Mirror Talk
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Time out
A minute to myself
No, make it five 'cause I feel like my mind is all over the place
Too much
It's happening too much
Where I lose my shit and I lock myself in
Damn, I need some space
Break up with myself and then
Make up with myself all over again
I think I need a new "Amen"
'Cause right now I just keep prayin'

Come on, girl
Oh, get it together
You can't stay here forever
Enough of this mirror talk
You can cry me a river or
Or we can go back and forth
Get too overemotional or
Stop with this mirror talk

Maybe I'm going crazy
Oh, so narcissistic and twisted
'Cause I only talk to myself (I only talk to myself)
You've changed
Yeah, you know that you've changed
I don't recognize when I look into your eyes
They're red as hell (red as hell)
And ooh

Break up with myself and then
Make up with myself all over again
I think I need a new "Amen"
'Cause right now I just keep prayin'

Come on, girl (oh come on girl)
Oh, get it together
You can't stay here forever
Enough of this mirror talk
You can cry me a river or
Or we can go back and forth (ouh)
Get too overemotional or
Stop with this mirror talk

And that's how I know I've been here too long
When the mirror steams up, I can't see anymore
When I need a second to sort myself out
I swear I looked better when I left the house
And I hear the water drip from the tap
Hear my phone ringing but I'll call them back
And I can't even count in my head
How many times I say to you again and again

Come on, girl (oh come on girl)
Oh, get it together (oh-oh)
You can't stay here forever
Enough of this mirror talk (oh you're talking too much)
You can cry me a river or
Or we can go back and forth




Get too overemotional or
Stop with this mirror talk

Overall Meaning

In Griff's song Mirror Talk, the lyrics speak to the feelings of overwhelm and self-doubt that can plague a person's mind. She sings about needing time alone to gather her thoughts and feelings, but also recognizing the danger in getting too wrapped up in her own internal dialogue. The chorus encourages her to snap out of it, to stop talking to herself in the mirror and either deal with her emotions or move on. For anyone who's ever found themselves lost in their own head, this song hits close to home.


The verses build on this theme, painting a picture of someone who's struggling to keep their composure. The line "I only talk to myself" speaks to the loneliness and isolation that can come from being stuck in your own thoughts. The repetition of "break up with myself and then make up with myself" speaks to the cyclical nature of self-reflection, how we can go from hating ourselves one moment to feeling great the next. The bridge takes this even further, with a description of how the mirror steams up when she's been in there too long. This is a clever metaphor for how our own self-reflection can become foggy and distorted if we're not careful.


Overall, Mirror Talk is a poignant and relatable song about the power of our own thoughts and the importance of taking a step back when we feel overwhelmed.


Line by Line Meaning

Time out
I need a break from everything


A minute to myself
I need some alone time


No, make it five 'cause I feel like my mind is all over the place
I need more time to clear my head since I'm feeling overwhelmed


Too much
It's all too much for me right now


It's happening too much
This keeps happening too often and I can't take it anymore


Where I lose my shit and I lock myself in
I get uncontrollably upset and need to isolate myself from everything


Damn, I need some space
I need some room to breathe and sort through my thoughts


Break up with myself and then
I need to detach and let go of negative thoughts about myself


Make up with myself all over again
I need to find self-acceptance and start fresh


I think I need a new "Amen"
I need something new to believe in to help me through this


'Cause right now I just keep prayin'
I'm hoping for a change but it's not happening


Come on, girl
Self-encouragement to keep going


Oh, get it together
Pull yourself together and keep moving forward


You can't stay here forever
You can't let yourself be stuck in a negative mindset indefinitely


Enough of this mirror talk
Stop being so self-critical and negative


You can cry me a river or
You can express your emotions but don't dwell on them


Or we can go back and forth
We can keep talking about this but it won't help unless we take action


Get too overemotional or
Don't let your emotions control you


Stop with this mirror talk
Stop being so hard on yourself


Maybe I'm going crazy
I feel like I'm losing my mind


Oh, so narcissistic and twisted
I'm being self-absorbed and negative


'Cause I only talk to myself (I only talk to myself)
I'm stuck in my own head and it's not helping


You've changed
I've changed and I don't like who I'm becoming


Yeah, you know that you've changed
I'm aware that I've changed but I don't know how to fix it


I don't recognize when I look into your eyes
I don't recognize myself anymore


They're red as hell (red as hell)
I've been crying and feeling emotional


And ooh
Expression of sadness and frustration


And that's how I know I've been here too long
I've been stuck in this negative mindset for too long


When the mirror steams up, I can't see anymore
I'm so emotionally overwhelmed that I can't even see myself clearly


When I need a second to sort myself out
I need a moment to get myself together


I swear I looked better when I left the house
I used to feel more confident and put together


And I hear the water drip from the tap
I'm hyper-aware of everything around me right now


Hear my phone ringing but I'll call them back
I need some time to myself and don't want to talk to anyone right now


And I can't even count in my head
I'm feeling so scattered that I can't focus


How many times I say to you again and again
I keep having the same negative thoughts and can't seem to break the cycle


Oh come on girl
Self-encouragement to keep pushing forward


Oh-oh
Expression of frustration


You're talking too much
Stop being so self-critical and negative




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: George Howard Michael Flint, Henry Peter Howard Flint, Miranda Eleanor De Fonbrune Cooper, Sarah Griffiths

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

@paulaoeloisa

Time out, a minute to myself
No make it five, 'cause I feel like my mind is all over the place
Too much, it's happening too much
Where I lose my shit and I lock myself in damn I need some space
Break up with myself and then
Make up with myself all over again
I think I need a new amen
'Cause right now i just keep praying
Come on girl
Oh, get it together
You can't stay here forever
Enough of this mirror talk
You can cry me a river or
Or we can go back and forth
Get too over emotional or
Shh, stop with this mirror talk
Maybe, I'm going crazy
Or so narcissistic and twisted cus I only talk to myself
(I only talk to myself)
You've changed
Yeah, you know that you've changed
Don't recognise, when I look into your eyes, they red as hell (red as hell)
Break up with myself and then
Make up with with myself all over again
I think I need a new amen
'Cause right now i just keep praying
Come on girl (Oh, come on girl)
Oh, get it together
You can't stay here forever
Enough of this mirror talk
You can cry me a river or
Or we can go back and forth
Get too over emotional or
Shh, stop with this mirror talk
That's how I know I've been in here too long
When the mirror steams up I can't see anymore
And I need a second to sort myself out
I swear I looked better when I left the house
Hear the water drip from the tap
Hear my phone ringing, but I'll call them back
And I can't even count on my hand
How many times I say to you again and again
Come on girl
Oh, get it together
You cant stay here forever
Enough of this mirror talk
You can cry me a river or
Or we can go back and forth
Get too over emotional or
Shh, stop with this mirror talk



All comments from YouTube:

@lillimichele8752

Use this as a „I was here before she got famous“ button

We love ya❤️

@michellejones3488

I just don’t know why ‘fans’ think this mindset is okay.
Do you not think the artist would appreciate her fan numbers going up?
The more she is known, the more money and success she will have and a true fan would want nothing less.

@lillimichele8752

michelle jones I see what u mean but I guess we just see this as being proud of us being supportive all the way and we love her but not bcs everyone else does or she‘s on the radio or sth but of course we want her to get famous and successful yk🤷🏽‍♀️

@AzZahraJae

Yess

@tykeyharandolph2071

Lilli Michele exactly!!!

@rinhluipialtu3114

Lilli Michele me too👍🏻

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@ericajstillwell

Heard this song on “Harlem”!as I was watching, and had to go find it!!! It speaks life into dead situations! THANK YOU!!! “stop with the MIRROR TALK!”!We can be our own worst enemy!😘🥰🙏🏽

@dessi7692

Me too

@stacyjaxx7449

Me three❤

@phoebeosei

me four

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