Here Are the Lyrics to NF's 'Let You Down'

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NF performs during the Big Show at Little Caesars Arena on Dec. 28, 2017 in Detroit.

NF’s “Let You Down” has been steadily creeping up the Billboard Hot 100 since the rapper’s album Perception debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in October.

The track, about NF’s relationship with his father, is a heart-wrenching song about not letting someone down. It's the third single from his third album. Check out the emotional lyrics below.

Feels like we're on the edge right now

I wish that I could say I'm proud

I'm sorry that I let you down

Let you down

All these voices in my head get loud

I wish that I could shut them out

I'm sorry that I let you down

L-l-let you down

 

Yeah, I guess I'm a disappointment

Doing everything I can,

I don't wanna make you disappointed

It's annoying

I just wanna make you feel like everything I ever did wasn't ever tryna make an issue for you

But, I guess the more you,

Thought about everything, you were never even wrong in the first place, right?

Yeah, I'ma just ignore you

Walking towards you, with my head down, lookin' at the ground,

I'm embarrassed for you

Paranoia, what did I do wrong this time?

That's parents for you

Very loyal?

Shoulda had my back, but you put a knife into my hands before

What else should I carry for you? I cared for you, but

Feels like we're on the edge right now

I wish that I could say I'm proud

 

I'm sorry that I let you down

L-l-let you down

All these voices in my head get loud

I wish that I could shut them out

I'm sorry that I let you down

L-l-let you down

 

Yeah, you don't wanna make this work

You just wanna make this worse

Want me to listen to you

But you don't ever hear my words

You don't wanna know my hurt, yet

Let me guess you want an apology, probably

How can we keep going at a rate like this?

We can't, so I guess I'ma have to leave

Please don't come after me

I just wanna be alone right now,

I don't really wanna think at all

Go ahead, just drink it off

Both know you're gonna call tomorrow like nothing's wrong

Ain't that what you always do?

I feel like every time I talk to you, you're in an awful mood

What else can I offer you?

There's nothing left right now, I gave it all to you

Feels like we're on the edge right now

I wish that I could say I'm proud

 

I'm sorry that I let you down

L-l-let you down

All these voices in my head get loud

I wish that I could shut them out

I'm sorry that I let you down

L-l-let you down

Yeah, don't talk down to me

That's not gonna work now

Packed all my clothes and I moved out

I don't even wanna go to your house

Everytime I sit on that couch I feel like you lecture me

Eventually, I bet that we

Could have made this work

And probably woulda figured things out

But I guess that I'm a letdown

But it's cool, I checked out

Oh, you wanna be friends now?

Okay, let's put my fake face on and pretend now

Sit around and talk about the good times

That didn't even happen I mean, why are you laughing?

Must have missed that joke

Let me see if I can find a reaction

No, but at least you're happy

 

Feels like we're on the edge right now

I wish that I could say I'm proud

I'm sorry that I let you down

Oh, I let you down

All these voices in my head get loud

And I wish that I could shut them out

I'm sorry that I let you down

Oh, let you down

I'm sorry I'm so sorry now I'm sorry

That I let you down

 

Lyrics Licensed & Provided by LyricFind

Publisher: Lyrics © Capital Christian Music Group

Writers: Tommee Profitt, Nate Feuerstein

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