I'm Alive

Album: Lucky Old Sun (2008)
Charted: 32
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  • We're gonna do something tonight that we've only done
    I think we've only done this song a couple of times this year
    I told you guys we only do it on special occasions
    And if this not a special occasion at Red Rocks I don't know what is, so
    This is a song that was of off the, uh, Lucky Old Sun record
    And it's a song that I did with my friend, uh, Dave Matthews and um
    So, Dave and the guys, wherever you are tonight, this song's for you
    Here we go

    So damn easy to say that life's so hard
    Everybody's got their share of battle scars
    As for me, I'd like to thank my lucky stars
    That I'm alive and well

    It'd be easy to add up all the pain
    All the dreams you sat and watched go up in flames
    Dwell on the wreckage as it smolders in the rain
    But not me, I'm alive

    And today, you know that's good enough for me
    Breathing in and out's a blessing, can't you see?
    Today's the first day of the rest of my life
    And I'm alive and well
    Yeah, I'm alive and well

    Stars are dancing on the water here tonight
    It's good for the soul when there's not a soul in sight
    This boat has caught its wind and brought me back to life
    Now I'm alive and well

    And today, you know that's good enough for me
    Breathing in and out's a blessing, can't you see?
    Today's the first day of the rest of my life
    And I'm alive and well
    Yeah, I'm alive and well, yeah

    I realized last night, watching this crowd sit in the rain for two and a half hours
    That I was gonna do this song tonight
    Thank you, everybody, thank you for loving the music Writer/s: Dean Dillon, Kenneth Chesney, Mark Tamburino
    Publisher: HORI PRO ENTERTAINMENT GROUP, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
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Comments: 1

  • Lee from Huntsville, Althis tune helped me through a difficult time recently after losing a family member...made me realize that life is for the living and to make the best of it while you are here. there will come a time when we will be reunited with loved ones.
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