Closer to my dreams
It's coming over me

I'm getting higher
Closer to my dreams
I'm getting higher, and higher
Feel it in my sleep
Sometimes it feels like I'll never go past here
Sometimes it feel like I'm stuck forever, ever

But I'm going higher
Closer to my dreams
I'm going higher and higher
I can almost reach

Sometimes you just have to let it go
Leaving all my fears to burn and die
Push the all away so I can move on
Closer to my dreams

Feel it all over my being
In my being
Close your eyes and seek what you believe

I'm moving higher
I'm going higher and higher
Closer to my dreams
Higher and higher

I'm moving upward and onward and beyond all that I could see
Stretching out my arms so I can reach
I'm so close
It's like I can just reach

I can feel my dreams
Closer to my dreams
I'm moving closer to my dreams
Sometimes it feel like you'll never grow and change
But you never choose to walk away

Lyrics submitted by Pryncess33

Closer Lyrics as written by Anthony W. Anderson Michael Louis Aaberg

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

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    General Comment
    I love this song, it really mellows things out. Everytime I listen to this song I feel like she's talking about this ascension into a higher place like thats where she wants to be and as she gets closer she can feel it in her spirit. I love listenong to this.
    Braglotson November 12, 2005   Link
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    People are sleep on this song! Extremely well written! One of those songs that the lyrics fit perfectly with the melody of the track. HOT!
    walt2891on January 13, 2006   Link
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    General Comment
    one the best r&b/soul songs i've heard in awhile, absoloutely beautiful. she has an amazing voice and it makes you feel like you actually can accomplish all you want. wonderfully uplifting
    welcometothemachineon October 01, 2006   Link
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    General Comment
    To me this is about striving to reach your goals... moving on, letting all the issues and drama from the past go, and just going after what you wish for. The last two lines mean the most to me, because in life it does feel sometimes as if things are never going to change... but when you want something bad enough, then you'd never choose to walk away from it... The important thing is that you let go of the weight of the past and fly free
    Pryncess33on October 12, 2006   Link
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    General Comment
    I agree with Pryncess33.....not to mention the fact that Goapele's voice is captivating.
    fxcking_turtleon December 16, 2006   Link
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    General Comment
    Help me Goapele... me.
    TheBradon December 04, 2007   Link
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    My Opinion
    One Of The Most Stunningly Beatiful Songs EVER Recorded:)Truly Up there w/HumaNature as far as melody and arrangement go.....TownBuisness Goapele We Love You Always &Forever*
    taytaytakenon June 13, 2010   Link
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    General Comment
    One of my favorite songs of all time. It's like daydreaming in a song. I love the lyrics, the melody, everything about it. When I listen to this and close my eyes it's like floating through happiness. There's a sense of calm elation. I love the song and how it makes me feel.
    tambellinaon September 23, 2010   Link

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