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Song Released: 2015

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Alive Lyrics

I was born in a thunderstorm
I grew up overnight
I played alone
I'm playing on my own
I survived
I wanted everything I never had
Like the love that comes with life
I wore Ambien and I hated it
But I survived
I had a...


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    Mar 7th 2016 report

    She talks in an interview about how she was addicted to oxycotin and Xanax and was very depressed and thought about suicide. Instead she got sober and made it through. I would wager that this song has a lot to do with her getting clean and getting her life back.

  2. anonymous
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    Aug 7th 2019 report

    This song is great even throw people in her life tryed bringing her down she still made it on her own

  3. anonymous
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    Oct 15th 2018 report

    I think sia songs about her though childhood life which was so unbearable
    Because she believed that something great is waiting out there for her she sailed through the storms and #survived

  4. Knockhere
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    Jul 7th 2017 report

    She grew up too fast experiencing the bad side of life in early stage.
    Here, she is looking at things she has done and is grateful that non of those consumed her "i have made every single mistake, that you could ever possibly make"

  5. anonymous
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    Mar 7th 2016 report

    it should say, "I wore envy" not "I wore Ambien"

  6. anonymous
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    Feb 22nd 2016 report

    I think this song is describing how Sia grew up and realized that not everything had to be turned against her, but that as much as she would like to reflect on the bad things that have occurred she is thankful that she or anybody made it through.

  7. anonymous
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    Feb 20th 2016 report

    I had wanted to go to a place where all the demons go.

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