Becky Wright

Becky Wright

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Pop - Religious | Tahlequah, Oklahoma, United States
Total Song Plays: 2,004   
Member Since: 2006
   Last Login: over 30 days ago

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Song Description

This anthem begins like a movie, a person "breathes their last of the midnight air, but never sees the morning light", then moves to wanting to appreciate life, leave a legacy, experience wonders and awesome glories while we're here, however long or short

Story Behind the Song

Written the night Carrie Underwood won American Idol (May 2005), I thought about the incredible highs and heart-wrenching lows that life throws, and wanted to write a song expressing an attitude of gratefulness, while recognizing the brevity of life for m


Vs. 1:
Somebody won?t make it home tonight
They?ll breathe their last of the midnight air
But never see the morning light;
So I wanna? live life to the fullest
Experience the glories that make us stand in awe;
I wanna? leave some memories to cherish;
And though I can?t comprehend the wonder of it all

I?m amazed, and I am grateful
For all my days, I am so thankful
For every blessing I have known,
Every kindness I?ve been shown;
Through mountains or valleys of pain,
I?m still? amazed.

Vs. 2:
I?m amazed by the power that makes the sun rise each morn;
I?m amazed by the cry of life every time a child is born.
And as I gaze upon my life now, and see where I could have been,
I recognize the mercy that?s been poured on me like rain, (and)


When I say good-bye, I wanna? leave a legacy
And return the gifts that I?ve received, that someone else might see?

And be amazed, and be grateful?. For all these days
For I?m so thankful?.. (to the end of refrain)

Song Length
Country - Contemporary, Pop - Easy Listening
Tempo / Feel
Medium Slow (91 - 110)
Lead Vocal
Female Vocal
Moving, Poignant

Subject Matter
Gratitude, Present

Similar Artists
Tim Mcgraw, Linda Ronstadt
2000 and later

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