Alive in the World Lyrics

Jackson Browne


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Jackson Browne
album: Track 10 in album Looking East
release date: 1996-2-13
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length: 4:25

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I want to live in the world, not inside my head
I want to live in the world, I want to stand and be counted
With the hopeful and the willing
With the open and the strong
With the voices in the darkness
Fashioning daylight out of song
And the millions of lovers
Alive in the world

I want to live in the world, not behind some wall
I want to live in the world, where I will hear if another voice should call
To the prisoner inside me
To the captive of my doubt
Who among his fantasies harbors the dream of breaking out
And taking his chances
Alive in the world

[Bridge]
To open my eyes and wake up alive in the world
To open my eyes and fully arrive in the world

With its beauty and its cruelty
With its heartbreak and its joy
With it constantly giving birth to life and to forces that destroy
And the infinite power of change
Alive in the world

[Bridge x2]
To open my eyes and wake up alive in the world
To open my eyes and fully arrive in the world

Track Listing

  • 1 Looking East
  • 2 The Barricades of Heaven
  • 3 Some Bridges
  • 4 Information Wars
  • 5 I'm the Cat
  • 6 Culver Moon
  • 7 Baby How Long
  • 8 Nino
  • 9 Alive in the World
  • 10 It Is One