"The Sun Goes Down" as written by Mark King, Michael David Lindup, Philip Gould and Waliou Badarou....
Though I live on the edge time is on my side
All the doors to my life are open wide
Just as long as the wheels keep on turning 'round
I will live for the groove 'til the sun goes down

Living it up, living it up
I can feel it
Living it up
Is it a crazy notion?
Living it up, living it up
I can feel it
Living it up
I got forward motion

I don't want to go to war, I don't want to go to war
I said I know what I want and I don`t want to go war - do you follow me?
I saw a soldier standing in a bar
Looked so tired he'd come so far
He said "I need to love someone, before they drop the atom bomb"

There's a girl at the back making eyes at me
And her hair long and black is a sight to see
But I get kind of scared when love's around
I just live for the groove 'til the sun goes down

Living it up, living it up
I can feel it
Living it up
Is it a false emotion?
Living it up, living it up
I can feel it
Living it up
I got forward motion

So I'm a-taking you out but I'm a-faking
I'm married to the beat
But to the music I gave the heart I could have given you
Still there's something 'bout the way that you move
And the way that people stare it's the shock of the new
I want my friends to see me standing next to you

The sun goes down...
Time is on my side
I don't care what they say I'll enjoy the ride
But I get kind of scared when I turn around
So I'll stay with the groove 'til the sun goes down

Living it up
Living it up
I can feel it
Living it up
I got forward motion

Ooh - watch her dance
There must be one like her in every club in every town
But I don't mind if that the way she wants to be
There's something 'bout her that reminds me of me
She's my soul mate - we'll be together 'til the sun goes down

The sun goes down
Living it up
Living it up
I can feel it
Living it up
I got forward motion


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"The Sun Goes Down" as written by Philip Gabriel Gould Waliou Jacques Badarou

Lyrics © Peermusic Publishing, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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    Song Meaning"The Sun Goes Down (Living It Up)" is a single released in 1983 by the musical group Level 42. It is one of the few songs by the group which featured Mike Lindup on lead vocals (although Mark King did contribute as lead vocalist on this track). After the success of The Chinese Way, and of the album The Pursuit of Accidents, this song featured on the newly released Standing in the Light album. The first single from the album, "Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind", did not obtain the expected success for the recording and for the members of the band, leaving the whole expectation for the second single, The Sun Goes Down.
    The song was outstanding in the career of the band, and it became a classic. Reaching No. 10 in the UK charts in the summer of 1983, it became their first single to reach the top ten. It was included later in the collection Level Best, and features on other compilation albums released by the band.
    sepultura1987on March 21, 2013   Link

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