Let me know that I've done wrong
When I've known this all along
I go around a time or two
Just to waste my time with you

Tell me all that you've thrown away
Find out games you don't wanna play
You are the only one that needs to know

[Chorus]
I'll keep you my dirty little secret
(Dirty little secret)
Don't tell anyone, or you'll be just another regret
(Just another regret, hope that you can keep it)
My dirty little secret

Who has to know
When we live such fragile lives?
It's the best way we survive
I go around a time or two
Just to waste my time with you

Tell me all that you've thrown away
Find out games you don't wanna play
You are the only one that needs to know

[Chorus]

Who has to know
The way she feels inside (inside)?
Those thoughts I can't deny (deny)
These sleeping thoughts won't lie (won't lie)
And all I've tried to hide
It's eating me apart
Trace this life out

I'll keep you my dirty little secret
(Dirty little secret)
Don't tell anyone, or you'll be just another regret
(Just another regret)

[Chorus]

Dirty little secret
Dirty little secret

Who has to know?
Who has to know?



Lyrics submitted by Muzikboi

"Dirty Little Secret" as written by Tyson Ritter, Nick Wheeler

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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  • +3
    General Comment:This song is so good! It has a really good, anthemic vibe! It could be about any secret you don't want anyone to know (like in the video with the cards), but I think it's more about a secret relationship. Not like a mistress or cheating on someone, but the fun of keeping the relationship quiet. Or maybe about seeing someone you know you shouldn't, like your best friends brother/sister, or your sister/brothers partner, that kind of thing. I LOVE THIS SONG!!!
    paperprincesson December 25, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General Comment:the first time i herd the song i thought it was about cheating, but now i think it's more along the lines of how everyone in the whole world has things they don't wanna tell other people about because they're scared of what they'll think or do or say. "When we live such fragile lives It's the best way we survive" secrets like not loving you're boyfriend or cutting yourself or being bulimic.
    GoneCrazyon August 03, 2005   Link
  • +2
    General Comment:All of us have so many secrets. Keeping them a secret is the best way to survive and live our fragile lives. The underlying thought in this song is definitely about keeping our dirty little secrets a secret.

    Though it does sound like a guy wanting to keep his girlfriend a secret because certainly their relationship would not be accepted by his or her circle.
    mydogluckyon October 03, 2008   Link
  • +2
    General Comment:sometimes i pee in the sink, when the bathroom is busy
    mighty6on April 05, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:hmm yea im not even sure those lyrics are right
    and i could quite make out the (?) parts.
    ill edit em out as soon as i find out what it says,
    Muzikboion May 18, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:i don't know if they are right. to me it sounds like he says "i'll keep you, my dirty little secret." but i could be wrong.

    good song though. i wonder how the new album will measure up to the old.
    brightestfireflyon June 08, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:Here are the CORRECT lyrics....


    Let me know that I've done wrong
    When I've known this all along
    I go around a time or two
    Just to waste my time with you

    Tell me all that you've thrown away
    Find out games you don't wanna play
    You are the only one that needs to know

    I'll keep you my dirty little secret
    (Dirty little secret)
    Don't tell anyone or you'll be just another regret
    (Just another regret, hope that you can keep it)
    My dirty little secret

    Who has to know
    When we live such fragile lives
    It's the best way we survive
    I go around a time or two
    Just to waste my time with you

    Tell me all that you've thrown away
    Find out games you don't wanna play
    You are the only one that needs to know

    I'll keep you my dirty little secret
    (Dirty little secret)
    Don't tell anyone or you'll be just another regret
    (Just another regret, hope that you can keep it)
    My dirty little secret

    Who has to know
    The way she feels inside (inside)
    Those thoughts I can't deny (deny)
    These sleeping dogs won't lie (won't lie)
    And now I try to lie
    It’s eating me apart
    Trace this life out

    I'll keep you my dirty little secret
    (Dirty little secret)
    Don't tell anyone or you'll be just another regret
    (Just another regret)

    I'll keep you my dirty little secret
    (Dirty little secret)
    Don't tell anyone or you'll be just another regret
    (Just another regret, hope that you can keep it)
    My dirty little secret
    Dirty little secret
    Dirty little secret

    Who has to know
    Who has to know
    ups_and_downson June 19, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:Tyson to me is singing about the secret to the secret.. "i'll keep you my dirty little secret...dont tell anyone"

    But that doesnt really make much sense.. im assumeing it is 'give' kinda hard to tell though. But give makes awhole lot more sense then keep. It fits in more.
    ups_and_downson June 19, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:I swear i hear a "p" thats gonna bother me for awhile untill i find out ;P
    ups_and_downson June 19, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:i think tysons singing to a girl he wants to keep a secret from everyone else. i dont know why hed wanna keep her a secret... maybe shes not the type of girl hed usually date or something but thats what i get from the song. cant wait for the new cd!
    Vee_Sweeton June 27, 2005   Link

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