Powerless (Say What You Want)

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Nelly Furtado

Nelly Kim Furtado (born December 2, 1978) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer and actress. Furtado first gained fame with her debut album, Whoa, Nelly!, which spawned two successful singles, "I'm Like a Bird" and "Turn Off the Light". "I'm Like A Bird" won a 2001 Juno Award for Single of the Year and a 2002 Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. In 2003, Furtado released Folklore, which produced three international singles— "Powerless (Say What You Want)", "Try" and "Força". Three years later she released Loose, a worldwide commercial success. The album spawned four number-one hits: "Promiscuous", "Maneater", "Say It Right" and "All Good Things (Come to an End)". After a three-year break, she released her first full-length Spanish a… more »


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Paint my face in your magazines 
Make it look whiter than it seems 
Paint me over with your dreams 
Shove away my ethnicity 

Burn every notion that I may have a flame inside to fight 
And say just what is on my mind 
Without offending your might 

'Cause this life is too short to live it just for you 
But when you feel so powerless what are you gonna do 
So say what you want, say what you want

I saw her face outside today 
Weather worn, looking all the rage 
They took her passion and her gaze and made a poster 
Now it's moccasins we sport 
We take the culture and contort 
Perhaps only to distort what we are hiding 

'Cause this life is too short to live it just for you 
But when you feel so powerless what are you gonna do 
But say what you want, say what you want, say, say

Hey you, the are the one outside, are you ever gonna get in, get in 
Hey you, the one that don't fit in, how ya, how ya gonna get in 
Hey you, the one outside, are you ever gonna get in with your 
Broken teeth, broken jaw, broken mojo 

Yeah, this life is too short to live it just for you 
But when you feel so powerless, what are you gonna do 

'Cause this life is too short to live it just for you 
But when you feel so powerless, what are you gonna do 
'Cause this life is too short to live it just for you 
But when you feel so powerless, what are you gonna do 

Say what you want, life is too short
Say what you want,
Say what you want, gonna do
Say what you want,
Say what you want, feel powerless
Say what you want to
Say say say, do what you wanna do
Life is too short, just for you
Feel powerless, gonna do

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