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Too Sweet
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Too Sweet

Hozier
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Song meaning of Too Sweet by Hozier


The song "Too Sweet" has Hozier encountering the "rhythm of a true night owl" while consuming black coffee and whisky.


As the vocalist converses with his significant other, it also demonstrates the complexities and nuances of a relationship. He enjoys the different "pleasures" of life, whilst she would rather live a healthy lifestyle. The singer feels that she is "already too sweet," thus he prefers the rawness. The idea of how disparities can develop throughout a relationship is further explored in the song.


The song became Hozier's first number-one hit in all seven nations after topping the charts in Australia, Iceland, Ireland, New Zealand, Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States.


Lyrics of Too Sweet by Hozier


It can't be said I'm an early bird

It's ten o'clock before I say a word

Baby, I can never tell

How do you sleep so well?

 

You keep telling me to live right

To go to bed before the daylight

But then you wake up for the sunrise

You know you don't gotta pretend

Baby, now and then

 

Don't you just wanna wake up

Dark as a lake

Smelling like a bonfire

Lost in a haze?

If you're drunk on life, babe

I think it's great

But while in this world

 

I think I'll take my whiskey neat

My coffee black and my bed at three

You're too sweet for me

You're too sweet for me

I take my whiskey neat

My coffee black and my bed at three

You're too sweet for me

You're too sweet for me

 

I aim low

I aim true, and the ground's where I go

I work late where I'm free from the phone

And the job gets done

But you worry some, I know

 

But who wants to live forever, babe

You treat your mouth as if it's Heaven's gate

The rest of you like you're the TSA

I wish that I could go along

Babe, don't get me wrong

 

You know you're bright as the morning

As soft as the rain

Pretty as a vine

As sweet as a grape

If you can sit in a barrel

Maybe I'll wait

Until that day

 

I'd rather take my whiskey neat

My coffee black and my bed at three

You're too sweet for me

You're too sweet for me

I take my whiskey neat

My coffee black and my bed at three

You're too sweet for me

You're too sweet for me

 

I take my whiskey neat

My coffee black and my bed at three

You're too sweet for me

You're too sweet for me

Release Date

2024

Songwriter/s

Andrew Hozier-Byrne, Daniel Tannenbaum, Peter Gonzales, Sergiu Gherman, Stuart Johnson, Tyler Mehlenbacher, Daniel Krieger

Producer/s

Hozier, Bekon, Chakra, Sergiu Gherman, Peter Gonzales

Label/s

Rubyworks, Island

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