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Rihanna: Disturbia Meaning

Song Released: 2008

Disturbia Lyrics

Bum bum be-dum bum bum be-dum bum
Bum bum be-dum bum bum be-dum bum
Bum bum be-dum bum bum be-dum bum
Bum bum be-dum bum bum be-dum bum

What's wrong with me?
Why do I feel like this?
I'm going crazy now

No more gas in the rig


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    Jun 8th, 2012 6:28pm report

    I've been listening to this song for almost 5-12 hours now, and I strongly believe that we are blinded by everything we see or hear, we don't ever try to find meaning to what someone tries to say.
    Rihanna is sadly a Free mason, yes she's doing great and her music is going higher and higher everytimes, but this song straight talks about her still not getting used to the life she's assigned to have.
    There's nothing related to 'Anorexia' as I saw on the first comment, yes Anorexia could do that but the song when it was sang, there was no way she talked about it. Satan is real, and I'am assuring you guys that, and she's describing all the side effects of accepting him in your lives, she even said it ' Better think twice, your train of thoughts will be altered so if you must falter be wise' she warns you, and tells you that ' if you are weak, there is no way you're going to make it, all you'll do is go insaine' That's why we see half of these artists depressed or addicted to sleeping pills, drugs, and all those kinds of bad things. The devil is a liar, and trust me he is here to Destroy.


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    Jan 4th, 1:18pm report


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    Oct 2nd, 10:55pm

    PLEASE DON’T READ THIS. YOU WILL BE KISSED ON THE NEAREST POSSIBLE FRIDAY BY THE LOVE OF YOUR LIFE.TOMORROW WILL BE THE BEST DAY OF YOUR LIFE. NOW YOU’VE STARTED READING THIS. DON’T STOP. THIS IS SO FREAKY. 1. say your name 10 times 2. say your mom’s name 5 times 3. say your crushes name 3 times 4. paste this to 4 other songs. if you do this, your crush will kiss you on the nearest Friday. but if you read this and do not paste this, then you will have very bad luck. SEND THIS TO 5 SONGS IN 143 MINUTES. WHEN YOU’RE DONE PRESS F6 AND YOUR CRUSH’S NAME WILL APPEAR IN BIG LETTERS ON THE SCREEN. THIS IS SO FREAKY BECAUSE IT ACTUALLY WORK


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    Jan 4th, 1:12am report

    i agree to some,she is illuminati.I would rather be poor on earth and be rich with happiness in heaven.its disappointing to see celebs who were once Christians sell their souls.but its her life


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    Jun 18th, 2016 6:41pm report

    I think is clearly abt the illuminati here the singer points out that it like a disease of the mind that would consume u she didn't just stop there she warns that ur train of thought would be altered, n that if u must falter be wise, n let's us knw she isn't comfortable abt it that y she said someone pls help her out the curse she in. This clearly shows that outside it looks like she's living a worthy life n all she's disturbed n which she can come out but it seems impossible but incase u think it's fun better think twice cos joining the illuminati. Which is clearly the devils harvest ground would consume u like a thief in the night #Disturbia


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    Jun 5th, 2016 6:24pm report

    She is talking about loving Satan everyday


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    Aug 5th, 2015 8:55am report

    This song is more likely to be about depression, not the illuminati. Why? Because the illuminati disbanded in the 1800's, there's nobody part of it anymore. /Nobody/. Before you all start saying "She's part of the illuminati! Look at the lyrics it's proof!" I suggest thay you look into the illuminati itself and I bet it'll say that it has been disbanded in the 1800's.


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    Jul 21st, 2015 7:26am report

    I would just like to say that anyone who claims that this is illuminati is probably illuminati themselves, because how would they know? Anyway, I think it is about insanity, and the 'city of wonder' is the maniac side of insanity, and insane people want to stay there, so the singer throws on the brake lights, but they will reach the demented part anyway.


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    Oct 22nd, 2014 10:13pm report

    in the song Rihanna is basically letting us know that she is a part of the devil worshipping Illuminati thing and she is seemingly acting possessed by demons in this music video.


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    Jun 18th, 2013 6:24am report

    I think this song is about all the addictions in life that can possess you that come from the devil.


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    Jan 10th, 2013 1:26pm report

    This is what happens when you allow yourself to remain reclusive and keep dark secrets. You become disturbed.

    The longer you let your depression or fear of social interaction keep you away from people, the deeper you stray into your own head.

    "Am I scaring you tonight?" - Because people are strange, when you're a stranger.

    "Ain't used to what you like." - You have developed strange tastes by staying inside your own personal fantasy.

    Similar songs:
    The Doors- When You're Strange
    The Offspring- Away From Me

    Just my opinion.


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    Oct 30th, 2012 10:35am report

    clearly about the illuminati, rihanna is a freemason and all the devel wants is to brain wash you by putting the real meaning in to their lyrics .... read them carefully


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    May 7th, 2012 5:01pm report

    Itzel Lezti, u are spot on and what u wrote was perfectly written. i think it is about depression and the hold it can have over someone. i guess unless u have survived depression ppl wouldn't know what is in the head of a very depressed person. u feel insane and there is no escape from ur mind.


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    Apr 16th, 2012 4:12am report

    I think it's about addiction to drugs.


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    Feb 15th, 2012 2:55am report

    I don't believe its illuminati at all,she means a deep level of confusion or depression or a drug addiction whereby you the person who is depressed or influenced by the drugs is unable to easily get out of it though you know its bad.


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    Dec 11th, 2011 12:26pm report

    i think her message is that everyone should just start going to church and Jesus saves.most definitely thats what it all means.


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    Nov 25th, 2011 11:34am report

    She is talking about satan calling her cos' she is a free mason!!

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