Maisie Peters - Birthday Lyrics




You would always show up late
A deck of excuses in your hands
I would be the first to claim I didn't mind
I understand
I put all my songs into a tape
All my words you held inside your hand
And I don't think you ever even listened to them once
I understand

Waiting around, still halfway hopeful that you'll show
You said you'd call, of course you won't, I should've known

You're not here again, I'm not surprised
I hate how long it took to realize
You don't remember or you just don't care
Today's my birthday
And you're still not there
You're still not there

Sat crossed legged by the phone
It's 2 AM, the candles all burned out
And I could pretend that it's okay
I understand, but I don't

Waited around, I should've known, you wouldn't show
And I'm just a fool who spent her birthday all alone

You're not here again, I'm not surprised
I hate how long it took to realize
You don't remember or you just don't care
Today's my birthday
And you're still not there
You're still not there

I never asked for anything more than one happy birthday
I never asked for anything more than happy birthday

You're not here again, I'm not surprised
I hate how long it took to realize
That you don't remember, do you?
Or you don't care
Today's my birthday
And you're still not there
You're still not there

You're still not there
You're still not there





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Maisie Peters Birthday Comments
  1. Ariadna Castro

    to my dad :(

  2. tinkerbells

    took out all those thoughts and words I had in my head at my birthday this week ....

  3. Ellie Weber

    This has v big Taylor Swift The Moment I Knew vibes and I am HERE for it

  4. Takara Thomas

    this goes hand-in-hand with The Moment I Knew as songs about shitty boyfriends who don’t show up to birthday parties

  5. Miko Takata

    メイちゃんの曲好きです

  6. hannah parker

    Discovered u a few months ago and listening back to your older songs. You amazing love your voice and your songwriting

  7. Chandrasekhar Sarma

    😊same things happens😀

  8. Shirlei Silva

    I 😭😭😭😭

  9. Ivy May

    So I'm posting one of those comments BUT: I just uploaded a cover of this and I'd love it if people would check it out <3

  10. Czerwona_ Gitara

    Today is my birthday... and this song is so True right now.
    Hi from Poland and have a nice day :)))

  11. Tvisha Shah

    This song reminds me of the moment I knew by Taylor Swift

  12. Maria Barrera

    I can’t explain how much I love this song

  13. мιѕѕ Drεαmςα†ςhεr

    The video creates a calm atmosphere tbh.

  14. Annemijn Vlug

    Does anoyone have the piano sheets of this ? :)

  15. Skedts

    TRIBUTE TO THE MOMENT I KNEW

  16. mistaken error

    This video made me soo emotional and really hit homw for me. Huhuhuhu
    My parents were always busy with work most of the time we dont eat together and even dont celebrate my birthday. But i still have hope every year that thye will celebrate it with me

  17. Hayden Elizabeth

    I SEARCHED FOR THIS SONG AFTER I HEARD IT FOR AN HOUR

  18. mya hampson

    Wait so when's your birthday and Maisie this is amazing so calm about something that clearly hurt. I hope your okay :)

  19. Geralyn Negre Caracena

    So 😔. I can feel the pain and dissapointment of those who experience something like this by just listening to this song.

  20. Keziah Miner

    this is my favorite song in the world rn

  21. itchy weenis

    this song reminds me of my dad

  22. mckusician

    I want people to FEEL my songs as deeply as yours make me feel. Seriously. How in the heck do you do it in every song?

  23. Ace Sparks

    I love this song so much! I heard it for the first time when I was on a vacation, and ever since then I just keep listening to your music. My favourite part of this song is "And you're still not there". Thank you Maisie!

  24. Sera B. Marak

    My bestfriend sent me this song today..this is sad and beautiful. Today's my bday. I rarely comment on yt, but for some reasons i felt like commenting. I had someone who I thought is special to me..met in camping and been friends for 5 years now..we liked each other alot but never really dated..we'v been getting along quite well lately but "something" happened between us.. he hasnt replied since then,it happened just two days back. He doesnt know my bday also. I have other reasons as well...i nearly had a panic attack earlier at work. Never have I ever thought that I would be this sad on my bday.( I have friends and family that loves me though)

  25. Austin Walker

    What hurts isn't that I had a dad who left. It isn't that my mom decided drugs were more important. Nor is it the fact that the people who adopted me left me as my biological parents did. What hurts is the part of my heart knowing that I'll never know my actual parents, least of all hear them ever tell me happy birthday

  26. stay

    노래 너무 좋고 음색은 더더더 좋아요 Your song is so good and voice is better! This is so beautiful ❤️

    stay

    근데 한국인 없나요?

  27. Aaron Joel

    happy birthday Maisie ❤️❤️

  28. Ida Steffensen

    This reminds of all the little girls who lost their father to another family and never gave up the hope about them, but still have to end up disappointed on their birthday because they don’t really care.

  29. Salvo D'Amore

    😍😭❤

  30. twinkleblossom

    Love this song, but the chorus at 0:53-0:57 and again at 1:44-1:51 reminds me of something, like either One Republic or The Script or even a bit like Under the Sea from The Little Mermaid. I can't figure out what exactly though. Any ideas?

    twinkleblossom

    Nvm, I found it! The song was Wherever I Go by One Republic :D

  31. U R B A N L U N E

    Am I the only one who thinks about their 'no show' dad? Love this song, but the feels are real, and disturbing.

  32. Trina Ruttinger

    this was my solo song for two years. it was my favorite solo because i could relate to every word said. thank you for such an amazing song! ❤️

  33. dahreix ;

    this is a masterpiece :( the way you put your heart through lyrics, its just beautiful.

  34. Rose Graham

    I love all of your songs, but this is my fave♥️♥️😍

  35. Millie Payton

    I was listening to a random spotify playlist to go to sleep to and when I woke up this song was on, I only got the end of it but it was so beautiful I had to look it up. This is a truly beautiful song thank you for making it

  36. Aryana Hemmelman

    I love her voice it's so calm and beautiful with so much emotion.

  37. Vicky

    She is so underrated, and her voice is just amazing.

  38. Thanda Naing

    "I never asked for anything more than one happy birthday". . .

  39. Elsa Blyth

    i felt like blowing the candle

  40. Sweet Like Swift

    This reminds me of the song “The Moment I knew” by Taylor Swift!

  41. Mikayla Soppa

    This song is literally so true 😭😭 love it so much ❤️❤️

  42. Salman Danawala

    Music Video Budget: 10 Dollars.

  43. Mette Nielsen

    This is literally me today!

  44. Bellissimo_ Dols

    Can u make a official video for worst of you

  45. who are you

    I hate that this song describes my situation very well

  46. chantel

    *wow I just noticed how much I love depressing songs*

  47. Annie TP

    this is the best thing I've ever heard, I've been repeating this song for months! never got old.. <3

  48. Ice Cube

    YOUR SONGS ARE SO POWERFUL, SNIFF😭💞

  49. Horr!d Fr33dom

    You deserve better than the prick who didn't showed up.

  50. Valentina Love

    It makes me think about my dad who has never been there for any of my birthdays
    Such a beautiful song 💕☁️🍰

  51. Grace_ Diane

    one word...relatable😔

  52. Emelya

    I first heard this on Spotify & fell in love. "I never asked for another more, than one happy birthday." That's how I felt before too with someone. But ur voice & this song is absolutely beautiful

  53. Timothy Park

    wow...why am I listening to this now :( love from South Korea!😚

  54. Claire Smith

    This hits home hard for the birthdays I've spent alone...

  55. Claire Smith

    I want to cry...

    Claire Smith

    update I am crying

  56. Laura Rizzo

    Amazing❤️👌🏻

  57. Natakyu PS

    omg is this original too? im dying

  58. janet jackson

    There is not a single woman alive that can't relate to this song so full of truth!

  59. Djesse penny

    2058 anyone? Had too plug in my 30 year old non holo keyboard I couldn’t get it to work with my VR either god YouTube is so slow maybe it’s because the servers are still on earth why did you guys ruin earth it was a lovely planet J.P

  60. angellei

    fuck him. more cake for you darling

  61. Loony Lovegood

    fuck maisie this is the first song after months, that let me feel something. thank you so much xx




    and btw: idk why but i really love in the last chorus the “you do’nt remember, DO YOU?”

  62. Manjistha Rawat

    I'm crying invisible tears, oh, no they are real!!

  63. Leo Joey

    YAS HONEY THAT VERTIGO EFFECT

  64. Leo Joey

    oh shit here it comes. here come the tears.

  65. Abe Fromen

    just found this randomly after a shitty birthday. Reflects exactly how I feel.

    Thank you

  66. Ana Sophia

    HOW IS IT POSSIBLE TO JUST ADORE EVERY SINGLE MUSIC OF YOURS?

  67. Katrina Eames

    beautiful

  68. nurlina sabila

    today its my birthday :) thanks for this song omg i dont know what i have to say i just.. speechless Thanks for making this song 😭😭😭

  69. Vic

    Lyrics:

    [Verse 1]
    You would always show up late
    A deck of excuses in your hands
    I would be the first to claim I didn't mind
    I understand
    I put all my songs into a tape
    All my words you held inside your hand
    And I don't think you ever even listened to them once
    I understand

    [Pre-Chorus]
    Waiting around, still halfway hopeful that you'll show
    You said you'd call, of course you won't, I should've known

    [Chorus]
    You're not here again, I'm not surprised
    I hate how long it took to realize
    You don't remember or you just don't care
    Today's my birthday
    And you're still not there
    You're still not there

    [Verse 2]
    Sat crossed legged by the phone
    It's 2 AM, the candles all burned out
    And I could pretend that it's okay
    I understand, but I don't

    [Pre-Chorus]
    Waited around, I should've known, you wouldn't show
    And I'm just a fool who spent her birthday all alone

    [Chorus]
    You're not here again, I'm not surprised
    I hate how long it took to realize
    You don't remember or you just don't care
    Today's my birthday
    And you're still not there
    You're still not there

    [Bridge]
    I never asked for anything more than one happy birthday
    I never asked for anything more than happy birthday

    [Chorus]
    You're not here again, I'm not surprised
    I hate how long it took to realize
    That you don't remember, do you?
    Or you don't care
    Today's my birthday
    And you're still not there
    You're still not there

    [Outro]
    You're still not there
    You're still not there

  70. Nomiddlename Dawn

    I hate how long it took to realize
    ...
    you don't remember or you Just don't Care

  71. Aylina Burmeister

    You would always show up late
    A deck of excuses in your hands
    I would be the first to claim I didn't mind
    I understand
    I put all my songs into a tape
    All my words you held inside your hand
    And I don't think you ever even listened to them once
    I understand

    [Pre-Chorus]
    Waiting around, still halfway hopeful that you'll show
    You said you'd call, of course you won't, I should've known

    [Chorus]
    You're not here again, I'm not surprised
    I hate how long it took to realize
    You don't remember or you just don't care
    Today's my birthday
    And you're still not there
    You're still not there

    [Verse 2]
    Sat crossed legged by the phone
    It's 2 AM, the candles all burned out
    And I could pretend that it's okay
    I understand, but I don't

    And I'm just a fool who spent her birthday all alone

    [Chorus]
    You're not here again, I'm not surprised
    I hate how long it took to realize
    You don't remember or you just don't care
    Today's my birthday
    And you're still not there
    You're still not there

    [Bridge]
    I never asked for anything more than one happy birthday
    I never asked for anything more than happy birthday

    [Chorus]
    You're not here again, I'm not surprised
    I hate how long it took to realize
    That you don't remember, do you?
    Or you don't care
    Today's my birthday
    And you're still not there
    You're still not there

    [Outro]
    You're still not there
    You're still not there

  72. Dania Hasna Ningtyas

    How old you????

    Oh me, oh my.

    She is 18 now, but younger when this and most of her other songs were written. Amazing right?

  73. Steam Acc

    Why am I crying?

  74. Mikezao

    *Melhor música*

  75. Charlotte Gannon x

    Omg this is officially the new song I'm always listening to on repeat ♥️

  76. IamLucifer

    I need sheet music for this song, I love this!!!

  77. meg anne

    this is just so incredible ahH

  78. Fluffy popcorn

    this is so powerful
    can't believe I'm just now seeing it

  79. Frank K.

    Belated happy birthday!

  80. SAMANTHA

    wish i knew the chords for this :'(

  81. Mirne Berends

    You would always show up late
    A deck of excuses in your hands
    I would be the first to claim I didn't mind
    I understand
    I put all my songs into a tape
    All my words you held inside your hand
    And I don't think you ever even listened to them once
    I understand

    [Pre-Chorus]
    Waiting around, still halfway hopeful that you'll show
    You said you'd call, of course you won't, I should've known

    [Chorus]
    You're not here again, I'm not surprised
    I hate how long it took to realize
    You don't remember or you just don't care
    Today's my birthday
    And you're still not there
    You're still not there

    [Verse 2]
    Sat crossed legged by the phone
    It's 2 AM, the candles all burned out
    And I could pretend that it's okay
    I understand, but I don't

    [Pre-Chorus]
    Waited around, I should've known, you wouldn't show
    And I'm just a fool who spent her birthday all alone

    [Chorus]
    You're not here again, I'm not surprised
    I hate how long it took to realize
    You don't remember or you just don't care
    Today's my birthday
    And you're still not there
    You're still not there

    [Bridge]
    I never asked for anything more than one happy birthday
    I never asked for anything more than happy birthday

    [Chorus]
    You're not here again, I'm not surprised
    I hate how long it took to realize
    That you don't remember, do you?
    Or you don't care
    Today's my birthday
    And you're still not there
    You're still not there

    [Outro]
    You're still not there
    You're still not there

  82. Tea With Lashonda

    I feel I relate but yet I never had this happen to me.....

  83. introverted cat

    *thinks of dad* welp, I'm crying now

  84. Lore

    Hey! I love your songs and I've been following you on YouTube for a while now, I think it's been two years or something like that. I just wanted to know why you deleted some videos like 'Lost Angeles' (I think that was the song's name...) and others. I just loved the song Soo much and I kinda miss listening to it... Don't want to disturb you, just wanted to know what happened. Luv your songs and your voice! You're and amazing person
    xx

  85. Kash Turner

    This has nothing to do with this video, I'm sorry.. But, does anybody know why she took down her song "Maybe"?

  86. Arlin Tawzer

    Listening again. And Wow again. The lyrics are awesome. Wish I'd of thought of them! ;-)

  87. Ramanpreet Mann

    Bowring Song of the years 😲OHHHHHH🤔🙄🤤🤘😼🙅🏽

  88. temisnotonfire

    Ah I'm so overwhelmed I'm seeing you in march imma literally cry 😭

  89. Louise C-M

    Beautiful song, makes me feel that calming sort of sad. Also, technically very well written, beautifully structured and worded.

  90. unknown :3

    hello, I would just like to say this song it's wonderful and your singing is so beautiful and my last name is also peters, and I found you on Spotify by looking up my last name and wow I can't believe I found you, you're just amazing...I hope you keep singing no matter what, anyway if your looking at this just know you're wonderful. good bye ^-^

  91. Shoot On Canvas

    Loved it !! This song deserves more likes and views

  92. Meg Alyssa

    Mais! Why have you been deleting videos??? Some of my favorites are gone :(

  93. Jenna Jennings

    my new favourite artist, hELLO

  94. Jemima Stratton

    this is quite possibly the most beautiful song I've ever heard...don't suppose anyone knows the chords?!

  95. Mini Gem

    I am shocked how long it's taken me to discover your chanel.

    Your voice gives me chills and it's so beautiful it hurts

  96. nola greenberg

    i love this song so so so so so much oh my god! its been on my spotify playlist for a month and i finally decided to look it up, and i'm obsessed with your voice. i can't believe how talented you are!