Good Enough

Album: The Open Door (2006)
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Songfacts®:

  • This song was inspired by Josh Hartzler, who Amy Lee married in 2007. She's saying that she doesn't want to let him go and that she can't believe that she's good enough for him. She kept waiting for something bad to happen, to give her a sign that they aren't meant to be together, it turns out their love was real. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Brittany - Kernersville, NC
  • Amy Lee (from a VH1 interview): "I had gone through a lot of difficult things during the writing of the whole album, and by the end of it, I had stepped away from those bad situations. That's really hard. You have to be really brave and strong about it. After doing that, I felt so amazing. For the first time I felt like I could write a song based on how good I felt. I have never done that before ever."

Comments: 10

  • Mike from Evansville, InThis is my song to my boyfriend. I feel so much emotion when I listen to this... I can't even put it into words. The song says it all.
  • Trever from N. Syracuse, Nythis, being the last single evanescence has before going into a hiatus, is a great single. although it was never played on the radio it was still a great song
  • Amy from Nunyabiz, Alamazing! it's about being head over heels in love with someone to the point you'd do anything for them. & it's an insite to how both people feel in a relationship & how everyone needs reassurance sometimes & how everyone wants to find real love instead of just being used. amazing song.
  • Oldpink from New Castle, InBelieve it or not, it was my thirteen year old daughter who introduced me to Evanescence.
    I saw them do this live on "The View" a while back, and I was just knocked out by Amy's incredible delivery and feeling.
    Fantastic lyrics, full of self doubt, a plaintive longing for reassurance, and hope for resolution.
    Amy is one of those female singers, such as Ann Wilson, who can sing with as much force as any man.
    I seriously hope that her marriage lasts, and that she continues to pen such excellent music.
  • Kelly from Arlington, TxGood Enoough is my favorite song and it could absolutley mean whatever you want it to mean!A lot of people can relate to the song and Amy Lee has an amizingly beautiful vioce!
  • Katie from Berlin, NjGood enough is by far my favorite song...it's perfect for any type of emotion you may have and just the fact that Amy Lee wrote it only makes it better!
  • Cortney from Grand Junction, CoI LOVE AMY LEE!she has the most beautiful voice and their lyrics are so well,beautiful.This is me and my boyfriends song.
  • Dominique from --, Nyshe has an awsome voice! love you amy! glad she's happy.
  • Cat from Salem, PaI love this song!!! I'm so glad that Amy Lee is happy. She seems like such an amazing person. I would love to meet her!!! Someday....
  • Kiki from Azle, United Statesthis song is amazing!!!!!!its awesome that amy lee is leting her love feelings go out into her song because some people like me could relate to it!!!
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