Back In The High Life Again

Album: Back In The High Life (1986)
Charted: 53 13
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  • It used to seem to me that my life ran on too fast
    And I had to take it slowly just to make the good parts last
    But when you're born to run it's so hard to just slow down
    So don't be surprised to see me back in the bright part of town

    I'll be back in the high life again
    All the doors I closed one time will open up again
    I'll be back in the high life again
    All the eyes that watched me once, will smile and take me in

    You used to be the best to make life be life to me
    And I hope that you're still out there and you're like you used to be
    We'll have ourselves a time
    And we'll dance till the morning sun
    And we'll let the good times come in
    And we won't stop till we're done

    We'll be back in the high life again
    All the doors I closed one time will open up again
    We'll be back in the high life again
    All the eyes that watched us once will smile and take us in

    And we'll drink and dance with one hand free
    And have the world so easily
    And oh we'll be a sight to see
    Back in the high life again

    High life
    High life
    In the high life again

    We'll be back in the high life again
    All the doors I closed one time will open up again
    We'll be back in the high life again
    All the eyes that watched us once, will smile and take us in

    And we'll drink and dance with one hand free
    And have the world so easily
    And oh we'll be a sight to see
    Back in the high life again

    High life (back in the high life)
    Oh we'll be back Writer/s: STEVE WINWOOD, WILL JENNINGS
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 6

  • Dan from CanadaI didn't know Winwood was going through a divorce at the time. Now the line "you used to be the best to make life be life to me" makes sense to me.
  • Vali from MankatoWarren Zevon's version is used in an episode of Longmire on Netflix.
  • Angie from Sioux Falls Sd, SdActually, James Taylor sings background throughout the whole song, not just at the end.
  • Kenne from Phoenix, AzHis first of 2 No. 1's after 20 plus years in the business.
  • Derek from Cambridge, New ZealandGreat song, great singer.
  • Joshua from Twin Cities, MnThe late Warren Zevon did a low-key, acoustic cover of this song on his 2000 album Life'll Kill Ya.
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