"I’m O.k." as written by Dennis De Young and James V. Young....
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If I could stand
Beside myself
Would I see me or maybe someone else
'Cause it's hard to please
Most everyone
When your spirit's got you on the run, on the run

They say do your best
But don't cause a fuss
Don't make waves be like the rest of us
But I can feel the tide is turning fast
'Cause deep inside I know that I can't last
Another day
Not another day!

'Cause I'm O.K.
I finally found the person I've been searching for
I'm alright
I'm feeling good about myself and that's for sure

'Cause I believed them when they said I must do things their way,
They tried to cast me in their mold
But I just had to say,
That I'm O.K.
I'm O.K. this way yes I'm O.K. Yes I'm OK!

I'm O.K.
I finally found the person I've been searching for (everybody sing now!)
I'm alright
I'm feeling good about myself and that's for sure (whoo!)

I'm O.K.
I finally found the person I've been searching for (yahoo!)
I'm alright
I'm feeling good about myself and that's for sure
I'm O.K.
I'm feeling good about myself and that's for sure
I'm alright
I'm O.K. this way yes I'm OK!


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    General CommentIts about not conforming to other people. Just be yourself and you'll be a lot happier.
    Oberheim345on June 03, 2007   Link
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    General CommentDennis Deyoung has always been a boundless optimist. He is not a cynic like Leonard Cohen and he is not a zealot like REM or U2 for their causes. This always appealed to me. This song is about his sense of love for the individual no matter who they are. This is a theme that we see through Dennis' song and in his solo work.
    pklocekon August 13, 2009   Link

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