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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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    Katy Perry's hit song, roar, is meant for those who want to show someone that you know that you're fantastic. It also means that you are able to show you're emotions which some people are unable to do. If you learn/know this song, it can help you a lot in life. Especially if someone calls you dumb, stupid or even dislikeable. It can show them that you don't care what they think. You know what, it says that whatever they say - no matter what it is - will definitely make you stronger.
    It will make you stronger by listening to what they are saying and ignoring it. Completely ignoring it. You know that it is true, it doesn't matter what they say. You are fun, you are whatever you want to be, not what anyone else wants you to be.
    For example:
    If you best friend says, "You are so annoying, why can't you just be like one of my other friends?" you say "I'm my own person. If you can't accept that, then we can't be friends. A best friend should compliment you, not offend or disappoint you." And that is true.
    So that is what I think Katy Perry wrote this song about. To share your emotions properly without being dissed. And that is what will get you more friends or more people liking you.
    I hope you understand the true meaning of this song, because I do, and I'm only 10 years old.
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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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    This song is about taking responsibilities and fight back if someone hurts you. Don't just let you push down fight back! Be strong and don't care what anyone else thinks! Be strong. That's pretty much what katy means here. Ain't nobody the boss of you! Fight back. You can be yourself! In fact, do that! Be yourself, be beautiful (or handsome) because you're epic! This song is about being brave and not let anybody push you down. No one is the boss of you. You can always be yourself. Be yourself just forget about them and let them just be their self's. This song means to be who you want to be. You can always do what you want to do, they don't tell you what to do or not. They are not the boss of you. This song means being brave, facing your biggest fears, and believing yourself. Don't let anyone hurt you or your feelings. Fight them back if he/she hurts your feeling about something you very love inside your heart.
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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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