I'm Like A Bird

Album: Whoa, Nelly! (2000)
Charted: 5 9
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  • You're beautiful and that's for sure
    You'll never ever fade
    You're lovely, but it's not for sure
    That I won't ever change

    And though my love is rare
    And though my love is true

    I'm like a bird
    I'll only fly away
    I don't know where my soul is (soul is)
    I don't know where my home is
    And baby all I need for you to know is
    I'm like a bird
    I'll only fly away
    I don't know where my soul is (soul is)
    I don't know where my home is
    All I need for you to know is

    Your faith in me brings me to tears (ah)
    Even after all these years, years
    And it pains me so much to tell
    That you don't know me that well

    And though my love is rare
    And though my love is true

    I'm like a bird
    I'll only fly away
    I don't know where my soul is (soul is)
    I don't know where my home is
    And baby all I need for you to know is
    I'm like a bird
    I'll only fly away (fly away)
    I don't know where my soul is (soul is)
    I don't know where my home is
    And baby all I need for you to know is

    It's not that I wanna say goodbye
    It's just that every time you try
    To tell me, me that you love me (oh, oh)
    Each and every single day
    I know I'm gonna have to eventually give you away, yeah

    And though my love is rare, rare, rare
    And though my love is true, yeah
    Hey, I'm just scared
    That we may fall through
    Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

    I'm like a bird (I'm like a bird)
    I don't know where my soul is (soul is)
    I don't know where my home is
    And baby all I need for you to know is
    I'm like a bird
    I'll only fly away (fly away)
    I don't know where my soul is (soul is)
    I don't know where my home is
    And baby all I need for you to know is
    I'm like a bird
    I'll only fly away (and I don't know where my soul is)
    I don't know where my soul is (soul is)
    I don't know where my home is
    And baby all I need for you to know is
    I'm like a bird
    I'll only fly away (I don't know where my home is)
    I don't know where my soul is (soul is)
    I don't know where my home is
    And baby all I need for you to know is
    I'm like a bird
    I'll only fly away
    I don't know where my soul is (soul is)
    I don't know where my home is
    And baby all I need for you to know is
    I'm like a bird
    I'll only fly away
    I don't know where my soul is (soul is)
    I don't know where my home is
    And baby all I need for you to know is
    I'm like a bird Writer/s: Nelly Furtado
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 6

  • Leo from Tonawanda NyI love this song. I don’t really take in the meaning as much as any other song but I still do. This song is very important to me because it reminds me of peace and mental clarity
  • Megan from Stevenson, AlI used to listen to this song all the dang time when it came out! Geez...
  • Michael from Portage, MiWorked at Best Buy when this song came out; it was like the Sluts' national anthem at the time.
  • Theresa from Murfreesboro, TnThis song is weird but I love it.
  • Dave from Cardiff, WalesWhen I first head this song I thought it was "High" by the Lighthouse Family from 1998. The introductions to the two songs sound very alike
  • Elmer from Honolulu, HiFurtado's most awarded song, with six different awards.
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