Wildfire
Tinashe Lyrics


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Feel the calm before the storm
I'll be leaving in the mornin'
You were my sweet summer song
But the summer's gone and I can't keep your fire burning

You're poison running through my veins
End it with a spark into a pool of gasoline
Wildfire
Flames rising
Hit me like a bullet
Finger on the trigger pull it, pull it
Wildfire, burn baby
Burn for me

Castles crash in the sand
As they're swept into the sea
I could never understand
How you're easy come easy go
As you please

You're poison running through my veins
End it with a spark into a pool of gasoline

Wildfire
Flames rising
Hit me like a bullet
Finger on the trigger pull it, pull it
Wildfire, burn baby
Burn for me

Wildfire, burn baby
Burn for me
Let me go let me go

Wildfire
Flames rising
Hit me like a bullet
Finger on the trigger pull it, pull it




Wildfire, burn baby
Burn for me

Overall Meaning

In Tinashe's song Wildfire, the lyrics capture the intense emotions that come with the end of a relationship, specifically the frustration and confusion that comes with realizing that the person you thought was a constant in your life is no longer there. The song speaks to the calm before the storm feeling that comes with knowing that the relationship is ending and you will be leaving in the morning. The lyrics suggest that the relationship was like a sweet summer song, but now that summer is gone, the person's fire can no longer be kept burning.


The metaphor of a wildfire is used to describe the intensity and destruction of the relationship, with the lyrics suggesting that the person was like poison running through the singer's veins. The chorus expresses a desire for the person to burn like a wildfire, to end it with a spark into a pool of gasoline. The frustration with the relationship is further expressed in the line "castles crash in the sand as they're swept into the sea," suggesting that what was once strong and secure has now been washed away. The song ends with the singer pleading for the person to let her go.


Overall, Tinashe's Wildfire is a raw, emotional song that captures the feelings that come with the end of a relationship. It uses powerful metaphors to illustrate the intensity of the emotions involved and speaks to the frustration and confusion that can come with trying to let someone go.


Line by Line Meaning

Feel the calm before the storm
Sense the stillness and anticipation of what's to come


I'll be leaving in the mornin'
I'm departing when the day breaks


You were my sweet summer song
You were my happy melody when life is good


But the summer's gone and I can't keep your fire burning
But the good times ended and I couldn't keep the passion between us alive


You're poison running through my veins
Your toxicity courses through me


End it with a spark into a pool of gasoline
Conclude it in a burst of flames when I'm enveloped in fuel


Wildfire
Uncontrolled and fierce flames


Flames rising
Fire spreading higher


Hit me like a bullet
Struck me with sudden and sharp impact


Finger on the trigger pull it, pull it
Ready to ignite it, ignite it


Wildfire, burn baby
Raging fire, blaze


Burn for me
Engulf everything in flames - all for me


Castles crash in the sand
Our dreams and future plans turn to dust


As they're swept into the sea
As they're carried away by the waves


I could never understand
I could never grasp why


How you're easy come easy go
How you are one moment here and gone the next


As you please
As you wish, without any restrictions


Let me go let me go
Release me, release me




Lyrics © WORDS & MUSIC A DIV OF BIG DEAL MUSIC LLC, BMG Rights Management, CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC
Written by: DONNA JOY MISSAL, MATT PARAD, MICHEL HEYACA

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