You've gotta roll with it
You gotta take your time
You gotta say what you say
Don't let anybody get in your way
'Cause it's all too much for me to take
Don't ever stand aside
Don't ever be denied
You wanna be who you'd be
If you're coming with me
I think I've got a feeling I've lost inside
I think I'm gonna take me away and hide
I'm thinking of things that I just can't abide

I know the road down which your life will drive (life will drive)
I find the key that lets you slip inside (slip inside)
Kiss the girl, she's not behind the door (behind the door)
You know I think I recognize your face
But I've never seen you before

You've gotta roll with it
You've gotta take your time
You gotta say what you say
Don't let anybody get in your way
'Cause it's all too much for me to take

I know the road down which your life will drive (life will drive)
I find the key that lets you slip inside (slip inside)
Kiss the girl, she's not behind the door (behind the door)
You know I think I recognize your face
But I've never seen you before

You've gotta roll with it
You've gotta take your time
You gotta say what you say
Don't let anybody get in your way
'Cause it's all too much for me to take
Don't ever stand aside
Don't ever be denied
You wanna be who you'd be
If you're coming with me
I think I've got a feeling I've lost inside (take me away)
I think I've got a feeling I've lost inside (take me away)
I think I've got a feeling I've lost inside (take me away)
I think I've got a feeling I've lost inside (take me away)
I think I've got a feeling I've lost inside (take me away)
I think I've got a feeling I've lost inside (take me away)
I think I've got a feeling I've lost inside (take me away)
I think I've got a feeling I've lost inside (take me away)


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Roll With It Lyrics as written by Noel Gallagher

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  • +2
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    i love the tune and how noel sings it.. its basically saying TO ROLL WITH IT!! BE YOURSELF! "kiss the girl she is not behide the door" to me that means that hes telling him to kiss the gal and not be afraid to do it. do not be afraid to face rejection. but then there is another voce saying "im being myself but im still scared and i just wanna go away and hide" great song....

    MusicFanatic29on August 11, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    For me it's all about taking your chances and being yourself and not let any soulsuckers stand in your way. And that's the feeling that Liam sings about, that sleeps inside but was lost.

    Brilliant tune!

    MorningRainIslandon June 06, 2012   Link
  • +1
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    this is seriously my all-time favorite oasis song!

    I like the two opposing themes... one is like "fuck the naysayers, be yourself!" but at the same time he's like "I'm being myself and yet i'm still getting screwed."

    and the part about "I know the life down which your life will drive" is like he's seeing the direction people are going in and he's trying to tell them to snap out before it's too late, yet he knows it's a futile attempt. "I think I've got a feeling I've lost inside (so take me away)"

    ....anyway yeah, yet another one of my many theme songs to go on that mix CD I have yet to compile.

    delialon July 03, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    wouldnt ''i think ABOUT a feeling ive lost...'' make more sence? like, he used tobe happy or in love or whatever, but now he has lost that feeling and hes looking back on the good times and wishing he could relive them? thats what i always assumed it was.

    scar_eireon May 29, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    It's most certainly "i think i've got a feeling i've lost inside". But if you want it to be the other way, go ahead. I doubt Noel was picky about the lyrics for this song, why should you be?

    vastudenton June 02, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    I think we can be confident shakermaker is on the money with "it isn't meant to mean anything". Let's hope so anyway, as it clearly doesn't...

    tcgnon December 11, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    i love it when they sing it live...its sooo much better....this song to me means to just be yourself, and like stand up for yourself

    SuperSonicon August 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I can't believe there at not anymore comments on such a great Oasis song released at the height of Britpop?

    butterflykiss84on August 23, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    how this tune didnt beat blur to number one god only knows,i feel betrayed by the people of britain for it,classy tune,basically means ''you gotta roll with it''!!!!! everyone understands when they listen,its rock n roll

    scoeyon September 14, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    This song was defo the Oasis side of the main part of the Britpop battle, how it never beat Blur is beyond me. Althoug I like Blur, Oasis do it for me!

    NoellyGon February 17, 2005   Link

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