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So many things
To do and say
But I can't seem
To find my way
But I wanna know how
I know
I'm meant
For something else
But first
I gotta find myself
But I don't know how

Oh, why do
I reach for the stars
When I don't have wings
To carry me that far?

I gotta have
Roots before branches
To know who I am
Before I know
Who I wanna be
And faith
To take chances
To live like I see
A place in this world
For me

Sometimes
I don't wanna feel
And forget the pain
Is real
Put my head
In the clouds
Oh, start to run
And then I fall
Thinkin'
I can't get it all
Without my feet
On the ground

There's always a seed
Before there's a rose
The more that it rains
The more I will grow

I gotta have
Roots before branches
To know who I am
Before I know
Who I wanna be
And faith
To take chances
To live like I see
A place in this world
For me

Whatever comes
I know how to take it
Learn to be strong
I won't have to fake it
Oh, you're understandin'
The wind can come
And do it's best
Blow me North and South
East and West
But I'll still
Be standing
I'll be standing

I gotta have
Roots before branches
To know who I am
Before I know
Who I wanna be
And faith
To take chances
To live like I see
A place in this world

I gotta have
Roots before branches
To know who I am
Before I know
Who I wanna be
And faith
To take chances
To live like I see
A place in this world
For me

I gotta have
Roots before branches



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    UnregisteredAug 22, 2012 at 5:28 pm
    We all feel lost and confused. We don't know who we are most of the time and when we think we're found our way something happens and that makes us realize that maybe we still haven't found our path! I feel lost, confused and sad and no matter how hard we try it is hard to find our way. For me that music means that we have to have roots: a family, a lover something that will make us carry on and try to go far. Something that we know that we'll be there waiting for us when we fail or when we suceed.
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    UnregisteredJul 30, 2012 at 5:58 pm
    They messed up with the names, it's nikki anders and adam hassman not nikki hassman and adam anders. Anyways I totally love the song it's truly beautifull and I really identify myself with the lyrics. I mean, we are always imagining us in the future and dreaming of being the pritiest star but we have to follow an order, first roots then branches, first present then future. I also loved the glee version.
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    UnregisteredJul 1, 2012 at 3:54 am
    When you've gone astray from your dreams, it doesn't mean it's the end of the world. Sometimes in order to achieve your dreams, you might have to take the longer route, instead of the shorter ones that are laid out, but you are unable to reach. You can be the same great person that you've always wanted to be, even if just a little fallen behind others. There's always a way, there's always a way. I wish my friends will read this, because they have been shaken up lately by reality, finally realising that there might be other paths to achieving their dreams. They are learning it the hard way.
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    UnregisteredJun 18, 2012 at 7:48 am
    This song is about. When you feel that you lost in your way to chase your dreams and you don't even know why. You realize that in order to follow your dream you have to deal with the reality too, and sometimes the reality got really harsh, but you have to believe your dream is what you meant to do in your life, and your dream is what makes you who you are. So don't give up in your dream :)
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    UnregisteredJun 13, 2012 at 4:06 pm
    Ummm. Idk, is it a christain song? Beucase the meaning is good but whom are directing the meaning too, I'm all music but only if it brings glory and aknowledgment to god, and just beucase this song says the word "faith" does not make it a chirstian song. Just thought I would throw that out there becuase my friend wanted to know. But it is a very beautiful song though.

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