There's a point, it's a step between falling and breaking and laying flat broken in pieces. There's a note you can hold that sounds (but doesn't feel) like you're happy to be alive. She holds it in like we all hold it in until we're too full to take in a breath. A translucent body that retracts when you reach for it, pained at the touch and indifferent to love, lays asleep to us all, awake to her sadness. Why does she seem so cruel? How can they be so cruel? If i could only stay alive long enough to stop feeling this way.

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Happy To Be Alive song meanings
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    General Commentactually these are the right lyrics.
    inflictedon June 11, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThis is the right lyrics.
    Socoldon August 25, 2006   Link
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    General CommentHow are these not the lyrics to "Happy to be alive"?
    Infact, have you even read the lyrics?

    "that sounds (but doesn't feel) like you're happy to be alive." Bit of a give away if you ask me...
    woodlawnon April 19, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThese are the correct lyrics for the song "Happy to be Alive." The reason why people think they're wrong is because the track listing on the CD itself was printed wrong, thus the mp3s of the songs were tagged wrong and thus everyone confuses them all. But this is definitely "Happy to be Alive".
    Lanimilbuson July 13, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthe right tracklist is

    1. intro
    2. typical fashion
    3. headless, sleeping soundly
    4. calm and secure
    5. it never happened
    6. perfectly fucked
    7. what's left of "shitlife"
    8. happy to be alive
    9. nobody's watching department 23

    found it on… and double checked, fortunately it's pretty easy to hear the lyrics
    helveteon August 23, 2009   Link
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    MemoryThis reminds me of the years my sister spent struggling with OCD. It was hell for my entire family. She became gradually more obsessive until the girl I knew was gone. She would become almost manic and then collapse for days at a time. I was young when this happened, and it took me far to long to realize what was happening. I know now that I aggravated some of her symptoms, and I feel intense guilt about it.

    Several lines from the song remind me of those times.
    CityofBlueTileon June 11, 2011   Link
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    General CommentDoes anyone know the correct name to the songs and can you post them in order?
    FurryDonkeyyon October 03, 2008   Link
  • -1
    General Commentummm... whoever posted these lyrics is a dumbass... this isn't even the right song...
    PoisonTheWellson September 24, 2002   Link
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    General CommentIt isn't..
    xdebrisxon June 29, 2006   Link
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    General Comment...for the wrong song
    ENion September 12, 2006   Link

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