"Gotta Be Somebody" as written by and Chad/peake Kroeger....
This time, I wonder what it feels like
To find the one in this life, the one we all dream of
But dreams just aren't enough
So I'll be waiting for the real thing, I'll know it by the feeling
The moment when we're meeting, will play out like a scene
Straight off the silver screen
So I'll be holding my breath, right up 'til the end
Until that moment when, I find the one that I'll spend forever with

'Cause nobody wants to be the last one there
'Cause everyone wants to feel like someone cares
Someone to love with my life in their hands
There's gotta be somebody for me like that
'Cause nobody wants to go it on their own
And everyone wants to know they're not alone
There's somebody else that feels the same somewhere
There's gotta be somebody for me out there

Tonight, out on the street, out in the moonlight
And dammit this feels too right, it's just like deja vu
Me standing here with you
So I'll be holding my breath, could this be the end
Is it that moment when, I find the one that I'll spend forever with

'Cause nobody wants to be the last one there
'Cause everyone wants to feel like someone cares
Someone to love with my life in their hands
There's gotta be somebody for me like that
'Cause nobody wants to go it on their own
And everyone wants to know they're not alone
There's somebody else that feels the same somewhere
There's gotta be somebody for me out there

You can't give up, (when you're looking for)
A diamond in the rough ('cause you never know)
When it shows up, (make sure you're holding on)
'Cause it could be the one, the one you're waiting on
'Cause nobody wants to be the last one there
And everyone wants to feel like someone cares
Someone to love with my life in their hands
There's gotta be somebody for me, oh

Nobody wants to go it on their own
And everyone wants to know they're not alone
There's somebody else that feels the same somewhere
There's gotta be somebody for me out there
Nobody wants to be the last one there
'Cause everyone wants to feel like someone cares
There's somebody else that feels the same somewhere
There's gotta be somebody for me out there


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"Gotta Be Somebody" as written by Joey Moi Chad Kroeger

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  • +4
    General CommentI found my Somebody and she means the world to me day after day i cherish the time i spend with her and our relationship grows each day better stronger.

    This song means without givin up you'll never find that one special person who will make your world complete.(You can't give up, looking for a (diamond in the rough)!
    Thechamp8605on October 02, 2008   Link
  • +4
    General Commentreminds me of myself. I was in a situation where all my friends were finding the right person for them and it felt like i was being left behind. Everybody around me was happy and moving on and i couldn't find anyone... but now i have her...
    and im not letting her go.
    Darkprince650on October 13, 2008   Link
  • +4
    General CommentGotta say that I didn't like this one at all when it first came out, although this may have been because I thought the song was stating the bleeding obvious point that all my friends had partners/spouses and I didn't... THEN I stopped turning off the radio whenever I heard the intro and actually LISTENED to the lyrics and decided "No, it's not poking fun at me, It's actually encouraging me!"
    So now the dial is cranked whenever the song comes on.

    Thanks, Nickelback. The song ROCKS!
    senor_brendoon January 15, 2009   Link
  • +4
    General Commentthis ones more accurate. I personally believe chads message is that no one wants to be alone (obviously) i went through that... other than that I LOVE THIS SONG!
    dpk123on February 25, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General CommentMan this song kicks ass.

    I think the meaning of the song is obvious. The lyrics speak for themselves. He wants to believe that there is someone special out there for everyone. Including him. And just like most of us, were just waiting to find that perfect someone.

    I'm not a huge NB fan, but this song hit me like a train. INCREDIBLE tune (especially the voices in the beginning) and the meaning is even better.
    LastOneAloneon November 11, 2008   Link
  • +2
    General Commenti just heard this song and it is amazing. because you can tell that he is searching for someone to love, and he wants that person to come with him to the end of the world
    coldplay-fanon December 24, 2008   Link
  • +1
    My OpinionThe meaning of the lyrics are completely self-explanatory. The lyrics, the melody... absolutely awesome! One of Nickelbacks best!! Inspires one to believe you are not doomed to a lifetime of loneliness after all. Gives one hope that you WILL finally have that Special Someone walk into your life! Maybe... someday... perhaps??
    missterious1on March 03, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentHonestly, I really can't say I love Nickelback, but this song makes me cry so hard!
    My boyfriend just broke up with me recently and I was left stranded. He told me that he wants to be friends but he won't even speak to me anymore. I'm so scared I'm never going to find the right person for me because he was the one who seemed so right. But this song gives me hope that one day... there'll be somebody.
    DreamAwakeon March 15, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentNickelback comes through again with an extremely catchy pop-rock song for the first single from the new CD, now entitled "Dark Horse". I have a couple slight modifications to the lyrics, however:

    5th line of the chorus I believe it is:
    'Cause nobody wants to go it on their own

    2nd line of the 2nd verse:
    And damn it, this feels too right, it's just like deja vu.

    2nd line of the bridge (or 3rd verse):
    'Cause you could never know when it shows up make sure you're holding on.

    Otherwise the lyrics are pretty much spot on from what I can tell. Another amazingly catchy song by a band that keeps putting out hit after hit.
    pharmdoc299on October 02, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGreat song, sounds a little different for Nickelback though. For some odd reason the chorus reminds me of Life In A Northern Town. I have no clue why but it just sticks out to me
    Triplez47888on October 04, 2008   Link

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