Rod Wave, Alone: the lyrics and their meaning

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Alone is the second single released from Rod Wave’s new album Beautiful Mind, out on August 12. After Stone Rolling, this song shares again a relevant part of the rapper’s life and thoughts at this moment. The lyrics have many aspects, and people want to know more about their possible meaning. Let’s explore the interpretation of the song in this article.

You can find the official video of Alone below.

Rod Wave - Alone (Official Video)
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Alone: inside the meaning of the lyrics

Alone is about the end of a love relationship. Rod Wave explains his feelings about missing the girl he loved for a long time and feeling alone now. That also affects self-esteem because a part of us always tends to see every breakup as a personal failure. That’s what emerges in the song’s first lines:

Uh, you ever feel like you worthless? (Graah)
Like you ain’t worth s**t? (Yeah)
And I know that I ain’t perfect
But you know that I’m worth it (Yeah)
Tryna find somethin’ to do in my time
Ease my pain, get you off of my mind

Rod Wave describes a clever way to deal with a breakup: focus on reconstruction, which means developing again activities and routines in the time of our life that remained empty after the relationship ended. Usually, we let a love relationship conquer the spaces of our life when we are in love; therefore, it’s natural that those spaces feel empty after the breakup. And the first practical step of recovery is filling those open spaces again.

In Alone lyrics, we get hints about the possible reasons for the breakup. The rapper talks about the lies he was telling: it wasn’t something he likes to do, but somehow he needed to lie in order to love:

No more love means no more lies
And I tried (Yeah)
Lord knows I tried (Yeah, yeah)

Loved a n***a to death, even though I was tellin’ lies

But Rod Wave was very connected to this girl, and their relationship represented an essential part of his recent life:

I found your headband on my bedroom floor
The only evidence that you’ve been here before
I don’t get waves of missin’ you anymore
They’re more like tsunami tides in my eyes (Yeah-yeah)
Remember all of the times, on Pinellas Point Drive

The day that we run away, all the stars align

There is disillusionment in his lines. And after all, the rapper feels like every love story is the same: we love each other, then the emotion fades, we face misunderstandings, then we break up, and we feel lonely.

It’s the same old thing (Yeah)
It’s the same old song (Yeah)
One day you’re here, next day you’re gone (Gone)
All of the fussin’, all of the fights
All the early mornings, and the long nights
All the who’s right’s, and all the who’s wrong’s (Woah, yeah, yeah)

Just to end up alone (All alone, end up alone)
Just to end up alone (All alone, just to end up alone)
Just to end up alone (All that work, all that time)
I don’t wanna be alone
I don’t wanna be—, I don’t wanna be—
Don’t leave me alone

That’s the real meaning of Alone lyrics: our love story is over, you have been important to me, and now you are gone. But I don’t claim we were unique: every breakup feels the same, and every partner is a pleasant companion for a while, then we feel lonely again. We work on ourselves and move on.

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The complete lyrics

Uh, you ever feel like you worthless? (Graah)
Like you ain’t worth s**t? (Yeah)
And I know that I ain’t perfect
But you know that I’m worth it (Yeah)

Tryna find somethin’ to do in my time
Ease my pain, get you off of my mind
Three cell phones, I been on my grind
No more love means no more lies

And I tried (Yeah)
Lord knows I tried (Yeah, yeah)
Smokin’ dope back to back, I’m fried (Fried)
Thuggin’ for three days see the pain in his eyes (Yeah)
Tryna get over pride (Yeah, yeah)

And I’m here to let ’em know (Let ’em know, gotta let ’em know)
Uh, if you love ’em, don’t let ’em go (Let ’em go, tell me, why would you ever let ’em go?)

I found your headband on my bedroom floor
The only evidence that you’ve been here before
I don’t get waves of missin’ you anymore
They’re more like tsunami tides in my eyes (Yeah-yeah)

Remember all of the times, on Pinellas Point Drive
Actin’ like you was fine, a broken heart in disguise (Yeah)
Loved a n**a to death, even though I was tellin’ lies
The day that we run away, all the stars align

It’s the same old thing (Yeah)
It’s the same old song (Yeah)
One day you’re here, next day you’re gone (Gone)

All of the fussin’, all of the fights
All the early mornings, and the long nights
All the who’s right’s, and all the who’s wrong’s (Woah, yeah, yeah)

Just to end up alone (All alone, end up alone)
Just to end up alone (All alone, just to end up alone)
Just to end up alone (All that work, all that time)
I don’t wanna be alone
I don’t wanna be—, I don’t wanna be—
Don’t leave me alone