"Nobody's Wife" as written by Bart Van Veen, Anouk Teeuwe and Satindra Kalpoe....
I'm sorry for the times that I made you scream
For the times that I killed your dreams
For the times that I made your whole world rumble
For the times that I made you cry
For the times that I told you lies
For the times that I watched and let you stumble

It's too bad, but that's me
What goes around comes around, you'll see
That I can carry the burden of pain
'Cause it ain't the first time that a man goes insane
And when I spread my wings to embrace him for life
I suck out all the love I, I'll never be nobody's wife

I'm sorry for the times that I didn't come home
Left you lyin' in that bed alone
Flyin' high in the sky when you needed my shoulder
You're like a stone hangin' round my neck, see
Cut it loose before it breaks my back, see
I've gotta say what I feel before I grow older

I'm sorry but I ain't gonna change my ways
You know I've tried but I'm still the same
I've got to do it my own way

It's too bad, but hey, that's me
What goes around comes around, you'll see
That I can carry the burden of pain
'Cause it ain't the first time, no, that a man goes insane
And when I spread my wings to embrace him for life
Suck out all the love, I, I'll never be nobody's wife

It's too bad, but hey, that's me
What goes around comes around, you'll see
That I can carry the burden of pain
'Cause it ain't the first time, oh no, that a man goes insane
'Cause when I spread my wings to embrace him for life
Suck out his love, I, I'll never be nobody's wife

I'll never be, never be, never gonna be, never gonna be, never gonna be, nobody's wife


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"Nobody's Wife" as written by Bart Van Veen Anouk Teeuwe

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    General CommentAnouk's not a bitch, atleast thats not what this song intends to say. Shes a strong woman who loves her man, but loves her freedom more.
    she knows that if shell give her freedom up, give herself up, she'll be "sucking out his love",
    cause love survives only when its free.
    Atleast thats the way I see it...
    tami4on January 11, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love anouk because she's a bitch, just like me!!
    rainbowbrite!!on July 19, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentRock on girl!! This song kicks some ass
    Anraon October 10, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentShe´s got the best lips in the world.
    Pampason March 28, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwake up girls!!
    lathyruson July 03, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's so cool
    isacon January 24, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI've just come up with reggae version and I'm amazed how powerful and true the song is. Absolutely the best Anouk song.
    mati8on January 09, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this song is not only about her being strong and wanting her freedom but also her being afraid to be committed cuz in past relationships the guys she has dated have been bad guys so she no longer trusts them. "What goes around comes around, and you'll see that I can carry the burden of pain 'cause it ain't the first time that a man goes insane"


    Also, she wants to be with a guy but doesn't want to get too close cuz she thinks he's just going to end up hurting her like the other guys have in the past.
    AAnTSon June 22, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentShe's one cold hard bitch when it comes ot love. :) Anouk is mooi!
    Thia007on November 19, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'll never be nobody's wife is a double negative and means she will be somebody's wife.
    jenny11702on September 26, 2014   Link

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