ARTIST: Gloria Gaynor
TITLE: I Will Survive
Lyrics and Chords

At first I was afraid, I was petrified
Kept thinkin' I could never live without you by my side
But then I spent so many nights thinking how you did me wrong
And I grew strong, and I learned how to get along

/ Am Dm / G C / Fmaj7 Bb / E E7 /

And so you're back, from outer space
I just walked in to find you here with that sad look upon your face
I should have changed that stupid lock, I should have made you leave your key
If I'd've known for just one second you'd be back to bother me

{Lead-in to refrain}
Go on now go, walk out the door
Just turn around now, 'cause you're not welcome anymore
Weren't you the one who tried to hurt me with goodbye
Did you think I'd crumble, did you think I'd lay down and die

Oh no not I, I will survive
For as long as I know how to love, I know I'll stay alive
I've got all my life to live and I've got all my love to give
And I'll survive, I will survive, hey hey

It took all the strength I had just not to fall apart,
They're tryin' hard to mend the pieces of my broken heart
And I spent oh so many nights just feelin' sorry for myself
I used to cry, but now I hold my head up high

And you see me, somebody new
I'm not that chained up little person still in love with you
And so you felt like dropping in and just expect me to be free
Well, now I'm saving all my lovin' for someone who's lovin' me

{Lead-in to refrain, with break me}


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