I Write the Songs Lyrics

Barry Manilow


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Bruce Johnston
album: Track 7 in album Tryin' to Get the Feeling
release date: 1975
popularity : 26 users have visited this page.
genres: Pop
styles: Vocal/Ballad/Soft Rock
length: 3:55
lead vocals: Barry Manilow
composer: Bruce Johnston, Bruce Johnston
lyricist: Bruce Johnston, Bruce Johnston

Cover Art

Barry Manilow Tryin' to Get the Feeling cover art
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I've been alive forever
And I wrote the very first song
I put the words and the melodies together
I am music and I write the songs

I write the songs that make the whole world sing
I write the songs of love and special things
I write the songs that make the young girls cry
I write the songs, I write the songs

My home lies deep within you
And I've got my own place in your soul
Now, when I look out through your eyes
I'm young again, even though I'm very old

I write the songs that make the whole world sing
I write the songs of love and special things
I write the songs that make the young girls cry
I write the songs, I write the songs

Oh my music makes you dance
And gives you spirit to take a chance
And I wrote some rock 'n' roll so you can move
Music fills your heart
Well, that's a real fine place to start
It's from me it's for you
It's from you, it's for me
It's a worldwide symphony

I write the songs that make the whole world sing
I write the songs of love and special things
I write the songs that make the young girls cry
I write the songs, I write the songs

I write the songs that make the whole world sing
I write the songs of love and special things
I write the songs that make the young girls cry
I write the songs, I write the songs

I am music (music) and I write the songs


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 New York City Rhythm
  • 2 Tryin' to Get the Feeling Again
  • 3 Why Don't We Live Together
  • 4 Bandstand Boogie
  • 5 You're Leaving Too Soon
  • 6 She's a Star
  • 7 I Write the Songs
  • 8 As Sure as I'm Standin' Here
  • 9 A Nice Boy Like Me
  • 10 Lay Me Down
  • 11 Beautiful Music