Best Lyrics of the 21st Century

This is kind of the reverse version of Swellow's Worst Lyrics list.

The Top Ten

1 "'Cause everybody wants some love, shooting from the stars above and though my heart will break. There's more that I could take I could never get enough." Weezer, Photograph
2 "Cause I don't have to fake it. If I keep on working it, a billion hits is what I'll get." Ross Lynch, A Billion Hits
3 "Do you feel like a man when you push her around? Do you feel better now, as she falls to the ground?" The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Face Down
4 "Tell your boyfriend, if he says he's got beef, that I'm a vegetarian and I ain't f---ing scared of him" 3OH!3, Don't Trust Me

I don't even like 3OH! 3, and I actually find this lyric really clever.

5 "That’s what I go to school for. Even though it is a real bore. You can call me crazy, I know that she craves me. That's what I go to." - Busted, What I Go to School For
6 "Won't someone tell me what is happening to me? Why am I so misunderstood? Why can't they see? Now I'm caught between the devil and the angel that I used to be." Play, I Must Not Chase The Boys
7 "You are never gonna live this down. Life's too short, I can't fake it anymore, I'm the best thing that never happened to ya." We Are The In Crowd, The Best Thing (That Never Happened)
8 "Maybe we got lost in translation, maybe I asked for too much, but maybe this thing was a maaterpiece, 'til you tore it all up" Taylor Swift, All Too Well
9 "It's hard to say that I'd rather stay awake when I'm asleep, cause everything is never as it seems, when I fall asleep" Owl City, Fireflies
10 "Just a day, Just an ordinary day. Just trying to get by. Just a boy, Just an ordinary boy. But he was looking to the sky." Vanessa Carlton, Ordinary Day

The Contenders

11 "When you've built up a world of magic, because your real life is tragic" Paramore, Brick by Boring Brick
12 "It took 6 whole hours and 5 long days. For all your lies to come undone and those three small words were way too late 'cause you can't see that I'm the one!" Josie and the Pussycats, 3 Small Words
13 "Now it's cold and all of the leaves on all of the trees are falling with me down to the ground" Bridgit Mendler, The Fall Song
14 "Just a second we're not broken, just bent, and we can learn to love again" P!nk, Just Give Me a Reason

This is a very good lyric.

15 "I tied up my laces, left my loose ends hanging. On the words that I had wished that I’d said. Memories that keep me up in bed." We Are The In Crowd, Attention
16 "Don't get too close; it's dark inside. It's where my demons hide, it's where my demons hide." - Imagine Dragons, Demons
17 "Regrets and mistakes, they're memories made" Adele, Someone Like You
18 "I'll be your lighthouse when you're lost at sea, I'll keep my light on baby, you can always come to me" Carly Rae Jepsen, All That
19 "I'm the bullies you hate that you became with every f****t you slaughtered coming back on you; every woman you insult, batter with the double standards you have for your daughters" - Eminem, Bad Guy
20 "I don't ever wanna be you. Don't wanna be just like you what I'm sayin' is, this is the anthem." Simple Plan, The Anthem

It's a song of Good Charlotte not simple plan - zxm

21 "Now I can only see you on the fridge in lifeless pictures" Mount Eerie, Ravens
22 "Daddy, you're the one that claimed that he loved me through the flame. Now why can't you do the same?" - Parker Millsap, Heaven Sent
23 "Crumbling like pastries and they scream, 'the worst things in life come free to us'" Ed Sheeran, The A Team
24 "God himself would say you f***ing failed; you ain't try" - Kendrick Lamar, u
25 "When I was a young boy, my father took me into the city to see a marching band. He said, 'Son when you grow up, would you be the saviour of the broken, the beaten and the damned?'" Welcome to the Black Parade, My Chemical Romance
26 "Oh girl I think I love ya I'm always thinkin' of ya I want you to know I'd do it all for love I love it when we're together Girl I need you forever And want you to know I do it all for love." Stevie Brock, All For Love

I love this song! - Fandomstuck

27 "What do you say when tears are streaming down your face in front of everything you know? And what do you do when the one who means the most to you is the one who didn't show?" - Taylor Swift, The Moment I Knew
28 "There's no body, there's no witness, so y'all go mind your business; it's a Choctaw County Affair." - Carrie Underwood, Choctaw County Affair
29 "When you first left me I was wanting more, but you were f---ing that girl next door. What'd you do that for?" Lily Allen, Smile
30 "In the night, she's dancin' to relieve the pain, she'll never walk away (I don't think you understand)." - The Weeknd, In The Night
31 "I'm only plugged in to save rock and roll" - Fall Out Boy, Save Rock and Roll
32 "What if the one true love's the only one that you get?" - Marianas Trench, One Love
33 "Hey, there's no we (oui) without u and i!" - Jeremih, Oui

I think this is just a bad pick up line.

34 "Why do I feel so numb Is it something to do with where I come from Should this be fight or flight I don't know why I'm constantly so uptight" Dream Theater, Panic Attack
35 "Cause I'm in too deep, and I'm trying to keep, up above in my head, instead of going under." Sum 41, In Too Deep
36 "So leave your lipstick at home. Don't pick up the phone. Don't bother to look in my direction. I should have seen it all along." Brand New, Last Chance To Lose Your Keys
37 "Lips that felt just like the inside of a rose. So, how come when I reach out my finger." Rihanna, California King Bed
38 "And I've been housing all this doubt and insecurity and I've been locked inside that house. All the while You hold the key and I've been dying to get out, and that might be the death of me." Reliant K, Be My Escape

Love the lyrics. - Fandomstuck

39 "Second chances they don’t ever matter, people never change." Paramore, Misery Business
40 "You can change your hair five times a week. You can change your name, get a little bit crazy." R5, Fallin' For You
41 "I know you well enough to know you never loved me." Taking Back Sunday, Cute Without the ‘E’ (Cut From the Team)
42 "If I could fall into the sky, do you think time would pass me by? 'Cause you know I'd walk a thousand miles if I could Just see you tonight." A Thousand Miles, Vanessa Carlton
43 I don't ever wanna be you. Don't wanna be just like you what I'm sayin' is, this is the anthem." Good Charlotte, The Anthem
44 "Then I discarded the sound that made me big nineteen-fifties bubble gum doo-wop for a sound that straight rips off N'SYNC and Britney Spears style pop." Bart Baker, No Parody
45 "I don't wanna be like Cinderella Sittin' in a dark old dusty cellar. Waiting for somebody, to come and set me free. I don't wanna be like Snow White waiting. For a handsome prince to come and save me. On a horse of white, unless we're riding side by side
46 "You can be whatever girl you wanna be Ever true, Ever you, Ever me Every girl is me Never ever let them get the best of you ever." Play, everGirl
47 "Listen Baby I'm sorry Just wanna tell you don't worry I will be late don't stay up and wait for me I'll say again you're dropping out my battery is low So you know we're goin' to a place nearby I gotta go." Backstreet Boys, The Call
48 "No chains to unlock, So free to do what he wants. He's into what he's got. He loves me, he loves you not." Dream, He Loves U Not
49 "But now, there's no where to hide Since you pushed my love aside I'm out of my head hopelessly devoted to you Hopelessly devoted to you Hopelessly devoted to you" Play, Hopelessly Devoted
50 "And it's not enough to tell me that you care when we both know words are empty air." - Calvin Harris, Sweet Nothing
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1. "'Cause everybody wants some love, shooting from the stars above and though my heart will break. There's more that I could take I could never get enough." Weezer, Photograph
2. "Cause I don't have to fake it. If I keep on working it, a billion hits is what I'll get." Ross Lynch, A Billion Hits
3. "Do you feel like a man when you push her around? Do you feel better now, as she falls to the ground?" The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Face Down
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