If it's the thing that you fear
It will always be right there
A weight on your back a thorn in your side
Boy you can't run but you know you can't hide
'Cause the demons are right at your heels
Breakin' you down making you feel
Like you want to give up, like you just gotta give in
Like you're fighting a fight that you know you can't win
Don't you know you've got to
Stand up, shake it off, look 'em in the eye
You may never get another chance to
Make things right don't pass it by
Have you ever felt like you never said
All the things you wanted to say
This is your chance so stand up for yourself
Today's your day
There's no easy way to go about it
Baby you can't doubt it
When they can't hear you you've got to shout it
Cause some of us can't live without it
If it's the love that you need
You've got to ask politely
But never settle for less than the sky
And if you walk out don't ever let them see you cry
No, no, no

Come on stand
Come on stand
I know you're tired and you've had enough
You're bruised and torn and you want to give up
Well there's an answer, listen up
Sometimes, sometimes you've got to stand up

[Chorus x2]

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Shake It Off Lyrics as written by Johnta Austin Mariah Carey

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    My InterpretationAn ode to the self, and to others. Take hold of your self. Take hold of your life. Shit will come and people will hurt you and you'll feel low sometimes but pull out some of that inner strength and get back up.
    giasintaon August 07, 2011   Link

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