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Selena Gomez – Boyfriend lyrics
[Chorus]
I want a boyfriend
But I just keep hitting dead ends
Try to take a shortcut, but I get cut again and again
I want a boyfriend
Tell me, are there any good ones left?
I keep finding wrong ones, but I want love again and again
I want a boyfriend

[Verse 1]
I been up all night
Pretty restlessly
Think I might know why (Ah)
I've been doing just fine
But baby, that don't mean
That I'm feeling anti you and me

[Pre-Chorus]
There's a difference between a want and a need
Some nights, I just want more than me
I know that there's a fine line between
It's not what I need, but (Yeah)

[Chorus]
I want a boyfriend
But I just keep hitting dead ends
Try to take a shortcut, but I get cut again and again (Yeah)
I want a boyfriend (Uh-huh)
Tell me, are there any good ones left?
I keep finding wrong ones, but I want love again and again (Yeah)

[Post-Chorus]
I want a boyfriend
I want a boyfriend

[Verse 2]
I could phone a friend, use a hotline or something
But that won't get the job done (Uh-uh)
'Cause every time I try (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
Every time they lie (Uh, ooh-hoo)
I get a little anti you and me

[Pre-Chorus]
There's a difference between a want and a need
Some nights, I just want more than me
I know that there's a fine line between
It's not what I need, but (Ooh-hoo)

[Chorus]
I want a boyfriend
But I just keep hitting dead ends
Try to take a shortcut, but I get cut again and again (Yeah, ooh)
I want a boyfriend (Uh-huh)
Tell me, are there any good ones left?
I keep finding wrong ones, but I want love again and again

[Outro]
I want a boyfriend (Ah, ayy, yeah)
I want a boyfriend (Ah, I try to)
I want a (Ah, yeah)
I want a boyfriend (Ah, yeah)
I want a
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Songwriters: Jonathan L. Wienner, Julia Michaels, Justin Drew Tranter, Sam Homaee, Selena Marie Gomez
Boyfriend lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

Boyfriend meanings

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    Mylie
    From reading the lyrics, to me, it looks like shes saying that she wants a boyfriend but its hard for her to get one and she says she keeps hitting dead ends and she says that she could call someone about it but that won't work so she gonna keep looking one.
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    Mylie
    Here is my better explanation
    According to Selena Gomez’s own words, her song “Boyfriend” is “a lighthearted song”. And in relation to its lyrical content, she has referred it to being about finding oneself “falling down and getting back up” again and again “in love”. However, in doing so, still having at the back of your mind that only you have the power to make yourself truly happy.
    Having said the above, Selena quickly went on to stress on the fact that the lyrics of the track don’t really reflect how she’s currently feeling. And why did she need to stress on this? We hear you ask! Now, this is because the song was released in the midst of the global 2020 pandemic (pestilence). According to Selena, she and her team penned this song “long before” the pandemic began. She concluded by saying that currently a boyfriend is nowhere at the top of her priority list.
    In addition to Selena and noted singer and songwriter Julia Michaels, there are four writers credited with writing “Boyfriend”. The other two writers are Justin Tranter and MNEK. The songwriting and production duo known as The Roomates produced this track.
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      Mylie
      From reading the lyrics, to me, it looks like shes saying that she wants a boyfriend but its hard... Read more →
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      Mylie
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      According to Selena Gomez’s own words, her song “Boyfriend” is “a... Read more →

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