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Ariana Grande - bad idea (swt live)

Ariana Grande - bad idea (swt live)

"Bad Idea" (stylized in all lowercase) is the sixth track from Ariana Grande's fifth studio album, Thank U, Next.[3] It was released on February 8, 2019 through Republic Records.

The song is about Grande's desire to numb her pain.[4]

A live version of the song is featured on K Bye For Now (SWT Live), which was released on December 23, 2019.

Background Edit

The song was confirmed on Instagram on January 22, 2019.[3]

Chart performance Edit

On the week ending February 23, 2019, the song debuted at number 27 on the US Billboard Hot 100.[5]

Live performances Edit

The song was a regular part of the setlist of Grande's Sweetener World Tour, which began on March 18, 2019.

Lyrics Edit

[Verse 1]
I've been outta sight
I've been worried 'bout you lately
Runnin' outta time
Wishin' you would come and save me

[Pre-Chorus]
'Cause I don't wanna roll with it (Yeah, yeah)
Tryna get control of it (Yeah, yeah)
Why can't I let go of it? (Yeah, yeah, mmm)
Gotta find somebody quickly, mmm, yeah

[Chorus]
I got a bad idea
How 'bout we take a little bit of time away?
I got a bad idea
Forget about it, yeah, forget about him, yeah, forget about me
I got a bad idea
Yeah, I'ma call you over here to numb the pain
I got a bad idea
Forget about it, yeah, forget about him, yeah, forget about me

[Verse 2]
Even though we shouldn't, baby boy, we will (You know we will)
Need somebody, gimme something I can feel (Yeah)
But, boy, don't trip (Don't trip), you know this isn't real
You should know I'm temporary, mmm, yeah

[Pre-Chorus]
'Cause I don't wanna roll with it (Yeah, yeah)
Tryna get control of it (Yeah, yeah)
Why can't I let go of it? (Yeah, yeah, mmm)
Gotta find somebody quickly, yeah

[Chorus]
I got a bad idea
How 'bout we take a little bit of time away?
I got a bad idea
Forget about it, yeah, forget about him, yeah, forget about me
I got a bad idea
Yeah, I'ma call you over here to numb the pain
I got a bad idea
Forget about it, yeah, forget about him, yeah, forget about me

[Bridge]
Gotta get control of it
Why can't I let go of it? (Ooh)
Wishin' you would come and save me
Mmm, yeah
Yee
Yeah
Yeah

[Chorus]
I got a bad idea (bad idea) (Uh-huh)
How 'bout we take a little bit of time away? (little bit of time away?) (Ari-Chan)
I got a bad idea (bad idea) (Uh-huh)
Forget about it, yeah, forget about him, yeah, forget about me (yeah, forget about me)
I got a bad idea (bad idea) (Uh-huh)
Yeah, I'ma call you over here to numb the pain (numb the pain) (Ari-Chan)
I got a bad idea (bad idea) (Uh-huh)
Forget about it, yeah, forget about him, yeah, forget about me
Yeah, mmmm (Uh-huh)
Forget about it, yeah, forget about him, yeah, forget about me (Yee)
(Uh-huh)
Forget about it, yeah, forget about him, yeah, forget about me

[Outro]
I got a bad idea
How 'bout we take a little bit of time away?
I got a bad idea
Forget about it, yeah, forget about, forget about him, yeah, forget about me

References Edit

Thank U, Next
February 8, 2019 • 41:04 • Republic Records
Songs
Released 7 RingsBad IdeaBloodlineBreak Up With Your Girlfriend, I'm BoredFake SmileGhostinImagineIn My HeadMake UpNASANeedyThank U, Next
Unreleased Remember
Artists
Ariana Grande
Tour
Sweetener World Tour
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