DREAM THEATER

DREAM THEATER - To Live Forever

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- john petrucci<br>[studio demo, available on the cd single for the song lie. ]<br>[additional verse on this version, starting at 03:37, is kevin ]<br>[moore's last lyrical contribution to dream theater. ]<br>[a live version is also available on the fan club christmas cd 1998.]<br><br>If I'd started from the top<br>And worked my way down<br>There'd be no reason<br>To live forever<br>To live forever<br><br>The starvation has turned<br>Me outside in<br>And the wind has blown<br>Me halfway across the world<br>Across the world<br><br>Why was I born<br>In an age of distrust<br>I'd offered some change<br>For a photograph<br><br>It will always stay the same [**a**]<br>You will always be the same<br><br>Until I saw the desire for revenge<br>My heart never once went astray<br>As long as I have to die in the attempt<br>Then there is no reason<br>To live forever<br><br>I found you where [03:37]<br>They left you there<br>A passing word that's gone forever<br><br>And searching my memory for answers<br>I saw the words of a letter you wrote<br>She said 'you don't have to live forever,<br>You don't want to live forever.'<br>And everything's changing now,<br>I don't want to live forever.<br><br>[alternate ending - (live in tokyo home video)]<br>[beginning at **a** above. ]<br>It will always stay the same<br>Always be the same<br><br>Until I saw the desire for revenge<br>My heart never once went astray<br>As long as I have to die in the attempt<br>Then there is no reason<br>To live forever<br><br>Until I saw the desire for revenge<br>As long as I have to die in the attempt<br>If I had to charge the attack<br>Let me<br>No reason<br>No reason<br>No reason<br>No reason<br>To live forever<br><br>[alternate ending - (studio acoustic version - subconscious cd)]<br>[recorded as james labrie's vocal audition in 1990. ]<br>[beginning at **a** above. ]<br>It will always stay the same<br>Always be the same<br><br>Until I show desire for revenge<br>My heart never once went astray<br>As long as I have to die in the attempt<br>Then there'd be no reason<br>To live forever<br><br>Until I show desire for revenge<br>As long as I have to die in the attempt<br>As long as I have to die in the attempt<br>Then there'd be no reason<br>No reason<br>No reason<br>To live forever<br>To live forever<br>'this just in from baghdad... seven patriot missiles<br>Have been spotted above cuba.'

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