High Hopes

Album: Pray For the Wicked (2018)
Charted: 12 4
  • Had to have high, high hopes for a living
    Shooting for the stars when I couldn't make a killing
    Didn't have a dime but I always had a vision
    Always had high, high hopes
    Had to have high, high hopes for a living
    Didn't know how but I always had a feeling
    I was gonna be that one in a million
    Always had high, high hopes

    Mama said
    Fulfill the prophecy
    Be something greater
    Go make a legacy
    Manifest destiny
    Back in the days
    We wanted everything, wanted everything
    Mama said
    Burn your biographies
    Rewrite your history
    Light up your wildest dreams
    Museum victories, everyday
    We wanted everything, wanted everything

    Mama said don't give up, it's a little complicated
    All tied up, no more love and I'd hate to see you waiting

    Had to have high, high hopes for a living
    Shooting for the stars when I couldn't make a killing
    Didn't have a dime but I always had a vision
    Always had high, high hopes
    Had to have high, high hopes for a living
    Didn't know how but I always had a feeling
    I was gonna be that one in a million
    Always had high, high hopes

    Mama said
    It's uphill for oddities
    The stranger crusaders
    Ain't ever wannabes
    The weird and the novelties
    Don't ever change
    We wanted everything, wanted everything

    Stay up on that rise
    Stay up on that rise and never come down
    Stay up on that rise
    Stay up on that rise and never come down

    Mama said don't give up, it's a little complicated
    All tied up, no more love and I'd hate to see you waiting
    They say it's all been done but they haven't seen the best of me
    So I got one more run and it's gonna be a sight to see

    Had to have high, high hopes for a living
    Shooting for the stars when I couldn't make a killing
    Didn't have a dime but I always had a vision
    Always had high, high hopes

    Had to have high, high hopes for a living
    Didn't know how but I always had a feeling
    I was gonna be that one in a million
    Always had high, high hopes
    Had to have high, high hopes for a living
    Shooting for the stars when I couldn't make a killing
    Didn't have a dime but I always had a vision
    Always had high, high hopes
    Had to have high, high hopes for a living
    Didn't know how but I always had a feeling
    I was gonna be that one in a million
    Always had high, high hopes Writer/s: Brendon Boyd Urie, Ilsey Anna Juber, Jake Sinclair, Jenny Owen Youngs, Jonas Jeberg, Lauren Pritchard, Samuel Hollander, Tayla Parx, William Ernest Lobban-Bean
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., BMG Rights Management, WORDS & MUSIC A DIV OF BIG DEAL MUSIC LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Laverne Jones from Evansville InWhat kind of car was used at the beginning of the video? How would I be able to purchase the copyright use for a video to be used at a University?
  • Siahara Shyne Carter from United StatesHad to have high, high hopes for a living

    Shooting for the stars when I couldn't make a killing

    Didn't have a dime but I always had a vision


    I love that part too!!!! and The end of the Music Video is just so Amazing ;-)
  • Bridget from CoStill love this in 2020
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