Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘Dangerous Concept, Proper?’ Lyrics Are All About Hooking Up With an Ex-Boyfriend

Olivia Rodrigo dropped the second single from her album Guts, “Dangerous Concept, Proper?,” and its lyrics do not play refined: The music is about Rodrigo justifying hooking up with an ex-boyfriend.

Which ex, nonetheless, is much less clear. Whereas Rodrigo has been romantically linked to Joshua Bassett, Zack Bia (the doubtless topic of her first Guts single “Vampire”), and Adam Faze, there is a good probability the music is not about her going again to any certainly one of them. Rodrigo mentioned in an announcement that the music was meant to be a “joke,” moderately than grounded in actuality.

She defined that “‘Dangerous Concept, Proper?’ began with us making a joke music about me hooking up with an ex-boyfriend, however then we realized we have been truly onto one thing. We have been throwing the weirdest issues on the wall—in one of many choruses there’s an element that feels like an instrument within the background, but it surely’s me step by step screaming louder and louder.”

The music video, directed by Petra Collins, is an particularly enjoyable time to accompany the cheeky music, with fans picking out references to Glee and Euphoria in the visuals. Right here, watch and take heed to the music, then learn Rodrigo’s lyrics, by way of Genius.

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Intro
Hey

Verse 1


Have not heard from you in a few months
However I am out proper now and I am all fucked up
And also you’re callin’ my cellphone and also you’re on their lonesome
And I am sensing some undertone
And I am proper right here with all my pals
However you are sending me your new handle
And I do know we’re carried out, I do know we’re by
However, God, once I take a look at you

Chorus

My mind goes, “Ah”
Cannot hear my ideas (I can not hear my ideas)
Like blah-blah-blah (Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah)
Ought to in all probability not
I ought to in all probability, in all probability not
I ought to in all probability, in all probability not

Pre-Refrain

Seeing you tonight
It is a unhealthy concept, proper?
Seeing you tonight
It is a unhealthy concept, proper?
Seeing you tonight
It is a unhealthy concept, proper?
Seeing you tonight
Fuck it, it is fantastic

Refrain

Sure, I do know that he is my ex
However cannot two individuals reconnect?
I solely see him as a buddy
The most important lie I ever mentioned
Oh, sure, I do know that he is my ex
However cannot two individuals reconnect?
I solely see him as a buddy
I simply tripped and fell into his mattress

Verse 2


Now I am gettin’ within the automotive, wreckin’ all my plans
I do know I ought to cease, however I can not
And I informed my pals I used to be asleep
However I by no means mentioned the place or in whose sheets
And I pull as much as your house on the second ground
And also you’re standing, smiling on the door
And I am positive I’ve seen a lot hotter males
However I actually cannot keep in mind when

Chorus

My mind goes, “Ah”
Cannot hear my ideas (I can not hear my ideas)
Like blah-blah-blah (Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah)
Ought to in all probability not
I ought to in all probability, in all probability not
I ought to in all probability, in all probability not

Pre-Refrain

Seeing you tonight
It is a unhealthy concept, proper?
Seeing you tonight
It is a unhealthy concept, proper?
Seeing you tonight
It is a unhealthy concept, proper?
Seeing you tonight
Fuck it, it is fantastic

Refrain

Sure, I do know that he is my ex
However cannot two individuals reconnect?
I solely see him as a buddy
The most important lie I ever mentioned
Oh, sure, I do know that he is my ex
However cannot two individuals reconnect?
I solely see him as a buddy
I simply tripped and fell into his mattress

Bridge


Oh, sure, I do know that he is my ex
Cannot two individuals reconnect?
The most important lie I ever mentioned
I simply tripped and fell into his mattress
My mind goes, “Ah”
Cannot hear my ideas
The most important lie I ever mentioned
My mind goes, “Ah”
Cannot hear my ideas
I simply tripped and fell into his mattress

Outro

Ideas
Blah
Ideas
Blah

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