Let Me Be Myself

Album: 3 Doors Down (2008)
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  • I guess I just got lost
    Being someone else.
    I tried to kill the pain,
    But nothing ever helped.
    I left myself behind,
    Somewhere along the way
    Hoping to come back around
    To find myself someday

    Lately I'm so tired of waiting for you
    To say that it's OK.

    Tell me please
    Would you one time just let me be myself
    So I can shine
    With my own light.
    Let me be myself.

    Would you let me be myself?

    I'll never find my heart
    Behind someone else.
    I'll never see the light of day
    Living in this cell.
    It's time to make my way
    Into the world I knew.
    And then take back all of these times
    That I gave in to you

    Lately I'm so tired of waiting for you
    To say that it's OK.

    Tell me please
    Would you one time just let me be myself
    So I can shine
    With my own light.
    Let me be myself.

    For a while,
    If you don't mind,
    Let me be myself
    So I can shine
    With my own light.
    Let me be myself.

    That's all I've wanted from this world,
    Is to let me be me.

    Tell me please
    Would you one time just let me be myself
    So I can shine
    With my own light.
    Let me be myself.

    Tell me please
    Would you one time just let me be myself
    So I can shine
    With my own light.
    Let me be myself.

    Tell me please
    Would you one time just let me be myself
    So I can shine
    With my own light.
    Let me be myself.

    Would you one time
    Oh, let me be myself
    And let me be me. Writer/s: BRADLEY KIRK ARNOLD, CHRISTOPHER LEE HENDERSON, MATTHEW DARRICK ROBERTS, ROBERT TODD HARRELL
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 6

  • Just A Guy from EarthI know this song has a straight forward message, which I think all of us can relate to. But for me it has a more significant chord that it strikes.

    It's a song to one's self and the struggles it comes with. Whether that's addiction, abuse, or changing who you are for a relationship/career/friendships. It's a desperate cry from the pure and innocent version of yourself to the person you are now. The true person you are has been shut away for so long unable to exist. The shell that's controlled your life has stolen away time, happiness, a normal and good life. This song is a plea to have just a little piece of that back, even if for only a short moment. Just to remember what it was like to be who you truly were before you locked that person away
  • Joel from Princeton-plainsboro, NjI totally agree with Daniel of Winchester, OH.
  • Daniel from Winchester, OhThis song makes you think its ok to be a little different, and not changing for any reason
  • Alec Thorp from Yorktown Heights, NyThis was used in the newest GEICO Caveman commercial.
  • Daniel from Winchester, OhWhen I first heard this song i loved it I mean it has a good beat and basically its one of their best work yet..
  • Adam from South Pasadena, Israelgreat song. one of the bands best
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