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Ask me again
I’ll take my chances
I don’t know how to begin
You can’t understand
I’ve got no answers
I can’t explain where I've been

I shoulda known better
I shoulda known by now
I shoulda known better
I shoulda known by now

And I feel so free
Yeah I feel alright
Never thought I’d feel
Like I feel tonight
And I feel so free
Yeah I feel alright
Never thought I’d feel
Like I feel tonight

I can’t go back
I can’t imagine
Starting all over again
Try to relax
Get no reaction
There’s just no way to pretend

I shoulda known better
I shoulda known by now
I shoulda known better
I shoulda known by now

And I feel so free
Yeah I feel alright
Never thought I’d feel
Like I feel tonight
And I feel so free
Yeah I feel alright
Never thought I’d feel
Like I feel tonight


Lyrics submitted by wishin4u

Feel So Free song meanings
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  • +1
    General CommentTo be free from a lover that's tied you down for too long. But I can't see necessarily prescribing a song meaning to this particular song since it's going to be so different for everyone.
    modernmeggieon April 20, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI agree with modernmeggie, to me the song refers to a recent break-up.
    I even think the other person broke up with the singer because she did something to hurt him, probably cheating. That's why she can't explain where she has been (with someone else).
    She did not plan for it, can't explain why she did it and knows it was not a very good thing to do, she should have known better.
    But instead of being sad because of the consequences she feels ok, even free. Maybe she realizes that the reason for her cheating was that she wasn't really happy in the relationship anyway.
    That is also why it wouldn't make sense to start all over again and fix it, especially because the other person doesn't seem to care so much about it either and shows "no reaction".
    Could be that they both had doubts before and now they can stop to pretend that it's working and admit to themselves that they just weren't "supposed to be". This honesty as a result of the cheating gives them freedom and feels good.
    MysteryMysteryon January 28, 2010   Link
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    General CommentIt's about taking a chance with someone that either you tell yourself or others say you shouldn't be with. You grab at that oppertunity, and you feel better than you ever have before.

    Or it's about talking to an old friend about a struggle in your life and feeling so freed by talking about it.
    enjoythesilenceon May 21, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt's about taking a chance with someone that either you tell yourself or others say you shouldn't be with. You grab at that oppertunity, and you feel better than you ever have before.

    Or it's about talking to an old friend about a struggle in your life and feeling so freed by talking about it.
    enjoythesilenceon May 21, 2006   Link
  • -1
    General CommentTo me this song is about how the person took the chance that was given to them, but they just weren't good enough & got rejected. (I should have known better, I should have known by now). But even though the person got rejected, he/she feels better knowing that they did all they can (And I feel so free, yeah I feel all right). They know that they cant go back to living the way they were before, thinking all of those 'what if's'.
    wheeon June 13, 2009   Link

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