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Feeling Good Lyrics

Birds flying high

You know how I feel

Sun in the sky

You know how I feel

Breeze driftin' on by

You know how I feel

It's a new dawn

It's a new day

It's a new life

For me..

And I'm feeling good

Fish in the...


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    Jan 31st, 2020 1:05pm report

    Means that life after death is good. Butterflies and dragonflies are symbols of the afterlife.


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    Apr 27th, 2018 4:18pm report

    I don’t believe it’s optimistic at all. Song is very clear actually - “you know what I mean, don’t you know.”
    Scent of the pine= coffin
    Sleep when day is done= death
    Freedom is freedom from life.


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    May 15th, 2013 5:09am report

    The song itself appears to be optimistic, straight forward and motivational. However, I think that this ks just the outer layer of a more complex matter.
    The minor key and aggressive undertones sometimes crossed over with melancholy present everywhere gives it a very ironic, almost depressing feel to it.
    In my opinion, the lyrical speaker in the song is showing a struggle of his identity versus being invisible and constantly ignored until a complete sense of detachment is achieved throughout.
    Feeling this way the speaker begins to relate himself to nature, emphasising 'birds flying high' or 'sun in the sky'. However, he knows its just as ppintless as talking to people - animals and plants wont bring him any consolation. The phrases above present an upbeat imagery, however, also a sense of isolation, as 'flying high' is also away from everybody else. This is referenced later in 'Oh, the freedom is mine!' Here, the speaker doesnt try to mamę it sound cheerful. Instead, they make it sound as a cónfirmation of a fact, being a burden to them, freedom and desolation unwanted.
    Thusly they convince themselves theyre completely alone.


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    Apr 22nd, 2013 4:51pm report

    For me, it sounds like the person got over some situation and now, everything is new and wonderful.
    All 'common' things on the lyrics, for me they are like metaphors, like the person is saying: This is the right thing at the right place. "Birds flying high"... "Sun in the sky"... "Fish in the sea". And then, it looks him/herself is at the right place also. That's it.

    This song was not written by Matthew/Muse, but anyway, it's inspiring! And the band made a great version of it!

    Tatyana F. from Brazil.


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    Apr 16th, 2013 4:05am report

    It's About Feeling Good.Too Simple :)

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway


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    Apr 1st, 2011 4:35pm report

    Matthew didn't write this song, and it shows! It seems like an ode to nature, but it probably has some invisible background meaning.

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