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On the surface, this is a hopeful song celebrating the virtues of youth, but a closer listen reveals a fear of aging and death. The song was written during the Cold War, where the singer is "hoping for the best, but expecting the worst; are you gonna drop the bomb or not?"

Alphaville was a German Synthpop/Rock music group. The song was not a big hit when it was released, but has become well known as a result… read more

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  • Avatar for i_am_small
    song about everlasting life
  • Avatar for HayleighRayment
    They extended version an aaah tonight that was sounded awful ciza
  • Avatar for tjdiegoss
    ...The music's for the sad men ♪♫ [...] The music's played by the mad men ♪♫
  • Avatar for Honeybuns1
    Okay, this is another one of 80's!
  • Avatar for sharv11
    SOOO BITTERSWEET...you are Forever Young, Vinny...
  • Avatar for robveiga
    Good would be forever young
  • Avatar for abunono
    No
  • Avatar for SophiaRaiCho
    Some are like water, some are like the heat;
  • Avatar for vanilla_boy1
    nice
  • Avatar for retroguy
    Sniff........tear.......

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Let's dance in style, let's dance for a while,
Heaven can wait we're only watching the skies.
Hoping for the best, but expecting the worst,
Are you gonna drop the bomb or not?

Alphaville - Forever Young Lyrics

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