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[All]
Mamma told me not to waste my life
She said spread your wings my little butterfly
Don't let what they say keep you up at night
And if they give you shh...
Then they can walk on by

[Jesy]
My feet, feet can't touch the ground
And I can't hear a sound
But you just keep on running up your mouth, yeah

[Jade]
Walk, walk on over there
'Cos I'm too fly to care, oh yeah

[All]
Your words don't mean a thing
I'm not listening
Keep talking, all I know is

(Chorus)
Mamma told me not to waste my life
She said spread your wings my little butterfly
Don't let what they say keep you up at night
And they can't detain you
'Cos wings are made to fly
And we don't let nobody bring us down
No matter what you say it won't hurt me
Don't matter if I fall from the sky
These wings are made to fly

'Huh huh'...

[Perrie]
I'm firing up on that runway
I know we're gonna get there someday
But we don't need no ready steady go, no

[Leigh-Anne]
Talk, talk turns into air
And I don't even care, oh yeah

[All]
Your words don't mean a thing
I'm not listening
Keep talking, all I know is

Mamma told me not to waste my life
She said spread your wings my little butterfly
Don't let what they say keep you up at night
And they can't detain you
'Cos wings are made to fly
And we don't let nobody bring us down
No matter what you say it won't hurt me
Don't matter if I fall from the sky
These wings are made to fly

I don't need no one saying hey, hey, hey, hey
I don't hear no one saying hey, hey, hey, hey, hey, hey, hey, hey
You better keep on walking
I don't wanna hear your talking, Boy'd
You better keep on walking
I don't wanna hear your talking, Boy'd

[All]
Your words don't mean a thing
I'm not listening

[Jade + Perrie]
They're just like water off my wings

Mamma told me not to waste my life
She said spread your wings my little butterfly
Don't let what they say keep you up at night
And they can't detain you
'Cos wings are made to fly

And we don't let nobody bring us down
No matter what you say it won't hurt me
Don't matter if I fall from the sky
These wings are made to fly

And we don't let nobody bring us down
No matter what you say it won't hurt me
Don't matter if I fall from the sky
These wings are made to fly...



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    UnregisteredAug 13, 2012 at 8:03 pm
    People might hurt you, bully you, upset you, but whatever they do or say, they can't change you. Whoever you are, you are you. They can't hold you back from living your life and being... You.
  • U
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    UnregisteredAug 23, 2012 at 5:50 pm
    The song wings says to not listen to the negative comments from other people.and just be yourself because thats why you born. You "wings" were meant to fly.
  • U
    +3
    UnregisteredOct 4, 2013 at 12:37 pm
    I like this song because it's about butterflies.... actually, not REALLY about butterflies. But that's not really what I think. I think it's about you from a caterpillar growing and you will spread your wings. Kinda like buds blooming and turning into roses and they spread their petals. As I was saying, I think it's saying about you growing up and spreading your wings means going your own way. And in the chorus when the line says "And we don't let nobody bring us down" means that you're not backing out and that you won't give up. And the line that says "No matter what you say it won't hurt me" means that even though you're bullied, insulted and or when you feel upset, you gotta get over because it doesn't matter. Even though you at slow (like me) or when you're always left behind (like me) just stand up for yourself and say "who cares? so what if all you said about me is true? why bother. i'm sick and tired of all those same things you kept on teasing me. if I do eat slow or always get left behind it doesn't matter because it's who I really am." or you could just walk away and go to you're happy place :) My mom may never have said "you're my butterfly", but I don't care because I just gotta be myself, never back out and find your own way. I'm proud of me for being me. When I grow up, I'll spread my wings and find my own way.

    - IsaBelle
  • U
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    UnregisteredOct 3, 2013 at 5:17 am
    im the biggest little mixer ever my fave member is jade cos she is so adorable.Then my second fave member is jesy cos i like her swagger style.Then my third is Leigh-Anne cos she is cool.Then my last fave member is Perrie i love little mix!
  • U
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    UnregisteredMar 14, 2014 at 11:36 pm
    To not let words get to you and be like a butterfly that flies threw the rain you don't need to listen to their words, because they shouldn't mean a thing, the only thing that should mean a thing to you, is your words, and you don't have to change for anyone because you we're made awesome, and you can continuing living life your way not others, don't let people change who you are because no one is like you, that is what makes you awesome, if everyone is the same it would be bored, be yourself so that you can be happy in what you do, if you don't want to be happy in what you do so keep being yourself and fly, just like a butterfly, and let the water fall off your wings, l think that is what the song means, is to live life your way not others and be happy in what you do, that is what makes you yourself, keep flying and keep dreaming and be happy and original you can be special just by being yourself not others, so enjoy the song because it's great and meaning full, and I love little mix.

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