I Am Blessed

Album: Into Colour (2014)
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  • This gospel-tinged tune is about Rumer's struggles to find happiness at a time when, ostensibly, Rumer had gotten the big breaks she'd always wanted. "I was railing against people telling me how lucky I am," the songstress explained. "It's hard to explain. 'Yes, I'm lucky, but not for the reasons you think. I'm lucky because I've still got my sanity and my friends.'"

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  • Roger from East London, UkGreat song. Great voice. I hope this new album from which the song comes is good for her. With the right material she does no wrong. why she has self-doubt, i have no idea.
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