New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Click the blue-colored lyrics to read explanations.
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

When I get older
I will be stronger
They'll call me freedom
Just like a wavin' flag(x2)


And then it goes back (x3)
Oh

Born to a throne
Stronger than Rome
But violent prone
Poor people zone
But it's my home
All I have known
Where I got grown
Streets we would roam

Out of the darkness
I came the farthest
Among the hardest (survival)
Learn from these streets
It can be bleak
Accept no defeat
Surrender, retreat

(So we strugglin')
Fighting to eat
(And we wonderin')
When we'll be free
So we patiently wait
For that faithful day
It's not far away
But for now we say

When I get older
I will be stronger
They'll call me freedom
Just like a wavin' flag
(And then it goes back x3)


Ahhho ahhho ahhho

So many wars, settling scores
Bringin' us promises, leaving us poor
I heard them say love is the way
Love is the answer that's what they say

But look how they treat us
Make us believers
We fight their battes
Then they deceive us
Try to control us
They couldn't hold us
Cause we just move forward
Like buffalo soldiers
(But we strugglin)
Fighting to eat
(And we wonderingg)
When we'll be free
So we patiently wait
For that fateful day
It's not far away
But for now we say

When I get older
I will be stronger
They'll call me freedom
Just like a wavin' flag
(And then it goes back (3x)

And then it goes
When I get older
I will be stronger
They'll call me freedom
Just like a wavin' flag
(And then it goes back (3x)
Ahhhooo ahhhoooo ahhhooo

And then it goes

And everybody will be singing it
And you and I will be singing it
And we all will be singing it
Woah woah woah

When I get older
I will be stronger
They'll call me freedom
Just like a wavin' flag
(And then it goes back (3x)

And then it goes
When I get older
I will be stronger
They'll call me freedom
Just like a wavin' flag
(And then it goes back (3x)
A oh a oh a oh


When I get older
When I get older
I will be stronger

Just like a wavin' flag (3x)
Flag(x2)
Just like a wavin' flag



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/k/knaan/wavin_flag.html

Correct | Due to the difficulties with automatic merging of existing explanations and users' corrections we've disabled this function for a while. If you've found any mistake, use "Report" form. Sorry for the inconvience. Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Unregistered
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      Explain

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
      10 words
      Good
      Cool
      Awesome!
      Explanation guidelines:
      • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
      • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
      • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
      Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
      ×