"Living for Love" as written by and Maureen Mcdonald Madonna Ciccone....
First you love me and I let you in
Made me feel like I was born again
You empowered me, you made me strong
Built me up and I can do no wrong

I let down my guard, I fell into your arms
Forgot who I was, I didn't hear the alarms
Now I'm down on my knees, alone in the dark
I was blind to your game
You fired a shot in my heart

Took me to heaven and let me fall down
Now that it's over I'm gonna carry on
Lifted me up, and watched me stumble
After the heartache I'm gonna carry on

Living for love
Living for love
I'm not giving up
I'm gonna carry on
Living for love
I'm living for love
Not gonna stop
Love's gonna lift me up

(Love, lift me up)
Love's gonna lift me up
(Love, lift me up)

I could get caught up in bitterness
But I'm not dwelling on this crazy mess
I found freedom in the ugly truth
I deserve the best and it's not you

You've broken my heart, but you can't bring it down
I've fallen apart, I was lost, now I'm found
I picked up my crown, put it back on my head
I can forgive, but I will never forget

Took me to heaven and let me fall down
Now that it's over I'm gonna carry on
Lifted me up and watched me stumble
After the heartache I'm gonna carry on

Living for love
I'm living for love
I'm not giving up
I'm gonna carry on
Living for love
I'm living for love
Not gonna stop
Love's gonna lift me up

(Love, lift me up)
Love's gonna lift me up
(Love, lift me up)
Love's gonna lift me up

Love's gonna lift me up

Love, love lift me
Love, love lift me

Living for love
Living for love
I'm not giving up
I'm gonna carry on
Living for love
I'm living for love
Not gonna stop
Love's gonna lift me up


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"Living For Love" as written by Maureen Mcdonald Madonna Ciccone

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    General CommentIt's a song about not giving up after a bad phase in your life.
    After a breakup or a "heartache", she says she wants to carry on and keeps living for love.
    Even though her heart is broken she's not a victim, she's still being hopeful.
    Simple lyrics, but well written.
    MarcusXon March 19, 2015   Link
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    General Commentabsolutely. something or someone caused her to feel like she was taken to heaven and then they or the situation literally dropped her to the point where she is on her knees again.

    very much a gospel feel almost like a life me up lord feeling in it. love it
    musicman1965on March 28, 2015   Link
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    Song MeaningMadonna is my favorite artist and gospel banger Living for Love is her best art song in Forever! If the artwork is compared to Ray of Light, Don't Tell Me and Like a Prayer it's for a Brilliant Reason! The Fact that Madonna is not giving up on Love is why Living for Love exists-The art song is a Madonna Art Prayer of Hope in Her Rebel Heart! Madonna was put on Earth to live and give love in our hearts! La Ciccone Madge will Forever be brilliant because she lives for love in our hearts!
    rabbitbunnyon April 03, 2015   Link

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