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,…
Baby, do you understand me now?
Sometimes I feel a little mad
But don't you know that no one alive can always be an angel
When things go wrong I feel real bad.