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Album: The Commodores (1977)
Charted: 38
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  • I may be just a foolish dreamer
    But I don't care
    'Cause I know my happiness is waiting
    Out there somewhere

    I'm searching for that silver lining
    Horizons that I've never seen
    Oh, I'd like to take just a moment
    And dream my dreams, oh dream my dream

    Woah, woah, zoom, I'd like to fly far away, yeah
    Where my mind can be fresh and clear
    And I'd find the love that I long to see
    Where everybody can be what they wanna be

    Whoa, I like to greet the sun each mornin'
    And walk amongst the stars at night
    I'd like to know the taste of honey in my life
    In my life
    Well, I've shared so many pains
    And I played so many games
    Ah, but everyone finds the right way
    Somehow, some way, some day

    Woah, zoom, I'd like to fly far away from here
    Where my mind can see fresh and clear
    And I'll find the love that I long to see
    People can be what they wanna be
    Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh
    Ooh I wish the world were truly happy
    Living as one
    I wish the word they call freedom
    Someday would come, someday would come

    Woah, zoom, I'd like to fly far away from here
    Where my mind, can be fresh and clear
    And I'd find the love that I long to see
    Everybody can be what they wanna be

    Hey baby
    Woo
    Ah, zoom, zoom baby, I'd like to fly away
    Well I like to fly away, zoom, zoom, well I like to fly away, zoom

    Zoom baby, I like to fly away (zoom, zoom)
    Well I like to fly away, zoom, zoom, well I like to fly away, zoom
    Zoom, baby, I like to fly away
    Well I like to fly away, zoom, zoom, well I like to fly away, zoom
    Zoom, I, zoom zoom
    You and me baby, wild and free
    Don't you wanna go, don't you wanna go Writer/s: Lionel Richie, Ronald Lapread
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Stacy J from Sylacauga, AlThis song brings out so many emotions in me. Very powerful words. Even my granddaughter age 7 loves this song and says it makes her think of many things.
  • Sabra B from Phoenix, AzI grew up listening to the commodores being a 70's baby. Zoom made me cry then and I had no clue why I just thought it was really pretty with the horns and birds. Now it means so much more and my husband plays it when he is stressed so I hear it constantly. Thank you ronald and cathy for giving us such beauty from tragedy.
  • JuanTo this day, I still love this song...now that I know that the words came from a real place, it means that much more to me. Out of tragic circumstances, they produced an enduring soul/pop classic.
  • Jerzee Rick from S Florida Loved this song as a kid, still do!
    Looking forward to my Taste in my Life!
    Great back story, LuvYah Commodores!
  • Gdub520 from So Cal Members of the group have said this beautiful song was not released as a single because it was special to them for obvious reasons and they wanted you to buy the LP to get the song. I did hear it played on radio in L.A. even if it wasn't officially released
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