Good Stuff
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Take it back to the start
No, I can't tell you apart
When we lost one another
That's when I rediscovered
My memories in the clouds
But no feet on the ground
'Cause I know I should forget you
Why can't I just regret you?

We were fighting fires every night when you met me
And it's not fair at all
So after everything

Why'd you leave me with the good stuff, babe
And forget about the mess we made?
Oh, I wish that my mouth didn't smile when I think of you
But you left me with the good stuff, babe
And I know that it's a crying shame
It's a million times harder when I don't hate you

Oh, I try to rewind
Every scene in my mind
And for you, I've got tunnel vision
And I've blocked out every collision
And in another life, yeah
Do me a favour and try
To leave me broken and bitter
So moving on's a little quicker

We were fighting fires every night when you met me
And it's not fair at all
So after everything

Why'd you leave me with the good stuff, babe
And forget about the mess we made?
Oh, I wish that my mouth didn't smile when I think of you
But you left me with the good stuff, babe
And I know that it's a crying shame
It's a million times harder when I don't hate you

Let me ask you why
I wonder if you're going through the same
As I tonight

Why'd you leave me with the good stuff, babe
And forget about the mess we made?
Oh, I wish that my mouth didn't smile when I think of you

Oh, why'd you leave me with the good stuff, babe
And forget about the mess we made?
Oh, I wish that my mouth didn't smile when I think of you
But you left me with the good stuff, babe
And I know that it's a crying shame




It's a million times harder when I don't hate you
When I don't hate you

Overall Meaning

In Griff's song Good Stuff, the lyrics seem to be about the aftermath of a relationship that has ended. The singer is nostalgic and longing for what was good about the relationship, despite its messy end. They admit that they should forget about their ex, but they can't help thinking about them and missing the positive aspects of their time together. The chorus of the song repeats the phrase "why'd you leave me with the good stuff, babe?" which suggests that the singer feels as though they were left with the positive memories while their ex moved on from the mess that was left behind.


The verses continue to paint a picture of a relationship that had its struggles. The couple fought "fires every night," which could be interpreted as fighting about big issues or literally struggling to get along. The singer seems to be reflecting on the relationship and has "blocked out every collision" to only focus on the good times. They also reveal that they wish they could go back in time and try to forget the relationship quicker.


Overall, the lyrics in Good Stuff seem to express a complicated mix of emotions about a past relationship. The singer is struggling to move on but still has positive memories that they can't help but cling to. The song's catchy hooks and pop production only add to the bittersweet tone of the lyrics.


Line by Line Meaning

Take it back to the start
Going back to the beginning of the relationship


No, I can't tell you apart
Feeling confused and unable to differentiate between the person and memories of them


When we lost one another
After the separation


That's when I rediscovered
Realizing the value of past memories


My memories in the clouds
Living in the past and not in the present


But no feet on the ground
Not facing reality


'Cause I know I should forget you
Awareness of the need to move on from the past and let go


Why can't I just regret you?
Questioning oneself about the difficulty of moving on


We were fighting fires every night when you met me
Describing the intensity of the relationship


And it's not fair at all
Feeling injustice about how the relationship ended


So after everything
Despite everything that happened


Why'd you leave me with the good stuff, babe
Questioning why only the good memories were left behind


And forget about the mess we made?
Forgetting about the negative aspects of the relationship


Oh, I wish that my mouth didn't smile when I think of you
Feeling conflicted about the happiness that the memories bring versus the pain of the breakup


But you left me with the good stuff, babe
Reiterating that only the good memories remain


And I know that it's a crying shame
Recognizing the irony of the situation


It's a million times harder when I don't hate you
Expressing how difficult it is to move on when there are good memories


Oh, I try to rewind
Trying to relive the past


Every scene in my mind
Replaying past moments


And for you, I've got tunnel vision
Feeling as though there are only good memories and no bad ones


And I've blocked out every collision
Ignoring the negative parts of the relationship


And in another life, yeah
Imagining a different scenario in a parallel universe


Do me a favour and try
Requesting the other person to try and hurt them so that they can move on


To leave me broken and bitter
Preferring to feel hurt and broken rather than holding onto the good memories


So moving on's a little quicker
Believing that it would be easier to let go if there were negative memories to hold onto


Let me ask you why
Posing a question to the other person


I wonder if you're going through the same
Querying whether the other person is also struggling with moving on


As I tonight
Expressing how they are feeling at present




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: David Stewart, Jessica Agombar, Sarah Griffiths

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LYRICS

[Verse 1]
Take it back to the start
No, I can't tell you apart
When we lost one another
That's when I rediscover
My memories in the clouds
But no feet on the ground
'Cause I know I should forget you
Why can't I just regret you?

[Pre-Chorus]
We were fighting fires every night when you met me
And it's not fair at all, so after everything

[Chorus]
Why'd you leave me with the good stuff, babe
And forget about the mess we made?
Oh, I wish that my mouth didn't smile when I think of you
But you left me with the good stuff, babe
And I know that it's a crying shame
It's a million times harder when I don't hate you

[Verse 2]
Oh, I try to rewind
Every scene in my mind
And for you, I've got tunnel vision
And I've blocked out every collision
And in another life, yeah
Do me a favour and try
To leave me broken and bitter
So moving on's a little quicker

[Pre-Chorus]
We were fighting fires every night when you met me
And it's not fair at all, so after everything

[Chorus]
Why'd you leave me with the good stuff, babe
And forget about the mess we made?
Oh, I wish that my mouth didn't smile when I think of you
But you left me with the good stuff, babe
And I know that it's a crying shame
It's a million times harder when I don't hate you

[Bridge]
Let me ask you why
I wonder if you're going through the same as I tonight

[Chorus]
Why'd you leave me with the good stuff, babe
And forget about the mess we made?
Oh, I wish that my mouth didn't smile when I think of you
Oh, why'd you leave me with the good stuff, babe
And forget about the mess we made?
Oh, I wish that my mouth didn't smile when I think of you
But you left me with the good stuff, babe
And I know that it's a crying shame
It's a million times harder when I don't hate you
When I don't hate you



@patriciaanneconcepcionpami4820

Take it back to the start
No, I can't tell you apart
When we lost one another
That's when I rediscovered
My memories in the clouds
But no feet on the ground
'Cause I know I should forget you
Why can't I just regret you?
We were fighting fires every night when you met me
And it's not fair at all
So after everything
Why'd you leave me with the good stuff, babe
And forget about the mess we made?
Oh, I wish that my mouth didn't smile when I think of you
But you left me with the good stuff, babe
And I know that it's a crying shame
It's a million times harder when I don't hate you
Oh, I try to rewind
Every scene in my mind
And for you, I've got tunnel vision
And I've blocked out every collision
And in another life, yeah
Do me a favour and try
To leave me broken and bitter
So moving on's a little quicker
We were fighting fires every night when you met me
And it's not fair at all
So after everything
Why'd you leave me with the good stuff, babe
And forget about the mess we made?
Oh, I wish that my mouth didn't smile when I think of you
But you left me with the good stuff, babe
And I know that it's a crying shame
It's a million times harder when I don't hate you
Let me ask you why
I wonder if you're going through the same
As I tonight
Why'd you leave me with the good stuff, babe
And forget about the mess we made?
Oh, I wish that my mouth didn't smile when I think of you
Oh, why'd you leave me with the good stuff, babe
And forget about the mess we made?
Oh, I wish that my mouth didn't smile when I think of you
But you left me with the good stuff, babe
And I know that it's a crying shame
It's a million times harder when I don't hate you
When I don't hate you



@abirmaouia4132

Parole en français


Reprenons au début
Non, je ne peux pas te distinguer
Quand on s'est perdu
C'est là que je redécouvre
Mes souvenirs dans les nuages
Mais pas les pieds sur terre
Parce que je sais que je devrais t'oublier
Pourquoi ne puis-je pas simplement vous regretter?

[Pré-refrain]
Nous combattions des incendies tous les soirs quand tu m'as rencontré
Et ce n'est pas juste du tout, donc après tout

[Refrain]
Pourquoi tu me laisses avec les bonnes choses, bébé
Et oublier le gâchis que nous avons fait?
Oh, j'aimerais que ma bouche ne sourie pas quand je pense à toi
Mais tu m'as laissé les bonnes choses, bébé
Et je sais que c'est une honte qui pleure
C'est un million de fois plus difficile quand je ne te déteste pas

[Verset 2]
Oh, j'essaye de rembobiner
Chaque scène dans mon esprit
Et pour toi, j'ai une vision tunnel
Et j'ai bloqué chaque collision
Et dans une autre vie, ouais
Rends-moi service et essaie
Pour me laisser brisé et amer
Donc passer un peu plus vite

[Pré-refrain]
Nous combattions des incendies tous les soirs quand tu m'as rencontré
Et ce n'est pas juste du tout, donc après tout

[Refrain]
Pourquoi tu me laisses avec les bonnes choses, bébé
Et oublier le gâchis que nous avons fait?
Oh, j'aimerais que ma bouche ne sourie pas quand je pense à toi
Mais tu m'as laissé les bonnes choses, bébé
Et je sais que c'est une honte qui pleure
C'est un million de fois plus difficile quand je ne te déteste pas

[Pont]
Laisse moi te demander pourquoi
Je me demande si tu traverses la même chose que moi ce soir

[Refrain]
Pourquoi tu me laisses avec les bonnes choses, bébé
Et oublier le gâchis que nous avons fait?
Oh, j'aimerais que ma bouche ne sourie pas quand je pense à toi
Oh, pourquoi m'as-tu laissé les bonnes choses, bébé
Et oublier le gâchis que nous avons fait?
Oh, j'aimerais que ma bouche ne sourie pas quand je pense à toi
Mais tu m'as laissé les bonnes choses, bébé
Et je sais que c'est une honte qui pleure
C'est un million de fois plus difficile quand je ne te déteste pas
Quand je ne te déteste pas



@tarunsharma8651

Lyrics

Take it back to the start
No, I can't tell you apart
When we lost one another
That's when I rediscovered
My memories in the clouds
But no feet on the ground
'Cause I know I should forget you
Why can't I just regret you?
We were fighting fires every night when you met me
And it's not fair at all
So after everything
Why'd you leave me with the good stuff, babe
And forget about the mess we made?
Oh, I wish that my mouth didn't smile when I think of you
But you left me with the good stuff, babe
And I know that it's a crying shame
It's a million times harder when I don't hate you
Oh, I try to rewind
Every scene in my mind
And for you, I've got tunnel vision
And I've blocked out every collision
And in another life, yeah
Do me a favour and try
To leave me broken and bitter
So moving on's a little quicker
We were fighting fires every night when you met me
And it's not fair at all
So after everything
Why'd you leave me with the good stuff, babe
And forget about the mess we made?
Oh, I wish that my mouth didn't smile when I think of you
But you left me with the good stuff, babe
And I know that it's a crying shame
It's a million times harder when I don't hate you
Let me ask you why
I wonder if you're going through the same
As I tonight
Why'd you leave me with the good stuff, babe
And forget about the mess we made?
Oh, I wish that my mouth didn't smile when I think of you
Oh, why'd you leave me with the good stuff, babe
And forget about the mess we made?
Oh, I wish that my mouth didn't smile when I think of you
But you left me with the good stuff, babe
And I know that it's a crying shame
It's a million times harder when I don't hate you
When I don't hate you



All comments from YouTube:

@txmanna

i’m at that point where i’ve just accepted the fact griff just doesn’t know how release anything other than a masterpiece

@papaya3642

i just discovered her through an ad today and i added it to my playlist before listening. i just KNEW. masterpiece <3

@alicialau4311

period she deserves sm more!!!

@mikaellatorio2042

I do agree! ❤

@R0TB

better than that overrated taylor sh!t

@user-rx4sd6hf4n

LYRICS

[Verse 1]
Take it back to the start
No, I can't tell you apart
When we lost one another
That's when I rediscover
My memories in the clouds
But no feet on the ground
'Cause I know I should forget you
Why can't I just regret you?

[Pre-Chorus]
We were fighting fires every night when you met me
And it's not fair at all, so after everything

[Chorus]
Why'd you leave me with the good stuff, babe
And forget about the mess we made?
Oh, I wish that my mouth didn't smile when I think of you
But you left me with the good stuff, babe
And I know that it's a crying shame
It's a million times harder when I don't hate you

[Verse 2]
Oh, I try to rewind
Every scene in my mind
And for you, I've got tunnel vision
And I've blocked out every collision
And in another life, yeah
Do me a favour and try
To leave me broken and bitter
So moving on's a little quicker

[Pre-Chorus]
We were fighting fires every night when you met me
And it's not fair at all, so after everything

[Chorus]
Why'd you leave me with the good stuff, babe
And forget about the mess we made?
Oh, I wish that my mouth didn't smile when I think of you
But you left me with the good stuff, babe
And I know that it's a crying shame
It's a million times harder when I don't hate you

[Bridge]
Let me ask you why
I wonder if you're going through the same as I tonight

[Chorus]
Why'd you leave me with the good stuff, babe
And forget about the mess we made?
Oh, I wish that my mouth didn't smile when I think of you
Oh, why'd you leave me with the good stuff, babe
And forget about the mess we made?
Oh, I wish that my mouth didn't smile when I think of you
But you left me with the good stuff, babe
And I know that it's a crying shame
It's a million times harder when I don't hate you
When I don't hate you

@quiararosales8710

Salmana there’s my lyric guyyyy❤️😂😂

@lisawheeler9013

Thanks for the lyrics

@huyhieu964

❤❤❤

@TheKerrylou

I saw an ad on Instagram 2 seconds ago now I’m here and this is the most beautiful song I’ve ever heard. Griff is so talented, I’m a brand new fan and I’m so happy about it <3

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