DEGENERATE
globe Lyrics


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Ooh can't you see the lights
Ah can't you feel the vibe
Ooh can't you see the lights
Ah can't you feel the vibe

We can step it up, keep it up, lift it up
We can pick it up, get it up, do it right
We can step it up, keep it up, lift it up
We can pick it up, get it up, do it right

Memories of yesterday
There's no place to hide
with a high heel shoes wearin' trip hop clothes
She's comin' in a free style
Take you're time, don't move to fast
Ya smile, ya style, she's so fine
Tryin' for so long
And still don't understand

Ooh can't you see the lights
Ah can't you feel the vibe
Ooh can't you see the lights
Ah can't you feel the vibe

with her beautiful straight hair
In this world with on luck
She was a little bit too young
But she's dancin' better than anyone
I know this is somethin' new
Just guide me through
Every hour she fights the power
with a dope hat playin' tricks
She plays game with on rule
Can't control, happenin' almost everytime
Goin' out to parties
with a gay man on her side

Ooh can't you see the lights
Ah can't you feel the vibe

Feel so good inside and
There is no need to lie
The minute she blinked her eyes
Bad feelings will die

She can't even look
without being watched
But it's ok! It's enough
To satisfy her life

Ooh can't you see the lights
Ah can't you feel the vibe




Ooh can't you see the lights
Ah can't you feel the vibe

Overall Meaning

In the song "Degenerate" by globe, the lyrics paint a picture of a young, fashionable woman who loves to dance and enjoy the nightlife. The chorus repeats the phrase "Ooh can't you see the lights, ah can't you feel the vibe", which can be interpreted as a call to let go of inhibitions and surrender to the music and atmosphere of the party scene.


The verses describe the woman's confidence as she dances "in a free style" and wears "trip hop clothes", showcasing her unique sense of fashion. The lyrics also touch on her struggles with being watched and judged by others, but she doesn't let it stop her from having a good time. Despite not fully understanding the scene, she embraces it and finds satisfaction in the moment.


The overall theme of "Degenerate" is about letting go and enjoying life, even when faced with challenges and insecurities. It encourages the listener to find joy in self-expression and to embrace the power of music and nightlife.


Line by Line Meaning

Ooh can't you see the lights
The singer points out the presence of lights, asking if the listener can see them too.


Ah can't you feel the vibe
The singer calls attention to a feeling in the atmosphere, asking if the listener can sense it as well.


We can step it up, keep it up, lift it up
The singer encourages taking action to improve the situation, offering various ways to do so.


We can pick it up, get it up, do it right
The artist provides further suggestions for how to take action and achieve success.


Memories of yesterday
The artist reflects on the past, specifically remembering things that have happened before.


There's no place to hide
The singer feels there is nowhere to escape or avoid something, suggesting a sense of fear or vulnerability.


with a high heel shoes wearin' trip hop clothes
The singer describes someone's appearance, specifically pointing out that they wear high-heeled shoes and trip hop-style clothing.


She's comin' in a free style
The artist observes the person's behavior, noting that they are acting in an uninhibited or spontaneous way.


Take you're time, don't move to fast
The artist advises caution and encourages the listener to proceed slowly and thoughtfully.


Ya smile, ya style, she's so fine
The artist compliments the person's appearance and demeanor, acknowledging their attractiveness and appeal.


Tryin' for so long
The singer recognizes a prolonged effort or struggle to achieve something.


And still don't understand
The artist admits to a lack of comprehension or clarity despite their efforts.


with her beautiful straight hair
The singer describes physical characteristics of the person, specifically noting their attractive straight hair.


In this world with on luck
The singer expresses a sense of misfortune or lack of good fortune in the world.


She was a little bit too young
The singer indicates that the person being described is not quite fully mature.


But she's dancin' better than anyone
The artist acknowledges the person's talent or skill in dancing, highlighting their ability above others.


I know this is somethin' new
The artist refers to a new situation or unfamiliar experience.


Just guide me through
The singer requests help or guidance from someone else.


Every hour she fights the power
The singer portrays the person as a persistent fighter against authority or oppression.


with a dope hat playin' tricks
The artist describes a stylish accessory worn by the person, possibly implying that they are fashionable or trendy.


She plays game with on rule
The artist suggests that the person enjoys taking risks or breaking rules in their actions.


Can't control, happenin' almost everytime
The artist expresses a sense of lack of control over what is happening, and notes that it is a frequent occurrence.


Goin' out to parties with a gay man on her side
The singer describes the person's social scene, noting that they attend events with a homosexual companion.


Feel so good inside and
The artist notes that they feel very positive or content internally.


There is no need to lie
The singer suggests that honesty is valued and deception is unnecessary.


The minute she blinked her eyes, Bad feelings will die
The singer suggests that the person has a positive and soothing effect on others around them.


She can't even look without being watched
The singer hints at the person's popularity, noting that they attract attention from others.


But it's ok! It's enough, To satisfy her life
The artist implies that the attention and admiration the person receives is satisfactory and fulfilling to them.




Lyrics © O/B/O APRA AMCOS
Written by: Marc Panther, Tetsuya Komuro

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