We were born to be alive
We were born to be alive
Born, born to be alive
(Born to be alive)
Yes we were born, born, born
(Born to be alive)

Time was on my side
When i was running down the street
It was no bind bind bind
A suitcase and an old guitar
And something new to occupy
A mind like mine

Yes we were born, born
Born to be alive
(Born to be alive)
Yes we were born, born, born
(Born to be alive(

People ask me why
I never find a place to stop
And settle down down down
But I never wanted all those things
People need to justify
Their lives lives lives

Yes we were born, born
Born to be alive
(Born to be alive)
Yes we were born, born, born
(Born to be alive)

It's good to be alive, to be alive, to be alive
It's good to be alive, to be alive, to be alive
It's good to be alive

(Born to be alive)
(Born to be alive)
(Born to be alive)

It's good to be alive, to be alive, to be alive
It's good to be alive

Time was on my side
When i was running down the street
It was no bind bind bind
A suitcase and an old guitar
And something new to occupy
A mind like mine

Yes we were born, born
Born to be alive
(Born to be alive)
Yes we were born, born, born
(Born to be alive)

Yes we were born, born
Born to be alive
(Born to be alive)
Yes we were born, born, born
(Born to be alive)

Yes we were born, born
Born to be alive
(Born to be alive)
Yes we were born, born, born
(Born to be alive)

Born, born to be alive
(Born to be alive)
Yes we were born, born, born
(Born to be alive)


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    General CommentThis song unpretentiously states the most basic meaning of life. It simultaneously means nothing and all that matters.
    axfordraon February 10, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song exudes eighties ;)
    Prometeoon March 31, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIs there a party that wouldn't just explode when this one blows out from the speakers?
    Prometeoon February 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song is actually from 1979 and doesn't relate to the eighties at all. It exudes disco and that was at its height in the seventies. This comment makes sure that this song gets at least one comment per year!
    Josegaon October 04, 2008   Link
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    General CommentJosega, THIS IS FOR YOU! =)
    13579on May 16, 2009   Link
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    General CommentIts a shame that this was Patrick Hernandez' only hit. Judging from this song alone I think he has an interesting voice.
    Keeping Josega's yearly comment chain going!
    AlexDeLargoon January 16, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI definitely prefer the mesmerizing six-minute album version to the more common three-minute single version. Josega got lucky this year.
    JohnnyLurgon June 28, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThis is my favorite disco song of all time. I'm still helping out Josega.
    JohnnyLurgon January 06, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOh no, I forgot 2012.
    JohnnyLurgon February 28, 2013   Link
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    General Comment2014 checking in.
    patrickh3fon October 04, 2014   Link

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