Powerless (Say What You Want) Song Lyrics

Nelly Furtado

nelly furtado Folklore cover art
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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

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 One-Trick Pony
  • 2 Powerless (Say What You Want)
  • 3 Explode
  • 4 Try
  • 5 Fresh Off the Boat
  • 6 Força
  • 7 The Grass Is Green
  • 8 Picture Perfect
  • 9 Saturdays
  • 10 Build You Up
  • 11 Island of Wonder
  • 12 Childhood Dreams
  • 13 Try (acoustic version)


  • credits


    publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: Gerald Eaton, Brian West, Nelly Furtado, Malcolm Mclaren, Trevor Horn, A Dudley
    album: Track 2 in album Folklore
    release date: 2003-11-24
    popularity : 379 users have visited this page.
    genres: Electronic Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Folk Rock/Electro/Pop Rock
    length: 3:53
    producer: Track & Field and Nelly Furtado
    mixer: Brad Haehnel
    acoustic guitar: James Bryan
    harmonium: Track & Field
    slide guitar: Mike Elizondo
    mandolin & banjo: Steve Carnelli
    electric guitar: Brian West
    lyricist: Nelly Furtado
    composer: Nelly Furtado, Gerald Eaton, Trevor Horn, Brian West, Anne Dudley, Malcolm McLaren

    Album Information

    label: DreamWorks Records
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 600445050891
    script: Latin