The Time of His Life

And all that I needed
Was there all along
Within my reach
As close as the beat of my heart

The Time Of My Life, Performed by David Cook

Before the AI Season 7 finale, the final 3 went home to their respective towns and since I’m for David C., I consider the scene with his elementary school music teacher, Mrs. Fredalyn Gentry of Thomas Ultican Elementary School in Blue Springs, Missouri as the most touching.

When he sang Roberta Flack’s hit, “The First time Ever I Saw Your Face”, with his mom standing, I was teary eyed.

And finally listening to him singing “The Time of My Life” one couldn’t help but feel inspired.

I’ve been waiting for my dreams
To turn into something
I could believe in
And looking for that
Magic rainbow
On the horizon
I couldn’t see it
Until I let go
Gave into love and watched all the bitterness burn
Now I’m coming alive
Body and soul
And feelin’ my world start to turn

And I’ll taste every moment
And live it out loud
I know this is the time,
This is the time
To be more than a name
Or a face in the crowd
I know this is the time
This is the time of my life
Time of my life

Holding onto things that vanished
Into the air
Left me in pieces
But now I’m rising from the ashes
Finding my wings
And all that I needed
Was there all along
Within my reach
As close as the beat of my heart

So I’ll taste every moment
And live it out loud
I know this is the time,
This is the time to be
More than a name
Or a face in the crowd
I know this is the time
This is the time of my life
Time of my life

And I’m out on the edge of forever
Ready to run
I’m keeping my feet on the ground
My arms open wide
My face to the sun

I’ll taste every moment
And live it out loud
I know this is the time,
This is the time to be
More than a name
Or a face in the crowd
I know this is the time
This is the time of my life
Time of my life
More than a name
Or a face in the crowd
This is the time
This is the time of my life.
This is the time of my life.

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