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(+LYRICS+MEANING+TRANSLATION) MUSIC REVIEW: GOODBYES BY POST MALONE FT YOUNG THUG “THE MEANING OF THE SONG GOODBYES”

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The song “Goodbye” by Post Malone started with a drama that lasted for about 1 minute 19 seconds.  There was drama in between the song as well as at the end of the song. If you ask me, amma tell you that I am really feeling Post Malone’s acting; so PostMaloneDramatic as in powerfully interesting. I don’t even know what I am saying again, but I guess you get the point I am trying to make about Post Malone’s acting #Winks

ABOUT THE SONG “GOODBYE” BY POST MALONE

The song is already self explanatory. Even, from the title of the song, we can tell what the song is about. The artiste used the word “Goodbye” to explain and emphasize how difficuult it is for him to utter the word to his lover as they are about breaking up. In the song, the artiste reveals that he and his lover are having  serious issues in their relationship. They are not happy with each other for one reason or the other. Rather than keep calm and look for ways to resolve the issues so that the relationship can work out, they instead quarell ceaselessly. They are self-centered and obstinate; none is willing to adjust or bend for the other to make the relationship work. They are contemplating breaking up even though they can’t stop thinking of each other.

The song comes in three verses; the first two verses were taken by Post Malone while the third verse was taken by Young Thug. Though the lyrics are easy to comprehend, the artistes make use of idioms which help expands vocabulary of listeners/viewers of the song. The Instruments used in the composition of  the song include drums, piano, harp and guitars. The rhythm flows very well and it is very interesting to the ears especially the chorus part. The artistes, Post Malone in particular have got appealing vocals

MEANING OF SOME LINES IN THE SONG

Want you out of my head means to find every possible means to stop thinking about someone

Over the edge means the act of losing control due to emotional issues or otherwise… 

Take the edge off means to make something unpleasant have less of an effect on someone

Spite in vain in the context of this song means the whole argument, hatred, grudge, annoyance in the relationship is futile, it is a waste of time as it has no effect on any of him; it doesn’t guarantee a change in his behaviour.

There is no way I could save you because I need a way to be saved too means Post Malone is having personal issues of his own that he  needs help on how to deal with, so how can he possibly help her deal with her own personal issues, when he has his’ that is yet to be solved.

THE VIDEO

Great cinematography! Does the video complement the track? I am still tring to figutre that out. In the video, Post Malone was stabbed severally by some young chaps during a fight. He died and was buried. He however ressurected moments later in form of a Zombie and was walking round the street. People who stumbled on him ran away from him. Pehaps that shows that he is not ready to say goodbye. What ya think?

Take a gander at the lyrics below

LYRICS TO GOODBYES BY POST MALONE FT YOUNG THUG

VERSE 1

Me and Kurt feel the same, too much pleasure is pain
My girl spites me in vain, all I do is complain
She need something to change, need to take off the edge
So fuck it all tonight
And don’t tell me to shut up
When you know you talk too much
But you don’t got shit to sayyyyyy

CHORUS

I want you out of my head
I want you out of my bedroom tonight (Bedroom)
There’s no way I can save you (Save you)
‘Cause I need to be saved too
I’m no good at goodbyes

VERSE 2

We’re both acting insane but too stubborn to change
Now I’m drinking again, 80 proof in my veins
And my fingertip stained, looking over the edge
Don’t fuck with me tonight
Say you needed this heart and you got it (Got it)
Turns out that it wasn’t what you wanted (wanted)
And we wouldn’t let go and we lost it (Lost it)
Now I’m a gonner

CHORUS

I want you out of my head
I want you out of my bedroom tonight (Bedroom)
There’s no way I can save you (Save you)
‘Cause I need to be saved too
I’m no good at goodbyes

VERSE 3 (YOUNG THUG)

I want you out of my life
I want you back here tonight
I’m tryna cut you, no knife
I wanna slice you and dice you
My heart get possessive, it got you precise
Can you not turn off the TV? I’m watching the fight
I flood the garage, blue diamond, no shark
You’re Barbie life doll; it’s Nicki Minaj
You don’t need a key to drive, you’re car on the charger
I just wanna see the side, the one that’s unbothered
I don’t want you to never go outside (Outside)
I promise if they play, my niggas slidin’ (slidin’)
I’m fuckin’ her, the tour bus still ridin’ (ridin’)
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

CHORUS

I want you out of my head
I want you out of my bedroom tonight (Bedroom)
There’s no way I can save you (Save you)
‘Cause I need to be saved too
I’m no good at goodbyes

OUTRO

Goodbye, goodbye, goodbye
Goodbye, goodbye, goodbye
Goodbye, goodbye, goodbye
I’m no good at goodbyes

Goodbye, goodbye, goodbye
Goodbye, goodbye, goodbye
Goodbye, goodbye, goodbye
I’m no good at goodbyes

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DIRECTED BY COLIN TILLY

DURATION: 4 MINUTES 16 SECONDS

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