Freedom

Album: Make It Big (1984)
Charted: 1 3
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  • Every day I hear a different story
    People saying that you're no good for me
    Saw your lover with another and she's makin' a fool of you, oh
    If you love me baby, you'd deny it
    But you laugh and tell me I should try it
    Tell me I'm a baby, and I don't understand

    But you know that I'll forgive you
    Just this once, twice, forever
    'Cause baby, you could drag me to hell and back
    Just as long as we're together
    And you do

    I don't want your freedom
    I don't want to play around
    I don't want nobody, baby
    Part time love just brings me down
    I don't need your freedom
    Girl, all I want right now is you

    Do, do, do
    Whoa, oh, yeah
    Do-do-do-do-do-do
    Do-do-do-do-do-do

    Like a prisoner who has his own key
    But I can't escape until you love me
    I just go from day to day knowing all about the other boys
    You take my hand and tell me I'm a fool to give you all that I do
    I bet you someday, baby, someone says the same to you

    But you know that I'll forgive you
    Just this once, twice, forever
    'Cause baby, you could drag me to hell and back
    Just as long as we're together
    And you do, oh

    I don't want your freedom
    I don't want to play around
    I don't want nobody, baby
    Part time love just brings me down
    I don't want your freedom
    Girl, all I want right now is you

    Do, do, do
    Can't you see you're hurtin' me?
    Whoa, oh, yeah
    Do-do-do-do-do-do
    Do-do-do-do-do-do

    You hurt me baby, hurt me baby
    Oh
    Do-do-do, do, do, do, do
    Do-do-do, do, do, do, do
    Do-do-do, do, do, do, do
    Do-do-do, do, do, do, do
    You hurt me baby, hurt me baby

    But you know that I'll forgive you
    Just this once, twice, forever
    'Cause baby, you could drag me to hell and back
    Just as long as we're together
    And you do, oh

    I don't want your freedom
    I don't need to play around
    I don't want nobody, baby
    Part time love just brings me down
    I don't want your freedom
    I don't want to play around
    I don't want nobody baby
    Part time love just brings me down

    I don't want your (I don't want your)
    I don't want your (I don't want your)
    I don't want your (I don't want your)
    I don't want your part time love
    Oh Writer/s: George Michael
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 9

  • AnonymousSeems like there are two versions of the 84’ hit Freedom. The original album had the studio cut plus and instrumental version. But the video had one that ended with horns harmonizing at the end. Is this this version on any album?
  • Kunal Somaiya from Mumbai, IndiaOne of the Songs that reminds me of the Good Times! Very Catchy Wham! single :)
  • Jeanette from Elkridge, MdIf you listen to the organ music before GM's Faith you will hear the chorus of this song. Very good song, I am fan of George Michael. He has one of the best male voices ever. He is the only one who could replace Freddie Mercury in Queen because of his range.
  • Rushda from Cape Town, South AfricaI like this song a lot - not to mad about the video though. I think the totally different solo song by GM is the total antithesis of this one. In this one, George sings, 'I don't want your freedom' while in the other, he sings, 'I don't belong to you/you don't belong to me.' Love both songs!
  • Dave from Cardiff, WalesGeorge Michael's solo hit Freedom was retitled "Freedom '90" so as not to confuse it with this song. The two songs are totally different, although I think Freedom '90 was like a kind of reflection on George's days with Wham!
  • Mjn Seifer from Not Listed For Personal Reason, EnglandPaul Galway and Katie Melbourne. You are getting confused with ANOTHER SONG CALLED "Freedom" which is by George Michael ON HIS OWN. Songfacts has it listed in "George Michael" not "Wham!". I can see why your confused though, as it was Kind of stupid for George to have a song that he made solo have the same name as one of his old songs.

    Anyway. This song is one of my All time favourites It makes me feel really good everytime I hear it, and it's one of thoese songs that makes me stop everything when I hear it.
  • Paul from Galway, IrelandNice song, nice video. for the supermodels, music videos were "in" so models such as Naomi Campell apperaed in the video with a host of others too
  • Katie from Melbourne, AustraliaThis song is very awesome, i also like the cover version Robbie Williams did :)
  • Papa Burgundy from Bridlington, Englandthis song is absolutely brilliant, george althought being a backdoor enterer, can really write a good song, also has some small reference to china concerning their politics ... Awesome.
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