My friends and I we've cracked the code
We count our dollars on the train to the party
And everyone who knows us knows
That we're fine with this, we didn't come from money
Lorde and her friends aren’t very rich. They count dollars and cents while taking public transportation to parties, as opposed to dropping thousands when partying like most celebrities. But they still feel like they have “cracked the code”, and have it all figured out, because their lifestyle leads to more happiness and fulfillment than the lavish ones they see on TV.
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