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AJR: Karma Meaning


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Song Released: 2019

Karma Lyrics

I've been so good
I've been helpful and friendly
I've been so good
Why am I feeling empty?
I've been so good
I've been so good this year
I've been so good
But it's still getting harder
I've been so good
Where the hell is the karma?

  1. anonymous
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    Jun 17th 2020 report

    Notice how the "nah,nah nah nah nah nah nah nah nah"in karma is also in 100 bad days? In karma it has a kind of deep voice and in 100 bad days right after it,it hasn't i ain't scared of you,no i ain't scared of you no more."

  2. anonymous
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    Jul 31st 2019 report

    The song Karma is about a therapy session. Throughout the song, Jack, the vocalist, talks about feeling like he deserves better karma than he has received. He says “I’ve been so good, I’ve been helpful and friendly, I’ve been so good... why am I feeling empty?” referring to sadness or maybe depression which he is going through. At the end of the song, Jack becomes frantic as the session ends. Multiple lines are sung without pausing. He asks, “What if sad thoughts come and I can’t stop it?”, asking the therapist for advice for a final time as their session ends. The song finishes with, “Doctor, should I be good? Should I be good this year?” as he questions whether or not his kind actions are worth it. The song abruptly ends after the line.

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