"Here" as written by Warren Felder, Andrew Wansel, Coleridge Tillman and Alessia Caracciolo....
(I guess right now you've got the last laugh)

I'm sorry if I seem uninterested
Or I'm not listenin' or I'm indifferent
Truly, I ain't got no business here
But since my friends are here
I just came to kick it but really
I would rather be at home all by myself not in this room
With people who don't even care about my well being
I don't dance, don't ask, I don't need a boyfriend
So you can go back, please enjoy your party
I'll be here, somewhere in the corner under clouds of marijuana
With this boy who's hollering I can hardly hear
Over this music I don't listen to and I don't wanna get with you
So tell my friends that I'll be over here

Oh oh oh here oh oh oh here oh oh oh
I ask myself what am I doing here?
Oh oh oh here oh oh oh here
And I can't wait till we can break up outta here

Excuse me if I seem a little unimpressed with this
An anti social pessimist but usually I don't mess with this
And I know you mean only the best and
Your intentions aren't to bother me
But honestly I'd rather be
Somewhere with my people we can kick it and just listen
To some music with the message (like we usually do)
And we'll discuss our big dreams
How we plan to take over the planet
So pardon my manners, I hope you'll understand
That I'll be here
Not there in the kitchen with the girl
Who's always gossiping about her friends
So tell them I'll be here
Right next to the boy who's throwing up 'cause
He can't take what's in his cup no more
Oh God why am I here?

Oh oh oh here oh oh oh here oh oh oh
I ask myself what am I doing here?
Oh oh oh here oh oh oh here
And I can't wait till we can break up outta here

Hours later congregating next to the refrigerator
Some girl's talking 'bout her haters
She ain't got none
How did it ever come to this
I shoulda never come to this
So holla at me I'll be in the car when you're done
I'm standoffish, don't want what you're offering
And I'm done talking
Awfully sad it had to be that way
So tell my people when they're ready that I'm ready
And I'm standing by the TV with my beanie low
Yo I'll be over here

Oh oh oh here oh oh oh here oh oh oh
I ask myself what am I doing here?
Oh oh oh here oh oh oh here
And I can't wait till we can break up outta here

Oh oh oh oh oh oh
Oh oh oh oh oh oh


Lyrics submitted by Mellow_Harsher

"Here" as written by Isaac Hayes Terence Po Lun Lam

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

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  • +2
    Song MeaningAccording to Alessia herself:
    “Here” is a song for all the antisocial, awkward, and miserable party-goers of the world. This one time I went to a party and while there, I realized how much I hated it, along with every other party I had ever gone to. We wrote about it the next day.
    Mellow_Harsheron October 08, 2015   Link
  • +1
    My OpinionI think the song is about somone that although she was surronded by many people, but all hypocritical and gossip and not realy notice to her, and for what she said.. She lonly and wants that sombody will pay attention that she 'Here'.
    songs=lifeon November 03, 2015   Link
  • 0
    Song MeaningThis seems to be about being stuck in a limbo of one's own making. She is stuck at a party and, as some sort of display of loyalty, she stays, even though she despises everything going on around her. Apparently, her suitors are not viable paramours for her because she's so high and mighty. But in the end, she's the one sitting there all alone. I guess she got the last laugh.... indeed.
    At once, there is a conflict, but no real climax as she just sits, waiting for her friends, who are somewhere else, apparently detained or otherwise occupied.
    In the end, there doesn't appear to be any development for her or her situation. So, this song is essentially a long whine.
    noirlingon December 28, 2015   Link
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    My InterpretationShe got invited to a party, but she found out it wasn't what she thought it was when she arrived, so she went off somewhere to be by herself while her friends had their fun.
    seeingon February 01, 2016   Link

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