"Firework" as written by Sandy Wilhelm, Mikkel Eriksen, Tor Hermansen, Katy Perry and Ester Dean....
Do you ever feel like a plastic bag
Drifting through the wind
Wanting to start again

Do you ever feel so paper thin
Like a house of cards
One blow from caving in

Do you ever feel already buried deep
Six feet under screams
But no one seems to hear a thing

Do you know that there's still a chance for you
'Cause there's a spark in you

You just gotta ignite the light
And let it shine
Just own the night
Like the fourth of July

'Cause baby you're a firework
Come on show 'em what your worth
Make 'em go "oh, oh, oh!"
As you shoot across the sky-y-y

Baby you're a firework
Come on let your colors burst
Make 'em go "oh, oh, oh!"
You're gonna leave 'em falling down down down

You don't have to feel like a waste of space
You're original, cannot be replaced
If you only knew what the future holds
After a hurricane comes a rainbow

Maybe a reason why all the doors are closed
So you could open one that leads you to the perfect road
Like a lightning bolt, your heart will glow
And when it's time, you'll know

You just gotta ignite the light
And let it shine
Just own the night
Like the fourth of July

'Cause baby you're a firework
Come on show 'em what your worth
Make 'em go "oh, oh, oh!"
As you shoot across the sky-y-y

Baby you're a firework
Come on let your colors burst
Make 'em go "oh, oh, oh!"
You're gonna leave 'em all in awe-awe-awe

Boom, boom, boom
Even brighter than the moon, moon, moon
And it's always been inside of you you you
And now it's time to let it through

'Cause baby you're a firework
Come on show 'em what your worth
Make 'em go "oh, oh, oh!"
As you shoot across the sky-y-y

Baby you're a firework
Come on let your colors burst
Make 'em go "oh, oh, oh!"
You're gonna leave 'em all in awe awe awe


Lyrics submitted by thoseguiltyeyes

"Firework" as written by Sandy Wilhelm, Mikkel Eriksen, Tor Hermansen, Katy Perry, Ester Dean

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Peermusic Publishing

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  • +4
    General CommentThis song actually changed my life. I have been in a bad place for a while and this has made me realised who I really am and I'm not going to be this down, insecure person anymore! =)
    Kankzon October 18, 2010   Link
  • +3
    General CommentI LOVE this song! It's really inspirational. It makes me feel like I'm not alone.
    shelizabethyon August 24, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI agree with many here that Katy's singing is not really the best. But check out the Boyce Avenue cover of this song and you will have a new appreciation for it.
    Feels2792on January 13, 2011   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI feel this song is directed towards people with unrealized potential. it's saying that everyone is a firework. ordinary, gaudy, ugly, or insignificant wrapping but when the right situation arises, like a flame to a fuse, they ignite and show how amazing, extraordinary, and beautiful each one of us is. saying that each one of us is able to do whatever we want or need to do. we all have that fuel inside us, we just need to light the fuse.
    string2pla4ron February 10, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe plastic bag reminded me of the movie American Beauty with the plastic bag scene.
    cooltooniston November 09, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis would b such a good song if she could ACTUALLY sing :)
    iluvacting45on December 12, 2010   Link
  • +1
    My InterpretationI feel like this song expresses breaking out and finding and making your mark in the world. Almost like letting your name be known, and not being afraid to achieve anything. Nothing is just a dream, you can live it. At least that is what I think it says aand I get out of it.
    liquidluckon December 26, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentTHIS SONG IS ABOUT Dont be afraid to express yourself just do what you want to do. Dont care about what anyone says because it dosnt matter. :)
    XxSiennaxXon January 16, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song depicts perfectly the agony and feelings that someone experiences while going through a major bout of explosive diarrhea. This one hit me in the feels.

    I know I'm not alone.
    FishKIsseron May 01, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAm I the only one who thinks this one have quite similar lyrics to Taylor Swift's 'Sparks Fly'?
    ilikeboatson August 26, 2010   Link

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