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Bettye LaVette - Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood

Contributors

  • ISRC:USEP40938003
  • Recorded:2009 Water Music Recorders - Hoboken, NJ
  •  ©2010 Anti Inc.
  • Vocals:Bettye LaVette
  • Keyboards, Acoustic & Electric Guitars:Rob Mathes
  • Electric Guitars:Shane Fontayne
  • Electric & Upright Bass:Zev Katz
  • Drums, Percussion:Charley Drayton

Lyrics

Baby, do you understand me now
Sometimes I feel a little mad
don't you know ain’t nobody always an angel
When things go wrong I might act bad

I'm just somebody whose intentions are good
Oh I, don't want to be misunderstood

Oh, sweet baby, sometimes I'm so carefree
With a joy that's hard to hide
And sometimes it seems that all I gotta do is worry
Then you're bound to see my other side

I'm just somebody whose intentions are good
Oh Lord, please don't let me be misunderstood

If I seem edgy I want you to know
I never meant to take it out on you
But life has it's problems and I sure have my share
And that's one thing I never meant to do
‘cause I love you so damn much

Oh, Oh don't you know I'm human
I’ve got thoughts like any other one
but Sometimes I find myself long regretting
Some stupid little thing I might’ve done

But I'm just somebody whose intentions are good
I don't want to be misunderstood
I'm just a soul whose intentions are good
Oh Lord, please don't let me be misunderstood

I don't want to be misunderstood
My daddy always said understanding is a thing
I don't want to be misunderstood
don't let me be misunderstood