"Not Quite Paradise" as written by and Cheyenne Goff Glen Ballard....
Oh, oh, oh.
Take the path of least resistance
To the great unknown
No directory assistance
Now you're on your own
If you're looking for a new world
Just open up your eyes
Because it's

Not Quite Paradise
But it sure feels like home
Not quite paradise
We can rent to own
It'll be all right
No it's not quite paradise

Tomorrows an illusion
Yesterdays a dream
Today is a solution
But you've got to let it be
And if you're looking for the answer
It's right before your eyes
Although it's

Not Quite Paradise
But it sure looks like home
Not quite paradise
We are not alone
It'll be all right though it's not quite paradise

Somewhere from the edge of time
When the poets die the words
Don't rhyme I'll call you up and say
We made it okay
Somewhere in the back of your mind
When you see your demons come to life
And the world just fades away
You'll know it's okay
Oh, oh oh
It's gonna be okay
Oh, oh oh

But it's not quite paradise
But it sure feels like home
(Not quite paradise) Make this place our own
(Not quite paradise) We can rent to own
(Not quite paradise) We don't have to be alone
(Not quite paradise)


Lyrics submitted by black_cow_of_death

"Not Quite Paradise" as written by Glen Ballard Cheyenne David Goff

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, FOX MUSIC, INC.

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    General CommentI really like this song. It SOUNDS very cool.
    Andaahon May 19, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love this song, it reminds me of someone that means the world to me.
    BittersweetIronyon May 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentTHANK YOU SongMeanings. You're the only site that comes even CLOSE to having the correct lyrics for this song! Everywhere else gets "we can rent to own" wrong, which is my favorite line, and I never could understand what he was saying at "when the poets die."

    That said: this is my favorite song on the 2000 Titan A.E. soundtrack. It goes really well with the movie, but it also has a lot of depth outside of the storyline as well.

    The song has a nice upbeat feel, and the lyrics are also really well written and quirky, with a lot of real-life application.
    Breedabieon September 06, 2007   Link

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