Grand Piano

Album: The Pinkprint (2014)
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  • Am I just a fool?
    Blind and stupid for loving you
    Am I just a silly girl?
    So young and naive to think you were
    The one who came to take claim of this heart
    Cold hearted shame you'll remain just afraid in the dark

    And now the people are talking
    The people are saying that you have been playing my heart
    Like a grand piano
    The people are talking
    The people are saying that you have been playing my heart
    Like a grand piano

    So play on, play on, play on
    Play on, play on, play on
    Play on, play on, play on
    Play on, play on

    Am I being a fool?
    Wrapped up in lies and foolish truths
    What do I see in you?
    Maybe I'm addicted to all the things you do
    'Cause I keep thinking you were
    The one who came to take claim of this heart
    Cold hearted shame you'll remain just afraid in the dark
    The people are talking
    The people are saying that you have been playing my heart
    Like a grand piano
    The people are talking
    The people are saying that you have been playing my heart
    Like a grand piano

    So play on, play on, play on
    Play on, play on, play on
    Play on, play on, play on
    Play on, play on Writer/s: Daniel Johnson, Ester Dean, Nicki Minaj, Peter Moreland, William Adams
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Roba Music Verlag GMBH, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Purrrri from ItalyI believe this song comes from a very deep heart break nicki might have experienced. She usually refers to herself as the “Queen”, however, in these lyrics she goes into self doubt and asks herself “Am i the queen of fools?”-“wrapped up in lies and foolish jewels”, which could mean she feels ‘foolish’ for letting all her guards down for this love, and the way this man showered her with money and the lavish lifestyle that only kept her blind to the lies. To add on to that, when she repeats “now the people are talking..”, she could be referring to how the truth is now surrounding her home, her friends, her family, her fans, the media- and she’s only being able to continue realizing that she played like a “grand piano”. She was played beautifully and elegantly by this man, in a way where her heart was broken with grace, so she would have never even noticed it happen.
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