"Shine" as written by and Mike/anderson Oldfield....
If I'd listened everything that they said to me, I wouldn't be here!
And if I took the time to bleed from
All the tiny little arrows shot my way,
I wouldn't be here!
The ones who don't do anything are always
The ones who try to put you down
And you could spend your entire life walking around
In the nowhere land of self doubt

'Coz when you start to doubt yourself the real world will eat you alive!
It's time, it's time to align your body with your mind, it's hero time
It's time, it's time to align your body with your mind, it's hero time
'Coz when you start to doubt yourself the real world will eat you alive!
And you know it's true!
I'm talking to you: hero time starts right now! Yeah, hero time, yeah,
Time to shine, hey, hero time!

If ya think you've got 100 years to mess around: you're wrong!
This time it's real, why o you are t I m e I s n o w . . . it's hero time!
Yeah, hero time,hey, time to shine, yeah, hero time, yeah!

Hard times are gettin' harder, the liars are acting strong
You better get a grip on yourself or you won't be around too long
It's hero time, hey, time to shine, yeah,
Hero time, yeah, hero time, yeah!
It's hero time, it's hero time, time to shine, shine, shine, shine, shine!
Oh yeah! (X3)

No such thing as spare time, no such thing as free time
No such thing as down time
All you got is life time... go! 'coz it's hero time, 'coz it's time to
'coz it's time to go, go, go! yeah, hou!

When you're gone, you're so gone (X2)
You've got it now, it's time to go
Hero time starts right now! yeah, aha..! ...change it!

I got grace in times of friction, I got truth in times of fiction
I've got no time for the hype... suicide!? I'm not that type...
I got no time for drug addiction, no time for smoke and booze
Too strong for a shortened life span, I've got no time to lose!
It's time to shine, yeah, it's hero time, yeah, it's hero time, yeah,

When you start to doubt yourself the
Real world will eat you alive! yeah!
You could spend your entire walking
Around, coward: or you can get up!
Get up, get up, get up, get up! it's time to shine! yeah...

Lyrics submitted by black_cow_of_death

"Shine" as written by Mike Oldfield Jon Anderson

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentIf my life had a soundtrack this would be on it.
    TheHopelessRomanticon January 21, 2002   Link
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    General Commenthell's yeah, fuck what they say
    joshthackon April 27, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is one of the most inspirational songs i've ever heard. it really gets you through those tough times and keeps you looking forward. when you need a good kick in the a$$ henry rollins will get you going and get you stronger than you ever thought possible. all hail reverend rollins!!!
    Violent_Kiwion May 29, 2002   Link

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