of hustle and bustle, where the energy never seems to dampen


Where the winter nights don't ever sleep
Even in the cold, dark months, the city keeps going all through the night


So this life's always with me
The fast-paced, thrilling lifestyle that the city provides is a part of who I am through and through


The ice inside my veins will never bleed
I've grown numb to some of the emotions that others might feel, and it's become a part of my identity at this point


Every time you try to fix me
Whenever you attempt to change who I am or fix something that you see as broken in me, you'll always fall short


I know you'll never find that missing piece
There's a part of me that you can't reach, and it's not because of something missing, it's just because of who I am


When you cry and say you miss me
You're upset because I'm not around or because I'm distant, but you miss the connection that we used to have


I'll lie and tell you that I'll never leave
I'll say whatever I need to keep you around, even if I know that I might not stay in the long run


But I sacrificed (sacrificed)
I gave up something important in order to pursue what I want


Your love for more of the night (of the night)
I chose the excitement and freedom of the nighttime over the stability and safety of being with you


I try to put up a fight (up a fight)
I know that what I'm doing isn't necessarily the right thing, but I still resist your attempts to change me


Can't tie me down (down)
I refuse to be held back or held down by anyone else's expectations or desires


I don't wanna sacrifice
I'm not willing to make any big changes or sacrifices in my life, even for someone I care about


For your love, I try
Even though I'm not changing anything permanently, I'll still make attempts to show you that I care and want to be with you


But I love my time
Ultimately, my own enjoyment and fulfillment is more important to me than anything else, including a relationship


I hold you through the toughest parts
I'll be there for you during the difficult times and offer support


When you feel like it's the end
During the moments when you feel like you can't go on or everything is falling apart


'Cause life is still worth living
I believe that even in the darkest times, there's something valuable and beautiful about life


Yeah, this life is still worth living
It's important to keep going and cherishing the moments that make life worth living


I can break you down and pick you up
I have the power to tear you down emotionally, but I'm also there to help you back up and support you


And fuck like we are friends
We have a casual, physical relationship that doesn't necessarily have the depth or intimacy of a true romantic relationship


But don't be catching feelings
I don't want you to get attached to me or start to develop deeper feelings that might complicate things


I don't wanna sacrifice...But I love my time
I'm reiterating that I'm not willing to give up my own enjoyment and lifestyle for a relationship, even though I still care about you


Oh, baby...I hope you know that I, I tried
I want you to understand that I did make some effort to be with you and make things work, even if I ultimately couldn't commit




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Abel Tesfaye, Axel Christofer Hedfors, Carl William Eric Nordstroem, Kevin McCord, Max Martin, Oscar Thomas Holter, Sebastian Carmine Ingrosso, Steve Angello

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@ramongonzalez8235

Lyrics:

I was born in a city
Where the winter nights don't ever sleep
So this life's always with me
The ice inside my veins will never bleed
My, ooh
My, ooh
Everytime you try to fix me
I know you'll never find that missing piece
When you cry and say you miss me
I lie and tell you that I'll never leave

But I sacrificed (Sacrificed)
Your love for more of the night (Of the night)
I try to put up a fight (Up a fight)
Can't tie me down

I don't wanna sacrifice
For your love, I try
I don't wanna sacrifice
But I love my time
My, ooh
My, ooh

I hold you through the toughest parts
When you feel like it's the end
Cause life is still worth living
Yeah, this life is still worth living
I can break you down and pick you up
And f*ck like we are friends
But don't be catching feelings
Don't be out here catching feelings

Cause I sacrificed (Sacrificed)
Your love for more of the night (Of the night)
I try to put up a fight (Up a fight)
Can't tie me down (Down)

I don't wanna sacrifice
For your love, I try
I don't wanna sacrifice
But I love my time
I don't wanna sacrifice
For your love, I try
I don't wanna sacrifice
But I love my time
My, ooh

Oh, baby
I hope you know that I, I tried
Oh, baby
I hope you know I love my time

(I don't wanna sacrifice)
(I don't wanna) I try
(I don't wanna sacrifice)
(But I love my) My time
My, ooh
My, ooh



@yanirasalka412

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Lips: "Sensual"
Smile: "Sweeter"
Body: "Colder"



The first and last love
Lots of love from the world
I like your look
You are very pretty
You guys are too cute
Makes me love you.
Жизнь, как красивая мелодия, только песни перепутались.
Köz karaş: ''Taŋ kaldım''
Erinder: ''Sezimdüü''
Jılmayuu: ''Tattuuraak''
Dene: ''Muzdak''
Jizn, kak krasivaya melodiya, tolko pesni pereputalis.​
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@anewsongpsalm333

"Sacrifice"

I was born in a city
Where the winter nights don't ever sleep
So this life's always with me
The ice inside my veins will never bleed

My, ooh
My, ooh (Uh)

Every time you try to fix me
I know you'll never find that missing piece
When you cry and say you miss me
I lie and tell you that I'll never leave

But I sacrificed (Sacrificed)
Your love for more of the night (Of the night)
I try to put up a fight (Up a fight)
Can't tie me down (Down)

I don't wanna sacrifice
For your love, I try
I don't wanna sacrifice
But I love my time

My, ooh
My, ooh

I hold you through the toughest parts when you feel like it's the end
'Cause life is still worth living, yeah, this life is still worth living
I can break you down and pick you up and fuck like we are friends (Oh)
But don't be catching feelings, don't be out here catching feelings

'Cause I sacrificed (Sacrificed)
Your love for more of the night (Of the night)
I try to put up a fight (Up a fight)
Can't tie me down (Down, down, down)

I don't wanna sacrifice
For your love, I try
I don't wanna sacrifice
But I love my time
I don't wanna sacrifice
For your love (Oh), I try
I don't wanna sacrifice
But I love my time (My, ooh)

Oh, baby
I hope you know that I, I tried
Oh, baby (Baby)
I hope you know I love my time, oh

I don't wanna sacrifice
I don't wanna, I try (Hey)
I don't wanna sacrifice
But I love my time
My, ooh
My, ooh



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@ramongonzalez8235

Lyrics:

I was born in a city
Where the winter nights don't ever sleep
So this life's always with me
The ice inside my veins will never bleed
My, ooh
My, ooh
Everytime you try to fix me
I know you'll never find that missing piece
When you cry and say you miss me
I lie and tell you that I'll never leave

But I sacrificed (Sacrificed)
Your love for more of the night (Of the night)
I try to put up a fight (Up a fight)
Can't tie me down

I don't wanna sacrifice
For your love, I try
I don't wanna sacrifice
But I love my time
My, ooh
My, ooh

I hold you through the toughest parts
When you feel like it's the end
Cause life is still worth living
Yeah, this life is still worth living
I can break you down and pick you up
And f*ck like we are friends
But don't be catching feelings
Don't be out here catching feelings

Cause I sacrificed (Sacrificed)
Your love for more of the night (Of the night)
I try to put up a fight (Up a fight)
Can't tie me down (Down)

I don't wanna sacrifice
For your love, I try
I don't wanna sacrifice
But I love my time
I don't wanna sacrifice
For your love, I try
I don't wanna sacrifice
But I love my time
My, ooh

Oh, baby
I hope you know that I, I tried
Oh, baby
I hope you know I love my time

(I don't wanna sacrifice)
(I don't wanna) I try
(I don't wanna sacrifice)
(But I love my) My time
My, ooh
My, ooh

@TheFirstAmendment

Demonic.

@rafaelvilas4230

I sell my soul to the devil, in a ritual. All in this clip and the people cant see that

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