3 Doors Down - The Real Life Lyrics

3 Doors Down Seventeen Days cover art
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I wanted to find somewhere to hide
And I opened up and let those fears inside
And I wanted to be anyone else
Only to find that there was no one there but me

But I woke up to the real life
And I realized it's not worth running from anymore
When there was nowhere left to hide I found out
That nothing's real here but I won't stop now
Until I find a better part of me

I let those hard days get me down
And all the things I hate got in my way
I could've screamed without a sound
I found myself silenced by those things they say

But I woke up to the real life
And I realized it's not worth running from anymore
When there was nowhere left to hide I found out
That nothing's real here but I won't stop now
Until I find a better part of me

Thats out there somewhere
And it cant be that far away
Thats where I'll find myself
And I'll find my way out
That's where I'll find out

But I woke up to the real life
And I realized it's not worth running from anymore
When there was nowhere left to hide I found out
That nothing's real here but I won't stop now
Until I find a better part of me

Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Right Where I Belong
  • 2 It’s Not Me
  • 3 Let Me Go
  • 4 Be Somebody
  • 5 Landing in London
  • 6 The Real Life
  • 7 Behind Those Eyes
  • 8 Never Will I Break
  • 9 Father’s Son
  • 10 Live for Today
  • 11 My World
  • 12 Here by Me


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Bradley Kirk Arnold, Christopher Lee Henderson, Matthew Darrick Roberts, Robert Todd Harrell
    album: Track 6 in album Seventeen Days
    release date: 2005-2-8
    popularity : 135 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Alternative Rock/Pop Rock
    length: 3:53
    producer: Johnny K
    mixer: Andy Wallace
    engineer: Johnny K
    additional engineer: Kirk Kelsey and Tadpole
    editor: Kirk Kelsey, Tadpole and John O’Mahony
    assistant engineer: Todd Schall and Leslie Richter
    assistant editor: Allen Ditto
    Album Information
    label: Universal Records
    country(area): Canada
    format: CD
    barcode: 075021036789
    script: Latin