“Overload” Lyrics by John Legend

Overload Lyrics by John Legend

Overload” is a song by John Legend. The lyrics talk about the protagonist being overwhelmed with love and the feeling of needing somebody to keep up with the constant need for love. The song is written in the form of a letter to his lover.

“Overload” by John Legend – Song Credentials

Song TitleOverload
Released2016
ArtistJohn Legend
GenreR&B/Soul
LanguageEnglish
AlbumDarkness and Light

“Overload” by John Legend Lyrics

Yeah we used to flirt with freedom
‘Fore everybody knew our name
We became their favorite secret
Love for love and not for fame
Oh when I was your user, your FaceTime abuser
Dose after dose ’til we crashed
Now they bet on our game, say well go down in flames
It’s too good but we never could last

But oh!
We was undercover ’til it overflowed, over exposed (yeah)
Oh!
Chained our love together, never took it slow
And now we know, life on overload (love, love)
Don’t we always make a show (love)
Of love (love, love, yeah)

Let that cellphone ring, let that bluebird sing
Let that message say unread,
Yeah, let them talk about us, let them talk too much
While we rule the whole world from our bed

‘Cause oh
We was undercover ’til it overflowed, over exposed
Oh
Chained our life together, never took it slow
And now we know, life on overload
Don’t we always make a show
Of love, life on overload
Must we make a spectacle of love?

Oh yeah
And oh
We was undercover ’til it overflowed, over exposed
Oh!
Chained our love together, never took it slow
And now we know, life on overload
Don’t we always make a show
Of love, life on overload
Must we make a spectacle of love?

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