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Katy Perry – Roar lyrics

[Verse 1]
I used to bite my tongue and hold my breath
Scared to rock the boat and make a mess
So I sit quietly, agreed politely
I guess that I forgot I had a choice
I let you push me past the breaking point
I stood for nothing, so I fell for everything

[Pre-Chorus]
You held me down, but I got up
Already brushing off the dust

You hear my voice, your hear that sound
Like thunder, gonna shake the ground

You held me down, but I got up
Get ready cause I've had enough

I see it all, I see it now

[Chorus:]
I got the eye of the tiger, a fighter, dancing through the fire
Cause I am a champion and you're gonna hear me roar
Louder, louder than a lion

Cause I am a champion and you're gonna hear me roar
Oh oh oh oh oh oh
Oh oh oh oh oh oh
Oh oh oh oh oh oh

You're gonna hear me roar

[Verse 2]
Now I'm floatin like a butterfly
Stinging like a bee I earned my stripes
I went from zero, to my own hero

[Pre-Chorus]
You held me down, but I got up
Already brushing off the dust

You hear my voice, your hear that sound
Like thunder, gonna shake the ground
You held me down, but I got up

Get ready 'cause I've had enough
I see it all, I see it now


[Chorus]
I got the eye of the tiger, a fighter, dancing through the fire
Cause I am a champion and you're gonna hear me roar
Louder, louder than a lion

Cause I am a champion and you're gonna hear me roar
Oh oh oh oh oh oh
Oh oh oh oh oh oh
Oh oh oh oh oh oh
You're gonna hear me roar
Oh oh oh oh oh oh
Oh oh oh oh oh oh
Oh oh oh oh oh oh

You're gonna hear me roar
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I got the eye of the tiger, a fighter, dancing through the fire
Cause I am a champion and you're gonna hear me roar
Louder, louder than a lion

Cause I am a champion and you're gonna hear me roar
Oh oh oh oh oh oh
Oh oh oh oh oh oh
Oh oh oh oh oh oh
You're gonna hear me roar
Oh oh oh oh oh oh
Oh oh oh oh oh oh
Oh oh oh oh oh oh
You're gonna hear me roar



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    This song is like being brave, facing you biggest fears, and believing in yourself. This song is for the ones who are afraid to face our biggest fears, not beliving in ourselves and who are not brave. I dedicate this song to my cousin she is 09 years old she is afraid of facing her fears so I sang roar to her then she became braver than I thouht so this song is for all the people. I hope my comment helps you in facing your fears.
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    Don't let anyone tell you can't do something. You don't have to always be in the background. One day, you could be sitting in the back row, the next day, you could be on stage! You don't have to be the person that is just "there". You can be the person who everyone wants to hang out with. You don't have to be embarrassed about dancing to your favorite song, or showing some spirit. It's okay to put yourself out there. It could do something for you in the future! Stand up for yourself.
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    Oh Katy! Your words are so inspirational! I'm going through a phase where my whole life I've just wanted to fit in and so I just let people push me around and changed so much of myself that I don't even know who I really am! Now I'm starting to question some last choices and (I know this sounds cheesy) but I just want to find myself! I thought I was strong, until I found how weak I truly am! But you inspired me and showed me I can be myself, I can be a girl who loves rats and mice, who is an obsessive gamer, who can fall in love, and still have friends. I owe you so much, thank you for helping me find my voice. Thank you for teaching me how to roar!
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    This is perfect for those who are afraid to face their fears, just like me I'm scared of everything, everything in this world is my fears I can't even go out with my friends, becuz of that fears, fear to be insulted to be hurt, but: d after I heard this song I guess I gather strong fighting spirit to fear all my fears, you see now I am one of the admirable women in our place I'm not scared to show the whole I really was thankyou so much katy perry for making this song. Hope you'll make more inspirational song.
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    Amazing! This song sounds like everybody must have a courage to express what was inside of them. It tells everybody must show their talents and wisdom in order to become a champion! :)) You need not to become an arrogant individual just to show everyone that you are a champion, but you have to do something and prove everyone that you are a kind of a person who is not afraid to face challenges and has a strong personality. Just like a tiger! :))
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