Nothing new to say
Nothing to report ‘cause the future happened yesterday

If I could tell the truth
I could make you stay
but forever seems so far away

I fell apart in your arms
for the last time
And I felt free to do what I want
because of the things you told me,
because of the things you told me, you told me
I felt free


You could be the end of me
Too many shades of gray
It’s just another pointless game that we play

I couldn’t tell the truth
I’ll never make you stay
because tomorrow always happens yesterday

I fell apart in your arms
for the last time
And I felt free to do what I want
because of the things you told me
because of the things you told me, you told me
I felt free

I felt free

I will learn to live again for now I’m breaking
all the things I couldn't mend without escaping
I will learn to love again
I will learn to love
I will learn


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I Felt Free song meanings
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    General Commentafter a first listen straight through the album, this song stuck out and is my initial favorite for the time being. the guitar part and the breakdown after the second chorus give me chills. finally able to break free of that person your world revolved around. that's what it means to me.
    bsmithjmuon April 14, 2010   Link
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    General Commentokay i take back what i said before, dyed in the wool is my favorite off the album.
    FearLESSwearsNADAon May 05, 2010   Link
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    General Commentthis is definitely my current favorite song from the album. it stuck out to me as well and after i listened to the lyrics, i couldn't stop replaying the song. what was interpreted before me, i totally agree with. i can really relate.

    "You could be the end of me
    Too many shades of gray
    It's just another pointless game that we play

    I couldn't tell the truth
    I'll never make you stay
    because tomorrow always happens yesterday"

    i think that it obviously meant that whoever he's talking about had kept leading him on and on and in the end it just couldn't work out, it was all just a game. and no matter what he wanted to tell that person, it wouldn't matter much because they just wouldn't understand how good he might be for them? but now i'm mostly speakin bout my own experience haha.

    absolutely brilliant song <3
    kasperkatieon May 10, 2010   Link
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    General CommentJust saw Circa live two times (incredible both times). They played this at both shows and at the first one, Anthony said it was about being able to do whatever you want and achieving your dreams. But like most Circa songs its open for a lot more/different interpretations.
    imaginaryenemyon January 25, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is about someone who hurt the author of the song, and they're finally relieved to be free of their abusive grasp. I can relate.
    Aubedjon April 13, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is about someone who hurt the author of the song, and they're finally relieved to be free of their abusive grasp. I can relate.
    Aubedjon April 13, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThis was my first favorite song from the album and still is after listening to is over and over and over again.
    The song isn't hard to figure out the meaning of.
    This is clearly about how the author of the song is free from a relationship but it goes much deeper into how they felt in the end of the relationship. Perhaps the person they were in the relationship with made them feel stuck, or they allowed themselves to feel that way. Eventually they found the strength to break from the relationship even though they knew it would be difficult. They were happy but they needed more. Overall, it really is a positive song, they know that love is still possible and that there is a future.
    kllybwron April 17, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI immediately fell in love with this song. I've been listening to it over and over again and nothng else. I think its his voice in the chorus: its amazing!
    woahhon April 21, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is definitely in my top three favorites off of Blue Sky Noise. ;) The intro is gorgeous, everything about this song is great.<3
    jadejuturnaon April 23, 2010   Link
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    General Commentwhat do you guys things

    "because tomorrow always happens yesterday"

    means?
    britkneeon April 24, 2010   Link

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