"This is the life" as written by and Amy Elizabeth Macdonald....
Oh the wind whistles down
the cold dark street tonight
and the people they were dancing
to the music vibe
And the boys chase the girls
with the curls in their hair
And the shy tormented youth sit
way over there
And the songs they get louder
each one better than before

and you're singing the songs
thinking this is the life
and you wake up in the morning
and your head feels twice the size
where you gonna go
where you gonna go
where you gonna sleep tonight
and you're singing the songs
thinking this is the life
and you wake up in the morning
and your head feels twice the size
where you gonna go
where you gonna go
where you gonna sleep tonight
where you gonna sleep tonight

So you're heading down the road
in your taxi for four
And you're waiting outside Jimmy's front door
But nobody's in and nobody's home till four
So you're sitting there with nothing to do
Talking about Robert Riger and his motley crew.
and where you're gonna go and where your gonna sleep tonight.

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    General Commentnew songs rule. especially this one. its obviously about some crazy night and you wake up quite hungover and don't know where to go or what to do.
    clouds1on July 22, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is just plain beautiful. I get the vibe like this song is describing what its like to be youthful and crazy. the music itself just gives it such a regretful tone.
    tragicxxDREAMERon January 28, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI think there is something about the fun of youth, but the melancholic edge is ( to me ) in the "where you gonna sleep tonight" angle, that despite having a great time, having mates to chat to, eventually you are on your own, you don't have anything solid to fall back on.

    Amy McDonald has such a cool rocky voice. Gorgeous.
    Schroedingeron June 04, 2009   Link

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