Release Me
Agnes Lyrics


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Release me, release my body
I know it's wrong
So why am I with you now?
I say release me
'Cause I'm not able to convince myself
That I'm better off without you

Yeah, it's perfectly clear love's not what you need
I tell you that I don't care, but I don't want to
Anything that you say I hear myself agree
And I don't recognize what I've turned into

I don't know why I want you so
'Cause I don't need the heart break
I don't know what addictive hold
You have on me I can't shake
No, I'm not in control
So let me go

Release me, release my body
I know it's wrong
So why do I keep coming back?
I say release me
'Cause I'm not able to convince myself
That I'm better off without you

I could sleep by myself, it would burn me alive
Find me somebody else, but I don't want to
Try to leave out the love that goes against the grain
But I can rationalize it if I have to

I don't know why I want you so
Hmm, 'cause I don't need the heart break
I don't know what addictive hold
You have on me I can't shake
No, I'm not in control
So let me go

Release me, release my body
I know it's wrong
So why do I keep coming back?
I say release me
'Cause I'm not able to convince myself
That I'm better off without you

I'm not in control
So let me go

Release me, release my body
I know it's wrong
So why do I keep coming back?
I say release me
'Cause I'm not able to convince myself
That I'm better off without you

Release me, release my body
I know it's wrong
So why do I keep coming back?
I say release me




'Cause I'm not able to convince myself
That I'm better off without you, ooh

Overall Meaning

Agnes's song Release Me is about being in a toxic relationship and wanting to break free from it. The chorus primarily focuses on the singer's desire to be released from her partner's hold, but she keeps coming back despite knowing that it's wrong for her. She's unable to convince herself that she's better off without him. Thus, the song expresses the internal struggle of someone who recognizes the toxicity of their relationship but is unable to give it up.


The lyrics describe how the singer is no longer in control of her emotions or actions, as her addiction to her partner is stronger than her desire to leave. She acknowledges that love isn't what she needs and that her partner is a source of heartbreak, but she still can't resist him. The singer is trying to come to terms with the reality of the situation and regain her autonomy by letting go, asking her partner to release her from his hold.


Overall, Agnes's Release Me is a powerful depiction of the internal battles that one might face in a toxic or unfulfilling relationship. It highlights the struggle of wanting to break free and the difficulty of doing so.


Line by Line Meaning

Release me, release my body
Agnes pleads to be freed from the hold her partner has on her physical and emotional being


I know it's wrong
Agnes is aware that being with her partner is not healthy or beneficial for her


So why am I with you now?
Despite her knowledge of the situation, Agnes questions why she is still with her partner


I say release me
Agnes reiterates her plea to be let go from her partner's grasp


'Cause I'm not able to convince myself
Agnes admits that she is unable to rationalize or justify staying with her partner


That I'm better off without you
Agnes believes that she would be happier and healthier if she were to leave her partner


Yeah, it's perfectly clear love's not what you need
Agnes acknowledges that her partner's behavior and actions show that they do not truly need or value love


I tell you that I don't care, but I don't want to
Agnes admits that she is torn between her desire to care for her partner and her inability to do so genuinely


Anything that you say I hear myself agree
Agnes recognizes that she has lost control over her own thoughts and opinions, and is easily influenced by her partner's words


And I don't recognize what I've turned into
Agnes is devastated by the realization that she has changed into someone she does not recognize, as a result of being with her partner


I don't know why I want you so
Agnes admits to not understanding why she still desires her partner, despite the negative impact they have on her life


'Cause I don't need the heart break
Agnes knows that being with her partner only leads to heartache and pain


I don't know what addictive hold
Agnes is unsure of what kind of emotional or psychological grip her partner has on her


You have on me I can't shake
Agnes acknowledges that she is unable to break free from her partner's hold on her


No, I'm not in control
Agnes admits that she has lost control over her own life and decisions, and is completely under her partner's control


So let me go
Agnes makes her final plea to be released from her partner's grip




Lyrics © Wixen Music Publishing, BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Downtown Music Publishing, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Sharon Vaughn, Anders Hansson, Agnes Carlsson

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@user-xg3kx1zk4r

Let's say "(it) bring"! Not "(it) bringS". The ending -s seem to be abundant and confusing for a single object or person (he, she, it). Because the ending -s is also used to indicate plural form of objects and people (book-bookS, driver-driverS)
That's why "it bring" sound better than "it brings". Otherwise the system of verbs and substantives seem to be confusing:
He bringS - They bring_
But:
One ring_ - Two ringS
Better: 
He bring - They bringS (logical isn't it? because "they" mean 2 and more, needing the indicator of plural -s)
just like we say for substantives:
One ring - Two rings
However, it is easier and better to use verbs without this ending at all:
He bring_ - They bring_
to make a good balance.
Any way, we use the same verb form in the Past for 1 and more people and objects:
He brought_ - They brought_
Even using an ending in the Past:
He steppED - They steppED



@justjadejones

A gorgeous woman.
Great vocals.
Great lyrics.
Great beats.

Her voice and vocal ability is top tier. I wish she got the recognition she deserved and that she still brought us bangers like this forever.

Our own personal up beat Leona Lewis.



Ahhh my heart bleeds for the Agnes's, Robyn's, Leone Lewis's of the world.



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Who’s here after Marina’s performance in RuPaul’s Drag Race: UK vs The World?✋✋✋

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Thank you Drag Race UK vs the World for introducing this BOP to me! OBSESSED WITH THIS SONG 😅

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Omgeee same! Drag Race UK vs The World S2 brought me here and I'm loving it!!

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