What does Hit the Lights mean?

Selena Gomez: Hit the Lights Meaning

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Hit the Lights Lyrics

It’s the boy you never told I like you
It’s the girl you let get away
It’s the one you saw that day on the train
But you freaked out and walked away

It’s the plane you wanna catch to Vegas
Things you swear you’ll do before you die


    #1 top rated interpretation:
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    Dec 1st 2011 !⃝

    Hit The Lights means that what Selena's life would be if she wasn't a celebrity. in the music video, the beginning started off when she's going around this place that looks like a farm..the corn field..etc..then it lead to a different set when she's partying with everyone kind of like what a teenager would do..("hit the lights, let the music move you, lose yourself tonight,come alive, let the moment take you lose control tonight")its basically about spending time with the people you love just having a good time and not worrying about the problems and things thats going on around you. i love the part "its a mad mad world gonna make an escape, its a perfect world when you go all the way". (:


    #2 top rated interpretation:
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    Jul 13th 2011 !⃝

    Boys are sometimes too scared to tell their crush they like them and then it's too late to say it. The song is saying "life's too short, go ahead and throw yourself into the deep end"


    #3 top rated interpretation:
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    Dec 16th 2011 !⃝

    Sounds like she is saying to people, do whatever you want, and in the end where she says "its a perfect world when you go all the way" sounds like the whole song is a vague reference to sex. "lets hit the lights and have sex" like one of the previous comments even makes a hint at it unknowingly "go out and do it" and not to mention "lose yourself" lose your virginity like i am sure she did to Justin Beiber and then "so lets go go go all the way" seriously it says it over and over, being a fan of Rock n Roll music i can tell when some one is making a reference about sex "Night and Day" sound like a sex freak cuz she did it for the first time. THIS SHOULDN'T BE ON THE DISNEY CHANNEL AND IT IS >.<

  4. anonymous
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    Feb 16th 2017 !⃝

    To just give it your all and live life! She had taken a chance, so she let music help her live! From an experience is where you don't tell a guy you like them then you won't get your chance and it sucks. Guys live life!

  5. anonymous
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    Jul 10th 2015 !⃝

    Seriously guys are you crazy.

  6. anonymous
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    Feb 25th 2014 !⃝

    It means just give it all you got, enjoy life! Selena is saying even though there will be tough times in life, just have fun and let loose! Live in the moment! :)

  7. anonymous
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    Aug 26th 2012 !⃝

    It's an interpretation of life. Things may end up going a different way as you planned, some even really awful, but the message is to not give a care. Live like there's no tomorrow.

  8. anonymous
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    May 21st 2012 !⃝

    It sounds like she is talking about having sex -.- read the lyrics again and think about the double meanings that Adults but not Children will know. If i said "lets go all the way" to a girl she would think it was sex and what else is there to "go all the way" once you "hit the lights" i obviously isn't going all the way to sleep... this song is out on disney and it's disturbing hearing a 5 year old kid singing this song. I like selena but this shouldn't be on disney.

  9. anonymous
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    May 16th 2012 !⃝

    that you should trust your heart and Carpe diem (seize the day)and every monent of every mintures of every day of every year

  10. anonymous
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    Feb 24th 2012 !⃝

    I think it means like expressing your feelings

  11. anonymous
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    Dec 20th 2011 !⃝

    seize the moment and dont hesitate!

  12. anonymous
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    Dec 10th 2011 !⃝

    Just go out and do it!

  13. anonymous
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    Dec 5th 2011 !⃝

    Life is too short. Live out the moment.

  14. Lucky24
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    Sep 6th 2011 !⃝

    This song is a message to everyone saying that there's gonna be times when there's something you know you gotta do, but you were too afraid of the opposite outcome to do it. It's saying that take the plunge anyways, and if you'll get more out of life.

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