And breathe in, you and me sin
Ain't a saint, see I know we're all heathens

Labrinth - Meanest Man lyrics meaning


Again, using religion as a metaphor for being real or not in the music industry, Lab is conceding that he's not perfect; while he may compare himself to manufactured pop stars and the fact that he's "real" and they're not, even he himself has to play games in the music industry to ensure he reaches the masses, including signing with the man who's been ruthlessly dominating the charts over the past decade, Simon Cowell, and his Syco record label.

Heathens in the context or religion are people that do not have religious beliefs.

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