The Loudmouth Protestant

October 19, 2007

I Just Want to Be Loved

This is one of my favorite songs from Jill Scott’s latest album “The Real Thing” entitled “Wanna Be Loved.” You ain’t said nothing but a word Jill…

Look,
Don’t feel no pity for me
Cause I’m going through a couple things,
Life means change,
That’s the way it goes, goes
All my life I had a constant burning
A strong deep, desire
An aching ambiguous, yearning, yearning,
Yearning
For something better
For something bigger
For something wider
For something higher
And lots of regrets
Cause I ain’t seem to found it yet
I’ve been searching around the world
Never knowing what to expect
I get sad sometimes
Yes I be mad sometimes
Cause I’m out here on the grind
Making mine
And I still can’t seem to find
What I’ve been looking for
Opened so many doors
For real, yo
I just wanna be loved…

[Chorus:]
I just wanna be loved
Like everybody else does
I just wanna be loved
I just wanna be loved
I just wanna be loved

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2 Comments »

  1. This is my favorite as well. My least favorite is “Hate on Me.”

    Comment by Harlem Esquire — October 26, 2007 @ 11:51 am | Reply

  2. Tell me about it. That song is so annoying. It reminds me of someone running their fingers down a chalkboard, it’s not her style.

    Comment by Loudmouth Protestant — October 26, 2007 @ 11:55 am | Reply


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