Why Did It Have To Be Me? – Song and Lyrics by ABBA

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Discover the poetic beauty in ‘Why Did It Have To Be Me?’ by ABBA. This lyric breakdown takes you on a journey through the artist’s thoughts, emotions, and the story they aim to tell. From clever metaphors to evocative imagery, we delve into the nuances that make this song a lyrical masterpiece. Whether you’re a fan of ABBA or a lover of well-crafted words, our detailed analysis will give you a deeper understanding and appreciation of this song.

When you were lonely, you needed a man
Someone to lean on, well I understand
It’s only natural
But why did it have to be me?
Nights can be empty and nights can be cold
So you were looking for someone to hold
That’s only natural
But why did it have to be me?

I was so lonesome, I was blue
I couldn’t help it, it had to be you and I
Always thought you knew the reason why
I only wanted a little love affair
Now I can see you are beginning to care
But baby, believe me
It’s better to forget me

Men are the toys in the game that you play
When you get tired, you throw ’em away
That’s only natural
But why did it have to be me?
Ooh
Falling in love with a woman like you
Happens so quickly, there’s nothing to do
It’s only natural
But why did it have to be me?

I was so lonesome, I was blue
I couldn’t help it, it had to be you and I
Always thought you knew the reason why
I only wanted a little love affair
Now I can see you are beginning to care
But baby, believe me
It’s better to forget me