Life Is a Highway Lyrics

Tom Cochrane


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Thomas William Cochrane
album: Track 3 in album Mad Mad World
release date: 1991-9-20
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length: 4:28

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Life's like a road that you travel on
When there's one day here and the next day gone
Sometimes you bend sometimes you stand
Sometimes you turn your back to the wind
There's a world outside every darkened Door
Where blues won't haunt you anymore
Where the brave are free and lovers soar
Come ride with me to the distant shore
We won't hesitate break down the garden gate
There's not much left today

[Chorus]
Life is a highway
I want to ride it all night long
If you're going my way
I want to drive it all night long

Through all the cities and all these towns
It's in my blood and it's all around
I love you now like I loved you then
This is the road and these are the hands
From Mozambique to those Memphis nights
The Khyber pass to Vancouver's lights
Knock me down get back up again
You're in my blood I'm not a lonely man

There's no load I can't hold
Road so rough this I know
I'll bee there when the light comes in
Tell 'em we're survivors

[Chorus:Repeat x2]

There was a distance between you and I
A misunderstanding once but now
We look it in the eye

There's no load I can't hold
Road so rough this I know
I'll be there when the light comes in
Tell 'em we're survivors

[Chorus:Repeat x3]

Track Listing

  • 1 Life Is a Highway
  • 2 Mad Mad World
  • 3 No Regrets
  • 4 Sinking Like a Sunset
  • 5 Washed Away
  • 6 Everything Comes Around
  • 7 The Secret Is to Know When to Stop
  • 8 Brave and Crazy
  • 9 Bigger Man
  • 10 Friendly Advice
  • 11 Get Back Up
  • 12 Emotional Truth
  • 13 All the King's Men