TAYLOR SWIFT


Mean Lyrics

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 walk by lies and your humiliation
You, have pointed out my flaws again,
As if I don't already see them.
I walk with my head down,
Trying to block you out cause I'll never impress you
I just wanna feel okay again.

I bet you got pushed around,
Somebody made you cold,
But the cycle ends right now,
You can't lead me down that road,
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?
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?

these lyrics are submitted by Zoe! who sat writing all the lyrics out herself :)
these lyrics are last corrected by Me:)

Songwriter(s): Taylor Swift
Copyright: Taylor Swift Music, Sony/ATV Tree Publishing
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Meaning to "Mean" (66 meanings)
taylorfan 1 12/19/12,20:14
+24

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
+6

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.
Bella Swan 10/31/12,17:16
+3

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
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
Darcy Noah Marshfield 03/14/14,05:08
0

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
0

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!
Just Me(: 12/14/13,20:44
0

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.
BULLYS ARE ZEROS nABUSERS 11/12/12,22:48
0

I got this cd when my lil girl was struggling with drugs n bad kids in her life as well i had a X beat a strong willedfighting will dwn so I hope lilUNCLEMIKEnTRASH BLASTthis LOUD as u r as low as they get daddytheif n conn of the innocent ones SOUL TAKR N MUSIC N MEMORY THEIVZ THO NOT STEAL SINNER
heather mae :) 11/12/12,13:12
0

i went though a relationship that i can relate to so every night i listen to this song and i think about him and what he had did to me how he treated me well now i sit here and i think about life now with out him i am so glad i had the chance to get away from that becaue i know some weman cant :(
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