Song of the Day: Long Live by Taylor Swift

9 Nov

I enjoy Taylor Swift’s songs besides the 16 year old “Dear Diary” immaturity/longing/unrealistic innocence of them. I respect that she knows what sells and that she definitely pulls me in despite her overall message.

There are a few good songs on her new album but my favourite is “Long Live”. This is a major celebration song and in my head I have it reworked for my hockey team’s inevitable Stanley Cup win this season (yes, a girl can dream!).

But apply it to your life! Long live you!

Enjoy! Have a great day!

(c)zedoheemusic

Lyrics:
I say remember this moment
In the back of my mind
The time we stood with our shaking hands
The crowds in stands went wild
We were the kings and the queens
And they read off our names
The night you danced like you knew our lives
Would never be the same
You held your head like a hero
On a history book page
It was the end of a decade
But the start of an age

Long live the walls we crashed through
All the kingdom lights shined just for me and you
I was screaming, “long live all the magic we made”
And bring on all the pretenders
One day we will be remembered

I said remember this feeling
I passed the pictures around
Of all the years that we stood there on the sidelines
Wishing for right now
We are the kings and the queens
You traded your baseball cap for a crown
When they gave us our trophies
And we held them up for our town
And the cynics were outraged
Screaming, “this is absurd”
‘Cause for a moment a band of thieves in ripped up jeans got to rule the world

Long live the walls we crashed through
All the kingdom lights shined just for me and you
I was screaming, “long live all the magic we made”
And bring on all the pretenders
I’m not afraid

Long live all the mountains we moved
I had the time of my life
Fighting dragons with you
I was screaming, “long live the look on your face”
And bring on all the pretenders
One day we will be remembered

Hold on to spinning around
Confetti falls to the ground
May these memories break ???

And you take a moment
Promise me this:
That you’ll stand by me forever
But if G-d forbid fate should step in
And force us into a goodbye
If you have children someday
When they point to the pictures
Please tell them my name
Tell them how the crowds went wild
Tell them how I hope they shine

Long live the walls we crashed through
I had the time of my life with you

Long, long live the walls we crashed through
All the candlelight shined just for me and you
And I was screaming, “long live all the magic we made”
And bring on all the pretenders
I’m not afraid

Singing long live all the mountains we moved
I had the time of my life
Fighting dragons with you

And long, long live the look on your face
And bring on all the pretenders
One day we will be remembered

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