"S&M" as written by and Sandy Julien Wilhelm Esther Dean....
Na na na, come on
Na na na, come on
Na na na, na na come on
Na na na, come on, come on
Come on, na na-na na come on
Na na na, come on
Na na na, na na, come on
Na na na, come on, come on
Come on, na na na na

Feels so good being bad
There's no way I'm turning back
Now the pain is for pleasure
'Cause nothing can measure

Love is great, love is fine
Out the box, out of line
The affliction of the feeling leaves me wanting more

'Cause I may be bad but I'm perfectly good at it
Sex in the air, I don't care, I love the smell of it
Sticks and stones may break my bones,
But chains and whips excite me

'Cause I may be bad but I'm perfectly good at it
Sex in the air, I don't care, I love the smell of it
Sticks and stones may break my bones,
But chains and whips excite me

Na na na come on, come on, come on,
I like it, like it, come on, come on, come on
I like it, like it, come on, come on, come on
I like it, like it come on, come on, come on
I like it, like it

Love is great, love is fine
Out the box, out of line
The affliction of the feeling leaves me wanting more,

'Cause I may be bad but I'm perfectly good at it
Sex in the air, I don't care, I love the smell of it
Sticks and stones may break my bones,
But chains and whips excite me

Na na na come on, come on, come on,
I like it, like it, come on, come on, come on
I like it, like it, come on, come on, come on
I like it, like it come on, come on, come on
I like it, like it

S, S, S and M, M, M
S, S, S and M, M, M

Oh I love the feeling you bring to me
Oh, you turn me on
It's exactly what I've been yearning for
Give it to me strong
And meet me in my boudoir
Make my body say ah, ah, ah,
I like it, like it

'Cause I may be bad but I'm perfectly good at it
Sex in the air, I don't care, I love the smell of it
Sticks and stones may break my bones,
But chains and whips excite me

'Cause I may be bad but I'm perfectly good at it
Sex in the air, I don't care, I love the smell of it
Sticks and stones may break my bones,
But chains and whips excite me

Na na na come on, come on, come on,
I like it, like it, come on, come on, come on
I like it, like it, come on, come on, come on
I like it, like it come on, come on, come on
I like it, like it

S, S, S and M, M, M
S, S, S and M, M, M
S, S, S and M, M, M
S, S, S and M, M, M


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"S&M" as written by Mikkel Storleer Eriksen Esther Dean

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  • +6
    General CommentShe's basically saying she likes pushing the edge and being taboo in the media's eyes. Making this song about S&M is an example of this. The media is the sadist and Rihanna is the masochist.
    comforteagleon March 13, 2011   Link
  • +5
    General CommentThis song has an obvious meaning..sex.
    S&M is sadomasochism....interaction, especially sexual activity, in which one person enjoys inflicting physical or mental suffering on another person, who derives pleasure from experiencing pain.&
    gratification, especially sexual, gained through inflicting or receiving pain; sadism and masochism combined.
    So yes, obviously about sex, but not just any sex. Rough sex.
    and then, if you watch the video you will see things like "daddy troubles, bad boys, princess of the Illuminati"..and many more. Again, obviously she is not seriously involved with that stuff, but it is what the press if saying about her. She shows it in a creative way..her dress is made of newspaper, and you see as the press write these things about her.
    athenaaxoon February 23, 2011   Link
  • +4
    General Comment... Wow. Chris Brown REALLY brought out her freaky side huh?
    Ath20wjon February 03, 2011   Link
  • +3
    My InterpretationObviously about the paparazzi, the media.

    "out the box, outta line."
    She's thinking of going outside the box, but media thinks it's out of line.

    "Sticks and stones may break my bones"
    Why else would this line be used if it wasn't talking about gossip, childish mean words, etc?

    Think about it.
    rizzoyon March 22, 2011   Link
  • +3
    My OpinionAm I the only one who doesn't "buy" baby-faced, squeaky-voiced Rihanna singing about S&M? They're just trying to market her as hard-edged to keep up with the Lady Gagas, Ke$has, etc. But c'mon, Rihanna is about as badass as Snow White.
    callalillyon April 25, 2011   Link
  • +3
    General Commenti love this song, almost got a speeding ticket for it haha
    Hope they don't play it to death (but they usually do)
    Udahoon May 24, 2011   Link
  • +2
    General CommentYeah... Rihanna's the one w/ the Chris Brown problem, right? This is fucked up.
    Cindyloulouon May 01, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentDoes everybody think that she is just saying she likes rough sex and that the press is just running away with it and labeling her all sorts of things she really isn't?

    Or am I way off?
    iMagUdspEllron March 07, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General Commentin my opinion rihanna is right to be sarcastic after what shes been through its good to laugh and let the world know that you can get over what you've been through. it happends that the media alsways talks but never knows the facts mostly about someone's life this song has great meaning of why they shouldnt talk about her shes a sweetheart people should know better than to catogorize her about being like that!!!!
    star69on November 30, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm guessing this is the line.

    "Give it to me strong and meet me in my boudoir"
    stevenisfadingon November 08, 2010   Link

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