So why oh why
Are we so in denial
When we know we're not happy here?

from Outkast – Hey Ya! Lyrics on Rap Genius


Do not let the upbeat melody deceive you. This song shows a man facing the truth about a relationship that he is in with a woman whom he no longer loves, and the feeling (or lack thereof) is mutual. However neither of them can accept that they want to leave each other, despite the fact that neither of them are happy

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