Against the Grain
Rebelution Lyrics


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Look out, watch out
They come for trouble
You can't understand my struggle
So much to contain
Now it's me against the grain
So call me by my name
I rise up
People chat and say
Well yeah the haters gonna hate
Now it's me against the grain

Rise, rise
Come on and rise
Rise up to the top now
Try and never stop
Now rise

Look out, watch out
They're in for trouble
Yeah I power through my struggle
They say that I'm insane
Well it's me against the grain
They try and call me names
I rise up
Some people never change
Well I don't care for what they say
Now it's me against the grain

Rise, rise
Come on and rise
Rise up to the top now
Try and never stop
Now rise

To power through and through it's a constant struggle
But we got what takes to push on and survive
Through battles I remain
I rise up
Knowledge I retain




Well yeah they say I'm out the game
Now it's me against the grain

Overall Meaning

In "Against The Grain," Rebelution speaks about fighting against society's conventions and expectations. The lyrics suggest that they battle with being misunderstood and judged by the people around them. The band is defending their right to live life on their own terms and do things in their own way despite what others may think or say. The lyrics "You can't understand my struggle, so much to contain, now it's me against the grain. So call me by my name, I rise up" depict the emotions that arise from feeling isolated and different from those around them. The song's chorus is an encouragement to rise above the chaos and overcome adversity and obstacles by taking control of their lives and refusing to let the opinions of others affect them.


Line by Line Meaning

Look out, watch out
Be alert and cautious


They come for trouble
They are looking for conflict


You can't understand my struggle
My challenges are unique and difficult for you to comprehend


So much to contain
I have many burdens to bear


Now it's me against the grain
I am going against what is expected of me


So call me by my name
Address me for who I truly am


I rise up
I overcome my struggles and challenges


People chat and say
Others talk behind my back


Well yeah the haters gonna hate
Some people will always dislike and criticize me


Now it's me against the grain
I am going against the norm and standing out


Rise, rise
Elevate and improve


Come on and rise
Push yourself to succeed


Rise up to the top now
Achieve great success


Try and never stop
Keep striving for excellence


To power through and through it's a constant struggle
Enduring hardships is a continuous challenge


But we got what takes to push on and survive
We possess the strength to endure and thrive


Through battles I remain
I persevere through struggles


Knowledge I retain
I acquire and maintain knowledge


Well yeah they say I'm out of the game
They believe I am not capable or relevant


Now it's me against the grain
I am defying expectations and limitations




Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: DAVID VINCENT WILLIAMS, ZACK TURNER

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love this song so good

Donnie Gordon

I love this Song Soo Much the Intro/ Chorus beat sounds like a Zelda Beat from the video game. Soo cool and peaceful!

Rebz The Guru

so inspiring love it!

ladev91

I think this is my fav album

Mike G.

Sic Vibes!! Much love Rebelution!!!

Tahir Razzaq

only 97K? why? it's so amazing

conner appel

in 3 years its only doubled too :(

Sergio Torres

this new album is sick. this song sounds like it could have been in courage to grow love the vibe

Berend Simons

Awesome album! Jah Bless ~

Cris Collins

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