Be Alive

Album: King Richard soundtrack (2021)
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  • It feels so good to be alive
    Got all my family by my side
    Couldn't wipe this black off if I tried
    That's why I lift my head with pride

    I got a million miles on me
    They want to see how far I'll go
    The path was never paved with gold (gold)
    We worked and built this on our own (own)
    And, and can't nobody knock it if they tried (no)
    This is hustle personified
    Look how we've been fighting to stay alive
    So when we win we will have pride
    Do you know how much we have cried?
    How hard we had to fight?

    (It feels so good to be alive)
    It feels so, so, so, so good
    (Got all my sisters by my side) uh
    I got all my sisters by my side
    (Couldn't wipe this black off if I tried) whoa
    Black off if I tried
    (That's why I lift my head with pride)
    Uh, now we're sitting on top of the world again, ha

    I got a million miles on me
    They want to see how far I'll go
    (They want to see how far I'll go)
    The path was never paved with gold (gold)
    We fought and built this on our own
    (We fought and built this on our own, own)
    And, and can't nobody knock it if they tried (no)
    This is hustle personified
    Look how we've been fighting to stay alive
    So when we win we will have pride
    Do you know how much we have cried?
    How hard we had to fight?

    (It feels so good to be alive)
    It feels so good, so good
    (Got all my family by my side)
    And we gon' sit on top of the world again
    (Couldn't wipe this black off if I tried)
    And I wouldn't trade nothing
    And I wouldn't trade nothing
    (That's why I lift my head with pride)
    So baby, lift your head, yeah

    (It feels so good to be alive)
    Darling, it's a celebration for you, yeah
    (I got the tribe all by my side)
    You're doing everything they said you couldn't do
    (Couldn't wipe this black off if I tried)
    (That's why I lift my head with pride) lift your head, yeah

    Ooh (ooh)
    (Oh)
    Ooh, I tried (oh) Writer/s: Beyoncé Giselle Knowles, Darius Scott Dixson
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Wixen Music Publishing
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