What does That Should Be Me mean?

Justin Bieber: That Should Be Me Meaning

Album cover for That Should Be Me album cover

That Should Be Me Lyrics

Everybody's laughing in my mind
Rumors spreading 'bout this other guy
Do you do what you did when you
Did with me
Does he love you the way I can
Did you forget all the plans
That you made with me
'cause baby I didn't

That should be...


    #1 top rated interpretation:
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    Oct 13th 2017 !⃝

    He's saying that he's angry and jealous that the guy just takes his girl.He was deeply in love with her and she found somebody else so hates himself and her because she broke his heart and himself because of his own mistake. The jealous part is "making you laugh,buying you gifts,and kissing you.


    #2 top rated interpretation:
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    Nov 12th 2011 !⃝

    this song, is about a teenage boy, deeply and pasionately in love with a teenage girl, and like most teenage boys, ends up making a mistake. She knows how he feels, and begins questioning her feeling. She decides she needs a break, and yet unfortunate for him, but lucky for her, she meets someone new, someone who she thinks is better. She figures he'll move on, no knowing that all he wants is her back, and he regrets everything wrong he has ever done to make her hurt.

  3. anonymous
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    Sep 23rd 2022 !⃝

    If you love someone not borke heart how much you always love hold your heart you should not borke heart work thanks out you still work thanks out be friends apologize it's start

  4. anonymous
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    Oct 4th 2021 !⃝

    Yea, me and my ex boyfriend broke up and he's already looking for other people. He doesn't even wanna be friends with me. Well, okay. We promised each other forever. I provide love, but I'm not what what he wants. I'm just someone he needs.

  5. anonymous
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    Apr 30th 2021 !⃝

    Yes it was wrong for Selena Gomez to break Mr.Bieber's heart, but it was his own fault for making the mistake of loving her BUT,there are many fish in the sea Mr.Bieber. So I think you shouldn't rush it love is something not to rush and Mr.Bieber who knows? you may seem into women in your music videos and on the media, but love is mysterious in many ways. Look at me for example I had a crush on a boy when i was little but he didn't love me back and at the moment I am dating a woman. No I'm not a lesbian i am bisexual so Mr.Bieber let Selena Gomez go because you will find someone better, someone who will love, care, and hold you till the end of time so don't rush it Mr.Bieber take your time and fall in love. Don't rush life nor love. Just go with the flow be kind help those in need there is a saying "You have to give love, to get love" by Robin Thicke. So Mr. Bieber i hope that when I go on the media i see
    Mr.Bieber giving away to charity
    Mr.Bieber helping the homeless
    Mr.Bieber showing love and kindness
    because only then....will you find "The Diamond in the Rough" :)

    The Unknown Woman

  6. anonymous
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    Aug 14th 2020 !⃝

    I feel the same way my boyfriend broke up with me he don't have the right to break my heart it is unforgivable

  7. anonymous
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    Aug 1st 2020 !⃝

    Justin Bieber I know how you feel I'm a big fan I feel the same way Selena Gomez apologize it is unforgivable Justin Bieber I know you have a broken heart Selena Gomez don't have the right to do that

  8. anonymous
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    Dec 13th 2015 !⃝

    I think he sad about his girlfriend.

  9. anonymous
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    Jan 16th 2012 !⃝

    My friend says its about howhe got his girlfriend pregnant but he wasnt the father and hes saying he should be the father.

  10. anonymous
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    Nov 6th 2011 !⃝

    Well there is this big rumor going on, people
    are saying its about his mom. He said on live
    T.V. That is a dumb little rumor just incase
    you were wondering it's about Justin falling in
    love but the girl clearly didn't and gotta new
    boy wich broke Justin's heart.

  11. anonymous
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    Jun 19th 2011 !⃝

    He wrote this song about ex girlfriend caitlin beadles because he broke up with her as he was becoming famous and wishes he had never done it. and after he breaks up with her she starts dating another guy named chandler and hes saying that it should be him instead of chandler.

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  12. anonymous
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    Jun 10th 2011 !⃝

    i think it means that he hurt a girl somehow and that they broke up but planned on getting back together the girl just needed time but she found someone else while doing that....... believe me i no im one of those girls and dnt ever do it u end up hurting others and yourself

  13. anonymous
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    Jun 10th 2011 !⃝

    He messed up and wanted her back.

  14. anonymous
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    May 25th 2011 !⃝

    He did something wrong, and the girl broke-up with him. She finds another guy and gets in a relationship with him. And now the main guy realized he made a mistake and wants her back, after seeing her do all these things with the new guy.

  15. anonymous
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    Apr 7th 2011 !⃝

    The song says
    "You said you needed a little time
    For my mistakes"
    Clearly the guy screwed up, the girl wanted a break and found someone better during it. Now the guy is mad b/c he lost his girl over his own mistakes.

  16. anonymous
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    Jan 30th 2011 !⃝

    i think it is saying how much he loves her and will always love her

  17. anonymous
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    Jan 9th 2011 !⃝

    It's pretty self-explanatory. He's saying that the girl he wants to be with is with somebody else, thus, "that should be me holding your hand, making you laugh, feeling your kiss, buying you gifts etc."

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