"Let Me Be Myself" as written by Bradley Kirk Arnold, Matthew Darrick Roberts, Christopher Lee Henderson and Robert Todd Harrell....
I guess I just got lost
Being someone else.
I tried to kill the pain,
But nothing ever helped.
I left myself behind,
Somewhere along the way
Hoping to come back around
To find myself someday

Lately I'm so tired of waiting for you
To say that it's OK.

Tell me please
Would you one time just let me be myself
So I can shine
With my own light.
Let me be myself.

Would you let me be myself?

I'll never find my heart
Behind someone else.
I'll never see the light of day
Living in this cell.
It's time to make my way
Into the world I knew.
And then take back all of these times
That I gave in to you

Lately I'm so tired of waiting for you
To say that it's OK.

Tell me please
Would you one time just let me be myself
So I can shine
With my own light.
Let me be myself.

For a while,
If you don't mind,
Let me be myself
So I can shine
With my own light.
Let me be myself.

That's all I've wanted from this world,
Is to let me be me.

Tell me please
Would you one time just let me be myself
So I can shine
With my own light.
Let me be myself.

Tell me please
Would you one time just let me be myself
So I can shine
With my own light.
Let me be myself.

Tell me please
Would you one time just let me be myself
So I can shine
With my own light.
Let me be myself.

Would you one time
Oh, let me be myself
And let me be me.


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"Let Me Be Myself" as written by Christopher Lee Henderson Bradley Kirk Arnold

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    General CommentI feel you, dundane. I'm stuck in a similar situation, except with my mother (I'm still a wee kid).

    I really want to go into something with computers. Whether it's software programming, design, or game development, I love computers. But my mom wants me to do Pharmacy. Phooey. I don't want to have a well paying, easy, monotonous job. I want a job that I'll enjoy. I don't care if I'm paid little money. But I can't do what I want. She's living my life and not giving me another option. I'm stuck doing a million things I don't want to do, and I hate it.

    This song reflects my present thought. I'm stuck on with expectations and standards that I have to meet, that I'm so welled up inside. I just want to do my own thing.

    Sorry for adding yet another rant to the emo abyss known as Songmeanings. Even if none of you read this or care about it, it makes me feel better when I write this out. Strangely, not knowing any of you helps me. So thanks, strangers, and I apologize.
    mrwonderron November 05, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentTo me this song is just about having enough of what people want you to be and living your own dreams and no one else's. I can relate to this song and it is a great song.
    redallen32on May 24, 2009   Link
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    General CommentAlthough I feel a bit juvenile posting what a song means to me, I just cannot stop myself from doing so in this case. Many of you have made great contributions regarding what you believe this song to mean, or what it means to you. For me, I've found myself battling an addiction to prescription medication for a number of years. I'm currently in treatment, and have the clarity to see that for so long I was living under the control of medication. I stopped spending time with family and friends, stopped my hobbies, and became a slave to a master whom I detested greatly, but was powerless to fight against. Recent;y, I've found myself looking forward to again being who I once was, and living the life I was meant to live. I suppose in the end my story is about a relationship as well; just with a drug and not a person.
    breakfree916on February 13, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. It says alot to me, as I feel like society is trying to make me this horriblr person. I have always hated people that tell me what I can do and be (school/government). Understand that they are needed but they feel like that to me. So this song means so much to me. it means to me that dont lose your self tring to live up to other peoples standeds. A good friend told me once at school that if she went up to the "popular group" that she would not be her and she would lose her friends. She has alreadly been through what this mean means to me, and all I have to do is think about her and this song to remind me. Don't go to others standards if you meet there's, then great, and if you don't, oh well it doesn't matter.
    jadequeenon April 09, 2011   Link
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    General CommentWonderful song! All i can say:Would you one time,
    Let me be myself so I can shine,
    With my own light,
    Chaosdaveon May 16, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwonderful album, it worth the wait. Monster ballads and great rock songs... I can't wait for tomorrow to have this cd
    Ramønon May 19, 2008   Link
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    General Commentwonderful album, it worth the wait. Monster ballads and great rock songs... I can't wait for tomorrow to have this cd
    Ramønon May 19, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI got the cd today. This is a very good song.
    dkyle_06on May 19, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI got the cd today. This is a very good song.
    dkyle_06on May 19, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis is a great song pretty straight forward meaning of the song he want to be himself he doesn't want to change for anything or anyone
    soccerstar19on May 20, 2008   Link

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