Animals

Album: V (2014)
Charted: 27 3
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  • Baby I'm preying on you tonight
    Hunt you down eat you alive
    Just like animals
    Animals
    Like animals-mals

    Maybe you think that you can hide
    I can smell your scent for miles
    Just like animals
    Animals
    Like animals-mals
    Baby I'm

    So what you trying to do to me
    It's like we can't stop, we're enemies
    But we get along when I'm inside you, eh
    You're like a drug that's killing me
    I cut you out entirely
    But I get so high when I'm inside you

    Yeah you can start over you can run free
    You can find other fish in the sea
    You can pretend it's meant to be
    But you can't stay away from me
    I can still hear you making that sound
    Taking me down rolling on the ground
    You can pretend that it was me
    But no, oh

    Baby I'm preying on you tonight
    Hunt you down eat you alive
    Just like animals
    Animals
    Like animals

    Maybe you think that you can hide
    I can smell your scent for miles
    Just like animals
    Animals
    Like animals-mals
    Baby I'm

    So if I run it's not enough
    You're still in my head forever stuck
    So you can do what you wanna do, eh
    I love your lies I'll eat 'em up
    But don't deny the animal
    That comes alive when I'm inside you

    Yeah you can start over you can run free
    You can find other fish in the sea
    You can pretend it's meant to be
    But you can't stay away from me
    I can still hear you making that sound
    Taking me down rolling on the ground
    You can pretend that it was me
    But no, oh

    Baby I'm preying on you tonight
    Hunt you down eat you alive
    Just like animals
    Animals
    Like animals-mals

    Maybe you think that you can hide
    I can smell your scent for miles
    Just like animals
    Animals
    Like animals-mals
    Baby I'm

    Don't tell no lie, lie lie lie
    You can't deny, ny ny ny
    The beast inside, side side side
    Yeah yeah yeah

    No girl don't lie, lie lie lie (No girl don't lie)
    You can't deny, ny ny ny (You can't deny)
    The beast inside, side side side
    Yeah yeah yeah

    Yo,
    Whoa
    Whoa
    Just like animals
    Animals
    Like animals-mals
    Just like animals (Yeah)
    Animals (Yeah)
    Like animals-mals (Yeah)
    Ow

    Baby I'm preying on you tonight
    Hunt you down eat you alive
    Just like animals
    Animals
    Like animals-mals

    Maybe you think that you can hide
    I can smell your scent for miles
    Just like animals
    Animals
    Like animals-mals
    Baby I'm

    Don't tell no lie, lie lie lie
    You can't deny, ny ny ny
    The beast inside, side side side
    Yeah yeah yeah

    No girl don't lie, lie lie lie (No girl don't lie)
    You can't deny, ny ny ny (You can't deny)
    The beast inside, side side side
    Yeah yeah yeah Writer/s: Adam Levine, Johan Schuster, Levin Benjamin
    Publisher: CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Downtown Music Publishing, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 8

  • Bridget from CoMy friend and I agree that Maroon 5 uses women as objects too much especially because of this song. Note this friend is a female (like me), and my friend who's her friend too seems to agree. I told him that my brother who's much younger than me played this and he said that was bad. I could not agree more.
  • Unknown from UnknownOmg the blood is so disturbing to me especially the end.
  • Shade from Cheese Doodle TopiaOh man that’s so disturbing...but I surely won’t let it take over the fact it’s a still a good sounding song and I really want to animate this with a different meaning. Please don’t let the meaning to ruin the fun.
  • Unknown from ArizonaThis is disturbing now that I understand what the song theme is about. I've heard people saying it's about sexual favors and stuff such close to that. But never will I listen to this again, Mostly for the sexual,'favors' inside the seems... Yikes....
  • AnonymousThe music video is very disturbing and he should have approached the video in another way but this is a very catchy song and I don't think Adam Levine meant for this to seem as if it is romanticizing stalking (although it is), we have to appreciate the work put into the words of the song.
  • Bridget from CoI think the other reason I'm shocked about the song is because I'm a tween and sensitive to that sort of thing.
  • Bridget from CoI am shocked at how inappropriate this can get. I read this article out of curiosity as a newer fan of Maroon 5, and I cannot believe that Levine would write about this. But to Mitmite9, I hope you're right! If Levine actually was stalking someone, then.. well, I don't know!
  • Mitmite9 from Santa BarbaraThat is incorrect. This "girl" was never "his." His entire "relationship" with her is all in his head. Watch the video. He works in a butcher shop. The woman is a customer. That is the extent of their interaction with one another - in reality.

    He may actually go so far as to break into her bedroom and lie next to her while she's asleep, but she has no clue that he is there beside her.

    I think the video is a masterpiece, from start to finish. At the very end, he awakens from his dream of being a stalker - a predatory animal. He may not even know the woman he has been dreaming of. It is shocking to him, the entire dream. Awesome.
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