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. anonymous
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    Jan 31st 2011 !⃝

    Basically, it says do whatever you want because it's your life and it's too short to not make the most of it

  2. anonymous
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    Jan 12th 2011 !⃝

    This song means throwing caution to the wind, jumping on your metaphorical harley davidson motorcyle and riding full throttle on the road of life with one middle finger waving in the air, while this song blasts in the background.

    In other words Carpe Diem (Seize the day). It's my life!

  3. anonymous
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    Dec 16th 2010 !⃝

    The characters in the video are tommy and gina, btw.

  4. bigone
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    Jan 30th 2009 !⃝

    "This ain't a song for the broken-hearted,
    No silent prayer for the faith-departed"
    The first lines sets the stage. It is going to be about love, break-ups, broken hearts. But it is not for the broken-hearted, so if your heart is broken this song isn't for you. It is actually for the one, who broke your heart!

    "I ain't gonna be just a face in the crowd" - I am not going to be like the others, who just stay still not looking for fun. I want to show my personality by doing wild stuff.

    "You're gonna hear my voice
    When I shout it out loud" - I am not ashamed if you see me/hear me doing something, that you don't approve.

    "My heart is like a open highway" - I am open for other people.
    "I did it my way" - I feel guilt, but I am not going to admit it.

    I can keep going on, but I think this song can be used, when being accused of flirting/not being faithful. It is a hymn for someone, who wants to live wild and isn't going to stay put.

  5. closer
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    Aug 30th 2008 !⃝

    Personally I think this song has a lot to do with choices. It's about how we can live life the way we want to,if we don't bend or break or back down, then we can live life our own way, simply because its our own life, no repeats or reruns, that's it, so we have to live it to the full.

  6. GARY
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    Jul 12th 2008 !⃝

    What it means is there's no telling when you will die so live it while you can to the extreme.

  7. anonymous
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    Dec 21st 2007 !⃝

    Yes there is a song by frank called "I did it my way"
    This is a very cool song I think the music video says it all

  8. anonymous
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    Jul 28th 2007 !⃝

    Yeah, this song is more or less about doing the things you wanna do despite what other people say. you're only gonna live for the years you're gonna live, so live them.

  9. anonymous
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    Jul 3rd 2007 !⃝

    All I know about this song is that "Tommy and Gina" is the characters that appeared in "Livin on a Prayer."

    Also, "Frankie said I did it my way" is a reference to Frank Sinatra. Not sure if it was a Sinatra lyric or song title...but Sinatra nonetheless.

  10. blue
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    Feb 7th 2006 !⃝

    This song is just about not letting others run your life or letting others tell you what to do all the time. It's about saying "It's My Life and I'm gonna do what I wanna do."

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