What does It's My Life mean?

Bon Jovi: It's My Life Meaning

Album cover for It's My Life album cover

Song Released: 2000


It's My Life Lyrics

This ain't a song for the broken-hearted
No silent prayer for the faith-departed
I ain't gonna be just a face in the crowd
You're gonna hear my voice
When I shout it out loud

[Chorus:]
And It's my life
It's now or never
I ain't gonna...

  1. 1TOP RATED

    #1 top rated interpretation:
    anonymous
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    Mar 12th 2011 !⃝

    You have one life to live and you are here for a short time on this earth. It is up too you to make your life great and live to your full potential. Don't give up on your dreams. Don't waste your life living up to everyone elses expectations. In the long run everyone else may be happy and you are miserable. Have fun, enjoy, create great times and memeories. Remember it's your life!!

  2. 2TOP RATED

    #2 top rated interpretation:
    anonymous
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    Sep 1st 2020 !⃝

    I want this song played at my funeral. It is a message to my loved ones to live your life and to follow your dreams. Don't cry for me just be glad for the memories that we made together and know that I lived my life My Way.

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    #3 top rated interpretation:
    brandtaylor93
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    Oct 23rd 2009 !⃝

    This song has a good meaning that people need to listen too more. we spend are entire life living for someone else our parents, spouse, all this stuff and fitting in the static quo. Even though live your life how you want it what makes you happy. This song may have different meaning to different people and change with time. It also can mean to people to do anything for love the lyrics "The Hart Is a Open Highway" and it's much better explained in the video of this boy risking his life to get to a a girl at a bon jovi concert in a tunnel.

  4. anonymous
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    Aug 11th 2021 !⃝

    Just too good. Bon Jovi gave a clear meaning to this song. heorituynxhqbkugcfqcijh3rflmnY3qwertyuiopasdfghjkl

  5. anonymous
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    Nov 30th 2019 !⃝

    Very positive energy and though it’s old and underrated people should listen to this song more I agree live your life the way u want to,without anyone bossing you around

  6. anonymous
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    Aug 29th 2019 !⃝

    This song is super cool. I think this is an adult who has just passed 18 and he gets his freedom.

  7. anonymous
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    Feb 12th 2019 !⃝

    Do what ever you want just follow your dreams and believe in
    god

  8. anonymous
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    Jul 8th 2018 !⃝

    Live your life to the fullest. Stop pretending to be someone you're not and I am freaking aware that this is so common but BE YOURSELF. Go YOLO just like pewdiedie in Outlast series or let the trouble finds you like Harry Potter or maybe shrink between atoms like ant man or touch the infinity stone like Peter Quill, froze yourself in the ice for 65 years like Steve Rogers or maybe I don't freaking know now. Just... Don't just exist, live.

  9. anonymous
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    May 16th 2018 !⃝

    Like the song says, it's your life. Don't listen to what I tell here unleast you agree with it. You do not have to listen to people who keep telling you what to do. IT'S YOUR FUCKING LIFE.

  10. anonymous
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    Mar 27th 2014 !⃝

    I think that this song is basically Y.O.L.O and that its supposed to be telling someone you lived your life your way and let me live mine my way.

  11. anonymous
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    Feb 3rd 2014 !⃝

    This song is mainly about how in a world where everyone is taught to follow the crowd and not stand out too much and how Jon is yelling out at us all to just ignore that. We are who we are, and nothing can change that. Even if you spend your entire life pretending to be a Barbie doll teenage girl, he's saying to be YOU and not someone else. It's about ignoring the snide remarks of your peers if it means being happy. It means you never know when your life will be over, so you may as well enjoy it. Make your choices, and regret nothing. Mistakes are the only things that are truly yours, so take credit for them. Viva la viva!

  12. anonymous
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    Oct 6th 2011 !⃝

    this song, is about living your life to the fullest and not to give up on yourslef and believe that this life is yours not anyone elses but yours.

  13. anonymous
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    Aug 17th 2011 !⃝

    Life your life like you want to, just remember - DO NOT MESS UP YOUR ONE CHANCE AT LIFE!

  14. anonymous
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    Jun 24th 2011 !⃝

    all that i know is that frankie is frank sinatra who wrote the song "my way" and that it means that he is sick of being bossed around and told what to do.

  15. anonymous
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    May 22nd 2011 !⃝

    it means what it says its very stiaght forward. if your looking for comfort from this song you aint gonna get it. if you've lost your faith this song aint gonna helpo you any. it says " i am not going to just stand there your going to hear what i have to say. i wil scream and shout but you will hear it." live wile you can and dont hold back on it. stand your ground stand up for what you believe in. life isnt easy it will only get better if you make it so. when the songs says " " better stand tal when they call you out. dont bend, dont break, baby, dont back down," it is saying you cant be all talk, you gotta really stand up and not be afride to say what you mean, dont be scared just do it.

  16. anonymous
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    Apr 15th 2011 !⃝

    this song is about not listining to "the man" if you will. its about going out in life and having fun. you know living while youre alive.

  17. anonymous
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    Mar 29th 2011 !⃝

    Enjoy your life while you can because you wont live forever.

  18. anonymous
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    Feb 10th 2011 !⃝

    "Like Frankie said I did it my way" is based on Frank
    Sinatra´s- "My way"

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