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Aerosmith: Livin' on the Edge Meaning


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Song Released: 1993

Livin' on the Edge Lyrics

There's somethin' wrong with the world today
I don't know what it is
Something's wrong with our eyes

We're seein' things in a different way
And God knows it ain't his
It shore ain't no surprise

Livin' on the edge
Livin' on the...

  1. anonymous
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    Jan 31st 2020 report

    In my perspective, as Steven says

    "Something wrong with the world today, I don't know what it is? Somethings wrong with our eyes."

    I think of that portion of the song as, we don't see problems in our world because of the publicity stunts held by famous people, we talk about The Kardasians or however you spell it, but we never talk about the pollution and violence in our world. He's trying to tell us to open our eyes and fix the shit we've caused.

  2. anonymous
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    Dec 3rd 2011 report

    Livin on the edge is the best song ever. Theres something wrong with the world today, and i dont know what it is, somethings wrong with our eyes... INDEED

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway
  3. anonymous
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    May 22nd 2011 report

    Living on the edge means taking risks and do what ever to do to get by o aerosmith rocks

  4. anonymous
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    Apr 17th 2011 report

    A social statement about how we are destroying ourselves and the world. Aerosmith are very anti rascist.

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