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Life is a Long Song Lyrics

from Living In The Past

"Life is a Long Song" is track #12 on the album Living In The Past. It was written by Ian Anderson.
"Life is a Long Song" is track #12 on the album Living In The Past. It was written by Ian Anderson.

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When you've falling awake
And you take stock of the new day
And you hear your voice croak
As you choke on what you need to say
Well, don't you fret, don't you fear
I will give you good cheer

Life's a long song
Life's a long song
Life's a long song
If you wait then your plate I will fill

As the verses unfold
And your soul suffers the long day
And the twelve o'clock gloom spins the room
You struggle on your way
Well, don't you sigh, don't you cry
Lick the dust from your eye

Life's a long song
Life's a long song
Life's a long song
We will meet in the sweet light of dawn

As the baker street train spills your pain
All over your new dress
And the symphony sounds underground
Put you under duress
Well, don't you squeal as the heel
Grinds you under the wheels

Life's a long song
Life's a long song
Life's a long song
But the tune ends too soon for us all

But the tune ends too soon for us all

Songwriters
IAN ANDERSON

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