What does Power & Control mean?

Marina and the Diamonds: Power & Control Meaning

Tagged:   No tags, suggest one.
Album cover for Power & Control album cover

Song Released: 2012


Power & Control Lyrics

Power
And control

Give a little, get a lot
That's just how you are with love
Give a little, get a lot
Yeah you may be good-looking, but you're not a piece of art

Power and control
I'm gonna make you fall
Power and control
I'm gonna...

  1. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Feb 23rd 2016 !⃝

    Honestly I always got the idea that this song was about playing with fire.

    Possibly involving herself with a dangerous male who is extremely manipulative and likes to play mind games. "Power and Control" says it all. But the tone almost sounds taunting - like she either got out of an emotionally abusive relationship and is recognizing it or is taunting a certain male that she knows has the potential to be controlling and manipulative.

  2. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jun 14th 2015 !⃝

    I think she's taunting her boyfriend, she is saying she has the power to break his heart. Even though he thinks he can break hers, he can't because she's a player (as she says in 'bubblegu bitch' and 'how to be a heartbreaker').


More Marina and the Diamonds songs »


 


Latest Articles

 


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]




Just Posted

Meeting Across the River anonymous
A Pearl anonymous
If You Want Love anonymous
ROCKSTAR anonymous
You Raise Me Up anonymous
25 Minutes Ayam
Green-Eyed Lady anonymous
Nine Ball anonymous
Slippery anonymous
This Is Not An Exit anonymous
Call It What You Want anonymous
Again anonymous
Girl Crush anonymous
Trouble is a Friend anonymous
Bird Song anonymous

(We won't give out your email)