Birdie

Album: Head Above Water (2019)
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  • Like a bird locked up in a cage called love
    He clipped her wings when she was born to fly
    He said "A pretty bird, you can't sing
    But I buy you diamonds and ruby rings"
    Like a bird locked up in a cage

    And how can I escape in this place
    And go higher, higher?
    How can I avoid the flames
    From your fire, fire?
    And oh, you can't hold me down, no
    Oh, you can't pull me down

    So birdie fly away (higher, higher)
    So birdie fly away (higher, higher)
    So birdie fly away

    I'm tired again and lost inside this maze, all day
    Your twisted words are getting to my head
    I say "And no more glasses and see our stars
    And no more bruises and battle scars"
    Like a bird locked up in a cage

    And how can I escape in this place
    And go higher, higher?
    How can I avoid the flames
    From your fire, fire?
    And oh, you can't hold me down, no
    Oh, you can't pull me down

    So birdie fly away (higher, higher)
    So birdie fly away (higher, higher)
    So birdie fly away

    I ain't your prisoner
    You can't lock me up no more
    I'll show you what I'm worth
    Take back what I deserve
    I ain't your prisoner
    You can't chain me down no more
    God damn, it's gonna hurt
    So fly away, little bird

    And how can I escape in this place
    And go higher, higher?
    How can I avoid the flames
    From your fire, fire?
    And oh, you can't hold me down, no
    Oh, you can't pull me down

    So birdie fly away (oh, oh, oh)
    Can you hear me? (oh, oh, oh)
    Are you listening? (oh, oh, oh)
    Set me free, set me free (oh, oh, oh)
    Can you hear me? (oh, oh, oh)
    Are you listening? (oh, oh, oh)
    Set me free, set me free Writer/s: Avril Lavigne, Jonathan Rotem
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
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