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Calum Scott: Dancing On My Own Meaning

Song Released: 2016


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Somebody said you got a new friend
Does she love you better than I can?
And there's a big black sky over my town

I know where you're at, I bet she's around

And yeah, I know it's stupid
But I just gotta see it for myself

I'm in the...

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    anonymous
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    Today, 10:04 report


    “I purposely didn’t change the pronouns in Dancing On My Own, so that it was from a gay man’s perspective."

    -Calum Scott



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    anonymous
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    May 16th, 17:22 report


    This song was originally written by a female, Robyn. In the original song she writes “I’m not the girl you’re taking home”



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    anonymous
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    May 6th, 5:04am report


    At one point I wondered if perhaps he had passed away and at his funeral saw friends and family sharing their sympathies and was wondering why they couldn't see him. Of course I agree with everyone's comments about whether he's gay or it's about his girlfriend becoming a lesbian is all irrelevant.
    I think everyone should let their soul interpret the song in the way they hear it. I just lost two brothers, a sister and a mother in the last five years and perhaps that's why the funeral is on my mind. God bless you all!



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    anonymous
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    Apr 25th, 4:00pm report


    how could he be singing it from the girl's point of view when he clearly says "im not the guy you're taking home". he's either gay or the girl is a lesbian which doesn't matter 'cause it still makes sense and his song is stunning!



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    anonymous
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    Mar 23rd, 3:43am report


    Interesting.
    Without any prior insight, I had the singer a man whose woman has left him for another woman......he changed her



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    anonymous
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    Dec 14th, 12:24pm report


    All that really counts is that hes a happy man, and a good singer. Get over it, people.



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    anonymous
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    Dec 5th, 12:10pm report


    I don't think he is gay, he is just saying it from the girl's pov. And it's just a song.



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    anonymous
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    Oct 30th, 2017 10:36pm report


    Calum Scott came out a little while ago saying that “this is how he came out telling the world he’s gay”. No need to hate on him everyone is different I’m their own way



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    anonymous
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    Aug 26th, 2017 8:01am report


    He's not gay well I don't think I think he's just saying it from the girls pov. (Robyn)



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    anonymous
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    Aug 23rd, 2017 8:02am report


    Hasnt anyone thought that the girl he talk about might be a lesbian?? No?? Just me? :3 .... okay :P



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    anonymous
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    Jul 25th, 2017 7:30pm report


    i think he is saying it from the girls point of view



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    anonymous
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    Jul 24th, 2017 7:48pm report


    Who cares! At the end of the day, his version is stunning to listen to and he shouldn't be subjected to being boxed under a label when it doesn't matter if he's Gay or not. It's time to grow up and let people be who they are without society's label. We are given a name at birth and that's the only label we should wear in life



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    anonymous
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    Jun 22nd, 2017 6:33pm report


    He is saying why did he choose him over someone else. (perhaps a guy)



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    anonymous
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    Jun 13th, 2017 6:19pm report


    It was originally by Robyn who is female and Calum has kept the lyrics the same apart from "I'm not the guy you're taking home"



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    anonymous
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    Apr 2nd, 2017 4:12pm report


    The song was originally done by Robyn who is a female, so maybe he didn't want to change the lyrics around to make it his own.



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