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Melanie Martinez Piggyback lyrics

Melanie Martinez with “Piggyback” is a new song dedicated to her former friend Timothy Heller who accused Melanie of being a rapist. This is Melanie's response to the claims.

[Verse 1]
I was three years old
All I wanted was the music and
My parents were doing everything they could
To move away from our place working over time always
While I sat up in my grandma's project building coloring, oh

Moved to a small town and
Started to, started to grow
Poetry written, I’m singing and dancing, oh
Photographs, painting, cartoons
That's all I know
That's all I know, oh

I have one best friend to this very fucking day
Since we were five years old and I fucking moved away
I wish I never did cause she’s the only one who sees me
For who I really am instead of how many I reach, oh

[Pre-Chorus]
Trusted too many fake people while I was still young
Gave them the benefit of the doubt, I was so wrong
I cut them off and they came for blood cause they know
They ain't getting no more

[Chorus]
I’m so done with playing piggy back, oh
Swear to god I wished y’all all the best, oh
You’re lying your way to try to gain a piece of me
When you could never come close cause I know my destiny
I worked hard for my shit
Put my love in this shit
Now you’re trying to kill my name for some fame
What is this?
Tried to help you do your shit
Encouraged you to work on it
Was a good friend and you used that to your advantage

[Verse 2]
Now I’m 22 and I've had a crazy year of
Isolation from all the plastic people here
I cannot wait for the day
I can finally move away
Back to New York City where the realest people really stay, oh

Oh, spent this whole time writing away my heart and my soul
The people I surround myself with have hearts filled with gold
Love and empathy are things that we hold so close
Trying to learn and evolve

[Chorus]
I’m so done with playing piggy back, oh
Swear to god I wished y’all all the best, oh
You’re lying your way to try to gain a piece of me
When you could never come close cause I know my destiny
I worked hard for my shit
Put my love in this shit
Now you’re trying to kill my name for some fame
What is this?
Tried to help you do your shit
Encouraged you to work on it
Was a good friend and you used that to your advantage

[Outro]
I’m so done with playing piggy back, oh
Swear to god I wished y'all all the best, oh
You're lying your way to try to gain a piece of me
When you could never come close cause I know my destiny

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