Taylor Swift – Mean Lyrics

Produced By: Nathan Chapman & Taylor Swift
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[Verse 1]
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 picking on the weaker man

You can take me down with just one single blow
But you don't know, what you don't know

[Chorus]
Someday I'll be living in a big old city
And all you're ever going to be is mean
Someday I'll be big enough so you can't hit me
And all you're ever going to be is mean
Why you got to be so mean?

[Verse 2]
You, with your switching sides
And your wildfire 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 because I'll never impress you
I just want to feel okay again


I bet you got pushed around
Somebody made you cold

But the cycle ends right now
Cause you can't lead me down that road
And you don't know, what you don't know

[Chorus]

[Verse 3]
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


[Chorus]
But someday I'll be living in a big old city
And all you're ever going to be is mean, yeah
Someday I'll be big enough so you can't hit me
And all you're ever going to be is mean
Why you got to be so?

[Chorus]
Someday I'll be living in a big old city (Why you got to be so?)
And all you're ever going to be is mean (Why you got to be so?)
Someday I'll be big enough so you can't hit me (Why you got to be so?)
And all you're ever going to be is mean
Why you got to be so mean?

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