Rihanna — Lift Me Up Lyrics

You are currently viewing Rihanna — Lift Me Up Lyrics

Rihanna released a new song called “Lift Me Up” on October 28, 2022. It’s from the movie “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.” This is her first solo song since her 2016 album “Anti.”

The song is R&B and was written by Rihanna, Nigerian singer Tems, and the film’s director, Ryan Coogler. Ludwig Göransson produced it. Some critics liked Rihanna’s singing, but others found the lyrics and production average.

“Lift Me Up” did well commercially, reaching number one in many countries and top 5 in others. It got nominated for awards like Best Original Song at the Academy Awards and Golden Globes, winning 4 awards, including Best Original Song at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards.

The music video, directed by Autumn Durald Arkapaw, features Rihanna on an empty beach with scenes from the “Black Panther” film. She performed the song live for the first time at the 2023 Academy Awards.

Tems and Ludwig Goransson collaborated on the song, which was written in honor of Chadwick Boseman, the first Black Panther. Check-out the lyrics below.

Lift Me Up Lyrics by Rihanna

Lift Me Up Lyrics by Rihanna

Chorus
Lift me up
Hold me down
Keep me close
Safe and sound

Verse 1
Burning in a hopeless dream
Hold me when you go to sleep
Keep me in the warmth of your love
When you depart, keep me safe
Safe and sound

Chorus
Lift me up
Hold me down
Keep me close
Safe and sound

Verse 2
Drowning in an endless sea
Take some time and stay with me
Keep me in the strength of your arms
Keep me safe
Safe and sound

Chorus
Lift me up
Hold me down
Keep me safe
Safe and sound

Verse 3
Burning in a hopeless dream
Hold me when you go to sleep
Keep me safe
We need light, we need love

Chorus
(Lift me up) Lift me up in your arms
(Hold me down) I need love, I need love, I need love
(Keep me close) Hold me, hold me
(Safe and sound) Hold me, hold me, hold me, hold me
(Lift me up) Hold me, hold me, hold me, hold me
(Hold me down) Hold me, hold me
(Keep me safe) We need light, we need love

Leave a Reply

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.