Heat Waves

Album: Dreamland (2020)
Charted: 5 1
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  • (Last night, all I think about is you)
    (Don't stop, baby, you can go on through
    (Don't want, baby, think about you)
    (You know that I'm never gonna lose)

    Road shimmer
    Wiggling the vision
    Heat heat waves
    I'm swimming in a mirror

    Road shimmer
    Wiggling the vision
    Heat heat waves
    I'm swimming in a

    Sometimes, all I think about is you
    Late nights in the middle of June
    Heat waves been faking me out
    Can't make you happier now

    Sometimes, all I think about is you
    Late nights in the middle of June
    Heat waves been faking me out
    Can't make you happier now

    Usually I put
    Something on TV
    So we never think
    About you and me

    But today I see
    Our reflections
    Clearly in Hollywood
    Laying on the screen

    You just need a better life than this
    You need something I can never give
    Fake water all across the road
    It's gone now the night has come but

    Sometimes, all I think about is you
    Late nights in the middle of June
    Heat waves been faking me out
    Can't make you happier now

    You can't fight it
    You can't breathe
    You say something so loving but
    Now I've got to let you go
    You'll be better off in someone new
    I don't wanna be alone
    You know it hurts me too

    You look so broken when you cry
    One more and then I'll say goodbye

    Sometimes, all I think about is you
    Late nights in the middle of June
    Heat waves been faking me out
    Can't make you happier now

    Sometimes, all I think about is you
    Late nights in the middle of June
    Heat waves been faking me out
    Can't make you happier now

    I just wonder what you're dreaming of
    When you sleep and smile so comfortable
    I just wish that I could give you that
    That look that's perfectly unsad

    Sometimes, all I think about is you
    Late nights in the middle of June
    Heat waves been faking me out
    Heat waves been faking me out

    Sometimes, all I think about is you
    Late nights in the middle of June
    Heat waves been faking me out
    Can't make you happier now

    Sometimes, all I think about is you
    Late nights in the middle of June
    Heat waves been faking me out
    Can't make you happier now

    Road shimmer
    Wiggling the vision
    Heat heat waves
    I'm swimming in a mirror

    Road shimmer
    Wiggling the vision
    Heat heat waves
    I'm swimming in a mirror Writer/s: David Algernon Bayley
    Publisher: WORDS & MUSIC A DIV OF BIG DEAL MUSIC LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 14

  • Hi from L’manbergDreamnotfound dnf dreamnotfound dnf dreamnotfound dnf dreamnotfound
  • Jess from FelthamIt’s about a person who can’t love a narcissist and there’s plenty out there
  • SongbingerIt just hits different when you can relate
  • Anon from In My Head“Sometimes all I think about is you, late nights in the middle of June”- reminds me of a time in my life where everything was brighter, like when you wake up from a long nap and everything is just fresher.
    But this song also makes me sad, like I grieve the person I was becoming before that one thing happened. Sometimes the harder you try to make something work the more you realize it’s not working. Whether it’s a relationship or a job, there’s a limit to how much you as a person can change/compromise. This song is about who I was and who I am and how compatible/ incompatible I am within myself. Like a love song to myself telling me to get it together because I deserve to give myself everything.
  • Allison from UsaI definitely feel this song is about a gay relationship. He literally says he thinks their lover would be "better off IN someone new".
  • Leia from NhThe part when he said-
    Sometimes, all I think about is you
    Late nights in the middle of June
    Heat waves been faking me out
    Can't make you happier now.
    That really hits on a late-night when you're trying to sleep or maybe it's just me. Otherwise the sad part, I think this song is amazing.<3
  • Person from MinnesotaI think this song is that no matter how hard you try you'll never be able to please everyone and as he learns he learns to let them go.
  • Jojo from South AfricaThe very last verse gets my - I can't figure it out without projecting.

    Road shimmer
    Wiggling the vision
    Heat heat waves
    I'm swimming in a mirror"

    Is this a bit about self-reflection VS illusions VS self doubt brought on by the sudden heatwave (flashflood of emotion)?
  • Raye from Berkeley, CaIt's actually about a friend of his who died and how he's grieving and processing that loss. He said he made the lyrics intentionally ambiguous though, so it can be interpreted in different ways. He talks about how he wrote the song on Song Exploder podcast.
  • Kkbird from NarniaI like to think that it is about a gay relationship, June being pride month and all. Hence, I will keep referring to it as the #1 gay song of 2021. :]
  • AnonymousAlthough this song has up best tone and rhythm the song is actually about a friend who committed suicide and then wishing they could of done more for that friend
  • AnonymousI love this song so much, and I think it's just because of it's weird rhythm. Even his voice is almost a forced whisper mixed in with a good singing voice. It's the perfect song for when you want to think, because the lyrics can go multiple ways. You can view the lyrics as SongFacts said, which is about him feeling that he didn't give enough. But you can also listen and hear how maybe she is with someone and he thinks he can do better for her.
    "You just need a better life than this" - he would provide her with that.
    "You need something I can never give" - he doesn't have the opportunity to because she is with someone else and he has to respect that.
    "Sometimes all I think about is you" - obviously, he thinks about her all the time.
    May 10, 2021
    Age: 15
  • Spoopyghost from SomewhereThis helped me with a deep analysis in my English class, thank you! (It was during the poem unit and we had to choose a song to do with love or hate)
  • Ghost8841 from Somewhere In Coloradowow :)
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