Life Is a Highway

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Tom Cochrane

Thomas William "Tom" Cochrane, OC (born May 14, 1953) is a Canadian musician, best known for his hit songs "Life Is a Highway", "Lunatic Fringe which became a rock radio hit in the U.S. as well as Canada and the world in spite of discouragement from management for the song not being commercial enou… more »

Life's like a road that you travel on
When there's one day here and the next day gone Sometimes you bend, sometimes you stand Sometimes you turn your back to the wind
There's a world outside every darkened door Where blues won't haunt you anymore Where the brave are free and lovers soar
Come ride with me to the distant shore
We won't hesitate, break down the garden gate
There's not much time left today 
Life is a highway I want to ride it all night long
If you're going my way
I want to drive it all night long
 Through all these cities and all these towns
It's in my blood and it's all around I love you know like I loved you then
This is the road and these are the hands From Mozambique to those Memphis nights The Khyber Pass to Vancouver's lights Knock me down get back up again You're in my blood I'm not a lonely man

There's no load I can't hold
Road so rough, this I know
I'll be there when the light comes in
Tell 'em we're survivors 
Life is a highway I want to ride it all night long
If you're going my way
I want to drive it all night long

Life is a highway I want to ride it all night long
If you're going my way
I want to drive it all night long
 There was a distance between you and I
A misunderstanding once but now
We look it in the eye

There's no load I can't hold
Road so rough this I know
I'll be there when the light comes in
Tell 'em we're survivors 
Life is a highway I want to ride it all night long
If you're going my way
I want to drive it all night long

Life is a highway I want to ride it all night long
If you're going my way
I want to drive it all night long

Life is a highway I want to ride it all night long
If you're going my way
I want to drive it all night long

Written by: THOMAS WILLIAM COCHRANE

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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