Meaning of “Secrets” by Mary Lambert

Secrets is a song by American singer and songwriter Mary Lambert. The lyrics of the song see Lambert talking openly about certain dark things in her life such as her bipolar disorder, obesity, her homosexuality and her “dysfunctional” family. The confessional lyrics of the song come with a very important message encouraging the listener to accept who they are and be empowered.

You can view the lyrics, alternate interprations and sheet music for Mary Lambert's Secrets at

The remix of the song which features American rapper B.o.B also deals with the topic of accepting oneself and becoming empowered. In his verse, B.o.B raps about a number of negative things in his life, including his battle with stuttering and how he grew up in abject poverty.

The bottom line is that Secrets is a song that seeks to empower whoever that listens to it.

Secrets lyrics.

Facts about “Secrets”

  • The song was written by Lambert, Maureen McDonald (popularly MoZella), Eric Rosse and Benny Cassette.
  • Eric Rosse and Benny Cassette produced the song.
  • Secrets was released on 15th July, 2014 as the lead single from Lambert’s album Heart on my Sleeve, which is her first major-label album.
  • Speaking with Billboard magazine about the song, Lambert said she wrote it at a time of her life when she was very happy with her life and that is the reason the song is much more upbeat than her ealier works, which she wrote in times of sadness.
  • The song performed pretty well on the charts, peaking at the number 1 position on the US Dance Club Songs and the 18th position on the US Adult Contemporary. On the US Billboard Hot 100, the song peaked at number 66.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may also like...