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[Verse 1]

Woke up in London yesterday
Found myself in the city near Piccadilly
Don't really know how I got here
I got some pictures on my phone

New names and numbers that I don't know
Address to places like Abbey Road
Day turns to night, night turns to whatever we want
We're young enough to say

[Chorus]

Oh this has gotta be the good life
This has gotta be the good life
This could really be a good life, good life

Say oh, got this feeling that you can't fight
Like this city is on fire tonight
This could really be a good life
A good, good life

[Verse 2]

To my friends in New York, I say hello
My friends in L.A. they don't know
Where I've been for the past few years or so
Paris to China to Col-or-ado

Sometimes there's airplanes I can' t jump out
Sometimes there's bullshit that don't work now
We are god of stories but please tell me-e-e-e
What there is to complain about

[Bridge 1]

When you're happy like a fool
Let it take you over
When everything is out
You gotta take it in

[Bridge 2]

Hopelessly
I feel like there might be something that I'll miss
Hopelessly
I feel like the window closes oh so quick
Hopelessly
I'm taking a mental picture of you now
'Cuz hopelessly
The hope is we have so much to feel good about

[Chorus]

[Verse 2]



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  • neoyello124
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    neoyello124Feb 18, 2010 at 11:09 pm
    LoVe this song!!! i have no idea why, but my favorite part is in the beginning where you hear that whistle. i just think its reallly pretty.
  • U
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    UnregisteredJun 7, 2012 at 1:03 pm
    I look at this song with a lot of meaning. When you start living out your dreams and walking your destined journey in life, it becomes the good life. We are living in amazing times right now and once you find your passion and true purpose then the good life truly begins!
  • U
    +1
    UnregisteredFeb 16, 2012 at 8:17 pm
    There is a lot to life, but life is only just... This song makes me think about the stories behind my life, im only 18 but everyone has their stories...
  • U
    UnregisteredSep 5, 2012 at 11:28 pm
    This song is about youth and the opportunities that the time period affords and how youthful feelings sometimes over take us. It's about how our obligations trap us and how things change quickly, but at this particular moment in time he is overwhelmed with joy and happiness and a feeling that there can't possibly be nothing to unhappy about.
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    UnregisteredAug 10, 2012 at 8:57 pm
    To be happy with life and to go with it no matter how hard it might get . Go were life takes you

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