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The shades gone up
Mother's staring down
She don't know where he's been
Or how long he's been out

She said, “Boy, I'm tired of waiting up
While you're out with your friends”
He said, “Mom I'm tired
And I'm living my life the best way that I can”

'Cause I'm trying to be somebody
I'm not trying to be somebody else
This life is mine I'm living
Don't you know me? I wont ever let you down

The day has come
The sun is moving on
She don't know where he'll go
Or when he's coming home

She said, “Son take care
Don't let your dreams get too far out of sight”
He said, “I love you now
Don't worry about me, you know, I'll be fine”

'Cause I'm trying to be somebody
I'm not trying to be somebody else
This life is mine I'm living
Don't you know me? I wont ever let you down

No
I'm not trying to be somebody else
Don't you know me? I wont ever let you
I won't ever let you

What they say
What they know
What they think wont ever bring me down
This life is mine and I am my own

I'm trying to be somebody
I'm not trying to be somebody else
This life is mine I lead
Don't you know me?

I'm trying to be somebody
I'm not trying to be somebody else
This life is mine I'm living
Don't you know me? I wont ever let you down

Yeah, I'm not trying to be somebody else
Don't you know me? I won't ever let you down
I won't be nobody else
This life is mine and I am my own



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  • U
    UnregisteredMar 7, 2012 at 6:29 pm
    To me it means: let me be who i am. I'm trying to be who i am. I am somebody. I lead my own life, and make my own choices. What others say doesn't play any role in who i am. I am me, and i want to be me. I love you, and i will turn out fine. Don't worry.

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