It's Not Right But It's Okay

Album: My Love Is Your Love (1999)
Charted: 3 4
Play Video

Songfacts®:

  • In this song, the singer goes crazy when she finds out her husband has been cheating on her. For most of the song, she seems to accept the cheating, but she ends up throwing him out of the house. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Donovan Berry - El Dorado, AR

Comments: 2

  • T from Monroe, LaWhitney creates this song for this very reason when she finds out her husband is cheating on her. She accepts the cheating but in a ver self-controlled way and then her husband is playing her thinking she is stupid but sheś not and he eventually finds out that she knows.
  • Bertrand from Paris, France"It's Not Right, But It's OK" is a hard-hitting anthem for women on the way out of relationships that sounded great on the radio or on the dancefloor.
see more comments

Editor's Picks

Mark Arm of Mudhoney

Mark Arm of MudhoneySongwriter Interviews

When he was asked to write a song for the Singles soundtrack, Mark thought the Seattle grunge scene was already overblown, so that's what he wrote about.

Stephen Christian of Anberlin

Stephen Christian of AnberlinSongwriter Interviews

The lead singer/lyricist for Anberlin breaks down "Impossible" and covers some tracks from their 2012 album Vital.

Vanessa Carlton

Vanessa CarltonSongwriter Interviews

The "A Thousand Miles" singer on what she thinks of her song being used in White Chicks and how she captured a song from a dream.

Band Names

Band NamesFact or Fiction

Was "Pearl" Eddie Vedder's grandmother, and did she really make a hallucinogenic jam? Did Journey have a contest to name the group? And what does KISS stand for anyway?

Ed Roland of Collective Soul

Ed Roland of Collective SoulSongwriter Interviews

The stories behind "Shine," "December," "The World I Know" and other Collective Soul hits.

Jules Shear - "All Through The Night"

Jules Shear - "All Through The Night"They're Playing My Song

Shears does very little promotion, which has kept him secluded from the spotlight. What changed when Cyndi Lauper had a hit with his song? Not much, really.