Once in a While Lyrics

Madeleine Peyroux


publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Jesse Harris, Larry Klein, Madeleine Peyroux
album: Track 7 in album Half the Perfect World
release date: 2006-9-12
popularity : 2 users have visited this page.
genres: Jazz Folk, World, & Country
styles: Soul-Jazz/Vocal
length: 4:01
violin: Carla Kihlstedt

Cover Art

Madeleine Peyroux Half the Perfect World cover art
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From bad luck
I'm walking away
I'm not getting stuck
I'm not gonna stay
To good things
I'm moving ahead
I'm tired of dying
I'm living instead

Once in a while I'll wake up
Wondering why we gave up
But once in a while
Comes and it fades away

The sun's up and lighting the sky
I never could see it
It just passed me by
Good things keep moving along
I'm not looking backward
For something that's gone

Once in a while I'll wake up
Wondering why we gave up
But once and a while
Comes and fades away

I don't know what love is
I'm selfish and lazy
And when I get scared
I can act like I'm crazy

When I think of your kisses
I'm still gonna smile
I'm still gonna miss you
Once in a while
Once in a while

Once in a while I'll wake up
Wondering why we gave up
But once in a while
Comes and it fades away

Good things keep moving ahead
I'm tired of dying
I'm living instead


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 I'm All Right
  • 2 The Summer Wind
  • 3 Blue Alert
  • 4 Everybody's Talkin'
  • 5 River
  • 6 A Little Bit
  • 7 Once in a While
  • 8 (Looking for) the Heart of Saturday Night
  • 9 Half the Perfect World
  • 10 La Javanaise
  • 11 California Rain
  • 12 Smile