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You can be amazing
You can turn a phrase into a weapon or a drug
You can be the outcast
Or be the backlash of somebody’s lack of love
Or you can start speaking up
Nothing’s gonna hurt you the way that words do
And they settle ‘neath your skin
Kept on the inside and no sunlight
Sometimes a shadow wins
But I wonder what would happen if you


Say what you wanna say
And let the words fall out
Honestly I wanna see you be brave


With what you want to say
And let the words fall out
Honestly I wanna see you be brave

I just wanna see you
I just wanna see you
I just wanna see you
I wanna see you be brave


I just wanna see you
I just wanna see you
I just wanna see you
I wanna see you be brave

Everybody’s been there, everybody’s been stared down
By the enemy
Fallen for the fear and done some disappearing
Bow down to the mighty
Don’t run, stop holding your tongue
Maybe there’s a way out of the cage where you live
Maybe one of these days you can let the light in
Show me how big your brave is


Say what you wanna say
And let the words fall out
Honestly I wanna see you be brave

With what you want to say
And let the words fall out
Honestly I wanna see you be brave

Innocence, your history of silence
Won’t do you any good
Did you think it would
?
Let your words be anything but empty
Why don’t you tell them the truth
?

Say what you wanna say
And let the words fall out
Honestly I wanna see you be brave

With what you want to say
And let the words fall out
Honestly I wanna see you be brave

I just wanna see you
I just wanna see you
I just wanna see you
I wanna see you be brave

I just wanna see you
I just wanna see you
I just wanna see you
I wanna see you be brave

I just wanna see you
I just wanna see you
I just wanna see you
I wanna see you be brave

I just wanna see you
I just wanna see you
I just wanna see you.



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    UnregisteredJan 22, 2014 at 4:49 pm
    When I first heard this song it really spoke to me. I was having problems with bullying at my new school. I went through a phase where I was hiding my face, sitting alone all the time, and considered cutting until I met Amanda. She showed me the song and after that I started listening to it more often. I started feeling happier, I made new friends, I even got better in school. This song showed me that thing could get better, that it wouldn't always be bad. It helped me through my worst days. It showed me that there's more to life than suffering. It taught me to stand up for myself and be brave!
  • U
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    UnregisteredFeb 10, 2014 at 10:58 pm
    Stop being afraid of saying what you want to say. Don't hold back anymore. Just say what you want to say, say what you need to say. Don't sit there and take anything, if you have something to say that you've been hiding stop hiding it. Be brave, don't be afraid to speak up for yourself if it's about something that you truly believe. I want to see you be brave!
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    Caryn Packel RichfieldJul 9, 2013 at 3:07 am
    Amazing song...one of her best...she is so talented...saw her live in Philly and she had such presence that resonated with Thea audience ...destined to be embraced by a much larger fan base
  • U
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    UnregisteredDec 10, 2013 at 10:46 pm
    Awesome song!! Like she sings, 'Let the words fall out', 'Say what you wanna say', maybe we should all be brave, and do something nice this holiday season. We can learn from her! Sorry Miley Cyrus fans, I don't want to hurt you or anything, but don't get drunk and tattoo yourself at her young age. We can learn to be brave, to be ourselves.
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    UnregisteredJan 17, 2014 at 11:05 pm
    I cant believe that somebody so powerful and such a good songwriter write something so good and awesome BRAVE is the best song ever I've seen that song on commercial and never knew what song it was but I all I knew then I knew it was a awesome song Sara Bareilles isn't the 1# songwriter but I bet you she is at least in the top five at least by friend said its the worst song in the world her favorite song is Roar and Wrecking Ball katy perry and miley cyrus too! That's crazy I cant belive she likes Miley Cyrus even Katy Perry that's just I cant belive that Miley is crazy.

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