"Amazing" as written by and Richie/tyler Supa....
I kept the right ones out
And let the wrong ones in
Had an angel of mercy to see me through all my sins
There were times in my life
When I was goin' insane
Tryin' to walk through
The pain

When I lost my grip
And I hit the floor
Yeah, I thought I could leave, but couldn't get out the door
I was so sick and tired
Of livin' a lie
I was wishin' that I
Would die

It's amazing
With the blink of an eye, you finally see the light
It's amazing
When the moment arrives that you know you'll be alright
It's amazing
And I'm sayin' a prayer for the desperate hearts tonight

That one last shot's permanent vacation
And how high can you fly with broken wings?
Life's a journey, not a destination
And I just can't tell just what tomorrow brings

You have to learn to crawl
Before you learn to walk
But I just couldn't listen to all that righteous talk, oh yeah
I was out on the street,
Just a tryin' to survive
Scratchin' to stay alive

It's amazing
With the blink of an eye, you finally see the light
It's amazing
When the moment arrives that you know you'll be alright
Oh, it's amazing
And I'm sayin' a prayer for the desperate hearts tonight.
Desperate hearts, desperate hearts

Never said I'll do it, never
Never gonna go, never

(So, from all of us at Aerosmith, to all of you out there, wherever you are...
Remember, the light at the end of the tunnel, may be you! Good night!)


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"Amazing" as written by Richie/tyler Supa

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  • +2
    General CommentMy boyfriend once told me that i was "the light at the end of the tunnel" for him, now he hates me. It was still sweet though, and I'll always love this song. I just need to wait for someone to save me.
    katiebethon May 14, 2002   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThis song helped me through a very tough time in my life. I was all alone, and had kept the right ones out...one night, I heard it on the radio again, but for the first time in a different light, and it changed my whole way of thinking...
    When I saw them last year, and they played it, it was, well, Amazing! lol! I know I'm a loser, don't worry!
    cdncrazygirlon September 02, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis is a great song. It says alot about life in general. Its just great song. Its one of my favorites!
    melama99on September 10, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentCall me a wuss, but I love this song.
    Muzzyon April 06, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis is A GREAT song, I'm pretty sure it is about the band and their past troubles and ultimatley overcoming them...JUST LOOK AT THESE LYRICS:

    That one last shot's a Permanent Vacation (they had one last shot with their album...PERMANENT VACATION, which did REALLY WELL and made them relevant again)
    And how high can you fly with broken wings (Aerosmith's logo containts wings, and during the early 80's they were broken, with Joe Perry gone and numerous band problems)
    Life's a journey, not a destination
    And I just can't tell just what tomorrow brings...yeah
    (The band as a whole can't tell what tomorrow may bring, but they are all greatful and happy that they have been around so long, had a second coming, and the fans still care)

    EMOTIONAL SONG
    ONE OF THEIR BEST
    wildsidekick6on December 04, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOutstanding song. I can't believe nobody has said anything about it yet.
    Crocon May 09, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is probably my favourite song ever. Oh man, it's so nice...
    starla500on June 02, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis songs lyrics are pretty much self explanatory i think, but at the same time so upilfting and ... amazing haha ok i know lame. well i think it is about how there comes a point in ur life when uve hit rock bottom and theres nowhere to go but up anda ll of a sudden that becomes so clear to u and u realize it and u can make things better and u do (bit by bit).
    flygurl38on July 26, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMy girlfriend quoted this song to me in writing, and I wanted to cry when I read it, even with her sitting right next to me. Sometimes the best way to express yourself is through someone else's words. Love, she be an enchanting mistress, no?
    nickm81uson August 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeah..what they all said......
    jUSTme16125on April 29, 2003   Link

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