Treat You Better

Album: Illuminate (2016)
Charted: 6 6
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  • I won't lie to you
    No, I know he's just not right for you
    And you can tell me if I'm off
    But I see it on your face
    When you say that he's the one that you want
    And you're spending all your time
    In this wrong situation
    And anytime you want it to stop

    I know I can treat you better
    Than he can
    And any girl like you deserves a gentleman
    Tell me why are we wasting time
    On all your wasted cryin'
    When you should be with me instead
    I know I can treat you better
    Better than he can

    I'll stop time for you
    The second that you say you'd like me to
    I just wanna give you the loving that you're missing
    Baby, just to wake up with you
    Could be everything I need and this could be so different
    Now tell me what you want to do

    'Cause I know I can treat you better
    Than he can
    And any girl like you deserves a gentleman
    Tell me why are we wasting time
    On all your wasted cryin'
    When you should be with me instead
    I know I can treat you better
    Better than he can
    Better than he can, no

    Oh, give me a sign
    Take my hand, we'll be fine
    Promise I won't let you down
    Just know that you don't
    Have to do this alone
    I promise I'll never let you down
    Sing it for me

    'Cause I know I can treat you better
    Than he can
    And any girl like you deserves a (scream it)
    Gentleman
    Tell me why are we wasting time
    On all your wasted cryin'
    When you should be with me instead
    I know I can treat you better
    Better than he can

    Better than he can, baby
    Better than he can, oh
    Better than he can, baby
    Better than he can

    Thank you Writer/s: Scott Harris, Shawn Mendes, Teddy Geiger
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, WORDS & MUSIC A DIV OF BIG DEAL MUSIC LLC, WORDS & MUSIC A DIV OF BIG DEAL MUSIC LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Bridget from CoI realized in the end, I didn't actually want to hang out with him.
  • Bridget from CoIt sounds like Mendes means well in this song. He's trying to get his crush out of a bad relationship. I can relate to the lyrics as well, seeing as I've had friends hanging out with bad people. It's been very stressful. Luckily, that's not happening anymore with me. But I do remember one time I tried to get my crush to hang out with me, even though he was already with someone. Awkward!
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