Living My Life

Story Behind The Song

I was stiing in my living room with an acoustic guitar and it just flowed out. Probably took 30 minutes to complete. I knew it was going to be an emotional hit with anybody who has kids or has been left to raise a child alone. It's also a song that a lot of teen age kids can relate to and will hopefully have an impact on their choices in life.

Song Description

A wild teenager growing up too fast, getting his girlfiend pregnant, leaving home to run away from his troubles. Finds himself regretting his choices in life and wishing he could go back and change them

Song Length 3:11 Genre Country - Contemporary, Country - Alternative
Tempo Medium (111 - 130) Lead Vocal Male Vocal
Mood Poignant, Distressed Subject Regret, Life
Similar Artists John Cougar Mellencamp, Sheryl Crow Language English
Era 2000 and later


Living My Life

©2005 Forrest Lee Bibbee Jr., BMI

A fast car and a tank of fuel
A young kid acting a fool
Drinkin been and skipping school
Living My Life

A cute girl on a summer night
Trying hard to get it right
We made love till the morning light
I was living my life

Mamma said it would be alright
If I?d be good and bide my time
But I couldn?t make up my mind
About living my life

17 and a father to be
A little money is all I need
Stealing foor from the grocery
To life my life

A baby?s born and it Looks like me but
I?m not ready for a family
I?m not done being wild and free
Living my life

I hit the road no where to go
Leaving everything that I know
Thinkin I could just start all over
Living my life

Cold nights on the city streets
Say a prayer before I sleep
Asking God to forgive me
For living my life

It?s too late to go back home
I guess I?m reaping what I?ve sewn
I?ve got a son I?ve never known
Living my life

I hope he doesn?t make the same mistakes
Selfishness is all it takes
A bad decision and a heart breaks
Living my life

Empty pockets and air to breathe
An empty shell is what?s left of me
I wouldn?t wish it on an enemy
Living my life

Lyrics Forrest Lee Bibbee Jr. Music Forrest Lee Bibbee Jr.
Producer Forrest Lee Bibbee Jr. Publisher Forrest Lee Bibbee Jr.
Performance Forrest Lee Bibbee Jr.
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