Heart of Gold
Boney M. Lyrics


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I want to live (I want to live)
I want to give (I want to give)
I've been a miner for a heart of gold (for a heart of gold)
All these expressions (all these expressions)
I never give (I never give)
That keeps me searching for a heart of gold
And I'm getting old
I want to live
I want to give
I've been a miner for a heart of gold
All these expressions I never give
That keeps me searching for a heart of gold
And I'm getting old
Keeps me searching for a heart of gold
And I'm getting old

I've been to Hollywood
I've been to Redwood
I crossed the ocean for a heart of gold
I've been in my mind, it's just a fine line
That keeps me searching for a heart of gold
And I'm getting old
Keeps me searching for a heart of gold
And I'm getting old

Keeps me searching for a heart of gold
Been a miner for a heart of gold
Crossed the ocean for a heart of gold
Keeps me searching for a heart of gold
And I'm getting old

Keeps me searching for a heart of gold
Been a miner for a heart of gold
Crossed the ocean for a heart of gold
Keeps me searching for a heart of gold
Been a miner for a heart of gold
Crossed the ocean for a heart of gold
Keeps me searching for a heart of gold
Been a miner for a heart of gold
Crossed the ocean for a heart of gold





Keeps me searching for a heart of gold
And I'm getting old

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Boney M.'s "Heart of Gold" speak to the desire for something more, for a deeper emotional connection to life. The repetition of "I want to live, I want to give" emphasizes the urgency of this desire, which is rooted in a sense of aging and the feeling that time is running out. The line "I've been a miner for a heart of gold" suggests that this search for meaning is a long and difficult journey, much like mining for precious metals. The singer is willing to travel great distances, both literally ("I've been to Hollywood, I've been to Redwood, I crossed the ocean for a heart of gold") and metaphorically ("I've been in my mind, it's just a fine line"), in order to find what they are looking for.


The repeated phrase "keeps me searching for a heart of gold" reinforces the idea that this search is ongoing and may never be fully resolved. The song's final line, "And I'm getting old," highlights the singer's sense of urgency and the realization that time is running out. Overall, the lyrics suggest that the pursuit of a heart of gold is a lifelong journey, one that requires perseverance and a willingness to explore new paths and take risks.


Line by Line Meaning

I want to live
The desire to exist and lead a fulfilling life.


I want to give
The desire to offer something positive to society.


I've been a miner for a heart of gold
The lifelong effort of seeking for love and happiness.


All these expressions I never give
The struggle to express oneself and communicate emotions.


That keeps me searching for a heart of gold
The inability to settle when it comes to one's heart's desire.


And I'm getting old
The realization of aging and time running out.


I've been to Hollywood
The exploration of opportunities and diversity of experiences.


I've been to Redwood
Embarking on new adventures and travels.


I crossed the ocean for a heart of gold
The journey towards finding true love and happiness, no matter the distance.


I've been in my mind, it's just a fine line
The fine border between one's thoughts and reality, and how it shapes one's search for love and happiness.


Keeps me searching for a heart of gold
The continuation of the life-long pursuit of finding something as valuable as love and happiness.


Been a miner for a heart of gold
The commitment to search for something as valuable and precious as love and happiness.


And I'm getting old
The realization that time is running out, and the need to keep searching for love and happiness.




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Peermusic Publishing, WORDS & MUSIC A DIV OF BIG DEAL MUSIC LLC
Written by: Neil Young

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