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Waiting For My Real Life To Begin

Features of This Track

mellow rock instrumentation
folk influences
acoustic sonority
intricate melodic phrasing
major key tonality
an emotional male lead vocal performance
acoustic rhythm guitars

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My theme song
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bph66
Love this song. Great find from Pandora. However, I've been listening to this station for about 4 hours and this is the second time I've heard this song. I noticed Colin Hay has numerous albums but Pandora only plays this one song (Waiting For My Real Life To Begin) from this one album. I find it hard to believe this is the only Colin Hay song worthy of being played. Seems like a pretty limited playlist from this artist. Well at least I got to hear this one great song and rediscover Colin.
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mark.delvall e
Wow! What a great song? - I think Colin's solo work is great. Looking forward to seeing him perform soon.
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Very good song !!!
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Love this ol' boy's work. Always have.
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wow. good.
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This is a song of hope and love....
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Such an amazing song. I love Colin Hay and the power he has as a lyricist.
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I just turned 40. I suppose I don't have much to show for it either. I have had a hell of a good time waiting for my real life to begin. I stand behind perpetual dreamers. What of our great accomplishme n t s inf life are we taking with us?
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Great song. I've known a few people like the protagonist in this song. Perpetual dreamers who never actually do anything and muddle through the real world and live in perpetual adolescence, then wake up at 40 and realize they don't have anything to show for their lives.
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kphibbs7
To me this is NOT a song about good things are about to come. It is more about a guy who keeps trying to Roll the dice to be a winner, whatever that means. He wakes up every morning to nothing happening, but he's got these big dreams.
While he's looking to the future, his partner/wife whatever is trying to get him to understand that you have to live in the present and realize that you have to value what you have, not always wish/wait for something else.
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The way he ended the song, I had to thumbs down it. I couldn't wait for it to end.
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steve6614
This song says alot. Unbelievable track.
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swoots09
Love it. Actually pulled me out of the crazy screaming of my kids in the kitchen to see who's wonderful voice this was.
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WOW! What a great song!
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Yeah Baby!
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One of my faves...and I'm partial to hard rock...
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blueyesjules
Beautiful...
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dawn_5689
A song of hope... I love it.
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How do you cook a dragon? Does anyone want some extra dragon meat? I think it's already cooked. LOL
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devininspain
This is an amazinly soothing melody
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ingrid_galya n
Beautiful, simply beautiful...
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chriscas
love this song
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Juan,

In the name of whatever god you worship, Do. Not. Wait.

Trust me; I did.
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One of the saddest songs of all time. And I love it with all my soul.
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wickedseamy
Yes, really nice...simpl e . . . a good vibe and feeling...li k e , where we are now is not the end and there is so much more to look forward to.
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What happens if we wait too long?
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Absolutely beautiful.

I love this song so much.

Such a talented artist.
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I can't get enough of this song. I keep playing it over and over. It's perfect.
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wownley
Hauntingly beautiful.
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Simple is beutiful! 1 voice 1 guitar amazing
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mforest6
Yep, I agree with below...

Great underrated talent
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I love this song!
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Colin Hay is extremely underrated.. . Not my favorite genre of music but talent is talent.
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what a beautiful song
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I too, had to stop and listen to this song. I love the theme...aren ' t we all waiting? I love the way Colin is singing it.
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This song made me suddenly forget I was at work. I had to stop and listen until it was over.
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markfin
I love this song!

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