What does Brave mean?

Search Login

Sara Bareilles: Brave Meaning

Song Released: 2013


Covered By: Glee Cast


Brave Lyrics

Play "Brave"
on Amazon Music

You can be amazing
You can turn a phrase into a weapon or a drug
You can be the outcast
Or be the backlash of somebody’s lack of love
Or you can start speaking up
Nothing’s gonna hurt you the way that words do
When they settle ‘neath your...

  1. 1TOP RATED

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jan 22nd, 2014 1:20pm report


    "BRAVE" is about facing bullying. I think it's about you needing to stand up for yourself and show everyone the real "YOU"
    "Nothing's gonna hurt to the way the words do," is saying that if you be confident and stand up for yourself, you will know they can't hurt you They can't break you.
    "Or you can be the backlash of somebody's lack of love, or you can start speaking up ." Is kinda saying that you've been hurt and what you are now is a result of that hate. It is saying at the end that you can stand up, wipe yourself off and keep going and speak up.It is basically (in summary) saying that if you've been bullied you can help. You can speak up. And if you ee something you can tell or speak up for that person.



  2.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jul 27th, 7:16pm report


    I think this song is so special to me but when the producer came in the bathroom they checked the sound check with me and joe do the vocals but we’re going to be great vocalists to be careful with and to practice our music and production and also filming.



  3.  

    AshD
    click a star to vote
    May 9th, 2018 5:15pm report


    I think this song has to do with all the bullying that has been going around. My mother was being bullied by an adult that was a few years older than her and she stood up that woman, my mother did. Stand up for yourself, even if it gets worse. Don't let people push you around.



  4.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Feb 12th, 2018 2:04am report


    Be brave and speak your truth, even if you’re afraid. This song helped me end my abusive marriage.



  5.  

    ErinTheGuineaPig
    click a star to vote
    Dec 9th, 2017 12:46am report


    You can chose after being bullied: become a bully, get revenge, or become the one who stands up to the bullies. The later is the hardest to do, but the best in the long run for everyone.



  6.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Oct 1st, 2017 10:13pm report


    It means to stand up for yourself or you will be taken advantage of your whole life



  7.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Dec 21st, 2015 12:33am report


    I was Bullyed when i was in Middle School Fredrick Douglass But I now relize that i am now Strong. But to Confront The Bullyies of mine own is hard for me to do but now when i am Finally FREE from Friderick Douglass Middle School i am now BRAVE when i walked out but facing the Bullies i can NEVER do.



  8.  

    Emo_Girl
    click a star to vote
    Aug 22nd, 2014 8:48pm report


    Brave is about being you and not keeping things inside of you *grudges* If someone is bulling you stand up for your self and be brave




More Sara Bareilles song meanings »


 


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]






Just Posted

Faded anonymous
The Story Of Us anonymous
The Mighty Quinn anonymous
This Boy anonymous
The Ballad of John and Yoko anonymous
Wake Up Alone anonymous
Disturbia anonymous
Rescue Me anonymous
Cowgirl in the Sand anonymous
Seven Seas Of Rhye anonymous
Bleeding Out anonymous
Here With Me anonymous
Disguise anonymous
Thoughts & Prayers anonymous
Don't Fear the Reaper Annonymouse

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

All Day Long
Chance The Rapper
Do You Remember
Chance The Rapper
Heat Of The Summer
Young the Giant
Wars
Of Monsters and Men
Give Me Jesus
James Wilson
Leave Me Alone
NF
Let The Redeemed
Josh Baldwin
The God Who Stays
Matthew West