Better As A Memory – Kenny Chesney
The first in the Lyrics To Live Life By series.
Drops Of Jupiter – Train
Today in the Lyrics To Live Life By series, I explore a #train song, and how it connects to your life
B.O.B. – Outkast
“Make a business for yourself boy, set some goals. Make a fair diamond out of dusty coals.” – B.O.B. #outkast LOVE this beat, and how it applies to your business and your life.
Lose Yourself – Eminem
Paradise City – Guns N Roses
Tubthumping – Chumbawamba
The next in our Lyrics To Live Life By series is Tubthumping by Chumbawamba with “I get knocked down but I get back up again”, but the lesson is NOT what you think it is. Listen for more
Dare You To Move – Switchfoot
In today’s Lyrics To Live Life By, we examine a Christian band and how specifically one lyric can cause you to do TWO things to change your life forever.
If You’re Going Through Hell – Rodney Atkins
Today’s Lyrics To Live Life By finds us in the country frame of mind, a personal story, and a reminder that sometimes in life you just have to persevere and KEEP GOING.
Live Like You Were Dying – Tim McGraw
In today’s Lyrics To Live Life By, we examine how a misdiagnosis led to an AMAZING creation reminding all of us to take stock of where we are in life, how tomorrow is promised to no one, and to live life to the fullest before it truly stops us on a dime.
Where Is The Love – Black Eyed Peas
In today’s #lyricstolivelifeby, we explore a lyric from the popular 2003 hit Where’s The Love by Black Eyed Peas. In a world where there doesn’t seem to be any love at times, it’s important for us to take control of our minds and meditate, clear our minds and move on each day – more on that in a future edition.
It’s My Life – Bon Jovi
It’s my life…it’s now or never. Got a song you want see featured. Send me a DM. I’d love to hear from you.
You Gotta Be – Des’ree
Todays edition of #lyricstolivelifeby uncovers a gem from 1994, with two steps to take to make your life better.
We Are The Champions – Queen
In today’s #lyricstolivelifeby, we explore a song from a band who was far ahead of it’s time, and learn the lesson about fear.
Not Afraid – Eminem
Today’s #lyrictolivelifeby features the one and only Mr. Marshall Mathers, speaking about a self discovery theme, taking a stand and then implores you to do something next. What’s next? Watch the video and find out.
Human – The Killers
Today’s #lyricstolivelifeby speaks of a GREAT message from a more modern band, and gives you three steps to truly have a better life.
Lust For Life – Iggy Pop
Remember The Name – Fort Minor
Stronger – Kelly Clarkson
In today’s #lyricstolivelifeby, we understand #behindthemusic and what the #genesis of the song #stronger from #kellyclarkson was, as told by songwriter #alitamposi, and how her #mom helped make one of the biggest hits of the 2010s
Get Up, Stand Up – Bob Marley
Beautiful Day – U2
Collide – Howie Day
A Lovely Day – Bill Withers
In today’s #lyricstolivelifeby, we explore a song that was brought back to life, long after its original release date, how a film helped make it so, and how its message can apply to your life.
Stand By Me – Ben E. King
This #lyricstolivelifeby brings us back to the 1960s, and is the story of a song that became an #americanstandard, long after its original release, how a movie helped make it so, and the lesson you can derive from the story.
Stairway To Heaven – Led Zepplin
In today’s #lyricstolivelifeby we dig into a classic from the 1970s, and how back then that particular lyrical advice didn’t apply, but it sure does today.
Stronger – Kanye West
What do German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, Daft Punk and Kanye have in common? We explore it in today’s Lyrics To Live Life By.
You Only Get What You Give – The New Radicals
In today’s #lyricstolivelifeby, we hear from an artist who takes inspiration from his own lyrics, and after his first taste of fame, stops selling out completely to remain true to his art.
Iris – Goo Goo Dolls
Today’s #lyricstolivelifeby comes from an unlikely hit that was born from a desire for the artist to be featured on a project with icons, how his song became bigger than the project itself, and what we can glean about ourselves from the lyrics.
Wonderwall – Oasis
Today’s #lyricstolivelifeby focused on a song that frankly pisses off the artist who has to sing their hit every time they perform it. It’s not the “vibe” they want to portray but yet it’s their biggest hit to date, and speaks of a deeper love.
Landslide – Fleetwood Mac
In today’s #lyricstolivelifeby, we examine a song that was written in the midst of a tumultuous relationship, and how we as humans are all afraid of change, and it also gives us the key to how to handle change.
Your Song – Elton John
Today’s #lyricstolivelifeby focuses on a singer and songwriter who collaborated for one of their biggest hits, and the inspiration behind it remains a mystery to this day.
The Living Years – Mike & The Mechanics
Very few songs have touched me like this one does. It speaks to a father son relationship, growing up and how every generation feels the one after them doesn’t know as much. Take a listen today to this 80s track and take time to call a loved one today and tell them how you feel about them while you still can.
To Noise Making (Sing) – Hozier
Today’s Lyrics To Live Life By focuses on a song that is REAL, and gets to the heart of living with #passion.
I Lived – One Republic
Today’s #lyricstolivelifeby is from a modern pop band who encourages you to own every second, travel the world, and immerse yourself in life’s experiences. I then relate it to a two word lesson I did my best to impart on my kids as they grew up.
Shooting Star – Bad Company
In today’s #lyricstolivelifeby we go back to the story of a 70s rock and roll singer, the rock lifestyle and what this song can teach us about living too fast.
Breathe (2am) – Anna Nalick
Today’s Lyrics To Live Life By comes to us from the decade of the #2000s, and a suggestion from a follower of this series (thanks Michael). It speaks to the #relationships between humans going through #life, and how we can never change our own #hourglass. Take a listen to dig into the deeper meaning behind the track.
Magic Power – Triumph
Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac
Drive – Incubus
Insensitive – Jann Arden
The 1990s is the time period for this edition of Lyrics To Live Life By, and it brings us to a one-hit wonder from #JannArden. While many of our lyrics focus on being motivational – life isn’t always positive and upbeat – so let’s dig into what this song can teach us about how to deal with those #insensitive people that we interact with in life, and the #relationships that are affected when the inevitable happens.
Unwritten – Natasha Bedingfield
Today’s #lyricstolivelifeby gets back to a positivity message and how the artist actually wrote this song for her younger sibling to help them navigate #life, and it’s actually a great message for all ages, including yourself
True Colors – Cyndi Lauper
The 1980s were full of excess, one hit wonders and overabundance, yet it also brings us this #lyricstolivelifeby from an artist who left an indelible mark on society as a whole beyond just music.
Humble And Kind – Tim McGraw
Today’s #lyricstolivelifeby comes from a mothers inspiration to impart life lessons on to her kids -and what happens when a country superstar sees a deeper purpose for the songwriter’s lyrics.
Power Windows – Billy Falcon
Today’s #lyricstolivelifeby focuses on an obscure one hit wonder from the early 90s, but it hits to the heart of what we went through as a society in the 80s, and still exists today.