"Free" as written by and Gavin Degraw....
I'm a poor, I'm a rich
I'm a mountain, and a ditch
I'm a dagger, and a shield
I'm impatient, I'm a yield

And I wanna be free
Wind in my hair
Salt on my skin
Sun in the air
I have to feel love
Holding on me
I'll give you everything that you would ever need

I'm the fight and the dance
I am heartbreak and romance
The feather and the stone
I feel crowded and alone

And I wanna be free
Wind in my hair
Salt on my skin
Sun in the air
I have to feel love
Holding on me
I'll give you everything that you would ever need

And every once in a while
I wanna sit back and enjoy the view
I'm feeling my senses
But woman my life has been surrounded by fences
But I found some that I could see through
I could see through

And I wanna be free
Wind in my hair
Salt on my skin
Sun in the air
I have to feel love
Holding on me
I'll give you everything that you would ever need

Everything that you would ever need
Everything that you would ever need


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"Free" as written by Gavin Degraw

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    My InterpretationI cant believe no one has commented on this, its one of my favourites by gavin. theres one part i love because of the music and the words "i feel crowded and alone" i can really relate to this. That part feels so important to me; cs while you can be surrounded by so many people its still so easy to feel alone.

    And I wanna be free
    Wind in my hair
    Salt on my skin
    Sun in the air
    I have to feel love
    Holding on me
    I'll give you everything
    That you would ever need

    I think the song is about someone(I assume a man) not being so stable in a certain part of their life they’ve lost their love, their heart, their sense, they have been everything because of the love they had from the woman in his life its given him the strength to be anything he wanted to be. (first two verses) but the chorus tells us that he “have to feel love” its more like it’s a must, a need, something he can’t survive without; its like he are begging someone to love them, and they are saying that they will “give them everything that they would ever need”.

    And every once in a while
    I wanna sit back and enjoy the view
    I'm feeling my senses
    But woman my life has been surrounded by fences
    But I found some that I could see through
    I could see through

    Hes talking directly to one person, saying that for his entire life he has been trapped by fences, but then she came along and he can see through them, but it says ‘could’ its past tense, the ‘woman’ has took them away; so hes begging for his freedom, his senses, to feel things that he used to feel when he had her love; his sense have been dulled.

    I may be wrong with the analysis but heyy I gave it a shot; and while writing this it made me love it more; anyone else got some thoughts; cs ive been searching what people think this songs means, its so powerful; but sometimes I think the power in it is that I don’t really understand it and I can put my own spin and feelings into it. :) x
    laura46on April 22, 2010   Link

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