Anybody Listening?

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  • You and I long to live like wind upon the water
    If we close our eyes we'll maybe realize
    There's more to life than what we have known
    And I can't believe I've spent so long
    Living lies I knew were wrong inside
    I've just begun to see the light

    Long ago there was a dream, had to make a choice or two
    Leaving all I loved behind for what nobody knew
    Stepped out on the stage
    A life under lights and judging eyes
    Now the applause has died and I can dream again
    Is there anybody listening?
    Is there anyone that sees what's going on?
    Read between the lines, criticize the words they're selling
    Think for yourself and feel the walls
    Become sand beneath your feet

    Fell the breeze?
    Time's so near you can almost taste the freedom
    There's a warm wind from the south
    Hoist the sail and we'll be gone
    By morning, this will all seem like a dream
    And if I don't return to sing the song, maybe just as well
    I've seen the news and there's not much I can do alone

    Is there anybody listening?
    Is there anyone who smiles without a mask?
    What's behind the words images
    They know will please us?
    I'll take what's real
    Bring up the lights

    Is there anybody listening?
    Is there anyone that sees what's going one?
    Read between the lines
    Criticize the words they're selling
    Think for yourself and feel the walls
    Become sand beneath your feet

    Close your eyes Writer/s: Christopher Degarmo, Geoff Tate
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Cb from UsaI love double meaning songs. Hard to do. I always wanted to think it was about a rock star on his last run and the destruction that humans are responsible for like war and pollution.
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