Live Like We're Dying

Album: Kris Allen (2009)
Charted: 18
  • Sometimes we fall down and can't get back up
    We're hiding behind skin that's too tough
    How come we don't say I love you enough
    'Til it's too late, it's not too late

    Our hearts are hungry for a food that won't come
    And we could make a feast from these crumbs
    And we're all staring down the barrel of a gun
    So if your life flashed before you, what would you wish you would've done

    Yeah gotta start
    Looking at the hands of the time we've been given here
    This is all we got then we gotta start thinkin' it
    Every second counts on a clock that's tickin'
    Gotta live like we're dying oh

    We only got 86 400 seconds in a day
    To turn it all around or to throw it all away
    Gotta tell 'em that we love 'em while we got the chance to say,
    Gotta live like we're dying oh

    Well if your plane fell out of the skies
    Who would you call with your last goodbye
    Should be so careful who we left out of our lives
    So when we long for absolution, there'll be no one on the line

    Yeah we gotta start lookin' at the hands of the time we've been given here
    This all we got then we gotta start thinkin' it
    Every second counts on a clock that's tickin'
    Gotta live like we're dying oh

    We only got 86 400 seconds in a day
    To turn it all around or to throw it all away
    Gotta tell 'em that we love 'em while we got the chance to say,
    Gotta live like we're dying

    Like we're dying oh
    Like we're dying
    Like we're dying oh
    Like we're dying

    We only got 86 400 seconds in a day
    To turn it all around or to throw it all away
    Gotta tell 'em that we love 'em while we got the chance to say,
    Gotta live like we're dying oh

    You never know a good thing until it's gone
    You never see a crash until it's head on
    Why we think we're right when we're dead wrong,
    You never know a good thing 'til it's gone

    Yeah we gotta start lookin' at the hands of the time we've been given here
    This all we got and we gotta start thinkin' it
    Every second counts on a clock that's tickin'
    Gotta live like we're dying oh

    We only got 86 400 seconds in a day
    To turn it all around or to throw it all away
    Gotta tell 'em that we love 'em while we got the chance to say,
    Gotta live like we're dying

    Like we're dying oh
    Like we're dying
    Like we're dying oh
    Like we're dying

    We only got 86 400 seconds in a day
    To turn it all around or to throw it all away
    Gotta tell 'em that we love 'em while we got the chance to say,
    Gotta live like we're dying oh Writer/s: STEPHEN KIPNER, ANDREW FRAMPTON, O'DONOGHUE, SHEEHAN
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 12

  • Jtxgasmaskkid from New Castle , PaLive life to the fullest. TBH, I really didnt like this song, or this genre in general.
  • Tim from New Castle, Paeveryones mission in life is to die, from the time we are born till the time we die we have to live life to its fullest and to get the best in life.
  • Cassie from Pittsburgh, Pathis song means that we need to live our lives to the fullest. we are only given one life so we need to cherish it before its too late and we are left with nothing.
  • Shane from New Castle, PaThis song tells us sinply to live every day like its ur last. Don't just sit inside and waste the day away, live each day to the fullest
  • Billy from New Castle, Pai think this song means live your life how you want to live and live everyday like it is your last
  • Tim from Turkey, BhutanNo one knows how much time we have left to live, so you should make the most out of your time that you can.

    JRSM
    New Castle
  • Brittany from New Castle, Palife is really too short, my interpretation of this song is that we should all do what we want when we went, dont hold back. actually, live like your dying. its upbeat.
  • Jewel from New Castle, PaWell, the fact that he is very attractive made me more interested in the video. The message that he is singing of, is to live like you're dying, so live everyday like it's the last and take chances, and the tone isnt in any means depressing even though the title may fool you. It's actually a very up tempo beat.
  • Brittney from New Castle, Pai think this song is about living everyday like it's your last. Take chances on things, and stop worrying about the stupid things that are not important.
  • Abbey from New Castle, Italyto me, this song means that life is short. you only have one life to live. live it to the fullest. The song also reminds me of how quick graduation is commin up. were did all this time go? Life goes by fast. live it up :) no regrets
  • Liah from New Castle, PaThis song tells us that we should not take life for granted and appreciate everything that we have
  • Sierra from New Castle, Pamt interpretation of this song would be saying that life is short so live it to the fullest, not just think of what you want to do and achieve but acually do it, you only live one time and you should do everything that you can while you can!
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