Wish You Were Gay

Album: When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (2019)
Charted: 13 31
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  • Baby, I don't feel so good
    Six words you never understood
    I'll never let you go
    Five words you'll never say (aw)
    I laugh along like nothing's wrong
    Four days has never felt so long
    If three's a crowd and two was us
    One slipped away

    I just wanna make you feel okay
    But all you do is look the other way, mm
    I can't tell you how much I wish I didn't wanna stay
    I just kinda wish you were gay

    Is there a reason we're not through?
    Is there a twelve step just for you?
    Our conversation's all in blue
    Eleven, "Heys" (hey, hey, hey, hey)
    Ten fingers tearin' out my hair
    Nine times you never made it there
    I ate alone at seven, you were six minutes away (yay)

    How am I supposed to make you feel okay
    When all you do is walk the other way? Uh
    I can't tell you how much I wish I didn't wanna stay, uh
    I just kinda wish you were gay

    To spare my pride
    To give your lack of interest an explanation
    Don't say I'm not your type
    Just say that I'm not your preferred sexual orientation
    I'm so selfish
    But you make me feel helpless, yeah
    And I can't stand another day
    Stand another day

    I just wanna make you feel okay
    But all you do is look the other way, mm
    I can't tell you how much I wish I didn't wanna stay, uh
    I just kinda wish you were gay
    I just kinda wish you were gay
    I just kinda wish you were gay Writer/s: Billie Eilish O'Connell, Finneas Baird O'Connell
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • SamanthaI am gay and there is this girl that's straight and I love her but she doesn't love me, I know her really well to. That's why I really relate to this song. I just wish she loved me more than as a friend and that's how I take the song. I know it's not me that she doesn't like, it's my gender. But it still hurts.
  • Jigou from DelawareWTF? This chick is too complicated for me.
  • Piper from San Franciscothese lyrics are so powerful, they drive my day and feed me at night, "as my stool warms in the colon so does a lizard in the midday sun" this is life, this is why a pandemic cannot stop music and why I drink water with dinner.
  • Anonymousi feel like songs are how you interpret them and i interpreted and related to it like this. I was crushing on someone and he liked me too, so we started dating but to me it felt one sided. I started to wish that I hadn't fallen for this person in the first place because being with him makes me hurt, and makes me insecure thinking "What is he doesn't feel the same" it would be easier for me to see him with someone else already. And if he did fall for someone else, man would I like to see it be a man as well. It would make me feel relived that it wasn't me that he didn't like, it was my gender. Little does he know... i think I'm becoming trans.
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