What does This Is What You Came For mean?

Calvin Harris: This Is What You Came For Meaning

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Song Released: 2016


This Is What You Came For Lyrics

Baby, this is what you came for
Lightning strikes every time she moves
And everybody's watching her
But she's looking at you, oh, oh
You, oh, oh, you, oh, oh
You, oh, oh, you, oh, oh
You, oh, oh, oh, oh

Baby, this is what you came...

  1. 1TOP RATED

    #1 top rated interpretation:
    anonymous
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    Jun 22nd 2018 !⃝

    I think that this song is about a girl that’s popular and loved by everyone and everyone watches her for her beauty wishing she could be theirs but she’s looking at that one specific person who she only loves

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    #2 top rated interpretation:
    anonymous
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    Nov 16th 2019 !⃝

    I think this song is refering to how when a singer is on the stage, 'everybody's watching her' but she's only looking at one person, her true love. That's what I've always interpreted the meaning to be

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    #3 top rated interpretation:
    anonymous
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    Jul 5th 2018 !⃝

    A girl that was really popular everybody liked her she was happy but there was only one person she liked.

  4. anonymous
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    Apr 28th 2021 !⃝

    The girl is pretty. There is a bad girl who wants her crush, and she isn't happy at ALL. Everyone looks at her serenity, hottish, and grace. The singer is sad and angry. But the boyfriend also likes the hot girl and is drawn towards her. The lightning refers to the electricity of love and feeling of being drawn together. There is a tinge of pepper, anger, sorrowfulness, and fury in the singer's voice. She loves her crush so much, yet he is drawn away to another girl, which becomes her hate. The girl is so pretty that everyone wants her, but the only person who she wants so so badly is your crush or boyfriend. Jealousy is starting fire in your soul and heart. Yet the sad ending mightn't last long. Maybe the singer will somehow get the crush back and pay the girl.

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  5. anonymous
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    Feb 6th 2021 !⃝

    I believe this song talks about a girl who is framed as being bad (“= lightning strikes every time she moves”) [in children movies lightning is a reference of evil so it is usually used when a evil character enters the stage.] at her boyfriend by her boyfriend so she says “baby this is what you came for”. “And she is looking at you “ means that she is mad at him or she is still in love with him.

  6. anonymous
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    Jan 21st 2021 !⃝

    I think the true meaning of the song is two people start dating, then the girl relizes that the man loves somebody ELSE and she exepts that he is in love with someone else. I think it is that because it says it says SHE not me.

  7. anonymous
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    May 24th 2020 !⃝

    A guy starts to date a girl, they fall in love. Then he realizes that she's a celebrity (any physical celeb) But only when he goes to one of her show does he understand how much of a big celebrity she is. He then understands what he is in for if he wants to date her. She shows her loyalty by having eyes only for him in the show.

  8. anonymous
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    Apr 21st 2020 !⃝

    Some Ex comes around a party to check on the boy unfortunately finds him having another girl.she decides to keep staring at the couple hence mocked that that's what she came for.

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  9. anonymous
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    Sep 27th 2019 !⃝

    You have all missed the true meaning of this song. The Illuminati based song is flaunting the fact that they have access to portal devices shaped like cubes. When seen they are often accompanied by lightining. They plan on all leaving the earth when poo hits the fan. Half the time she is saying cube, not you.

  10. anonymous
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    May 12th 2019 !⃝

    The first image I got in my head upon hearing this was of a stripper or showgirl who is interested in a guy in the audience as much as he is interested in her. The "this is what you came for" is what makes it feel like someone you would pay to see and obviously everyone wants this girls attention but she only has eyes for one guy.

  11. anonymous
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    May 6th 2018 !⃝

    Stripper

  12. anonymous
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    Nov 11th 2017 !⃝

    So, I think the the song is about Taylor and Calvin..I think the "lightening strikes everytime she moves is referring to camera flashes and she is looking at him..

  13. anonymous
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    Jun 15th 2017 !⃝

    Maybe the singer is just singing about the boy who like a girl... Nothing to do with jealousy

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  14. anonymous
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    Feb 12th 2017 !⃝

    I think tis is about a girl(singer) who went to a party with someone she likes and there another really pretty girl who likes the singers crush and the singer is jealous

  15. anonymous
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    Nov 21st 2016 !⃝

    I think this song is about a girl who is at a party with her boyfriend/crush or similar and there is another girl who is majestic and beautiful. Even though the amazing girl could have anyone in the room, she is looking at the singer's boyfriend/crush.

  16. anonymous
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    Oct 16th 2016 !⃝

    No meaning to the song.


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