AJR: Weak Meaning
Song Released: 2017
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"No thank you" is what I should've said
I should be in bed
But temptations of trouble on my tongue
Troubles yet to come
One sip, bad for me
One hit, bad for me
One kiss, bad for me
But I give in so...
anonymous May 11th, 2017 5:10pm report
This song is about a guy who tells himself that he will stop his bad habits such as accepting late night booty calls, drinking, and smoking because it increases the likely hood of his bad behavior. However, things are harder than they seem and he can't refuse the bad offer when it hits him at the moment, he caves in and ultimately GiVEs In. He hates himself for giving in but he's so tired of hating himself for giving in that he finally comes to the conclusion " what's wrong with being weak?" I'm still able to function. He's trying to 'convince' himself that it's okay to be weak and being taken advantage of.
anonymous Aug 1st, 2017 8:42pm report
I saw a video of ajr and he talks about how tempting out world is and he was raised Jewish in a house hold where all the things in the song are bad for him. he knows his decisions aren't the best but he makes them anyways because h six at saying "no thank you" and he isn't "strong enough" to say no. so it makes him a weaker person. But he says that being weak doent necessarily mean there is anything wrong with him. he slips under pressure and is pursuaded easier than maybe some others and other people are weak in other ways.
anonymous Mar 27th, 2017 3:06am report
If you listen to how the song actually sounds, it actually sounds like it's in a happier tune than what the lyrics may suggest. To me it's about giving into things easily and admitting it, but loving it all the same.
anonymous Oct 9th, 10:03pm report
i think it's about a guy saying that he is weak on resisting his bad habits.(gay song ?)
anonymous Nov 29th, 2018 11:05pm report
I think it means how he struggles in life and theres a clue in that song “Temptations” and “Troubles yet to come” this could also mean how we face temptations and another clue
“One sip bad for me One hit bad for me One kiss bad for me” could mean he couldn’t drink, get hit or kiss plus “Im weak, and whats wrong with that?” Could mean that nothings wrong with being weak
Ok thats da end of my opinion
anonymous Mar 10th, 2018 3:39am report
Honestly,I think it's not about just drugs and alcohol and all that crap. I think it's about how hard giving up old habits,no matter what they are,is.
anonymous Dec 26th, 2017 12:19am report
Ok, this was the first thing that came to my mind. I think the song is about partying BUT more importantly, heroin. Hear me out. Obviously most of the lyrics can be interpreted as him giving into temptations of all kinds. But there are a few hints in there such as "boy oh boy I love it..." on the street heroin is referred to as boy. Also, "they call me after dark, I don't want no part" if you've ever watched the show Intervention you'll know that heavy heroin users often have to wake up in the middle of the night to use or they'll become ill. One more thing, if you watch the video, in the beginning they are all passed out cold with their heads hanging, again like heroin users "nodding out" and before anybody says "but he only says one sip, one hit, and one kiss" that the me off for bit too,but heroin can also be smoked....So I've heard.
anonymous Dec 12th, 2017 12:48am report
It's just another drugs and homosexuality commercial to our society. The guy in the song says that if he's weak and wastes his life away, it's okay for all of the young people to do so.
anonymous Nov 11th, 2017 11:12pm report
It means that we are all human. We are all faced with temptation and we all slip and make mistakes but what's wrong with that? It is how we learn. It's not about homosexuality. The parts where he says Boy oh boy does not mean he's referring to a guy . It's a sarcastic phrase. Like oooh brother or oh my gosh.
anonymous Nov 11th, 2017 11:09pm report
It means that we are all human. We are all faced with temptation and we all slip and make mistakes but what's wrong with that? It is how we learn.
anonymous Jul 18th, 2017 7:08am report
Feel that's it's about him drinking smoking and likeing some one he is not soposed to
anonymous Jul 7th, 2017 7:21pm report
I think this is about a guy who wants stop smoking drinking alcohol and doing bad crappy stuff. He wants to let everyone know that doing bad stuff in life will make you weak.
anonymous Apr 7th, 2017 4:52am report
I think you can either think he's talking about love, drugs, or partying. I like to think about it as he's trying not to like this girl but he just keeps falling for her.
anonymous Mar 26th, 2017 3:51am report
i think its struggling with life, whether is love, drugs , alchol, depression, whatever it is, its hard to convince yourself its better off without it.
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