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At first I was afraid, I was petrified
Kept thinkin' I could never live,
Without you by my side.
*But then I spent so many nights just thinkin' how
You did me wrong. And I grew strong,
And I learned how to get along*

So now you're back, from outer space
I just walked in to find you here with
That sad look upon your face.
I should've changed that stupid lock, I should've
Made you leave your key!
If I had known for just one second you'd
Be back to bother me,

Go on now go, walk out the door
Just turn around now, cause
You're not welcome anymore
Weren't you the one who tried
To hurt me with goodbye
Did I crumble, did I lay down and die

Oh no not I, I will survive
Oh, as long as I know how
To love, I know I'll stay alive
& I've got all my life to live
& I've got all my love to give
I'll survive, I will survive
Hey, Hey!

It took all the strength I had,
Not to fall apart.
*just tryin hard to mend the pieces of
My broken heart*
And I spent so many nights just feelin'
Sorry for myself, I used to cry
But now I hold my head up high
And you see me, somebody new
I'm not that chained up little
Person still in love with you
And so you felt like droppin' in, and
Just expect me to be free
But now I'm savin' all my lovin' for
Someone who's lovin' me

Go on now go, walk out the door
Just turn around now, cause
You're not welcome anymore
Weren't you the one who tried
To break me with goodbye
Did I crumble, did I lay down and die

Oh no not I, I will survive
Oh, as long as I know how
To love I know I'll stay alive
I've got all my life to live,
I've got all my love to give,
I'll survive, I will survive...
Oh...

Go on now go, walk out the door
Just turn around now, cause
You're not welcome anymore
Weren't you the one who tried
To break me with goodbye,
Did you think I'd crumble,
Did you think I'd lay down and die

Oh no not I, I will survive
Oh, as long as I know how to love
I know I'll stay alive, I've got all
My life to live, I've got all my
Love to give
I'll survive, I will survive
I will survive!



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