Live Forever

Album: Definitely Maybe (1994)
Charted: 10
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  • Maybe I don't really wanna know
    How your garden grows
    'Cause I just wanna fly
    Lately, did you ever feel the pain
    In the morning rain
    As it soaks you to the bone?

    Maybe I just wanna fly
    Wanna live, I don't wanna die
    Maybe I just wanna breathe
    Maybe I just don't believe
    Maybe you're the same as me
    We see things they'll never see
    You and I are gonna live forever

    I said maybe I don't really wanna know
    How your garden grows
    'Cause I just wanna fly
    Lately, did you ever feel the pain
    In the morning rain
    As it soaks you to the bone?

    Maybe I will never be
    All the things that I wanna be
    Now is not the time to cry
    Now's the time to find out why
    I think you're the same as me
    We see things they'll never see
    You and I are gonna live forever

    Maybe I don't really wanna know
    How your garden grows
    'Cause I just wanna fly
    Lately, did you ever feel the pain
    In the morning rain
    As it soaks you to the bone

    Maybe I just wanna fly
    Wanna live, I don't wanna die
    Maybe I just wanna breathe
    Maybe I just don't believe
    Maybe you're the same as me
    We see things they'll never see
    You and I are gonna live forever

    Gonna live forever
    Gonna live forever
    We're gonna live forever
    Gonna live forever
    Gonna live forever
    Gonna live foreverWriter/s: Noel Gallagher
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, BMG Rights Management, Royalty Network
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Comments: 19

  • Ben from Mount Laurel, NjIn my opinion, "Live Forever" is an okay song, but it's crap when you compare it to some of their other songs.
  • Tomislav from Split, CroatiaIt was also voted top one british song of all times!
  • Cj from Atlanta, GaThis song endures the test of time, sounds as good today as it did in 1994.
  • Jason from , IrelandOne of the greatest songs ever written. Theres a sense of brotherhood and togetherness in this song that no other band can get near. Genius.
  • Dave from Cardiff, WalesAgree with Claire from Manchester - Oasis were never able to better 'Definitely Maybe', although '(What's The Story) Morning Glory?' was also an excellenty album. Their work since 'Morning Glory' never took them back to the heights they reached between 1994 and 1996
  • Nicky from Southampton, EnglandOne of the best Oasis songs by far.
  • Iain from Glasgow, ScotlandNoel Gallagher said in an interview that this song is in response to Kurt Cobian recording a song called, 'I Hate Myself and I want to die'. He said, 'I'm not having that' and came up with Live Forever.
  • Cody from New York City, NyI believe it is a rule within the band (maybe even officially written down) that only Noel is allowed to the play the solo in this song. It's an awesome solo, Noel is the $hit
  • Ben from Whittier, Cawell i have no proble saying this is the graetest song of rock N roll or either or the last great song of rock N roll that's about 13 years what a wonderful song.


    oasis 4 life!
  • Bryan from Boca Raton, FlI thought the house on the album cover was owned by Alan White?
  • Jack Evans from Wolverhampton, EnglandThis is an awesome song and was rightly put as the anthem for Noel (who was only 6th in NME's countdowm of rock heroes! wots is Pete Dogherty doing above him!) Noel and Liam are legends!
  • Claire from Manchester, EnglandThis is the best Oasis song by a long way and 'Definitely Maybe' is easily their best album.
  • Jeanette from Elkridge, MdI hated this song when it first came out in 1995 because it said 'You and I are gonna live forever', it was right when a friend of mine died in car crash. Now I love this song because it's beautiful and the lyrics are awesome and it's not played on the radio enough anymore. (hint, hint)
  • Karis from London, Englandomg i've loved this song since i was like 4 it really makes me smile as it reminds me of my mothers bar maid days lol -x-
  • Andrea from Des Moines, IaOne of my favorite Oasis songs. Always puts a smile on my face whenever I hear it.
  • Princess from Phoenix, Azi love this song. it makes me happy :-)
  • Sam from Manchester!!!!!!, EnglandNoel did not need to convince Liam as Liam actually asked Noel to Join. Noel only joined on the conditions that he would be lead songwriter, lead guitarist AND manager. So really Oasis is more Noel's band then Liam's band. In the media it is portrayed as Liam's band.
  • AnonymousI remember this being a pretty big hit in America. I loved it even before I really got into Oasis.
  • Crazybasement from Dundee, ScotlandNoel Gallagher said he wrote Live Forever when Grunge was at its height and he was sick of everyone hateing themselves and wanting to die.
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