Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood (2:30)

Cover of The Best of The Animals

From The Best of The Animals and 125 other releases

Firstly coming from a 1965 single, “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood” is one of the most famous songs of The Animals; it was originally written as a ballad for the female jazz singer Nina Simone (see: Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood), initially recorded in 1964 as a single for her “Broadway-Blues-Ballads” album.
Later it was covered by The Animals’ lead singer Eric Burdon (see: Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood) and followers, such as Joe Cocker (see: Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood), Santa Esmeralda (see: Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood), Place Of Skulls (see: Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood) etc.

Later on it was also used as a sample in the track ‘DontGetIt’ of American rapper Lil Wayne.

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