"I Told You I Was Mean" as written by and Tanner Elle Schneider....
Hmm, hmm
Hmm, hmm
I lied to you
I never cried for you
I swear that I tried to
But I had better things to do
Now you're on the road with your painful load
And the words I spoke left your big heart broken

You know you still bother
Because love is for the poor
So I left you knocking outside my front door

You knew what this was
I don't want you anymore
I warned you before
Warned you before
Well I, I coulda sworn I told you I was mean

You were a sweet old thing
And I was lonely, so I let you hold me for
A limited time only
You see, you're nothing to me

'Cause I'll always be a bad, bad seed
And you know you still bother
Because love is for the poor
So I left you knocking outside my front door

You knew what this was
I don't want you anymore
I warned you before, I warned you before
Well I coulda sworn I told you I was mean

Dum-de-dum dum-dum (hmm)
I'm just a mean old thing (hm)
Dum-de-dum dum-dum (hmm)

I know you still bother
Because love is for the poor
So cut out your knocking
'Cause I will never come
I will never come to the door

You knew just what this was
And I don't want you forever more
I warned you before, baby
I warned you before, oh honey
Well I coulda sworn I told you I was mean

Dum-de-dum dum-dum
I'm just a mean old thing
Dum-de-dum dum-dum


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"I Told You I Was Mean" as written by Tanner Schneider

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  • +1
    My OpinionI could not stop listening to this. I believe it's about a someone (gender neutral) who is so jaded and torn emotionally that they just wanted sex from someone who got hooked. The narrator only wanted sex to cure her loneliness for just a while but the other person wanted more.

    I think the narrator knows that it won't end well or just doesn't want 'forevermore'
    iCalenon October 07, 2015   Link
  • 0
    TranslationI'm think the part where you have:
    "And you know you still bother"

    is actually:
    "And it ain't no use to bother"
    sertaon January 16, 2017   Link

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