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Forget
Forget artwork
Released March 3, 2015
Genre Indie Pop
Length 4:09
Label Atlantic Records
Warner/Chappell
Format Digital download, CD (with album), vinyl (with album)
Producer David Kosten
Marina and the Diamonds chronology
Froot track listing
"Forget" is track number 5.
Previous track
"Blue"
Next track
"Gold"

"Forget" is a song by Marina and the Diamonds off of her third studio album, Froot. The song was released as the fourth single of the album on March 3, 2015 and was the fifth Froot of the Month. The Froot was an apple.


Background and compositionEdit

Diamandis wrote the song when "extremely hungover" the day after a BRIT Awards party. Lyrically, the song is about taking a look at her entire life at a larger perspective. She called "Forget" one of her favorite songs off the album.[1]

Music VideoEdit

A music video for "Forget" was filmed on February 25, 2015, and was released on March 4, 2015. As of August 2016, the video has 3,349,461 views.

Music Video Information
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS "FORGET" OFFICIAL VIDEO04:30

MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS "FORGET" OFFICIAL VIDEO

Premiere March 4, 2015
Filmed February 25, 2015
Director Markus Lundqvist
Producer TBA
Production co Knucklehead
Exec. producer TBA
Editor TBA
Choreographer TBA
Length 4:29
Source

LyricsEdit

  Verse 1.  

Sometimes I think I’m not that strong
But there’s a force that carries me on
Sick of my small heart, made of steel
Sick of those wounds that never heal

  Pre-chorus.  

Cause I have lived my life in debt
I’ve spent my days in deep regret
Yeah I been living in the red
Oh, cause I can’t forgive and I can’t forget
Forget…

  Chorus.  

Forget, forget, forget
Ain’t no time to regret
Yeah, it’s time to forget

  Verse 2.  

Ever since I can remember
Life was like a tipping scale
Like an abacus I played with
Counting every win and fail

  Pre-chorus.  

Cause I have lived my life in debt
I’ve spent my days in deep regret
Yeah, I’ve been living in the red
But I wanna forgive and forget

  Chorus.  

Forget, forget, forget
Ain’t no time for regret
Yeah, it’s time…

  Middle eight.  

To be letting go
Oh baby you know
What I’m talking about
Got nothing to lose and nothing to prove
Oh baby, I’m bowing out
Out, I’m bowing out

  Breakdown.  

Yeah, I’ve been dancing with the devil
I love that he pretends to care
If I’ll ever get to heaven
When a million dollars gets you there

Oh, all the time that I have wasted
Chasing rabbits down a hole
When I was born to be the tortoise
I was born to walk alone

Forget about it
Forget about it
Forget about it

  Chorus.  

Forget, forget, forget
Ain’t no time to regret

  Outro.  

I’m gonna leave the past behind
I’ve had enough, I’m breaking free
No pressing stop, erase, rewind
That chain of thought that followed me

I’ve put my money where my mouth is
For the first time in my life
I’ve made mistakes but I believe that
Everything was worth the fight

Cause in the end, the road is long
But only cause it makes you strong
It’s filled with peaks & twists & turns
Sometimes you have to learn forget about it

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Track by track of Froot - Marina And The Diamonds." YouTube. 26 March 2015. Retrieved 23 April 2015.

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