A Place in This World
Taylor Swift Lyrics


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I don't know what I want, so don't ask me
'Cause I'm still trying to figure it out
Don't know what's down this road
I'm just walking
Trying to see through the rain coming down
Even though I'm not the only one, who feels
The way I do
I'm alone, on my own
And that's all I know,
I'll be strong, I'll be wrong
Oh, but life goes on
Oh, I'm just a girl
Trying to find a place in this world

Got the radio on, my old blue jeans
And I'm wearing my heart on my sleeve
Feeling lucky today, got the sunshine
Could you tell me what more do I need?
And tomorrow's just a mystery, oh yeah
But that's okay

I'm alone, on my own
And that's all I know,
I'll be strong, I'll be wrong
Oh, but life goes on
Oh, I'm just a girl
Trying to find a place in this world

Maybe I'm just a girl on a mission
But I'm ready to fly

I'm alone, on my own
And that's all I know
Oh, I'll be strong, I'll be wrong
Oh, but life goes on
Oh, I'm alone, on my own
And that's all I know
Oh, I'm just a girl
Trying to find a place in this world

Oh, I'm just a girl




Oh, I'm just a girl, oh, oh
Oh, I'm just a girl

Overall Meaning

In "A Place in This World," Taylor Swift sings about the uncertainty and confusion that often come with trying to find your place in the world. The verses express a sense of being lost and unsure of what's ahead, as the singer walks down an unknown road in the rain. The chorus is a declaration of independence, as the singer acknowledges her solitude but also her strength and resilience. In the bridge, Swift hints at her ambition, suggesting that she is a girl on a mission who is ready to fly.


The song's themes are relatable to many people, especially teenagers and young adults who are still figuring out their identities and aspirations. The lyrics speak to the universal experience of feeling like an outsider or a wanderer, but also to the hope and determination that can come from embracing that uncertainty.


The song's production is simple but effective, with acoustic guitars and a steady drumbeat providing a steady backdrop to Swift's vocals. The stripped-down arrangement puts the focus on the lyrics and Swift's performance, and allows the emotions of the song to shine through.


Overall, "A Place in This World" is a heartfelt and relatable song that captures the struggles and triumphs of finding oneself in a confusing and uncertain world.


Line by Line Meaning

I don't know what I want, so don't ask me
I am uncertain and confused about my future plans and have no definite answer to offer.


'Cause I'm still trying to figure it out
I am in the process of discovering who I am and what I want out of life.


Don't know what's down this road
I am unaware of what lies ahead on my journey towards self-discovery.


I'm just walking
I am exploring my path and taking one step at a time on this journey.


Trying to see through the rain coming down
I am trying to stay optimistic and hopeful despite the obstacles and hardships that come my way.


Even though I'm not the only one, who feels the way I do
I am not alone in this journey of self-discovery as many others are also seeking their place in the world.


I'm alone, on my own
I am independent and self-reliant on this journey of self-discovery.


And that's all I know,
I am aware of the fact that I need to rely only on myself to find my way.


I'll be strong, I'll be wrong
I will be resilient and determined, accepting that I may make mistakes along the way.


Oh, but life goes on
I understand that life moves forward, regardless of my triumphs or setbacks, and that I must continue to grow and develop as an individual.


Oh, I'm just a girl
I am a young woman with a lot of potential and a bright future ahead of me.


Trying to find a place in this world
I aspire to discover my unique purpose and place in the world and make a difference.


Got the radio on, my old blue jeans
I am comfortable and content with simple pleasures that bring me joy.


And I'm wearing my heart on my sleeve
I am unafraid to express my emotions and remain genuine and authentic throughout my journey of self-discovery.


Feeling lucky today, got the sunshine
I am optimistic and hopeful and am aware of the opportunities and potential for growth in my life.


Could you tell me what more do I need?
I have a sense of contentment and feel fulfilled, and hope to continue finding purpose and joy in life.


And tomorrow's just a mystery, oh yeah
I accept the unknowns and unpredictability of the future, and remain hopeful and optimistic regarding my journey of self-discovery.


Maybe I'm just a girl on a mission
I have a sense of determination and focus regarding what I wish to accomplish and contribute to the world.


But I'm ready to fly
I feel confident and hopeful for the future, and am eager to embark on new adventures and embrace new beginnings.




Lyrics © ORRALL FIXATION MUSIC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Songtrust Ave, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Angelo Petraglia, Robert Ellis Orrall, Taylor Alison Swift

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Most interesting comments from YouTube:

@awwee1457

I don't know what I want, so don't ask me
'Cause I'm still trying to figure it out
Don't know what's down this road, I'm just walking
Trying to see through the rain coming down
Even though I'm not the only one
Who feels the way I do

I'm alone, on my own, and that's all I know
I'll be strong, I'll be wrong, oh but life goes on
Oh, I'm just a girl, trying to find a place in this world

Got the radio on, my old blue jeans
And I'm wearing my heart on my sleeve
Feeling lucky today, got the sunshine
Could you tell me what more do I need
And tomorrow's just a mystery, oh yeah
But that's OK

I'm alone, on my own, and that's all I know
I'll be strong, I'll be wrong, oh but life goes on
Oh, I'm just a girl, trying to find a place in this world

Maybe I'm just a girl on a mission
But I'm ready to fly

I'm alone, on my own, and that's all I know
I'll be strong, I'll be wrong, oh but life goes on
Oh I'm alone, on my own, and that's all I know
Oh I'm just a girl, trying to find a place in this world

Oh I'm just a girl
Oh I'm just a girl, oh, oh
Oh I'm just a girl



@UCqkdtMiE5ZquD_lF9prae4Q

আমি মেয়ে, পৃথিবীতে একটি জায়গা খুঁজে বের করার চেষ্টা করছি.. ❤
Lyrics:
I don't know what I want, so don't ask me
'Cause I'm still trying to figure it out
Don't know what's down this road, I'm just walking
Trying to see through the rain coming down
Even though I'm not the only one
Who feels the way I do

I'm alone, on my own, and that's all I know
I'll be strong, I'll be wrong, oh but life goes on
Oh, I'm just a girl, trying to find a place in this world

Got the radio on, my old blue jeans
And I'm wearing my heart on my sleeve
Feeling lucky today, got the sunshine
Could you tell me what more do I need
And tomorrow's just a mystery, oh yeah
But that's OK

I'm alone, on my own, and that's all I know
I'll be strong, I'll be wrong, oh but life goes on
Oh, I'm just a girl, trying to find a place in this world

Maybe I'm just a girl on a mission
But I'm ready to fly

I'm alone, on my own, and that's all I know
I'll be strong, I'll be wrong, oh but life goes on
Oh I'm alone, on my own, and that's all I know
Oh I'm just a girl, trying to find a place in this world

Oh I'm just a girl
Oh I'm just a girl, oh, oh
Oh I'm just a girl



@doletventura2159

I don't know what I want, so don't ask me
'Cause I'm still trying to figure it out
Don't know what's down this road
I'm just walking
Trying to see through the rain coming down
Even though I'm not the only one, who feels
The way I do

I'm alone, on my own
And that's all I know,
I'll be strong, I'll be wrong
Oh, but life goes on
Oh, I'm just a girl
Trying to find a place in this world

Got the radio on, my old blue jeans
And I'm wearing my heart on my sleeve
Feeling lucky today, got the sunshine
Could you tell me what more do I need?
And tomorrow's just a mystery, oh yeah
But that's okay

I'm alone, on my own
And that's all I know,
I'll be strong, I'll be wrong
Oh, but life goes on
Oh, I'm just a girl
Trying to find a place in this world

Maybe I'm just a girl on a mission
But I'm ready to fly

I'm alone, on my own
And that's all I know
Oh, I'll be strong, I'll be wrong
Oh, but life goes on
Oh, I'm alone, on my own
And that's all I know
Oh, I'm just a girl
Trying to find a place in this world

Oh, I'm just a girl
Oh, I'm just a girl, oh, oh
Oh, I'm just a girl



All comments from YouTube:

@missweet-misery

2006: " i'm alone, on my own, and that's all i know "
2022: " you're on your own, kid. you always have been "

@MaeHoop

@quincy nope 2022

@OneofStarkskids

that hits different 😭

@Su_Tart69

@@OneofStarkskidsI see wat u did there

@graceeeee2011

nope 2022@@quincymallow

@idfkwhattosay

ik how you did that ​@@graceeeee2011

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@doesitmatter143

debut is criminally underrated

@annat.622

Yes!

@technicalguruji1711

Let her re record it and then see the magic happen.

@brettfieldingx

She cant come to the phone

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