head on fire
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Oh, I think I've lost my senses
Am I walking straight into a burning light, a burning light?
Yeah, 'cause I tossed and turned the covers
Tried to make a shape of you, but didn't quite work how I'd like

I'm tryna find you in a crowd again
You were there then you were gone
Now I'm tracing all my steps to you
And, oh my God

Oh, I think I'm losing my mind over here
Over you, every night, both hands holding on to the wire
Impossible fight, over here, without you, every night
Sitting here with my head on fire

And all the faces here are blurry
And the only thing I see is you and me, is you and me, oh
I zone out of conversation
I try to focus, but it's not that easy, that easy

I'm tryna find you in a crowd again
You were there then you were gone
Now I'm tracing all my steps to you
And, oh my God

Oh, I think I'm losing my mind
Over here, over you, every night, both hands holding on to the wire
Impossible fight, over here, without you, every night
Sitting here with my head on fire

Ooh-ooh-ooh, sitting here with my head on fire
Ooh-ooh-ooh, sitting here with my head on fire

Yeah, I've been sitting here with my head on fire
Trying not burn, but it feels so right
I've been sitting here, hands on the wire
Trying not to fall, but I think I might
I've been sitting here with my head on fire
Trying not burn, but it feels so right
I've been sitting here trying not to lose my mind
I think I'm losing my mind

Over here, over you, every night, both hands holding on to the wire
Impossible fight, over here, without you, every night
Sitting here with my head on fire (oh)





Ooh-ooh-ooh, sitting here with my head on fire
Ooh-ooh-ooh, sitting here with my head on fire

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Griff's song "Head on Fire" express deep emotions of confusion, loss, and desperation. The singer seems to have lost her senses and is walking straight into a burning light, which metaphorically represents her situation. She is unable to get over a past relationship and is trying to find her ex-partner in a crowd, but to no avail. The only thing she sees is him and herself, and she is lost in her thoughts. She claims to be holding on to the wire every night, which indicates the emotional struggle she faced in trying to move on.


The singer is out of touch with reality and is losing her mind over her ex-partner. He is always on her mind, and she finds it difficult to focus on anything else. The crowded room is blurry, and all she can see is him. The repetition of the phrase "Over here, over you, every night" shows how the singer is tormented by her thoughts and emotions. She feels like she is sitting with her head on fire, and the intense emotions are not letting her come to terms with the breakup.


Overall, Griff's "Head on Fire" is a beautiful and poignant portrayal of the aftermath of a break-up. The lyrics capture the heart-wrenching feelings that come with losing someone you love and trying to come to terms with it.


Line by Line Meaning

Oh, I think I've lost my senses
I feel disoriented and confused.


Am I walking straight into a burning light, a burning light?
Am I walking towards something that will harm me?


Yeah, 'cause I tossed and turned the covers Tried to make a shape of you, but didn't quite work how I'd like
I can't shake off thoughts of you and it's affecting my sleep.


I'm tryna find you in a crowd again You were there then you were gone Now I'm tracing all my steps to you And, oh my God
I keep losing sight of you in a crowd and I'm desperately trying to follow your footsteps.


Oh, I think I'm losing my mind over here Over you, every night, both hands holding on to the wire Impossible fight, over here, without you, every night Sitting here with my head on fire
I'm going crazy thinking about you every night, fighting an impossible battle without you, and feeling intense emotional pain.


And all the faces here are blurry And the only thing I see is you and me, is you and me, oh I zone out of conversation I try to focus, but it's not that easy, that easy
I can't focus on anything else except you and I feel disconnected from others.


Yeah, I've been sitting here with my head on fire Trying not burn, but it feels so right I've been sitting here, hands on the wire Trying not to fall, but I think I might
I'm trying to resist my intense feelings for you, but it's difficult because it feels so good.


I've been sitting here with my head on fire Trying not burn, but it feels so right I've been sitting here trying not to lose my mind I think I'm losing my mind
I'm struggling to control my emotions and I feel like I'm going insane.


Over here, over you, every night, both hands holding on to the wire Impossible fight, over here, without you, every night Sitting here with my head on fire (oh)
I'm in a constant struggle with my feelings for you and it's burning me up inside.


Ooh-ooh-ooh, sitting here with my head on fire Ooh-ooh-ooh, sitting here with my head on fire
I'm consumed by my intense feelings for you and it's driving me crazy.




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Joseph Alan Rubel, Sarah-Faith Griffiths, Sigrid Solbakk Raabe

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Comments from YouTube:

@pillowpillow9207

Literally their voices go well together! I've never been so proud to see two of my favorite artists!

@iringokremeny

They are the best !

@mellissafrench8700

Same it is perfect, when it got announced I had a feeling now that know 😀

@nikeshshahi9225

Me too

@uncleron1473

I think who got the wrong meaning of proud

@nikeshshahi9225

@uncle ron 😶why are u even then

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@Marcousse

This song feels like when someone finally quits that job they hate and they’re on their way back home celebrating !

@maleisac4727

Totally 💯 you are describing me at this time. I did quit Airline job. 🕺🏿

@Marcousse

@Male Isac yay that’s great!! I hope you’ll be happier now ! 🤍

@guffow6707

i like this comment haha, I'l try that when I graduated Uni

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