Take Me As I Am

Album: Love On The Inside (2008)

Songfacts®:

  • In this character-driven narrative, the empowering message is that when you reach that point, when you are comfortable in your own skin, the line about "I'm not perfect, but I'm worth it" makes all the sense in the world. Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles commented on the duo's website: "This is a very grown-up place to get to in your life."
  • In our 2010 interview with Jennifer Nettles, she explained: "We're not out to make a statement, but we are out to send a message, and that is our view of life. I think it's quite subversive. Rather than telling a story in such a way that sounds rebellious or pithy, I think it's more important to be a bit more subversive, and sit in the corner and slyly point a finger to what it is you want people to look at, like telling a story, I'm giving a narrative background, or showing images that evoke emotion and inspire people to do something, to empower them in their lives."

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