TAYLOR SWIFT


Mean Lyrics

Songwriters: Swift, Taylor;

You, with your words like knives and swords
and weapons that you use against me
You have knocked me off my feet again got
me feeling like I'm nothing
You, with your voice like nails on a
chalkboard, calling me out when I'm wounded
You, pickin' on the weaker man

Well, you can take me down with just one
single blow
But you don't know what you don't know

Someday I'll be living in a big old city
And all you're ever gonna be is mean
Someday I'll be big enough so you can't hit
me
And all you're ever gonna be is mean

Why you gotta be so mean?

You, with your switching sides and your
wildfire lies and your humiliation
You, have pointed out my flaws again as if
I don't already see them
I'll walk with my head down trying to block
you out 'cause I'll never impress you
I just wanna feel okay again

I'll bet you got pushed around, somebody
made you cold
But the cycle ends right now 'cause you
can't lead me down that road
And you don't know what you don't know

Someday I'll be living in a big old city
And all you're ever gonna be is mean
Someday I'll be big enough so you can't hit
me
And all you're ever gonna be is mean

Why you gotta be so mean?

And I can see you years from now in a bar,
talking over a football game
With that same big loud opinion but
nobody's listening
Washed up and ranting about the same old
bitter things
Drunk and grumbling on about how I can't
sing

But all you are is mean
All you are is mean and a liar and pathetic
and alone in life
And mean, and mean, and mean, and mean

But someday I'll be living in a big old
city
And all you're ever gonna be is mean, yeah
Someday, I'll be big enough so you can't
hit me
And all you're ever gonna be is mean

Why you gotta be so mean?

Someday, I'll be, living in a big old city
(Why you gotta be so mean?)
And all you're ever gonna be is mean
(Why you gotta be so mean?)
Someday, I'll be big enough so you can't
hit me
(Why you gotta be so mean?)
And all you're ever gonna be is mean

Why you gotta be so mean?

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Songwriter(s): Taylor Swift
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Meaning to "Mean" song text (354 meanings)
taylorfan 1 12/19/12,20:14
+25

this song reminds me of my friend who is always bullying me and saying that I can't be a great singer like her.......I can relate in this song..and so I'll try my best to be like her, anyway wish more luck for taylor......... god bless everyone
kendall 11/29/12,18:15
+5

omg i toats relate. very on says Im ugly (cept my friends) and the call me a geek and sometimes I feel really bad but all I have to do is listen to this song and it all gets better so THANK YOU TAYLOR SWIFT FROM ALL THE UGLY AND GEEKY GIRLS OUT THERE!! You know how we feel!
Squirrels! 11/25/12,23:49
+4

This song is for all of the nastey people out there. The person you just got done with saying how pathetic he or she is, someday, that person will be more popular, stronger, and more powerful than you'll ever be.
cold n numb boundaries 12/01/12,10:32
+3

u claim ppl have feelings what about the ones that beat ya down n leave ya barely breathn n almost dead life changes forever ppl have choices TO STOP but they like a show of attnt obv n the ones THAT PREMEDITATE ONES KARMA when ones leaves it all behind not lookn back bt the bully moves on n stalks
Just Me(: 12/14/13,20:44
+2

All those people who bully you in school are going to get nowhere in life. They mostly get everything they want just handed over to them. When they get older and they need to actually work to get stuff, they aren't going to know what "work" is. They will most likely not have a decent job. Probably working at Mcdonalds for their whole life because they won't try to get a better job, because like I said, they get every thing handed over to them so they think, "Oh Hey, I bet someones just going to walk into my house and give me a job that pays $40 dollars an hour and I don't have to do anything." When they call you ugly, hah, They just jealous you don't have to put loads of makeup on everyday just to look beautiful because you already are just the way you are.
Bella Swan 10/31/12,17:16
+2

I get teased a lot. It's not physical, but they tell me I'm fat and ugly,and I can't do stuff, so this song has a lot of meaning to me. I hope one day will pursue my writing dreans, and I will be laughing at them. But God Bless people who have it much worse than me, and I hope they defeat those horr
Darcy Noah Marshfield 03/14/14,05:08
+1

I love this song. I normally am teased by my classmates. They say I am the most weird girl ever because of my love for Hollywood songs [ in my class everyone hates them ] so I listen to this song. I just love it when they get irritated cause I am humming this song all day long!
Bellaby 12/30/13,19:30
+1

Oh My God, I just realized. This song is to haters. And it is so relatable. I had my own experience with haters and bullies, and it is torture. They kept on calling me names and kept pushing me around. But I got better and broke free. I broke free from depression, I broke free from hate, and I broke free from the mean kids, and I thank you Taylor Swift!
megan 12/12/12,12:53
0

some people will end up lonely if they act the way the people did in the music video.some people in my grade(5th) have already gotten suspended. they will end up lonely most likely
lova ya 12/04/12,14:59
0

this song is soo perfect for me and this guy i like a lot but he is just mean to me but he claims that we are bestfriends im confused
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