"Miss Independent" as written by Kelly Brianne Clarkson, Christina Maria Aguilera, Rhett Lawrence and Matthew B Morris....
Miss independent
Miss self-sufficient
Miss keep your distance
Miss unafraid
Miss out of my way
Miss don't let a man interfere, no
Miss on her own
Miss almost grown
Miss never let a man help her off her throne
So, by keeping her heart protected
She'd never ever feel rejected
Little miss apprehensive
Said ooh, she fell in love

What is the feelin' takin' over?
Thinkin' no one could open my door
Surprise, It's time
To feel what's real
What happened to Miss Independent?
No more the need to be defensive
Goodbye, old you
When love is true

Miss guarded heart
Miss play it smart
Miss if you want to use that line you better not start, no
But she miscalculated
She didn't want to end up jaded
And this miss decided not to miss out on true love
So, by changing her misconceptions
She went in a new direction
And found inside she felt a connection
She fell in love.


When Miss Independence walked away
No time for love that came her way
She looked in the mirror and thought today
What happened to miss no longer afraid?
It took some time for her to see
How beautiful love could truly be
No more talk of why can't that be me
I'm so glad I finally see


Lyrics submitted by ruben

"Miss Independent" as written by Kelly/aguilera Clarkson

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group, UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUB GROUP, OLE MEDIA MANAGEMENT LP, BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC, OLE MM

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  • +1
    General CommentI love this song because Kelly Clarkson's voice is truely shown what it's capable of in this song, and it's a unique song; no other song sounds like this one does now on the radio.
    miss_opinion101on June 27, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is not about being "un-independent". It's about breaking away from being, for a lack of better words, a rock. For a long time she lived with a guarded heart and gave nobody a chance, but then she realized that she didn't want to be that way anymore. She wanted to experience love, she wanted to be happy. You can still be independent while in love, but you have to learn to trust and rely on someone, too. It's the kind of song we should pay attention to, being that we're all about guarded hearts and dark pasts these days.
    AiSoreruon February 19, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI really love the beat of this song. In my opinion the lyrics are a little weak. Anyway I think that it means that she can do anything.
    StrawberryKiwion June 21, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit's not bad. kind of addictive. i like it.
    mehon June 23, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI like to sing along with it.
    ldsbounceon June 23, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI like to sing along with it.
    ldsbounceon June 23, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI hate this song. And as for the video- Why is she wearing a scarf and sweater at a pool party? And fighting with silly string? I didn't know Kelly partied with eight-year-olds...
    ValIsAllThaton June 26, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthey don't you be drinkin' that hateorade now...
    Tars05ozon June 26, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyea.. kelly can sing but i think christina aguilaira had the right idea not putting this song on her album cuz i dont think anybody could make it a hit besides kelly.. she just has it.
    CrazyChikon June 29, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI didn't really like this song as I listened to it the first time, but I got the chorus stuck in my head for the rest of the day. It has a definite beat and Kelly has an amazing voice. This song is just catchy and now I listen to it all the time!
    sexy_geekon June 30, 2003   Link

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