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Billie Eilish – bury a friend lyrics
[Intro]
Billie

[Chorus]
What do you want from me?
Why don’t you run from me?
What are you wondering?
What do you know?
Why aren’t you scared of me?
Why do you care for me?
When we all fall asleep, where do we go
?

[Verse 1]
Come here
Say it, spit it out
What is it exactly?
Your pain is the amount
Cleaning you out
Am I satisfactory?
Today I’m thinking about
The things that are deadly
The way I’m drinking you down
Like I wanna drown
Like I wanna end me
Step on the glass
Staple your tongue
Bury a friend
Try to wake up
Cannibal class
Killing the sun
Bury a friend
I wanna end me


[Bridge]
I wanna end me
I wanna, I wanna, I wanna end me
I wanna I wanna, I wanna end me

[Chorus]
What do you want from me?
Why don’t you run from me?
What are you wondering?
What do you know?
Why aren’t you scared of me?
Why do you care for me?
When we all fall asleep, where do we go?

[Verse 2]
Listen
Keep you in the dark
What else expected?
Me to make you an art
And make you a star
And get you connected?
I'll meet you in the park
I'll be calm and collected
But we knew right from the start
That you'd fall apart
'Cause I'm too expensive
Said out loud
Honestly, I thought that I would be
Dead by now (Wow)
Calling security, keeping my head hold down
Bury the hatchet or bury a friend right now


[Verse 3]
The dead I owe
Gotta sell my soul
'Cause I can't say no
No, I can't say no
And my limbs are frozen
My eyes won't close
And I can't say no
I can't say no
Careful

Step on the glass
Staple your tongue
Bury a friend
Try to wake up
Cannibal class
Killing the sun
Bury a friend
I wanna end me

[Bridge]
I wanna end me
I wanna, I wanna, I wanna end me
I wann,a I wanna, I wanna end me

[Chorus]
What do you want from me?
Why don’t you run from me?
What are you wondering?
What do you know?
Why aren’t you scared of me?
Why do you care for me?
When we all fall asleep, where do we go?
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    I think Billie isn’t referring to herself in this song. For instance, she’s under a bed while someone else is sleeping, and watching over them. I think she is talking about mental illness, and the Billie you see in that video is her monster. When it it says “Step on the glass, staple your younger” her demon might be talking about intrusive thoughts. The beginning chorus is the demon wondering why Billie isn’t afraid of it. When it says “Honestly I thought I’d me dead by now” Pretty sure she’s talking about suicidal thoughts, especially in the lyric “I wanna end me”. “Today I’m thinking about the things that are deadly” once again intrusive thoughts. The part where she goes “My limbs are frozen, my eyes won’t close”. I’m thinking she’s talking about a panic attack or anxiety attack. Let’s now talk about “Bury a friend”. I think Billies demon is talking about how Billie tries to “bury it” (Or block it out). The demon thinks that Billie is a friend, and is asking Billie why she’s trying to get rid of it (Taking meds, going to therapy). “Keep you in the dark, what else expected”? This means that the demon is asking Billie “What else did you expect from me”?. “Made you an art, and made your a star, and got you collected”. This means that the demon is telling Billie what it has done for her, but it’s completely oblivious to the fact it make her life hard and scary.
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    The song is basically talking about how people are trying to use her to try and be famous, and now she doesn't trust anyone. It also shows she is stressed out and fed up of having to filter out everyone she knows to see if they actually care about her. "I wanna end me," I think instead of looking it as a suicidal phrase i think she means I'm fed up of it just get me out of here. It aslo mentions selling her soul to the devil and how she couldn't resist it the temptation of it. If you believe in things like Signing your soul to the devil than that's basically what she is admitting.
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