13 lyrics that shouldn't be taken too literally

Copy these stars and you'll probably end up arrested...

  1. 1

    "Pull the sheets right off the corner / Of the mattress that you stole / From your roommate back in Boulder" - 'Closer', The Chainsmokers

    Don't steal mattresses. Or anything, really... But, how does one steal a mattress? Like, surely if you're going to steal something and get away with it, you'd steal something small?

  2. 2

    "I took a pill in Ibiza / To show Avicii I was cool" - 'I Took a Pill in Ibiza', Mike Posner

    Needless to say, don't do drugs. But in particular, if you're having to do something to show someone else you're cool, it's kind of a bit sad.

  3. 3

    "Boy you're so sexy, just like your Cadillac / Just come and get me, 'cause I can't hold it back /People on the street watch us in the backseat" - 'Beep Beep', Little Mix

    We're pretty sure if Little Mix ever did this they'd arrested for public indecency. Patience is key, save anything like this when you've reached your final destination.

  4. 4

    "Under the lights tonight / You turned around, and you stole my heart / With just one look, when I saw your face / I fell in love" - Stole My Heart, One Direction

    Thinking literally, stealing hearts involves murder. It's bad to kill people, but you probably knew that already.

  5. 5

    "Just watching a DVD, smoking illegal weed / Getting high as two kites when we needed to breathe" - 'Nina', Ed Sheeran

    This one comes with its' own disclaimer. Weed is illegal, people!

  6. 6

    “My daddy warned me about men like you / He said baby girl he’s playing you / Cause when trouble comes in town / And men like me come around / Oh, my daddy said shoot” - 'Daddy Lessons', Beyonce

    Parents often do know best, but this time, we just don't agree. Don't shoot people, even if your Dad tells you to.

  7. 7

    “I can't feel my face when I'm with you/ But I love it, but I love it.”

    Nothing legal stops you from feeling your face. Apart from if it's cold, but we're certain that's not what he's talking about.

  8. 8

    "Gun in my purse, bitch I came dressed to kill / Who wanna go first? / I had 'em pushing daffodils" - 'Anaconda', Nicki Minaj

    How many times? Don't kill people! Or carry guns... the outcome of this will depend on where you live though. But still, gun violence isn't okay.

  9. 9

    “I drove for miles and miles / and somehow wound up at your door… I don’t mind spending every day / Out on your corner in the pouring rain” - 'She Will Be Loved', Maroon 5

    LEAVE US ALONE, MAROON 5. Seriously though, if you follow someone as much as they do, you will be arrested for stalking. 'She Will Be Loved', but from a distance because of restraining order.

  10. 10

    "Bang bang, two-shots fired / Man down, one fool, one liar" - 'Alarm', Anne-Marie

    The message has got to be sinking in now...

  11. 11

    "Oh mama mama mama / I just shot a man down / In central station / In front of a big ol' crowd" - 'Man Down', Rihanna

    Rihanna highlighted how guilty someone can feel after they shoot someone dead. Basically, don't do it.

  12. 12

    "Can't keep my hands to myself / I mean I could, but why would I want to?" - 'Hands to Myself', Selena Gomez

    In the video for this track, Selena even breaks into someone's home. STALKER ALERT!

  13. 13

    "Mind if I take you down? / Get you high, am I allowed?" - 'Back To Me', Marian Hill featuring Lauren Jauregui

    Dependent on state, no, you're not allowed Lauren. You found out about the consequences of that in the airport, remember?

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