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Montero Call Me by Your Name
Song

Montero Call Me by Your Name

Lil Nas X
Album:
Montero

Song Meaning and Background of Montero (Call Me By Your Name) by Lil Nas X


When Lil Nas X was working on his debut album, he wanted to move away from the rural trap sound of "Old Town Road" and instead concentrate on rap, pop, and R&B, drawing inspiration from artists like Nicki Minaj and Drake. The song's producer, Take a Daytrip, called the songwriting process "serendipitous."


The song, which takes its name from the 2007 novel Call Me by Your Name, which is about a gay romance, is well-known for its queer undertones, especially its sexually explicit homosexual lyrics.


Lil Nas X scored his second consecutive number-one hit on the list with "Old Town Road" thanks to the song's debut at the top of the Billboard Hot 100. On April 22, 2021, the RIAA in the United States certified it platinum. Outside of the United States, "Montero (Call Me By Your Name)" topped the charts in 20 other countries including Canada, France, and the United Kingdom. At the 2022 Grammy Awards, the song was nominated for Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Music Video.


Lyrics of Montero (Call Me By Your Name) by Lil Nas X


I caught it bad yesterday

You hit me with a call to your place

Ain't been out in a while anyway

Was hopin' I could catch you throwin' smiles in my face

Romantic talkin'? You don't even have to try

You're cute enough to fuck with me tonight

Lookin' at the table, all I see is weed and white

Baby, you livin' the life, but nigga, you ain't livin' right

 

Cocaine and drinkin' with your friends

You live in the dark, boy, I cannot pretend

I'm not fazed, only here to sin

If Eve ain't in your garden, you know that you can

 

Call me when you want, call me when you need

Call me in the morning, I'll be on the way

Call me when you want, call me when you need

Call me out by your name, I'll be on the way like

 

Mmm, mmm, mmm

Mmm, mmm, mmm

 

Ayy, ayy

I wanna sell what you're buyin'

I wanna feel on your ass in Hawaii

I want that jet lag from fuckin' and flyin'

Shoot a child in your mouth while I'm ridin'

Oh, oh, oh, why me?

A sign of the times every time that I speak

A dime and a nine, it was mine every week

What a time, an incline, God was shinin' on me

Now I can't leave

And now I'm actin' hella elite

Never want the niggas that's in my league

I wanna fuck the ones I envy, I envy

 

Cocaine and drinkin' with your friends

You live in the dark, boy, I cannot pretend

I'm not fazed, only here to sin

If Eve ain't in your garden, you know that you can

 

Call me when you want, call me when you need

Call me in the morning, I'll be on the way

Call me when you want, call me when you need

Call me out by your name, I'll be on the way like

 

Oh, call me by your name (Mmm, mmm, mmm)

Tell me you love me in private

Call me by your name (Mmm, mmm, mmm)

I do not care if you lyin'

 

Well I'm just feelin', mm-uh

I wanna get, mm-uh

I'm in my, into my, uh

I'm mm, mm

I'm still, mm, mm-mm

Release Date

2021

Songwriter/s

Montero Hill, Denzel Baptiste, David Biral, Omer Fedi, Rosario Lenzo

Producer/s

Take a Daytrip, Omer Fedi, Roy Lenzo

Label/s

Columbia

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