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Somebody To Love
Queen Lyrics


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Can anybody find me somebody to love?

Ooh, each morning I get up I die a little
Can barely stand on my feet
(Take a look at yourself) take a look in the mirror and cry (and cry)
Lord, what you're doing to me? (Yeah, yeah)
I have spent all my years in believing you
But I just can't get no relief, Lord
Somebody (somebody), ooh, somebody (somebody)
Can anybody find me somebody to love?

Yeah

I work hard (he works hard) every day of my life
I work 'til I ache my bones
At the end (at the end of the day)
I take home my hard-earned pay (goes home)
All on my own (goes home on his own)
I get down (down) on my knees (knees)
And I start to pray (praise the Lord)
'Til the tears run down from my eyes
Lord, somebody (somebody), ooh, somebody
(Please) can anybody find me somebody to love?

(He works hard)
Every day (every day), I try and I try and I try
But everybody wants to put me down
They say I'm going crazy
They say I got a lot of water in my brain
I got no common sense
(He's got) I got nobody left to believe in
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

(Ooh, Lord)
Ooh, somebody, ooh (somebody)
Anybody find me somebody to love?
(Can anybody find me someone to love)

Got no feel, I got no rhythm
I just keep losing my beat (you just keep losing and losing)
I'm okay, I'm alright (he's alright, he's alright)
I ain't gonna face no defeat (yeah, yeah)
I just gotta get out of this prison cell
(One day) someday I'm gonna be free, Lord

Find me somebody to love
Find me somebody to love
Find me somebody to love
Find me somebody to love
Find me somebody to love (find me)
Find me somebody to love (find me, find)
Find me somebody to love
Find me somebody to love, love, love (ooh, find me, find me)
Find me somebody to love (somebody to love)
Find me somebody to love (ooh)
Somebody, somebody, somebody, somebody
Somebody find me
Somebody find me somebody to love
Can anybody find me somebody to love?
(Find me somebody to love)
Ooh
(Find me somebody to love)
Find me somebody, somebody (find me)
Somebody, somebody to love (somebody to love)
Find me, find me, find me, find me, find me
Ooh, somebody to love (find me somebody to love)
Ooh (find me somebody to love)
Find me, find me, find me somebody to love
Anybody, anywhere (find me)
Anybody, find me somebody to love, love, love, love, love (somebody to love)
Find me, find me, find me love

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Queen's song "Somebody to Love" express the frustration and longing of the singer who is desperately seeking love and companionship. The song starts with Freddie Mercury's call for help as he sings "Can anybody find me somebody to love?" and then goes on to depict a man who is facing a lot of challenges.


The singer describes his daily routine that is characterized by exhaustion, loneliness, and pain. He then pleads to anyone who can listen to find him someone to love. He feels let down by life and is in dire need of a special person to share his burdens with. The song then progresses with the singer poignantly expressing his feelings of hopelessness and despair, but in the end he holds out hope that he will find someone to love.


The lyrics beautifully capture the deep longing for love that many people experience. Like many of Queen's songs, "Somebody to Love" is marked by its powerful vocals, soaring harmonies, and brilliant piano arrangements.


Line by Line Meaning

Can anybody find me somebody to love?
The singer is looking for someone to love and wonders if anyone can help them find that person.


Ooh, each morning I get up I die a little
The singer wakes up feeling defeated and unhappy with their life.


Can barely stand on my feet
The singer feels exhausted and overwhelmed, making it difficult for them to continue with their daily routine.


(Take a look at yourself)
The artist advises themselves to reflect on their life and current situation.


Take a look in the mirror and cry (and cry)
When the artist looks at themselves, they feel upset and emotional.


Lord, what you're doing to me? (Yeah, yeah)
The singer feels like they are being punished or tormented by a higher power or fate.


I have spent all my years in believing you
The singer has put their trust and faith into someone or something for a very long time.


But I just can't get no relief, Lord
Despite their belief, the artist cannot find any comfort or ease in their life.


Somebody (somebody), ooh, somebody (somebody)
The artist still hopes and yearns for someone to love and be with.


Yeah
An interjection expressing agreement or emphasis.


I work hard (he works hard) every day of my life
The singer puts a lot of effort and dedication into their job or daily routine.


I work 'til I ache my bones
The artist works tirelessly and feels the physical toll it takes on their body.


At the end (at the end of the day)
When the day is over and work is done.


I take home my hard earned pay (goes home)
The singer brings home their salary that they have earned from their hard work.


All on my own (goes home on his own)
The singer goes home without any company or support.


I get down (down) on my knees (knees)
The artist falls to their knees in prayer and desperation.


And I start to pray (praise the Lord)
The artist turns to religion and prays to a higher power for help and guidance.


'Til the tears run down from my eyes
The singer cries from the overwhelming emotions they feel.


Lord, somebody (somebody), ooh, somebody
The singer still longs for someone to love and be with, and turns to their religion for help in finding them.


(Please) can anybody find me somebody to love?
The artist pleads for someone to help them find love and companionship.


(He works hard)
An interjection pointing out that the artist works very hard.


Every day (every day), I try and I try and I try
The artist continues to put in effort to find love every day, but has been unsuccessful so far.


But everybody wants to put me down
The singer feels like others are trying to discourage them or make them feel bad about themselves.


They say I'm going crazy
Others may be judging the artist and labeling them as mentally unstable or irrational.


They say I got a lot of water in my brain
An idiom suggesting that the singer is being perceived as foolish or silly.


I got no common sense
The singer is being made out to seem unintelligent or lacking in practical wisdom.


(He's got) I got nobody left to believe in
The singer has lost faith in most things, and nobody else supports or encourages them.


Ooh, Lord
An interjection perhaps emphasis or emotional appeal.


Ooh, somebody, ooh (somebody)
The artist continues to express their desire for someone to love and be with.


Anybody find me somebody to love?
The singer continues their plea for help in finding love and companionship.


Got no feel, I got no rhythm
The singer feels like they are lacking in something vital or necessary to finding love and romance.


I just keep losing my beat (you just keep losing and losing)
The artist feels like they cannot keep up or compete in the dating game.


I'm okay, I'm alright (he's alright, he's alright)
An expression of self-assurance or reassurance to oneself that they are doing fine.


I ain't gonna face no defeat (yeah, yeah)
The artist is determined to not let their lack of success in love defeat them or get them down.


I just gotta get out of this prison cell
The singer feels trapped in their current situation and wants to break free.


One day (someday) I'm gonna be free, Lord
The artist sees a future where they will no longer feel trapped and freed from their current unhappiness.


Find me somebody to love
The singer repeats their plea for someone to help them find love and companionship.


Anybody, find me somebody to love, love, love, love, love (somebody to love)
The singer continues their plea for help and emphasizes their desire for love.


Find me, find me, find me somebody to love (find me)
The singer repeats their plea for someone to find them love.


Anybody, anywhere (find me)
The artist opens up their plea to anyone who could possibly help them find love.


Somebody to love, love, love, love, love (somebody to love)
The artist repeats their desire for love and companionship.


Find me, find me, find me love
The singer continues to repeat their plea for someone to help them find love.




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, O/B/O DistroKid
Written by: Freddie Mercury

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Most interesting comments from YouTube:

@masonoen8447

Can anybody find me somebody to love?
Ooh, each morning I get up I die a little
Can barely stand on my feet
(Take a look at yourself)
Take a look in the mirror and cry (and cry)
Lord, what you're doing to me? (Yeah, yeah)
I have spent all my years in believing you
But I just can't get no relief, Lord
Somebody (somebody), ooh, somebody (somebody)
Can anybody find me somebody to love?
Yeah
I work hard (he works hard) every day of my life
I work 'til I ache my bones
At the end (at the end of the day)
I take home my hard earned pay (goes home)
All on my own (goes home on his own)
I get down (down) on my knees (knees)
And I start to pray (praise the Lord)
'Til the tears run down from my eyes
Lord, somebody (somebody), ooh, somebody
(Please) can anybody find me somebody to love?
Every day (every day), I try and I try and I try
But everybody wants to put me down
They say I'm going crazy
They say I got a lot of water in my brain
I got no common sense
(He's got) I got nobody left to believe in
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
Ooh, somebody, ooh (somebody)
Anybody find me somebody to love?
(Can anybody find me someone to love)
Got no feel, I got no rhythm
I just keep losing my beat (you just keep losing and losing)
I'm okay, I'm alright (he's alright, he's alright)
I ain't gonna face no defeat (yeah, yeah)
I just gotta get out of this prison cell
One day (someday) I'm gonna be free, Lord
Find me somebody to love
Find me somebody to love
Find me somebody to love
Find me somebody to love
Find me somebody to love (find me)
Find me somebody to love (find me, find)
Find me somebody to love
Find me somebody to love, love, love (ooh, find me, find me)
Find me somebody to love (somebody to love)
Find me somebody to love (ooh)
Somebody, somebody, somebody, somebody
Somebody find me
Somebody find me somebody to love
Can anybody find me somebody to love?
(Find me somebody to love)
Ooh
(Find me somebody to love)
Find me somebody, somebody (find me)
Somebody, somebody to love (somebody to love)
Find me, find me, find me, find me, find me
Ooh, somebody to love (find me somebody to love)
Ooh (find me somebody to love)
Find me, find me, find me somebody to love
Anybody, anywhere (find me)
Anybody, find me somebody to love, love, love, love, love (somebody to love)
Find me, find me, find me love



@medinanicolas7804

Can
Anybody find me
Somebody to love?
Ooh, ooh

Each morning I get up I die a little
Can barely stand on my feet (Take a look at yourself)
Take a look in the mirror and cry (in the mirror and cry)
Lord, what you're doing to me? (Yeah, yeah)

I have spent all my years in believing you (believing you)
But I just can't get no relief, Lord!

Somebody (somebody)
Ooh, somebody (somebody)
Can anybody find me
Somebody to love?
Yeah

I work hard (He works hard)
Every day of my life
I work 'til I ache in my bones
At the end (At the end of the day)
I take home my hard-earned pay all on my own (Goes home, goes home on his own)

I get down (down) on my knees (knees) and I start to pray
'Til the tears run down from my eyes, Lord!

Somebody (somebody)
Ooh, somebody
Can anybody find me
Somebody to love?

I try, and I try, and I try
But everybody wants to put me down
They say I'm going crazy
They say I got a lot of water in my brain
Ah, I got no common sense
He's got nobody left to believe in
(Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)

Ooh somebody, ooh (somebody)
Anybody find me
Somebody to love? (Can anybody find me someone to love?)

Got no feel, I got no rhythm
I just keep losing my beat (You just keep losing and losing)
I'm okay, I'm alright (He's alright, he's alright)
I ain't gonna face no defeat (Yeah, yeah)
I just gotta get out of this prison cell
Some day (one day) I'm gonna be free, Lord!

Ooh (Find me somebody to love)
(Find me somebody to love)
(Find me somebody to love)
Find me, find me, find me (Find me somebody to love)
(Find me somebody to love)
Ooh, find me, find me (Find me somebody to love, love, love)
Somebody to love (Find me somebody to love)
Ooh (Find me somebody to love)
(Somebody, somebody, somebody, somebody)
(Somebody find me)
(Somebody find me somebody to love)

Can anybody find me
Somebody to
Love?

Ooh (Find me somebody to love)
Find me somebody, somebody, somebody, somebody to love (Find me somebody to love)
Find me, find me, find me, find me, find me (Find me somebody to love)
Ooh, somebody to love (Find me somebody to love)
Ooh (Find me somebody to love)
Find me, find me, find me somebody to love
Anybody, anywhere, anybody, find me somebody to love, love (Find me somebody to love)
Find me, find me, find me, find

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Can anybody find me somebody to love?
Ooh, each morning I get up I die a little
Can barely stand on my feet
(Take a look at yourself) Take a look in the mirror and cry (and cry)
Lord, what you're doing to me (yeah yeah)
I have spent all my years in believing you
But I just can't get no relief, Lord!

Somebody (somebody) ooh somebody (somebody)
Can anybody find me somebody to love?
I work hard (he works hard) every day of my life
I work 'til I ache in my bones
At the end (at the end of the day)
I take home my hard earned pay all on my own
I get down (down) on my knees (knees)
And I start to pray
'Til the tears run down from my eyes
Lord, somebody (somebody), ooh somebody
(Please) can anybody find me somebody to love?
Everyday (everyday) I try and I try and I try
But everybody wants to put me down
They say I'm going crazy
They say I got a lot of water in my brain
Ah, got no common sense
I got nobody left to believe in
Yeah yeah yeah yeah
Oh, Lord
Ooh somebody, ooh somebody
Can anybody find me somebody to love?
(Can anybody find me someone to love)
Got no feel, I got no rhythm
I just keep losing my beat (you just keep losing and losing)
I'm OK, I'm alright (he's alright, he's alright)
I ain't gonna face no defeat (yeah yeah)
I just gotta get out of this prison cell
One day (someday) I'm gonna be free, Lord!
Find me somebody to love

Somebody find me somebody to love
Anybody, anywhere, anybody find me somebody to love love love!



All comments from YouTube:

@EssenceofEscence

This song will always have a special place in my heart. My biggest choir solo piece in middle school was in this song. I’ll never forget the rush.

@vannavanilla

That sounds so cool

@garycarr3857

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@kayleeguard1119

I was singing this song because I had no one then when I went camping I found someone and this made my wish come true thank you Freddie Mercury to make my dream come true.

@edgarzacapala7469

Cherish it for all of us loveless and alone, not all people can have such luck...
;D

@kayleeguard1119

@@edgarzacapala7469 thats is so true.

@nineskies5907

Life's a beautiful thing buddy ;)

@SR.PEKKA1

@@edgarzacapala7469 😔

@ShadowHyena101

That’s awesome! I hope for the same thing for me my friend. Freddie Mercury I need your help.

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@caraharrington2536

“Each morning I get up I die a little” the story of my life

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