Anti-Hero

Album: Midnights (2022)
Charted: 1 1
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  • I have this thing where I get older but just never wiser
    Midnights become my afternoons
    When my depression works the graveyard shift
    All of the people I've ghosted stand there in the room

    I should not be left to my own devices
    They come with prices and vices
    I end up in crisis (tale as old as time)
    I wake up screaming from dreaming
    One day I'll watch as you're leaving
    'Cause you got tired of my scheming
    (For the last time)

    It's me, hi, I'm the problem, it's me
    At tea time, everybody agrees
    I'll stare directly at the sun but never in the mirror
    It must be exhausting, always rooting for the anti-hero

    (Me, hi, me, hi) (the anti-hero)
    (Me, hi, me, hi) (the anti-hero)
    (Me, hi, me, hi) (the anti-hero)
    (Me, hi, me, hi) (the anti-hero)

    (Me, hi, me, hi) (the anti-hero)
    (Me, hi, me, hi) (the anti-hero)
    (Me, hi, me, hi) (the anti-hero)
    (Me, hi, me, hi) (the anti-hero)

    Sometimes I feel like everybody is a sexy baby
    And I'm a monster on the hill
    Too big to hang out, slowly lurching toward your favorite city
    Pierced through the heart, but never killed

    Did you hear my covert narcissism I disguise as altruism
    Like some kind of congressman? (Tale as old as time)
    I wake up screaming from dreaming
    One day I'll watch as you're leaving
    And life will lose all its meaning
    (For the last time)

    It's me, hi, I'm the problem, it's me (I'm the problem, it's me)
    At tea time, everybody agrees
    I'll stare directly at the sun but never in the mirror
    It must be exhausting, always rooting for the anti-hero

    (Me, hi, me, hi) (the anti-hero)
    (Me, hi, me, hi) (for the anti-hero)
    (Me, hi, me, hi) (the anti-hero)
    (Me, hi, me, hi) (the anti-hero)

    (The anti-hero)
    (The anti-hero)
    (The anti-hero)
    (The anti-hero)

    It's me, hi, I'm the problem, it's me (I'm the problem, it's me)
    At tea time, everybody agrees
    I'll stare directly at the sun but never in the mirror
    It must be exhausting, always rooting for the anti-hero
    It's me, hi, I'm the problem, it's me (I'm the problem, it's me)
    At tea time, everybody agrees
    I'll stare directly at the sun but never in the mirror
    It must be exhausting, always rooting for the anti-hero

    (Me, hi, me, hi) (the anti-hero)
    (Me, hi, me, hi) (the anti-hero)
    (Me, hi, me, hi) (the anti-hero)
    (Me, hi, me, hi) (the anti-hero) Writer/s: Jack Michael Antonoff, Taylor Alison Swift
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • The Philadelphia Drifter from On The Border Of Tempe & Mesa ArizonaNice job on the song and the video and can laughingly cause one to spiral down (or up) into the never ending loop. Kinda like 'you probly think this song is about you, don't you.' But of course it is! Keep up the good work. BTW: who is in the will?
  • DylonOk, so like the music video popped up on youtube the same day Black Adam was officially released in theaters, right? And I thought “Whoa, did they actually get Taylor Swift to do a song for this movie?” So I watch the vid, and of course it has nothing whatsoever to do with Black Adam or DC

    and I just felt really dumb for thinking there was any connection for even a second -_-'
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