I Will Survive 

Irene Cara

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 
Thinkin' how you did me wrong 
And I grew strong 
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 back to bother me 

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 I crumble 
Did you think I'd lay down and die? 
Oh no, not.I. I will survive 
Oh as long as I know how to love I know I'll stay alive; 
I've got all my life to live, 
I've got all my love to give and I'll survive, 
I will survive. Hey hey. 
It took all the strength I had not to fall apart 
Kept trying' hard to mend the pieces of my broken heart, 
And I spent oh so many nights 
Just feeling 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 feel like droppin' in 
And just expect me to be free, 
Now I'm savin' all my lovin' for someone who's lovin' me 
Go on now.. etc.

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