Solid Sterling Music
A Beautiful Life
 
Lyrics
VERSE
No one said a word; it was just that special look
She came in and closed the door; one touch was all it took
She held him, oh, so tight, and the moment felt so right
Love would last forever; they'd always be together

CHORUS
They lived a beautiful life
It was an amazing night
They lived a beautiful life last night

VERSE
Whoever said that life was fair never left to fight a war
She was crying tears and hiding fears watching him walk out the door
She'd take his place if they'd let her go
The love they share nobody knows
They knew this day would come
They can't stop what they've begun

Repeat CHORUS

VERSE
He came home a different man; she tried hard to understand
Hell is war, war is hell; will love survive?; only time will tell
They stuck it out; they saw it through
Love is strong; love has been renewed
Now their love will last forever; they'll always be together

Repeat CHORUS

TAG
Let's live a beautiful life; let's live a beautiful life
Let's live a beautiful life tonight


Words & Music by Don Tomlinson & Kathy Ross
© 2019 Solid Sterling Music & Heart Key Music (BMI)
All Rights Reserved.
Credits
Lyrics Credits: Don Tomlinson & Kathy Ross
Music Credits: Don Tomlinson & Kathy Ross
Producer Credits: Don Tomlinson
Publisher Credits: Solid Sterling Music & Heart Key Music
Performance Credits: Don Tomlinson
Label Credits:
Description
Short Song Description:
They are in love. He goes off to war. Comes home a different man. They work through it.
Long Song Description:
They were living a beautiful life 'til he went off to war. She would go for him, but she can't. He came home a very changed man. It was difficult, but they persevered and once again came to live "a beautiful life." Perhaps they can teach the rest of us a thing or two (see tag).
Story Behind the Song:
My co-writer and I were thinking about the sadness of going off to war, especially when leaving behind someone you deeply care about.
Metadata
Song Length: 3:58
Primary Genre: Country-General
Secondary Genre: Country-Contemporary
Tempo: Slow (71 - 90)
Lead Vocal: Male Vocal
Subject Matter 1: Life
Subject Matter 2: Happiness
Mood 1: Poignant
Mood 2: Glad
Language: English
Era: 2000 and later
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