Postcard
Troye Sivan Lyrics


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I sent you a postcard from Tokyo, baby
You never picked it up
I even wrote it in Japanese, baby
You didn't give a fuck

'Cause I don't sleep like your body's on me
I won't feel right until we can be
Underneath everything that's between
Yeah
Yeah, I'm undone, I'm 'bout to burst at my seams
'Cause I am picturing you beside me
So let me be everything that you need
Yeah

But you're still picking me up
Don't put me back down like it's nothing to ya
You're still picking me up
Don't you put me back down
Don't you put me back down
Like it's nothing to ya
Like it's nothing to ya

I remember that night that you first called me crazy
Only you picked it up
Kissed me and said "I love you, baby"
You didn't give a fuck

Now I don't sleep unless your body's on me
And I won't feel right until we can be
Underneath everything that's between
Yeah
Yeah, I'm undone, I'm 'bout to burst at my seams
'Cause I am picturing you beside me
So let me be everything that you need
Yeah

But you're still picking me up
Don't put me back down like it's nothing to ya
You're still picking me up
Don't you put me back down
Don't you put me back down
Like it's nothing to ya
Like it's nothing to ya

Take your time
Pull me in
Push me out
Simplify all the whispers of doubt
'Cause I know what you're thinkin' about

But you're still picking me up
Don't put me back down like it's nothing to ya
You're still picking me up
Don't you put me back down
Don't you put me back down
Like it's nothing to ya
Like it's nothing to ya
Like it's nothing to ya




Like it's nothing to ya
Like it's nothing to ya

Overall Meaning

In Troye Sivan's song "Postcard," the lyrics describe a longing for a relationship that is not reciprocated fully. The song starts with the line "I sent you a postcard from Tokyo, baby, you never picked it up, I even wrote it in Japanese, baby, you didn't give a f**k." These lines suggest that the singer sent a thoughtful message to a significant other, but the recipient failed to acknowledge it. The singer is frustrated that their partner doesn't seem to care and is emotionally distant. However, the singer's feelings for their partner continue to grow, as they describe needing their partner's body to sleep properly.


The singer transitions into reminiscing about a specific moment with their partner: "I remember that night that you first called me crazy, only you picked it up, kissed me and said 'I love you, baby,' you didn't give a f**k." In this moment, the singer and their partner had a deep connection, but that connection is now fading. The singer ends the song by pleading with their partner to "not put me back down like it's nothing to ya," hoping that their partner will reciprocate their feelings once again.


Overall, "Postcard" is a heartbreaking reflection on the ups and downs of a relationship, and the pain that comes with feeling unrequited love.


Line by Line Meaning

I sent you a postcard from Tokyo, baby
I sent a postcard to you from Tokyo, my dear


You never picked it up
You did not collect or read the postcard


I even wrote it in Japanese, baby
I wrote the postcard message in Japanese, dear


You didn't give a fuck
You did not care about the postcard or its message


'Cause I don't sleep like your body's on me
I cannot sleep without your body beside mine


I won't feel right until we can be
I will not feel content until we are together


Underneath everything that's between
In each other's embrace, regardless of what may separate us


Yeah
An interjection to express affirmation or agreement


Yeah, I'm undone, I'm 'bout to burst at my seams
I am overwhelmed and feel as if I may explode with emotion


'Cause I am picturing you beside me
I am imagining you with me in my thoughts


So let me be everything that you need
Allow me to fulfill your every need and desire


But you're still picking me up
You are still there for me and supportive


Don't put me back down like it's nothing to ya
Do not abandon or disregard me without concern


I remember that night that you first called me crazy
I recall the evening you teasingly called me insane


Only you picked it up
You were the only one to catch my mental instability


Kissed me and said "I love you, baby"
You gave me a kiss and declared your love for me, dear


You didn't give a fuck
You were indifferent to my bouts of craziness and loved me anyway


Take your time
Proceed at your own pace, without haste


Pull me in
Draw me closer to you


Push me out
Distance yourself from me


Simplify all the whispers of doubt
Eliminate any doubts or uncertainties in our relationship


'Cause I know what you're thinkin' about
I understand what is on your mind


Like it's nothing to ya
Without a care or consideration


Like it's nothing to ya
Seemingly without significance or importance


Like it's nothing to ya
As if it means absolutely nothing to you


Like it's nothing to ya
As if you have no emotional investment in the situation




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Bram Katz Inscore, Sophie Payton, Troye Mellet

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@DeejayCombs

currently crying because I remember when Troye was just a youtuber.. he's come a long way and I've never been so proud.

@blackpinkjennie7959

❤️❤️

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💘💘😢😍🖐✌🇦🇷

@virginiabassu9259

Same. Same. 😢🤗💘But look where he has come,everything that he accomplished, and he is still a genuine person and we are all happy to see who he is today!💕✌🎆✨

@geko9214

oh my god i remember shipping troyler when I was like seven kkfdkdkfjkfdjkfd

@jamais_vu3

IKR

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@xxMike156

His voice feels like an angel singing, but can we all take a second to appreciate how amazing the girl is?

@marihenriksen5351

i thought the same thing!

@blinkbeautyy

What her name???

@diane2623

Who is she???

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