"Better Now" as written by and William Walsh Austin Post....
You probably think that you are better now, better now
You only say that 'cause I'm not around, not around
You know I never meant to let you down, let you down
Woulda gave you anything, woulda gave you everything
You know I say that I am better now, better now
I only say that 'cause you're not around, not around
You know I never meant to let you down, let you down
Woulda gave you anything, woulda gave you everything, oh whoa

I did not believe that it would end, no
Everything came second to the Benzo
You're not even speaking to my friends, no
You knew all my uncles and my aunts though
Twenty candles, blow 'em out and open your eyes
We were looking forward to the rest of our lives
Used to keep my picture posted by your bedside
Now it's in your dresser with the socks you don't like
And I'm rollin', rollin', rollin', rollin'
With my brothers like it's Jonas, Jonas
Drinkin' Henney and I'm tryna forget
But I can't get this shit outta my head

You probably think that you are better now, better now
You only say that 'cause I'm not around, not around
You know I never meant to let you down, let you down
Woulda gave you anything, woulda gave you everything
You know I say that I am better now, better now
I only say that 'cause you're not around, not around
You know I never meant to let you down, let you down
Woulda gave you anything, woulda gave you everything, oh whoa

I seen you with your other dude
He seemed like he was pretty cool
I was so broken over you
Life, it goes on, what can you do?
I just wonder what it's gonna take (what's it gonna take?)
Another foreign or a bigger chain (bigger chain)
Because no matter how my life has changed (matter how my life has changed)
I keep on looking back on better days

You probably think that you are better now, better now
You only say that 'cause I'm not around, not around
You know I never meant to let you down, let you down
Woulda gave you anything, woulda gave you everything
You know I say that I am better now, better now
I only say that 'cause you're not around, not around
You know I never meant to let you down, let you down
Woulda gave you anything, woulda gave you everything, oh whoa

I promise
I swear to you, I'll be okay
You're only the love of my life

You probably think that you are better now, better now
You only say that 'cause I'm not around, not around
You know I never meant to let you down, let you down
Woulda gave you anything, woulda gave you everything
You know I say that I am better now, better now
I only say that 'cause you're not around, not around
You know I never meant to let you down, let you down
Woulda gave you anything, woulda gave you everything, oh whoa


Lyrics submitted by Mellow_Harsher

"Better Now" as written by Carl Austin Rosen Austin Richard Post

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentDamn, I love the imagery in this song -- "used to keep my picture posted by your bedside, now it's in your dresser with the socks you don't like"? Amazing. And relatable too, I mean, who doesn't have that annoying drawer of mismatched socks that you've just given up on? As mucha as I detest the idea of "winning" a breakup, I think Post Malone describes it excellently here. Talking about how the two people that have broken up aren't actually better off, but need to make the other person think that they're better off. It's also a commentary on fickle teenage love -- Post Malone goes on to call his ex "the love of his life" while she is only 20 years old ("20 candles, blow 'em and open your eyes" again with the imagery. I love it!). Overall, an awesome breakup song if you're looking to sulk and be mad for a while after you've been dumped.
    ReonataOon August 20, 2018   Link

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