"Listen" as written by Scott Cutler, Anne Preven, Henry D. Krieger and Beyonce Knowles....
Listen to the song here in my heart
A melody I start but can't complete

Listen to the sound from deep within
Its only beginning to find release

Oh the time has come for my dreams to be heard
They will not be pushed aside and turned
Into your own, all 'cause you won't listen

Listen, I am alone at a crossroads
I'm not at home in my own home
And I've tried and tried
To say what's on my mind
You should have known
Now I'm done believing you
You don't know what I'm feeling
I'm more than what
You've made of me
I followed the voice, you gave to me
But now I've gotta find my own
You should have listened

There was someone here inside
Someone I thought had died
So long ago
Oh I'm screaming out
And my dreams will be heard
They will not be pushed aside or turned
Into your own
All 'cause you won't listen

Listen, I am alone at a crossroads
I'm not at home in my own home
And I've tried and tried
To say what's on my mind
You should have known
Now I'm done believing you
You don't know what I'm feeling
I'm more than what
You've made of me
I followed the voice, you gave to me
But now I've gotta find my own

I don't know where I belong
But I'll be moving on
If you don't, if you won't

Listen to the song here in my heart
A melody I start, but I will complete

Now I am done believing you
You don't know not what I am feeling
I'm more than what you've made of me
I followed the voice you think you gave to me

But now I got to find my own, my own


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"Listen" as written by Beyonce Gisselle Knowles, Henry D Krieger, Scott Cutler, Anne Preven

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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  • +2
    General CommentIts basically a song about a woman who is being repressed, she wants to fullfill her dreams but she cant because her lover wont let her, and its about her telling him how she wants him to listen to what she wants from life..... i think :S

    Aw94on December 23, 2008   Link
  • +2
    My Interpretationi have loved this song till last night when i listened to the lyrics carefully..its satanic

    Listen to the song here in my heart
    a melody I start but can't complete(satan never completed his mission in heaven..he had the loveliest voice and the chaplain,but God knowing his deceited plans didnt let him complete his missions)

    Listen to the sound from deep within
    Its only beginning to find release(stan started a rebellion in heaven..and wanted his own soldiers..the fallen angels)

    Ohh the time has come for my dreams to be heard
    They will not be pushed aside and turned
    Into your own, all 'cause you won't listen(the time had come for him to fulfill his own conceited plans and did not want God to direct him..he wanted to do his own evil deeds and wasn't willing to relent)

    [Chorus]
    Listen
    I am alone at a crossroads
    I'm not at home in my own home(heaven no longer belonged to him..he was cast out)
    And I've tried and tried
    To say what’s on my mind(he tried to convince and overthrow God,instead he couldn't..so he rebelled)
    You should have known
    Now I'm done believing you(he has no part in Gods holy trinity)
    You don't know what I'm feeling(he wants to revenge on earth by torturing Gods people)
    I'm more than what
    You've made of me(he feels he is more powerful than God which is a lie,he feels God underestimated him)
    I followed the voice, you gave to me(god had given him the most powerful and wonderful voice in heaven...then he misused it)
    But now I've gotta find my own(he wants to recruit his followers like beyonce to hell.he has given her the voice that he once had!have u ever wondered why most Illuminati guys are mostly musicians?Satan was the chorister in heaven.it was his gift to sing!!hence he gives it to those that help him recruit..music speaks to the soul..and satan knows this..the bible says my people perish because of lack of knowledge..ignorance to what you listen to is your downfall)
    You should have listened((he threatens God.how foolish!)

    There was someone here inside
    Someone I thought had died(he was thrown out and now his evil ressurected on earth)
    So long ago
    Oh I'm screaming out
    And my dreams will be heard(his evil is evident in the world)
    They will not be pushed aside or turned
    Into your own(he wants nothing to do with Gods word)
    All 'cause you won't listen

    [Chorus]
    Listen
    I am alone at a crossroads
    I'm not at home in my own home
    And I've tried and tried
    To say what’s on my mind
    You should have known
    Now I'm done believing you
    You don't know what I'm feeling
    I'm more than what
    You've made of me
    I followed the voice, you gave to me
    But now I've gotta find my own
    You should have listened

    I don't know where I belong (satan does not belong anywhere,,,he was thrown out of heaven)
    But I'll be moving on(he hovers around the earth inflicting suffering and evil trying to regain his place)
    If you don't, if you won't

    Listen to the song here in my heart
    A melody I start, but I will complete(he thinks he will inflict evil on all)

    Now I am done believing you
    You don't know not what I am feeling
    I'm more than what you've made of me
    I followed the voice you think you gave to me(and this voice he gives to beyonce and the like)

    But now I got to find my own
    my own
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    ihateillumon September 03, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General Commentooh thiss is a good song !! its a song that pretty much speaks for itself. Its like someone is holding her back & trying to change her & she just wants to break free.
    I bet this song will get more comments when people see Dreamgirls because she sings this in it ♥
    cheerleader_xoon December 30, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis cry of independence and self-worth is one of Beyonce's best songs vocally, where she uses her powerful voice to finally convey some of the emotion that some of her other songs have hinted at.
    melophiliacon December 15, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI wanna see Dreamgirls too but the film hasn't shown in my country yet
    I just wait and wait... but I've already had the Dreamgirls soundtrack. It's one of my favorite cd
    BB-seenon December 31, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentto BB-seen: oh it is awesome, you totally have to see it when it comes to your country !! its amazinggg
    cheerleader_xoon January 02, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYou go, gurh! Get it, 'Yonce!
    CAHHROLon January 17, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI like the message of "Listen" but I don't like the way Beyonce sings the song. She overdoes it with the vocals and after a while, it gets annoying.
    mysteryjadeon January 19, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is a really powerful song when u see her singing it in the Dreamgirls movie. i love this song ^-^
    brighterdayzon January 30, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song. The message is so strong and Beyonce's voice is soo powerful. I couldn't imagine no one else singing this song. I think that this song can relate to anyone, in any situation where the person feels like what they want doesn't matter, and they feel like they're all alone.

    -linds "you should've listened.."
    ohitstragikXon June 23, 2007   Link

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