Once in a Lifetime Song Lyrics

Talking Heads

Talking Heads Remain in Light cover art
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And you may find yourself living in a shotgun shack
And you may find yourself in another part of the world
And you may find yourself behind the wheel of a large automobile
And you may find yourself in a beautiful house, with a beautiful wife
And you may ask yourself
Well...How did I get here?

Letting the days go by
Let the water hold me down
Letting the days go by
Water flowing underground
Into the blue again
After the money's gone
Once in a lifetime
Water flowing underground

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)
  • 2 Crosseyed and Painless
  • 3 The Great Curve
  • 4 Once in a Lifetime
  • 5 Houses in Motion
  • 6 Seen and Not Seen
  • 7 Listening Wind
  • 8 The Overload


  • credits


    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Brian Eno, Christopher Frantz, David Byrne, Jerry Harrison, Tina Weymouth
    album: Track 4 in album Remain in Light
    release date: 1980-5-10
    popularity : 92 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Funk / Soul Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Leftfield/New Wave/Art Rock/Pop Rock/Disco
    length: 4:21
    producer: Brian Eno
    lead vocals: David Byrne
    mixer: John Potoker, Brian Eno, David Byrne and Dave Jerden
    engineer: Dave Jerden, Jack Nuber, John Potoker, Stephen Stanley and Rhett Davies
    background vocals: Brian Eno and Nona Hendryx
    guitar: Adrian Belew
    percussion: Jose Rossy and Robert Palmer
    mastering: Greg Calbi
    percussion & drums & keyboard: Chris Frantz
    keyboard & bass & percussion: Tina Weymouth
    bass & percussion & keyboard: Brian Eno
    percussion & keyboard & bass & guitar: Jerry Harrison
    bass & percussion & guitar & keyboard: David Byrne
    assistant engineer: Kendall Stubbs
    composer: David Byrne, Brian Eno
    lyricist: David Byrne

    Album Information

    label: Sire Records
    country(area): Japan
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin