Big City Life

Album: Signs Of A Struggle (2005)
Charted: 15


  • This song is about the hard life in the big city, the pressure and all the getaways. It explains how living in a metropolitan area is hard, and how everyone's on the move. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Hi - Campinas, Brazil

Comments: 2

  • Miguel from Coimbra, PortugalThe chorus is in Jamaican English.
  • Mikael from Aizawl, IndiaDon't let the system get you down... don't let the big city crush u within its high skylines...
    Basically about adapting to the metropolitan city, and the conflicts with surroundings,and his innermost desire for a living breathing space..suffocated by the big city...

    Lolz,now we gotta start a topic on finding the meanings for MY meanings
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