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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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    Yesterday, 21:19 report


    Okay that makes sense when I first heard it I thought it was about a guy and a girl who was dating but then all sudden the girl became gay I didn't realize it was the guy who was homosexual all along.



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    anonymous
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    Mar 22nd, 3:55pm report


    This song is about a guy who broke up with the the same gender and who is now seeing a girl. Perhaps his ex-bf was gay before but now realized that he is straight. Some people are really homophobic, but to each his own, we have to respect if they are homophobics. Nice voice.

    Straight and sometimes blunt, reserved at times



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    anonymous
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    Mar 22nd, 3:52pm report


    I interpreted a few Opinions here to be very disturbing. No one can ask a simple question without being labeled Homphobic. I too was confused if it was a gay man singing to another Man or just a man singing a song that was originally written by a Woman.... Does this make me Homophobic to wonder what the meaning is behind this song? I like the song



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    anonymous
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    Jan 8th, 1:57am report


    I love Calum Scott



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    anonymous
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    Dec 5th, 12:28am report


    So I dont understand the song at all must mean something but I cant find out what do it mean really.



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    anonymous
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    Oct 5th, 2018 10:57pm report


    With gender fluidity becoming such a big part of so many cultures, he is simply a human being in pain, because someone he wants doesn’t want him.



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    anonymous
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    May 23rd, 2018 5:04am 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, 2018 5:22pm 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, 2018 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, 2018 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, 2018 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, 2017 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, 2017 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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