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Alter Bridge – Wonderful Life lyrics

Close your eyes,
And just hear me sing,
One last long goodbye,
One last song before you spread your wings.

There's so much left to say,
And before this moment slips away

What a wonderful life,
For as long as you've been at my side,
And I want you to know,
I loved you so

The cold night calls,
And the tears fall like rain,
It's so hard letting go,
Of the one thing I'll never replace

And soon you will be gone,
But these words, they will live on

What a wonderful life,
For as long as you've been at my side,
And I want you to know,
I'll miss you so,
And though our days come to an end,
No, I'll never love like this again,
What a wonderful life my friend

All that I am,
You let me be,
I will remember you,
For all that you've done,
And given to me

Love will remain,
This I can see,
Now and forever more
Because of you,
Now I believe
I believe

What a wonderful life,
For as long as you've been at my side,
And I want you to know,
I loved you so

What a wonderful life,
For as long as you've been at my side,
And I want you to know,
I'll miss you so,
And though our days come to an end,
No, I'll never love like this again,
What a wonderful life
A wonderful life
What a wonderful life
What a wonderful life

And with one last embrace
As the tears fall like rain you're gone
And with one last goodbye,
As you fade out tonight, you're gone.



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    This song is mine and my beautiful girlfriends' song. It has such a deep meaning, because I am regretful to the point of feeling torn between scylla and charybdis if I were to lose her, she is my world and makes me who I am, I love her so much, myles' voice and marks' guitar work really hammers the point home that she is everything to me. I love her to death.
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    Actually, I can't explain it more specific by the words, this song is when this people imagine if he get a wonderful late, but in reality, his life is very worst, he wish that someone will be by him side, for he really love that girl, but they can't together, he count the second that still remain, and he never be happy, until this second, because he so far away from lonely, especially for her.
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    I'm leaving home this year after I graduate from high school. My college is a state away from the only place I have ever considered home, and from all of the people I love most. This will be my first time truly leaving everyone behind, and the impending deadline is making me treasure each moment I have left with my friends. I've bought all of alter bridge's albums, and I got my mother started on their music. She played this song after my 18th birthday, and wished me luck with whatever I set out to do in my life. She is the person i'll miss most, and this song will always carry me back to my mom, no matter where I am.
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    I teach kids at a shelter home, and for some reason we are asked to not reveal our personal details for reasons that they might run away from the shelter home and come looking for us. This song is for my kids as I call them! They ll never know anything more than my name when they grow up and try to find me and others like me. This song is for the moment when I ll have to tell them goodbye :) - a
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    My husband had me listen to this song. He said he would play at my funeral if I go first. That the song is really says how he will feesl. As we listened to it together and read the lyrics. We both stood there holding each other. Very choked up. With tears in our eyes. I will play it at his funeral if he goes before me. And I will always remember us holding eachother sharing the song. Hopefully it will be a long time before either one of us need to use it. But we both feel these last 30 years have been a wonderful life. And can't wait for it to continue! Beautiful heartfelt song. Thank you for putting in musiic what many people feel.
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    This song means so much to my family and I as does Blackbird, my mum was dying of cancer in hospital in the really bad january of 2009, as youngsters we used to go to the salvation army and as my mum was on her deathbed we sang some of the songs we used to sing, we knew this made her happy as she was a true christian. So the first verse about letting us sing on last song really made me stop and listen to the rest of the song in more detail. Then we were all given a few moments in which to say our last goodbyes, which really wasn't long enough and a lot of things weren't said that we wanted to say. The night she died was one of the coldest I have ever known. We had her funeral service at the Salvation Army as she would have wanted and my family have been going ever since, and I have found my faith again. "Because of you now I believe". Love you always my best friend and mum, xxxx.
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    Wonderful Life is lyrically a little bit of a departure. The whole record is not a constant struggle with lack of faith and believing. There are definitely some moments we step away from that. Wonderful Life is a last goodbye in a sense. Myles said in one of the interviews that: 'That was actually a really tough one to write. It took a really long time. That was certainly a challenge to extract some of that stuff. ' Wonderful Life is about a man who's losing his wife to a disease.
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