Say It Right

Album: Loose (2006)
Charted: 10 1
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  • In the day
    In the night
    Say it right
    Say it all
    You either got it
    Or you don't
    You either stand or you fall
    When your will is broken
    When it slips from your hand
    When there's no time for joking
    There's a hole in the plan

    Oh you don't mean nothing at all to me
    No you don't mean nothing at all to me
    But you got what it takes to set me free
    Oh you could mean everything to me

    I can't say that, I'm not lost and at fault
    I can't say that, I don't love the light and the dark
    I can't say that, I don't know that I am alive
    And all of what I feel I could show
    You tonight you tonight

    Oh you don't mean nothing at all to me
    No you don't mean nothing at all to me
    But you got what it takes to set me free
    Oh you could mean everything to me

    From my hands, I could give you
    Something that I made
    From my mouth, I could sing you another brick that I laid
    From my body, I could show you a place God knows
    You should know the space is holy
    Do you really want to go?

Comments: 17

  • Mt from UsIt was her soul that was talking in this song. Her soul was talking about choosing between good and bad, how the soul feels trapped in the place we live. The bridge of the song is written in the perspective of the Master of this universe that has created her body, her soul and the Master knows a place in her body that is of True LIGHT. The Master of this universe is questioning her: Do you really want to leave her? Because the Master of this world can entice her.
  • Megan from Stevenson, AlThis would be perfect marching band music:) lol drums and bells...great idea if I was a band director! HA!
  • Riki from Tampere, FinlandThe song isn't really the type of music I like, and it isn't really great in any way, but yet, I like it.
    It has a certain feeling in it. Gloomy, shady... Hard to explain...
  • Theresa from Murfreesboro, TnThis song has a cool Miami Vice feel to it, her most interesting song ever.
  • Elmer from Honolulu, HiThis song is supposedly about Fergie.... Nelly Furtado thought Fergie was talking crap about her on her Dutchess album, and came out with Say It Right as a "response" to that. (Don't believe me? Google it! Nelly actually confirmed this on radio and supposidly MTV.)
    - Andrea, Vancouver, Canada

    Reply:
    Maybe you are talking about "Give It To Me" because she said that she doesn't knows what "Say It Right" about.
  • Andrea from Vancouver, Canada This song is supposedly about Fergie....
    Nelly Furtado thought Fergie was talking crap about her on her Dutchess album, and came out with Say It Right as a "response" to that. (Don't believe me? Google it! Nelly actually confirmed this on radio and supposidly MTV.)

  • Caitlin from Upper Township, NjI have a strange feeling for this song. It's rhythmic beat sets this fun carefree pace for the moment. For some reason, it always seems to remind me of summer of 2007,when i first heard it.
  • Elmer from Honolulu, HiSay It Right is the most succesful song for Nelly Furtado, selling almost eight million copies worldwide.
  • Elmer from Honolulu, Hi"http://www.freewebs.com/elmerson82193/index.htm", it's the website of my personal chart and you can see there that "Say It Right" is the most successful song in my chart. The song is catchy, club-beat and interesting, i can say that the song is one of the most successful song in music history.
  • Kali from Van Nuys, CaI don't know what its about either but in my perfect worLd this song wouLd be about a reaLtionship in its earLy stages. Like...You don't mean anything to me right now, but it you'll onLy give me a chance we couLd be amazing together. "You've got what it takes to set me free. Oh you couLd mean everything to me". Man...idk...but that's what I Like to think when I hear this song. Even if I am wrong...It makes sense in my head!
  • Emma from Brisbane, AustraliaYeah its a pretty cool song i like it but i want the old nelly furtado back.
  • Gerrit from Dillon, CoI guess I am with all of you. I can listen to this song over and over again. I don't know what it is about this song, maybe the the rhythm, maybe the drum beat. I don't know. I certainly am not getting tired of listening to it. There is definetly something magical about it.
  • Paul Marlo from Perthbest song of 2007 so far!
  • Danny from Kiev, Otherit'a all about the drums, rythm and back vocals... it's magical...
  • Chelsea from Wichita, KsGod there's just something about this song,I cam listen to it forever!
  • Alex from Puerto La Cruz, South Americai love this song. Before it was a single i used to go to bed listening to this song, it has something that i just cant define...!
    i love it
  • Max Robertson from Morrison, IlThis song is really interesting. I'm not a fan of Nelly Furtado, but I find myself listening to this fairly often.
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