Be Like That

Album: The Better Life (2000)
Charted: 24
  • He spends his nights in California
    Watching the stars on the big screen
    And then he lies awake and he wonders
    Why can't that be me?

    'Cause in his life he is filled
    With all these good intentions
    He's left a lot of things
    He'd rather not mention right now

    Just before he says goodnight
    He looks up with a little smile at me
    And he says

    If I could be like that
    Well I would give anything
    Just to live one day in
    In those shoes

    If I could be like that
    What would I do?
    What would I do?

    Now in dreams we run

    She spends her days up in the north park
    Watching the people as they pass
    And all she wants is just a little piece of this dreams
    Is that too much to ask?

    With a safe home and a warm bed
    On a quiet little street
    All she wants is just that something to hold on to
    That's all she needs

    Yeah, if I could be like that
    Well I would give anything
    Just to live one day in
    In those shoes

    If I could be like that
    What would I do?
    What would I do? Yeah yeah yeh oh oh

    I'm falling into this
    In dreams we run away

    If I could be like that
    Well I would give anything
    Just to live one day
    In those shoes

    If I could be like that
    What would I do?
    What would I do?

    If I could be like that
    I would give anything
    Just to live one day
    In those shoes

    If I could be like that
    What would I do?
    What would I do?

    If I could be like that
    I would give anything
    Just to live one day
    In those shoes

    If I could be like that?
    What would I do?
    Lord what would I do? Yeah yeah

    Falling in
    I feel I am falling in
    To this again Writer/s: BRADLEY KIRK ARNOLD, CHRISTOPHER LEE HENDERSON
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 17

  • Kelly Plowman from Florence, MississippiLol the first time I heard this song I thought he was saying f_¢k me like that!!! I'm sorry lol
  • Dan Olivero from Schaumburg, IlAgreed with all the other "songfacts lovers, it is a BEAUTIFUL song. The dichotomy of the dreamer and the survivor id staggering. Just great!!
  • Tom from Bellingham, Wai love this song, i listen to it when its a good spring/summer sunny day and you want to hang out and be active and be with your girlfriend
  • Tom from Bellingham, Wai love this song, i listen to it when its a good spring/summer sunny day and you want to hang out and be active and be with your girlfriend
  • Emily from Ocean Springs, MsI could see this being autobiographical of 3 Doors Down. I'm sure in their early career they felt stuck as a band from a small town in Mississippi wanting to make it big all over the world. I'm from the same area as they are, and here it's small town, USA. 3 Doors Down has become the kind of inspiration they sing about in this song.
  • Tyler from Valley Falls, KsThis song is about a guy that has a normal life with a 9 to 5 job but he just wants to be a star while their is a girl that has nothing and she just dreams of being normal and having a home to come to every night because thats what being a star is to her.
  • Jay from Jackson, Msthe line she spends her days up in the northpark mean the northpark mall in ms(where the band is from). im from MS and i go there all the time. i can see why they added it in their song.
  • Esere from Nigeria, OtherBeautiful song, i guess we all have our moments when we dream of being someone else, someone so perfect and seems soo happpy with life. this song brings me to a reality check each time i hear it.
  • Uzoma from Kano, Otheri like the song. it talks a lot about self esteem.
  • Anne-griet from Lichtenburg, South AfricaThe reason why I love this song so much is because it portrays the need for a perfect life in all of us.
  • Lilly from Stephenville, TxI LOVE THIS SONG! i cried when my crush played it for me. it absolutely took my breath away. i miss him so much...he moved away a week after he sang it to me.
  • -megan from OshawaWow.. I love this song so much. I cried when I heard a friend of mine play it.. It's just amazing. The song is just that powerful and makes me cry.
  • Niki from Chicago, IlI love this song! I like the melody of it.
  • Kristen from Campbellville, Canadathis song is in my mind the best, you can argue me to death but you wont change my opinion. Its just something every teenager might or probably will go through
  • Michael from Chichester, Englandthis song a goodie! its kinda sums me up when my parents went away forever when i was 1 now 13 years later i cant look back and think like i was 1 and says "If I could be like that, I'd give anything just to live one day, in his shoes," i dont have to give anything up or only live one day. Its free and unlimited.
  • Gabe from Utica, NyThis song reminds me a lot about myself when I was 4 years old. I always wanted to be what I am now 10 years later. The acoustic guitar in this song is beautiful.
  • Angie Bellamy from Columbia, Scwhen i frist heard this song i cried it was me all over i love this song
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