Whataya Want from Me
Adam Lambert Lyrics


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Hey, slow it down
What do you want from me
What do you want from me
Yeah, I'm afraid
What do you want from me
What do you from me
There might have been a time
I would give myself away
Ooh once upon a time
I didn't give a damn
But now here we are
So what do you want from me
What do you want from me
Just don't give up
I'm workin' it out
Please don't give in
I won't let you down
It messed me up,
Need a second to breathe
Just keep coming around
Hey, what do you want from me
What do you want from me
What do you want from me
Yeah, it's plain to see
That baby you're beautiful
And it's nothing wrong with you
It's me I'm a freak
But thanks for lovin' me
Cause you're doing it perfectly
Yeah there might have been a time
When I would let you step away
I wouldn't even try but I think
You could save my life
Just don't give up
I'm workin' it out
Please don't give in
I won't let you down
It messed me up,
Need a second to breathe
Just keep coming around
Hey, what do you want from me
What do you want from me
What do you want from me
What do you want from me
What do you want from me
Just don't give up on me
I won't let you down
No, I won't let you down
So Just don't give up
I'm workin' it out
Please don't give in
I won't let you down
It messed me up,
Need a second to breathe
Just keep coming around
Hey, what do you want from me
Just don't give up
I'm workin' it out
Please don't give in
I won't let you down
It messed me up,
Need a second to breathe
Just keep coming around
Hey, whataya want from me
(whataya want from me)
Whataya want from me
(whataya want from me)




Whataya want from me
(whataya want from me)

Overall Meaning

The song "Whataya Want from Me" by Adam Lambert is an emotional plea from someone struggling to understand what their lover wants from them. The song begins with Lambert asking his lover to slow down and stop pressuring him. He then questions what they want from him, admitting that he is afraid and messed up. In the past, Lambert didn't give a damn, but now he wants to know what has changed and what his partner wants from him.


As the chorus repeats, Lambert acknowledges that his partner, who he describes as "beautiful," is not the problem. Instead, he is the "freak," struggling with his own issues. Despite this, he thanks his partner for loving him, recognizing that they could save his life.


Throughout the song, Lambert pleads with his partner not to give up on him, promising that he will work things out and not let them down. He just needs a second to breathe, but he wants his partner to keep coming around.


Line by Line Meaning

Hey, slow it down
Take it easy and don't rush things.


What do you want from me
What is it that you are expecting from me? Please tell me what you need.


Yeah, I'm afraid
I am scared of not meeting your expectations.


What do you want from me
Once again, what is it that you need from me?


What do you from me
I need you to be clear and specific about your expectations.


There might have been a time
There was a time in the past when I would sacrifice myself for others.


Ooh once upon a time
In the past, I was unbothered and didn't care about anything or anyone.


I didn't give a damn
I didn't care about anything or anyone.


But now here we are
But now I am here with you, and want to make things work.


So what do you want from me
Once again, please communicate your expectations clearly.


Just don't give up
Don't lose hope or faith in me.


I'm workin' it out
I am trying my best to meet your expectations.


Please don't give in
Please don't give up on me.


I won't let you down
I will not disappoint you.


It messed me up,
The pressure and stress has affected me.


Need a second to breathe
I need some time to relax and recuperate.


Just keep coming around
Please continue to be patient and understanding with me.


Yeah, it's plain to see
It is obvious that you are beautiful and a wonderful person.


That baby you're beautiful
You are a beautiful person, both inside and out.


And it's nothing wrong with you
There is nothing wrong with you; it is me who has insecurities.


It's me I'm a freak
I feel like an outsider, and I am afraid I cannot fit in.


But thanks for lovin' me
Thank you for loving me despite my flaws and insecurities.


Cause you're doing it perfectly
You are loving me perfectly, just the way I am.


When I would let you step away
In the past, I would let people leave my life.


I wouldn't even try but I think
I wouldn't even make an effort to save the relationship, but I feel differently now.


You could save my life
Your love and support can help me overcome my insecurities and challenges.


Just don't give up on me
Please don't give up on me because I am committed to making this work.


No, I won't let you down
I am determined to not disappoint you.


Hey, whataya want from me
A final plea for clear communication and expectations.


(whataya want from me)


Just don't give up
Don't lose faith in me.


I'm workin' it out
I am committed to making this work and meeting your expectations.


It messed me up,
The pressure and stress has affected me greatly.


Need a second to breathe
I need some time to relax and recover, to keep working at this.


Just keep coming around
Please continue to be with me as I work through my insecurities and commitment to you.


Hey, whataya want from me
Final plea for clear and direct communication about expectations.


Whataya want from me


Whataya want from me


Whataya want from me


Whataya want from me




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Alecia Moore, Max Martin, Johan Schuster

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

@antoniobloom5349

Hey, slow it down
Whataya want from me
Whataya want from me
Yeah, I'm afraid
Whataya want from me
Whataya want from me
There might have been a time when I would give myself away
Oh, once upon a time I didn't give a damn
But now, here we are
So whataya want from me
Whataya want from me
Just don't give up, I'm workin' it out
Please don't give in, I won't let you down
It messed me up, need a second to breathe
Just keep coming around
Hey, whataya want from me
Whataya want from me
Whataya want from me
Yeah, it's plain to see (it's plain to see)
That baby you're beautiful
And there's nothing wrong with you (nothing wrong with you)
It's me, I'm a freak (yeah)
But thanks for lovin' me
'Cause you're doing it perfectly (perfectly)
Yeah, there might have been a time when I would let you slip away
I wouldn't even try but I think you could save my life
Just don't give up, I'm workin' it out
Please don't give in, I won't let you down
It messed me up, need a second to breathe
Just keep coming around
Hey, whataya want from me (whataya want from me)
Whataya want from me
Whataya want from me (whataya want from me)
Just don't give up on me
I won't let you down
No, I won't let you down
And so, just don't give up, I'm workin' it out
Please don't give in, I won't let you down
It messed me up, need a second to breathe
Just keep coming around
Hey, whataya want from me
Just don't give up, I'm workin' it out
Please don't give in, I won't let you down
It messed me up, need a second to breathe
Just keep coming around
Hey, whataya want from me (whataya want from me)
Whataya want from me (whataya want from me)
Whataya want from me (whataya want from me)



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