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Song Released: 2011


Mirror Lyrics

MIRROR by Lil Wayne  ft.Bruno Mars

With everything happening today..
 You don't know whether your coming or going but..
You think that your on your way
Life lined up on the mirror don't blow it..
Look at me when I'm talking to you..
You...

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    anonymous
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    Dec 14th, 2011 12:39pm report


    This song is saying that he struggles with being misunderstood. He feels like nobody can really feel his pain and struggles but him. He knows that success brings friends that aren't real. The deepest part in the song is that he says he's his only friend. Lonely and craving real love from his soul mate.



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    anonymous
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    Nov 7th, 2011 11:53am report


    No you guys are wrong. There is no drug reference. Lil Wayne is trying to say that the only person he knows and can trust is his reflection in the mirror (himself).



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    anonymous
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    Aug 16th, 8:56am report


    It's quite inappropriate to only look at it from one point of view whereas we should have two perspectives to judge from,cuz the song features Bruno mars. Now let me explain the song from Bruno mars' perspective:::

    "Mirror on the wall": He is talking about himself(which he sees on the mirror)

    "Here we are again": He acknowledges the image in the mirror as himself( which is correct)

    "Through my rise and fall, you've been my only friend": He is trying to say that although people would come to you during your rise and leave you during your fall, yourself(the inner person) will stick to you during your ups and downs.

    "You told me that they can understand the man I am": the term 'you' here means himself( remember he is still talking to his reflection on the mirror); and 'they' means people\friends. So put together, He thought people would understand the man he was so he trusted people and accepted friends but they didn't.

    "So why are we here talking to each other again": Having been disappointed and dumped by friends and acquaintance, he embraced himself. Literally it means, he having told himself to trust and move with people is now back to appreciate himself after being failed and disappointed by the people he was moving with.

    NOTE that the song divided the person into two, the physical person referred to as 'i' and the inner personality or the soul referred to as 'you'. Throughout the song the 'i' and 'you' are used by both lil' Wayne and Bruno mars to refer to one entity.

    This is and would remain my favorite song, it teaches a lot. My greatest desire is to feature or be featured by Bruno mars and Wayne.



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    anonymous
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    Aug 15th, 8:29pm report


    The song is talking about how when you are going through things or have things going on nobody's really going to be there for you but yourself. You can't trust or believe in anyone to understand your problems or situation you are going through. You have to count and believe in yourself . Nobody is gonna be there for you but yourself.



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    anonymous
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    Jun 27th, 6:16am report


    I think he is talking about how he had a hard life and how he says that I see my mum smile that's a blessing bcz maybe his mum never really smiled and that the man in the mirror aka him was his only friend and he is always there for himself.



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    anonymous
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    Feb 25th, 2017 2:58am report


    today.me too when I reflect back to this 4yrs old song. i see the change.may be here by"MJ tought me that" his saying Michel Jackson.and again to compare these words in the song again
    'with today'wayne.you can see the new message.



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    anonymous
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    May 30th, 2016 5:15pm report


    I think that lil wayne is talking about what is happening in life and he is talking about himself I think he wanna change from the evil things he has done



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    anonymous
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    Nov 5th, 2015 11:28am report


    I think he is saying that he does not believe in God.Jesus came then he died and he is saying to Jesus you think that you are going to come back. He is also saying that he is about to die and he din't come to rescue him from the evil deeds that he did. We all know that God will never leave you or forsake you and Jesus is going to come so he wants us to see as if Jesus is a bad person and to see as if Jesus is not coming.

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway


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    anonymous
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    Dec 16th, 2014 12:26pm report


    I think he is trying to change, for the better, to become something better than he is thought to be. People think that this song is about drugs and other stuff but it isn't! He is talking about changing and trying to do better in his life.



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    Flammous
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    Aug 10th, 2014 8:24am report


    I also get dis sng to be repentance but d paintin at at d end is tryin to tel us dat humanity is traped by music. If we chek frm d bible it says God luvd lucifer bcos of his swit music, lucifer was a great singer and also luvs music. God creatd us as is own image so lucifer is uzin music to trap umanity away frm God. If u luk at d paint, u ll se dat d tail of paint luks lyk d treble simbol in music. Dat represents swit music and d paint standin represent us humanity, luk at d way it stands jux lyk d way jesus was crucified.



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    anonymous
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    Jun 25th, 2014 6:54pm report


    i think he wants to change for the better and give his life to Christ Jesus. he's telling us to fear God and do away with evil deeds.



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    anonymous
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    Sep 23rd, 2013 9:55am report


    as you can see he is painting with red black and white... Black-fear, evil, unhappiness, depth, style, evil, sadness, remorse, anger..
    White-Reverence, purity, birth, simplicity, cleanliness, peace, humility, precision, innocence, youth, winter, snow, good, sterility, marriage.. Red-Excitement, energy, passion, love, desire, speed, strength, power, heat, aggression, danger, fire, blood, war, violence, all things intense and passionate.. what im getting at is that the colors tell the story and wayne explains it..wayne begins with the color Red he is spilling his blood the way christ did on the cross.. then he uses Black he is tired of being evil and angry and he feels like he is becoming his dad.. the white he want to make himself pure and clean and happy.. at the end of the video he drops his red flag and when your in a crew you dont drop your flag unless your wanting to get jumped out of your crew so i think hes being done with the gang life



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    anonymous
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    Sep 3rd, 2013 9:42pm report


    this is not talking about the 666 sign and he is NOT talking to fing god. he is sorry for what he sings and he wants to let us know wht he really thinks of him self.



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    anonymous
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    Aug 3rd, 2013 8:12am report


    I think he's talking to himself or his significant other, Girlfriend, as in they both know where they went wrong.On the other hand it could be him talking to himself recognizing himself.



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    anonymous
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    Mar 27th, 2013 3:40am report


    a lot can really be token out of this at first thought it was about the illuminati period but you have to take that upon your own understanding and pray abt it !! all great opinions.. and that makes since but look and determine for yourself



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    anonymous
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    Feb 3rd, 2013 2:15am report


    Can somebody please tell me your interpretation of this:

    I see the truth in your lies
    I see nobody by your side
    but I’m with you when you re all alone
    And you correct me when Im lookin wrong
    I see that guilt beneath the shame
    I see your soul through your window pain
    I see the scars that remain
    I see you Wayne, Im lookin at the..

    I have to write something about this for school but I dont understand this part..

    thanks!



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    anonymous
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    Feb 3rd, 2013 2:54am report


    Lil Wayne is not happy with himself, he is doing his best but that is not enough. He trust nobody, no one can understand him, the pain and the thought.



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