Better Now

Album: Youth (2004)
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Songfacts®:

  • This song has a beat that you can dance to. It begins with a guitar riff, and then Ed Roland sings the first line, "Oh I'm newly calibrated." The bass guitar comes in when he sings the chorus, "Let the world out, I've got to get out, whoa I'm feeling better now." "The world's done shakin' the world's done shakin' the world's done shakin' me down" is the bridge for the song. It is also sung as the background chorus during the conclusion as it goes into a saxophone solo.
  • The radio edit version replaces the sax solo with a guitar solo. This is possibly because they thought the funky sax was out of place for Collective Soul. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Cedric - Sinking Spring, PA, for above 2
  • This song was used in advertisements for Special K cereal. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Rick - Humboldt, IA

Comments: 2

  • Zero from Nowhere, NjLove this song! Has a funky beat you can dance to and a catchy chorus you can sing along to. Doesn't sound like their usual stuff.
  • Iyan Bastian from Bogor, IndonesiaBetter Now represent the mood of being "better". Collective Soul move from one big major label to indie label when they made this album.
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