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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

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

Now I’m floatin like a butterfly
Stinging like a bee I earned my stripes
I went from zero, to my own hero

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
Roar-or, roar-or, roar-or


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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    UnregisteredSep 19, 2013 at 1:18 pm
    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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    UnregisteredJan 14, 2014 at 7:38 pm
    Katy Perry's latest hit song; "Roar", has been a success! I love this song and everything about it. This song could possibly mean a couple things. First, She may want to say that she is a free woman. This song is probably dedicated to victims of bullying of any sort, telling them that their like tigers and that they can fight for their freedom. Roar is a word which is used to represent a tiger's sound; which means that anyone can be a tiger, and become as free and invincible. Katy Perry may also be spreading a message to Russell Brand, telling him that she's got the eye of a tiger (in this case God is watching her), a fighter (this probably indicates John Mayor), She's a champion because she's proud of herself not letting anyone interfere with her life, relationship, and/or career.
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    UnregisteredOct 27, 2013 at 2:24 pm
    Don't let anyone tell you 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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    UnregisteredJan 26, 2014 at 7:08 am
    Hi I'm josephine and when I heard this song I felt like I was brought back to my 8 year old years (now I'm just ten)when the boys of our class teased me a lot and I felt like I was just a magazine unread and now this song inspires me to be someone free and happy now I'm strong and I proved the boys of our class that I'm not just ordinary I'm a lioness striving hard for my great roar! Everyone must listen to this It's an inspiring song.
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    UnregisteredDec 3, 2013 at 5:15 am
    Oh Katy! Your words are so inspirational! Im 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 Im 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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