Katy Perry - Wide Awake lyrics

Check out this new Katy Perry track called "Wide Awake", included on the pop star's "Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection", the re-release of Katy's much successful third album - Written by Bonnie McKee, "Wide Awake" is a touching mid-tempo ballad. One of Katy's best efforts yet! I am truly slayed...The lyrics, the bridge, the vocals..."Wide Awake" is such an excellent track, and clearly a 'single' contender. "Part of Me" could be catchier, but "Wide Awake" is meaningful!


I'm wide awake
I'm wide awake

I'm wide awake
Yeah, I was in the dark
I was falling hard
With an open heart
I'm wide awake
How did I read the stars so wrong

I'm wide awake
And now it's clear to me
That everything you see
Ain't always what it seems
I'm wide awake
Yeah, I was dreaming for so long


(Pre-Chorus)
I wish I knew then
What I know now
Wouldn't dive in
Wouldn't bow down
Gravity hurts
You made it so sweet
Till I woke up on
On the concrete

(Chorus)
Falling from cloud 9
Crashing from the high
I'm letting go tonight
(Yeah I'm) Falling from cloud 9

I'm wide awake
Not losing any sleep
Picked up every piece
And landed on my feet
I'm wide awake
Need nothing to complete myself - nooohooo

I'm wide awake
Yeah, I am born again
Outta the lion's den
I don't have to pretend
And it's too late
The story's over now, the end

(Pre-Chorus)
I wish I knew then
What I know now
Wouldn't dive in
Wouldn't bow down
Gravity hurts
You made it so sweet
Till I woke up on
On the concrete

(Chorus)
Falling from cloud 9
Crashing from the high
I'm letting go tonight (yeah, I'm letting go)
I'm Falling from cloud 9

Thunder rumbling
Castles crumbling
I am trying to hold on
God knows that I tried
Seeing the bright side
But I'm not blind anymore...
I'm wide awake
I'm wide awake

(Chorus)
Yeah, I'm Falling from cloud 9
Crashing from the high
You know I'm letting go tonight
I'm Falling from cloud 9

I'm wide awake
I'm wide awake
I'm wide awake
I'm wide awake
I'm wide awake


Songwriters: PERRY, KATY / GOTTWALD, LUKASZ / MARTIN, MAX / MCKEE, BONNIE LEIGH / WALTER, HENRY RUSSELL.
© Warner/Chappell Music, Inc..

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