Guilt stains on my pillow
Blood on my terraces
Torsos in my closet
Shadows from my past
Life is real, life is real
Life is real, so real

Sleeping is my leisure
Waking up in a minefield
Dream in just a pleasure dome
Love is a roulette wheel
Life is real, life is real
Life is real, oh yeah

Success is my breathing space
I brought it on myself
I will price it, I will cash it
I can take it or leave it
Loneliness is my hiding place
Breast feeding myself
What more can I say?
I have swallowed the bitter pill
I can taste it I can taste it
Life is real, life is real
Life is real

Music will be my mistress
Loving like a whore
Lennon is a genius
Living in ev'ry pore
Life is real, life is real
Life is real, so real
Life is cruel, life is a bitch
Life is real, so real
Life is real, life is real, yeah
Life is real.


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Life Is Real (Song for Lennon) Lyrics as written by Freddie Mercury

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    General CommentFreddie wrote this song as a tribute to John Lennon 2 years after he was murdered. The piano style and the strange lyrics are a bit John Lennon like. Life is indeed real and can be very cruel. Just like the death of Lennon.
    Simmeron July 08, 2003   Link

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