"Feel" as written by Ronan Keating and Patrick Raymond Leonard....
What you want, what you got
Live your life in a crawl space
I'll help you out but you don't want a chance at a better life
You said you never took a ride and now you wanna play
Well, it's a big, big city let me show you around some time
Oh, some time

And now you crossed that line
You can't come back
Tell me how does it feel now
It's too late too much to forget about
Can't stop now
How does it feel now
I'm only asking because I wanna know
How...you...wanna...feel

Well, I'm a wreck
I'm a mess
I'm a spot on the pavement
I'm a number on your wall
I make you so tired
And I don't think I like this game no more
It goes around and round and round
I'll tell you one more time
Yeah, one more time

And now you crossed that line
You can't come back
Tell me how does it feel now
It's too late too much to forget about
Can't stop now
How does it feel now
I'm only asking because I wanna know
How...you...wanna...feel

How you wanna feel

And now you crossed that line
You can't come back
Tell me how does it feel now
It's too late too much to forget about
Can't stop now
How does it feel now
I'm only asking because I wanna know
How...you...wanna...feel

How...you...wanna...feel
How...you...wanna...feel



Lyrics submitted by ruben

"Feel" as written by Paul Doucette, Rob Thomas, Kyle Cook

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group

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  • +2
    General CommentI think this song is about someone who spent his/her entire life sheltered and He brought them out into the world.

    "What you want
    What you got
    Live your life in a crawlspace
    Help you out
    But you don't
    Want a chance at a better life
    You said you never took a ride
    And now you wanna play
    Well it's a big, big city
    Let me show you around"
    They spent their entire life in a "crawlspace"(sheltered) and now they want to see what it is really like

    I think toward the end when he sings
    "I'm a wreck
    I'm a mess
    I'm a spot on the pavement
    I'm a number on the wall
    I'll make your soul tired
    I don't think I like this game
    No more"

    i think he is saying he has been in the world so long that he is a bit sick of it.
    Coldstreakon May 25, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis is about someeone who offered someone all they could but got stung. and now they have lost the feelings they once had for the person they want to know how they feel and hope that they hurt now to
    Vavavoomon April 10, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think the songs about cocaine to be honest.

    You said you never took a ride
    And now you wanna play
    Well, it's a big, big city
    Let me show you around

    I think this is about Rob introducing someone to cocaine who had never done it before. He's gonna show them what it's all about.

    And now you crossed that line
    You can't come back
    Tell me how does it feel now?
    It's too late
    Too much to forget about
    Can't stop now
    Tell me, how does it feel now?
    I'm only asking because I wanna know
    How you wanna feel

    Now hes saying that the person tried it and he wants to know what they thought of it. "and now you crossed that line, you can't come back" i think that's about the person who tried it, and they loved it. "cant stop now, how does it feel now" is like him saying "now do you see why i do coke? its great"

    I'm a wreck
    I'm a mess
    I'm a spot on the pavement
    I'm a number on the wall
    I make your soul tired
    Yeah, and I don't think I like this game no more
    It goes around and 'round and 'round
    I'll tell you one more time
    One more time

    I think this is him realizing he's addicted and explaining what it was doing to his life. "ill tell you one more time, one more time" is him saying well... i might as well do it one more time.


    pabstBRon May 01, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think it's about a failed relationship where something went wrong really quickly

    "And now
    You crossed that line
    You can't come back
    Tell m e how does it feel now
    Too late
    Too much to forget about
    Can't stop now
    Tell me how does it feel now
    I'm only asking
    Because I wanna know
    How you wanna feel "

    Rob Thomas is amazing
    Jaclyn x Marieon December 21, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits about a person who was there for a friend, but the friend abused it and took it for granted and the person isn't there anymore. now the friend wants to come back, but the person won't let them in anymore cause the friend screwed it up.
    happily_sullenon April 17, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song, it's a great opening for More Than You Think You Are, but I couldn't tell exactly its meaning, I guess only Rob, Paul and Kyle know if it was for a former friend, or girlfriend. To me it could be about betrayal by any of them.
    The line "I'm only asking because I wanna know...how you wanna feel" kind of puzzles me, because he doesn't want to be involved with the person anymore, but that line sounds like an invitation?.
    When I listen to this song it makes me feel about a very important friend I used to have, and how we messed it up by sleeping together, and how he let me down with his behaviour afterwards. So, some lines really fit into my regretful, kind of angry and bittersweet mood: "And now you've crossed that line, you can't go back tell me how does it feel now? It's too late, too much to forget about..."
    Gabigson August 18, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentShes screwed him 'round and hes saying it's too late... It's over.
    Sweet n simple.
    Good song.
    Very good song indeed.
    -Broken-Habit-on December 18, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think he was just really pissed off when he wrote this, so he's just kind of saying "ok i've had enough i don't need you screwing up my life... get the hell out of it" just basically kicking this person out of his life really quickly
    mb20lifehouseon April 10, 2008   Link
  • 0
    My OpinionThe backing vocals in this song are amazing.
    papersunon May 23, 2011   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationIt's about a girl who grew up sheltered and innocent and then moved to a big city. She got caught up in the fast-paced, exciting, dangerous and thrilling world of the big city. She probably broke some people's hearts and made a bunch of mistakes. The crossing of the line refers to the loss of innocence. She crossed that line from sweet girl to crazy party girl and now she can't come back. She can never look at herself in the mirror the same way again because she is no longer that sweet innocent girl who wouldn't harm a fly. While she cannot come back entirely, the question is how does she want to feel? She can let go of her wild and crazy ways and feel like a sweet, loving girl again if she wants to feel that way. Or she can continue to live the fast-paced crazy wild life and feel like a badass.
    jwcalifoon June 13, 2014   Link

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