Villain
lily rose Lyrics


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Yeah, I've heard things
Goin' 'round and 'round running through this town
Like a two lane
Yeah, I heard 'em say
I never loved you
Found someone new, gave up too soon
But that's half the truth
One point of view

You can be the hero, I can take the fall
If that's how your story goes, say it's all my fault
Whatever helps you sleep at night
Yeah, you can make me the bad guy
Make 'em all believe it
If that's how you're feeling
I can be the villain
Whoa, whoa, whoa

It didn't have to be
The way you made me play the part, the enemy
But they'll start to see
That that ain't me

You can be the hero, I can take the fall
If that's how your story goes, say it's all my fault
Whatever helps you sleep at night
Yeah, you can make me the bad guy
Make 'em all believe it
If that's how you're feeling
I can be the villain
Whoa, whoa, whoa
I can be the villain
Whoa, whoa, whoa

What they don't know is I tried to make
Us work it out, but I couldn't save us
I couldn't save us

You can be the hero, I can take the fall
If that's how your story goes, say it's all my fault
Whatever helps you sleep at night
Yeah, you can make me the bad guy
Make 'em all believe it
If that's how you're feeling
You can be the hero, I can take the fall
If that's how your story goes, say it's all my fault
Whatever helps you sleep at night
Yeah, you can make me the bad guy
Make 'em all believe it
If that's how you're feeling
I can be the villain
Whoa, whoa, whoa
I can be the villain
Whoa, whoa, whoa





I can be the villain

Overall Meaning

In Lily Rose's song "Villain," she sings about hearing rumors about herself in town, implying that people are talking about her relationship. The rumors suggest that she never loved her partner and gave up too soon. However, she describes these rumors as just one point of view, and maybe not entirely accurate. She continues to say that if people need her to be the villain in their version of the story, she can take the fall and be portrayed as the bad guy. She acknowledges that she tried to make the relationship work, but in the end, they couldn't save it.


The song "Villain" is about taking responsibility for something that may not entirely be your fault. It's about recognizing that people often interpret situations differently, and if being the villain helps someone else sleep at night, then maybe letting them believe that she is the problem is for the best. It's a song about accepting blame for things to make it easier for others to deal with the situation.


Overall, "Villain" is a poignant ballad that speaks to the complexities of relationships and misunderstandings. It's about being the bigger person and allowing others to put the blame on you, even if it may not be entirely accurate.


Line by Line Meaning

Yeah, I've heard things Goin' 'round and 'round running through this town Like a two lane Yeah, I heard 'em say I never loved you Found someone new, gave up too soon But that's half the truth One point of view
I have heard rumors about me spreading like wildfire, and people are saying that I never loved you and just gave up too soon to find someone else, but that's not the only truth out there. It's just one perspective.


You can be the hero, I can take the fall If that's how your story goes, say it's all my fault Whatever helps you sleep at night Yeah, you can make me the bad guy Make 'em all believe it If that's how you're feeling I can be the villain Whoa, whoa, whoa
You can play the hero in this story, and I'll take the blame if that's what helps you sleep at night. You can make everyone think that I'm the bad person if that's what you want to believe. I am willing to be the villain if that's how you want to paint me.


It didn't have to be The way you made me play the part, the enemy But they'll start to see That that ain't me
The way you made me play the part of the enemy wasn't necessary, and they will eventually see that it's not who I am.


What they don't know is I tried to make Us work it out, but I couldn't save us I couldn't save us
What everyone doesn't know is that I tried to make us work, but unfortunately, it didn't work out. I couldn't save our relationship.


You can be the hero, I can take the fall If that's how your story goes, say it's all my fault Whatever helps you sleep at night Yeah, you can make me the bad guy Make 'em all believe it If that's how you're feeling You can be the hero, I can take the fall If that's how your story goes, say it's all my fault Whatever helps you sleep at night Yeah, you can make me the bad guy Make 'em all believe it If that's how you're feeling I can be the villain Whoa, whoa, whoa I can be the villain Whoa, whoa, whoa
You can continue to play the hero in this story, and I'll take the blame for everything that went wrong. You can make everyone see me as the bad person if that's what makes you feel better. I am ready to be the villain if it helps you move on.




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Kyle Clark, Lily Rose, Mackenzie Carpenter

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I believe we all at some point in our lives have a had a relationship that makes this song relatable. I can't stop listening. Her voice is amazing .

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