Steve Dafoe - Songwriter
Live For Today (Folk, Country - Alternative)
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Lyrics
LIVE FOR TODAY
STEVE DAFOE 2005
(COPYRIGHTED)

CHORUS 1:

E G
YOU GOT TO LIVE FOR TODAY
E G
YOU GOTTA BE IN THIS DAY
D A
IT'S MOMENTS NOW YOU'LL MISS
E G
YESTERDAY DIDN'T STAY
D A
SO DON'T LOSE YOUR WAY
E G
JUST LIVE FOR TODAY
E G
YOU GOTTA LIVE FOR TODAY


CHORUS 2:


E G
YOU GOT TO LIVE FOR TODAY
E G
YOU GOTTA BE IN THIS DAY
D A
TOMMORROW IS FAR AWAY
E G
YESTERDAY DIDN'T WANT TO STAY
D A
EMBRACE LIFE IN A NEW WAY
E G
LIVE THIS DAY YOUR WAY
E G
LIVE A LIFE ON THIS DAY





VERSE 1:

D
LIFE WILL PASS YOU BY
D Dmaj7
IF YOU'RE A SOMEDAY PERSON
D
ALWAYS PUTTING OFF
D Dmaj7
WHAT YOU COULD DO TODAY
D
WE'RE BORN TO HAVE A LIFE
D Dmaj7 D9
'TILL THE CLOCK STOPS AND TAKES IT ALL AWAY.......TO: CHORUS 1


VERSE 2:

D
IF YOU WORRY 'BOUT TOMMORROW
D Dmaj7
IT'S LIFE THIS DAY YOU BORROW
D
TOO WORRY ABOUT THE THINGS
D Dmaj7
THERE IS NO CONTROL OVER
D
BEST TO STAY IN THE MOMENT
D Dmaj7 D9
YOU'LL DEAL WITH WHAT LIFE BRINGS......... TO: CHORUS 2

VERSE 3:

D
IF YOU HANG ONTO YESTERDAY
D Dmaj7
'CAUSE YOU LOST YOUR SMILE
D
AND EVEN LOST YOUR WAY
D Dmaj7
BUT MORE MEMORIES ARE YET TO BE
D
THEY ARE IN EVERY MOMENT
D Dmaj7 D9
FOCUS ON TODAY AND YOU'LL SEE.............TO: CHORUS 1
VERSE 4:

D
I'VE LIVED IN ALL THREE
D Dmaj7
REPLAYING PAINS OF THE PAST
D
SCARED OF THE FUTURE
D Dmaj7
BUT THE CHOICE IS ONLY MINE
D
TO GRASP THE MOMENTS OF NOW
D Dmaj7 D9
AND JUST LIVE IN THIS DAY....TODAY


(SONG LYRICS CAN BE ALTERED\MODIFIED\DELETED TO SUIT GENDER & ARTISTS AND\OR PUBLISHER)










Description
Short Song Description:
People live for yesterday and live for the future but it is harder to accept and appreciate what's in front of you today. Dale Carnegie would approve!
Long Song Description:
Story Behind the Song:
bpm 121
Credits
Lyric Credits: Steve Dafoe
Music Credits: Steve Dafoe
Producer Credits:
Publisher Credits: Steve Dafoe
Performance Credits: Shawn Byrne
Label Credits:
Metadata
Song Length: 3:35
Primary Genre: Folk-Rock
Secondary Genre: Rock-Roots/Rock n' Roll
Tempo / Feel: Medium (111 - 130)
Lead Vocal: Male Vocal
Subject Matter 1: Present
Subject Matter 2: Life
Mood 1: Stressed
Mood 2: Tranquil
Similar Artist 1: Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Similar Artist 2: Jack Johnson
Language: English
Era: 2000 and later