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Beyoncé – Listen lyrics
Listen to the song here in my heart
A melody I start but can't complete


Listen to the sound from deep within
It's only beginning to find release


Oh the time has come for my dreams to be heard
They will not be pushed aside and turned
Into your own, all 'cause you won't listen

[Chorus]
Listen
I am alone at a crossroads
I'm not at home in my own home
And I've tried and tried
To say what's on my mind
You should have known oh
Now I'm done believing you
You don't know what I'm feeling
I'm more than what
You've made of me
I followed the voice, you gave to me
But now I've gotta find my own
You should have listened


There was someone here inside
Someone I thought had died

So long ago
Oh I'm screaming out
And my dreams will be heard
They will not be pushed aside or turned
Into your own
All 'cause you won't listen

[Chorus]
Listen
I am alone at a crossroads
I'm not at home in my own home
And I've tried and tried
To say what's on my mind
You should have known oh
Now I'm done believing you
You don't know what I'm feeling
I'm more than what
You've made of me
I followed the voice, you gave to me
But now I've gotta find my own

I don't know where I belong
But I'll be moving on
If you don't, if you won't

Listen to the song here in my heart
A melody I start, but I will complete


OH now I am done believing you
You don't know not what I am feeling
I'm more than what you've made of me
I followed the voice you think you gave to me

But now I got to find my own
My Own
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    elaixa435
    This song is not just a simple song to me. This is my fave song. When you hear this you will feel that no one can help you except your self. It taught me to stand up on my own. Listen is inspirational to people. If you listen very well, you will feel what the song says to you. It says that every person have their own lives. I mean people have to listen what someone says. It told me how people can live their own. I don't know what everyone thinks, but for me it is inspirational.
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    In beyonce mtv, it's like someone who is just mature enough to go on her own. Informing it to the mentor that she'll not be a student anymore, even if the story background tells of someone who was restricted under the manager. Maybe due to being mature people, she did not express much emotion about being suppressed.
    While in charice mtv its like a struggling person who was always restricted in doing things her own way. Her action tells all the emotion she wants to relay. Anger and the longing to be free to do what she wants. This makes it more emotional for the song.
    The second mtv made me cry which I think had expressed what I can relate to.
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  • U
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    This song is truly inspirational, it was written for the movie dream girls as a reflection of ms. Jones' life. I believe that beyonce like ms. Jones had enough by the time this song was written. This song is about a woman that didn't know who she was or what she was worth. She lives her life following other peoples direction then one day all that changed she grew strength and became to stand up as a strong woman.
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    The meaning of this song is from the film dream girls. It is when the character, played by beyonce, is annoyed with her husband who is now famous because of making beyonce famous. She is angry because the husband thinks that he owns her "i followed the voice you think you gave to me" but now she has to leave him and start a new "but now i got to find my own"
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    Call_Me_Daddy
    I can really relate to this song because its like I wanted so many people to listen to me but its like nobody wanted to listen not even my own family but then I song this song nd start getting emotional nd the people I tried to get to listen finally seen something in me like I was crying out for help and support so they started coming around and paying attention more and the main person I tried to get to listen nd notice me finally pain more attention to what I was trying to tell him but of course it was to late for him because I walked away and just kept my distance from him.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    My translation of this song is that you lose your ways trying to please others and forget about what makes you happy and forget that you too have dreams and goals you want to accomplish that make you who you always wanted to be. Therefore she wants to follow and do things her way for once and be free to make her own decisions and accomplesh everything she always wanted to be. Her!
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    efswin
    I adore this song. To me, it's about someone going off and telling you that you're wrong, and not hearing what you have to say or how you feel, because they're so caught up in what they have to say. It's about breaking free and saying, "no. YOU listen to ME" and being independent and strong. I love it because it's about letting it all out, and most songs nowadays are about waiting around for a guy or keeping it all in. It's so powerful :)
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    This song that Beyoncé wrote it's probably from her heart not from her mouth it probably is but she wrote it from her heart. I believe that Beyoncé is an intelligent women and she inspires people who love her very much. Well I think that this song what I think means is that they never listened to her and all she needed is for her to write this song so people can probably figure out what she probably wanted. If I was her manager I will really listen to her but I'm not saying that her manager is bad I'm just saying that people need to listen to what they have to say just because you don't like there ideas it doesn't mean that they don't get to go with that idea. So say that Beyoncé made an idea about a new song she wrote and the manager doesn't like it. It doesn't mean she can't write it but she can sing it because it probably makes sense, it's probably a nice song but the manager doesn't like it and he never listened to it yet but probably other people do like it. That's the point is that sometimes people don't like the song but other people do. That's the thing some people like it and other people don't like it.
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    sascha_loves_herself
    Beyonce just killed this song and she just makes her songs and they express your feelings. Her songs just makes so much sense and they just make you feel better about yourself. She really know how her fans feel and she just write songs to help them feel better. It makes you love yourself more and more and to care about yourself and to believe in yourself. The lyrics to the songs makes yo feel like you are important and that you do matter to someone. Her songs make you feel like you belong. They make you want to work harder for your goals in life.
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    sascha_loves_herself
    Its like no one wants to listen but then when something happens everyone is like why didn't you tell anyone then you be like I tried to tell you but you didn't want to listen to me. This song really expresses my feelings and that it really tells what you are feeling and how.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    I think this song means she have dream but her boyfriend didn't listen what she say. Maybe he just hear what she say. She really poor woman. She facing all the trouble in her dream just alone. Her boyfriend don't care what her mind. Until she find her way without his attention. This song really stating the woman's voice in this world. Really amazing.
    I think this song for man. Try to care and listen to your woman.
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  • U
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    I think it means that her last boyfriend tha she had wanted her to be someone she's not. So she wrote this song to sort of tell him that he should have listened to her and let her be herself and not someone he wants her to be. So now she's trying to find her pown voice so she can be what she thinks is right for her and be herself.
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  • U
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    Since she has pledged her alligence to satan. I believe this song is god. She is angry with the lord here because her career was not moving in the way she thought it should. In her mind satan had here convinced god was not listening to her. She clearly says "im more than what you made of me. " no one else could make her but the creator. Amen. Wake up.
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    It means to me trying to make a life with who you believe is your soul mate. Both being hurt, trying to talk to the other and finding they really don't care to hear what you are dreaming or feeling. The other is going to do what it is to make their soul fulfilled but will not listen to the other to enable both soals to grow together. It is the crossroad of having to live without someone you love because your hurting each other.
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    I believe this song was at the pinnacle of Beyoncé tearing herself away from her dad and exerting her independence. After her dad stopped managing her sound changed and we got to see the real woman she always was. So my thoughts are this song and movie was made during the time she was going thru that process with her dad.
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    Unregistered
    This song is life it does so much for me in my time of need. The fact I can see it as an excuse for not having to wait until I can be the first half time in my room is so cute I when I you and I don't think have a nice great to be the first place in a row in a while ago but the best of the year of my friends to and are you doing the most beautiful girl I love it you can do it for the first half of the best thing to say I have a great way of the year and I don't think that I have a great way of the best of the day before I get a follow back on my way home from work to be the first half of the best thing to say I have to go back and I don't have the best of the year and I. To the first place to live with it is not an easy way to the point where the heck are they doing the most beautiful girl is the only thing is a good time with the best thing ever when the time to go to the best.
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    O.M.F.G! These lyrics to Listen just has to pop up while browsing the internet and decided to take a look and O.M.F.G, once again. Wished I had listened to this song three months ago, a friend whom I had strong feelings for, was in a difficult position and followed the voice I gave him, only to lose his friendship and his being to another person. He was alone at crossroads and home was not home for him, even though he was at home. Therefore, he just had to stop believing in me. Why? Simply because I did NOT listen to him.
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    This song suites relationships especially when I'm going through one and sometimes its pretty tough and honestly this song and the other song "best thing i never had" are really inspirational and touching and it has touch alot of hearts I know and it touched mine and beyonce your just a really inspirational person and your songs just expresses alot of heart and true feeling about the world today. Your just #1
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    GlamChic11
    This song is not just a simple song to me. This is my fave song. When you hear this you will feel that no one can help you except your self. It taught me to stand up on my own. Listen is inspirational to people. If you listen very well, you will feel what the song says to you. It says that every person have their own lives. I mean people have to listen what someone says. It told me how people can live their own. I don't know what everyone thinks, but for me it is inspirational.
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