Illustrator Nathan Pyle put these GIFs together for BuzzFeed in a vain attempt to explain some well-known lyrics that don’t appear to make any sense…

Adele

Nonsensical Lyrics Adele

One Direction

Nonsensical Lyrics One Direction

Pharrell

Nonsensical Lyrics Pharrell Williams

Taylor Swift

Nonsensical Lyrics Taylor Swift

The Killers

Nonsensical Lyrics The Killers

Train

Nonsensical Lyrics Train