But I ain't ever been afraid of people seeing inside
I'm more afraid of what I got on the inside, getting out
Perfect Mess by Mike Posner

Essentially, doing an interview to let someone learn about his life is not as difficult or revealing as introspectively considering one’s choices

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Mixed with all of the things inside my head that I can't figure out Perfect Mess by Mike Posner

Posners fame has created internal conflict for him, brought up things he never thought he would have to worry about.

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Mixed with all of the things I'mma have to relearn how to one day live without Perfect Mess by Mike Posner

Right now Posner has the good life, cars, clothes, etc. However, he recognizes that fame is not forever, and someday (probably soon) he will have to go back to leading a semi-normal life.

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December 26th, 2012

Since Mike was not very successful with his first album this shows his fear that one day he wont be able to live in such luxury. Hopefully he has a plan b.

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See all of these non-American bottles that I find myself sipping on Perfect Mess by Mike Posner

American alcohol isn’t good enough for this diva

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That you believed me
Did it take this long
Perfect Mess by Mike Posner

“A Matter of Time” referred to it only becoming a matter of time before Posner became famous, and what do you know.. it was only a matter of time.

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December 26th, 2012

Mike is also saying here that his fame didn’t exactly reach the height he expected. Did it take this long? Meaning did he get there yet? His first album so far didn’t have the success I am sure he expected. Some people may still be wondering when hes gonna be extremely popular and successful.

Christopher
January 24th, 2012

did you believe me? Or did it take this long?

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And what was left. A perfect mess
And if we forget. A perfect mess
And what was left. A perfect mess
That we forget
Perfect Mess by Mike Posner

While many would argue that fame has its pro’s and con’s, Posner only discusses the con’s in this song. Essentially stating that fame has turned his life into a mess, he’s overwhelmed.

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They tell me all day long to get a bodyguard to help myself get around Perfect Mess by Mike Posner

Allegedly Posners Heauxes are telling him he needs a bodyguard to travel with him. I, However, have a very hard time believing this.

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Mixed with all of these man-made women that I find myself digging out Perfect Mess by Mike Posner

By man-made women, he is alluding to your typical silicone valley chick, all plastic surgery-ed up, hair done, nails done, everything did. Although he see’s right through them, these are the women he chooses to sleep with.

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See all of these American dreams, that I find myself living out Perfect Mess by Mike Posner

Somehow, Posner unintentionally stumbled onto the American Dream.

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If only that were true now Perfect Mess by Mike Posner

Posner is unsatisfied with pretending to be himself, but he recognizes the need to do it anyway.

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