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Billie Eilish – ​all the good girls go to hell lyrics
[Intro]
My Lucifer is lonely

[Verse 1]
Standing there, killing time
Can't commit to anything but a crime

Peter's on vacation, an open invitation
Animals, evidence
Pearly gates look more like a picket fence
Once you get inside 'em
Got friends but can't invite them

[Pre-Chorus]
Hills burn in California
My turn to ignore ya
Don't say I didn't warn ya

[Chorus]
All the good girls go to hell
'Cause even God herself has enemies
And once the water starts to rise
And heaven's out of sight
She'll want the devil on her team


[Post-Chorus]
My Lucifer is lonely

[Verse 2]
Look at you needing me
You know I'm not your friend without some greenery
Walk in wearing fetters
Peter should know better
Your cover up is caving in
Man is such a fool
Why are we saving him?
Poisoning themselves now
Begging for our help, wow!

[Pre-Chorus]
Hills burn in California
My turn to ignore ya
Don't say I didn't warn ya

[Chorus]
All the good girls go to hell
'Cause even God herself has enemies
And once the water starts to rise
And heaven's out of sight
She'll want the devil on her team

[Outro]
My Lucifer is lonely
There's nothing left to save now
My god is gonna owe me
There's nothing left to save now
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Songwriters: Billie Eilish O'Connell, Finneas Baird O'Connell
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    OK OK. I just want to clarify a few things. First, when she says, 'Peter's on vacation, an open invitation' she is using this opportunity to get in and do some evil. Second when she says my in the lines, 'My Lucifer is lonely' she is most likely referring to her dark side. Her inner demons prompt her to be unable 'can't commit anything but a crime'. The lines of, 'look[s] more like a picket fence' of rules. She asks why she should get 'inside 'em' if she has 'got friends but can't invite them' because they are not good enough for her heaven. The lines 'Hills burn in California' mean how many houses got burned and people died. UPDATE : Several months after the song released, Billie announced that in some of the lines are referencing global warming and her frustration with humanity’s destruction of the planet. 'Why are we working so hard to save mankind when we should really be out here saving the planet…? … We are literally the flu.' I couldn't put ALL the info, but I ABSOLUTELY loveeeeeeee this song.
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    When she says 'My Lucifer is lonely' she is probably referring to her dark side. When she says 'Can't commit to anything but a crime' her inner demons are prompting her to be unable to do anything but that. When she says 'Peter's on a vacation' she is referring to St. Peter and means that the moral absolutes are no longer in play, which is an 'open invitation' to do evil. To her, being good (represented by the metaphor of heaven), 'look[s] like a picket fence' of rules. She asks why she should get 'inside 'em' if she has 'got friends but can't invite them' because they're not good enough for of heaven she has set up (If this is speaking about Heaven literally, it is coming from the point of view of someone who has likely not had much experience with Christianity, since the Bible teaches a reliance on salvation in Christ rather than works, and acknowledges that all people sin and require the grace of God.) Her character’s view of good and evil carries the familiar irreverence we see a few songs earlier in the album, on “bad guy”. To this character, good is boring, and being bad is much more fun to her.
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    'Peter's on vacation, an open invitation.' it highlights the desire of the narrator to have a free pass to give up on morality and will take any excuse as an “open invitation” to do bad. The use of the possessive “my” likely means she is referring to her dark side. Her inner demons prompt her to be unable to “commit to anything but a crime.” “Peter’s on vacation”, refers to St. Peter and means that the moral absolutes are no longer in play, which is “an open invitation” to do evil. To her, being good (represented by the metaphor of heaven), “look[s] more like a picket fence” of rules. She asks why she should “get inside ‘em” if she has “Got friends but can’t invite them” because they’re not good enough for the version of heaven she has set up. The line “Hills burn in California” likely references the recent fires that took many homes and lives in the last year, and is, from her character’s point of view, proof that God doesn’t care. While these lines are confusing, my best guess would be that she is speaking to God and saying that it is now her “turn to ignore” Him, as she believes He has ignored her. The line “all the good girls go to Hell” illustrates a belief that moral acts are futile, because in the end she believes they will all fall short of that goodness. Another interpretation of this line is that Billie’s character believes that good girls are all miserable, something she has told herself to justify her behavior. The lines “once the water starts to rise / And Heaven’s out of sight” means that when a real problem comes up and no one is around to see how it is dealt with, the god Billie Eilish has set up will “Want the Devil on her team”. The narrator points out that she is needed, and relishes in the power she holds over someone else. She says that she will only give help if they have “some greenery” or payment. By the line “Man is such a fool, why are we saving him,” it is possible that the narrator has changed from Billie’s character to the image of God she has in her mind. In her mind, God is looking down on humanity with apathy saying “[they’re] poisoning themselves now / Begging for our help, wow” in a careless attitude. She reminds us of the loneliness she experiences because of her dark side with the repetition of the earlier line, “My Lucifer is lonely”. She says that there is no point in trying to be moral because “there’s nothing left to save now”.
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      OK OK. I just want to clarify a few things. First, when she says, 'Peter's on vacation, an open... Read more →
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