"Lost" as written by and Katy/bruner Perry....
I'm out on my own again
Face down in the porcelain
Feeling so high but looking so low
Party favors on the floor
Group of girls banging on the door
So many new fair-weather friends oh

Have you ever been so lost
Known the way and still so lost

Caught in the eye of a hurricane
Slowly waving goodbye like a pageant parade
So sick of this town pulling me down
My mother says I should come back home but
Can't find the way cause the way is gone
So if I pray am I just sending words into outer space

Have you ever been so lost
Known the way and still so lost

Another night waiting for someone to take me home
Have you ever been so lost

Is there a light
Is there a light
At the end of the road
I'm pushing everyone away
'Cause I can't feel this anymore
Can't feel this anymore

Have you ever been so lost
Known the way and still so lost

Another night waiting for someone to take me home
Have you ever been so lost
Have you ever been so lost!


Lyrics submitted by SophieSomething

"Lost" as written by Remi Andre Jean Alexandre Jonathan Morali

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., SONGS MUSIC PUBLISHING

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    General CommentGreat melody! I think the lyrics are about a girl who have moved from a small town to the big city and was swollen by all its "wonders". She's made a lot of "fair-weather friends", went to all the parties she could and drank and took some drugs. But now she's waking up to see the mess she's got herself into... and she wants to get out.
    diabeticoon September 09, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI too think this is about a girl who has moved away from home and is out on her own for the first time and shes gotten into partying and drugs (particularly ecstasy or mdma)

    Face down in the porcelain (Lying next to the toilet being sick)
    Feeling so high but looking so low (High on ecstasy but she looks like shit cause shes been partying so hard)
    Party favors on the floor (Her pills maybe lying next to her)
    So many new fair-weather friends (When youre on ecstasy everyone is a good 'friend' but they might not be any help)

    (CHORUS)

    Caught in the eye of a hurricane (She cant control the way her life is going now)
    Slowly waving goodbye like a pageant parade (slowly slipping from the life she knew before)

    I’m pushing everyone away
    ‘Cause I can’t feel this anymore
    Can’t feel this anymore (possibly on a come down at the pary after being sick and she feels like pushing everyone away becuase she doesnt actually know them without the drugs making her sociable)
    xstevey_bxon September 11, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti think this song is about her leaving her home and everything she's known. But i think its also about her feeling so empty because she doesn't have God in her life anymore. Like when she says, "So if I pray am I just sending words into outer space?" Now that she has turned her back on her religion [or just let it sorta dissolve in L.A.], she thinks the way back to God is lost. ["Can’t find the way cause the way is gone...Known the way and still so lost"] I know non-believers would think that i'm just a crazy christian, but i think only people who have been christians in the past, and have strayed, know that empty, lost feeling inside. and right now i am at that point in my life and thats why i can totally relate to this song. the first time i heard it, i cried. i love this song.
    Drewz17on September 12, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe song has nothing to do with god, the line mentioning -

    Can’t find the way cause the way is gone

    - is a continuation of the previous line where her mum askes her to come home to her normal life but she cant becuase she has become stuck in the 'hurricane' and things are spiraling out of control.

    There are too many references to parties and drugs to just assume that from one line it is all about religion.

    "So if I pray am I just sending words into outer space"

    I would say that means she has the intention of going home but becuase the way is gone she doesnt know how to fall back into her old boring life when she knows there is alot more out there. Sort of like ignorance is bliss.
    xstevey_bxon September 12, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentkillstar,
    have you even listened to this song? or are you making your decision based just on reading the lyrics? cuz this is a really good song. maybe you should listen to it.
    ordjour92on June 23, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentExcellent song
    SMUSER17185761on June 25, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbeautiful song

    wish i knew the specific meaning for the lines but yeah, i'm not sure.
    hayles89on September 07, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentfantastic song. I like that she can make songs like Ur So Gay and I Kissed a Girl and then turn around and come up with songs like this and Thinking of You or I Think I'm Ready.
    KD-P is awesome :D
    alil2crzy7480on September 11, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti'm not saying its all about religion. [ it says "what does this song mean to YOU?" btw. ] but i think its about trying new things and giving up old things of the past. and realizing that new isn't always necessarily better.
    youtube.com/…
    the first like 2 minutes katy perry talks about her feelings on religion and compares it to the lazy river at hurricane harbor how she's just going around and around and her hands are getting pruney and she doesn't know what to do with her life. then they go into "Lost" like a minute later. although she kind of tip - toes around the true meaning of it...
    Drewz17on September 13, 2008   Link
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    General CommentOn her MySpace page, she dedicates this song to Britney Spears:
    youtube.com/…
    Grim_Poeton October 14, 2008   Link

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