Let me be your ruler (ruler), you can call me Queen Bee
Lorde has confirmed that this is indeed “queen bee.” As in the insect, not Beyoncé. So she does show some desire to be in charge, but doesn’t want to be the actual queen. She would rather be the “queen” of her own group, not the ruler of an entire country.
This plays off the last line as well, since bees “buzz”.
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