A Place In The Sun
Engelbert Humperdinck Lyrics


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Like a long lonely stream I keep runnin' towards a dream,
movin' on, movin' on.
Like a branch on a tree I keep reachin' to be free,
movin' on, movin' on.

'Cause there's a place in the sun where there's hope for ev'ry one,
where my poor restless heart's gotta run.
Theres' a place in the sun and before my life is done,
Got to find me a place in the sun.

Like an old dusty road
I get weary from the load,
movin' on, movin' on.
Like this tired troubled earth
I've been rollin' since my birth,
movin' on, movin' on.

'Cause there's a place in the sun where there's hope for ev'ry one,
where my poor restless heart's gotta run.




Theres' a place in the sun and before my life is done,
Got to find me a place in the sun.

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Engelbert Humperdinck's "A Place in the Sun" talks about the journey towards a better future. The lyrics compare the singer's life to a "long lonely stream" and "old dusty road," emphasizing the ongoing struggle of life. They also use the metaphor of a branch reaching towards freedom, suggesting the singer's desire for change and escape from their current situation. The chorus emphasizes the hope of finding a "place in the sun" where everyone has a chance to succeed and follow their heart.


Overall, the message of the song is one of hope and perseverance in the face of hardship. It acknowledges the challenges of life but emphasizes the importance of continuing to move forward towards a better future. The lyrics speak to many people's experiences of chasing their dreams and striving for success.


Line by Line Meaning

Like a long lonely stream I keep runnin' towards a dream, movin' on, movin' on.
Just as a stream flows continuously towards its destination, I too am constantly working towards fulfilling my dream and moving forward in life.


Like a branch on a tree I keep reachin' to be free, movin' on, movin' on.
Like a branch on a tree that seeks to break free and reach towards the sky, I too am constantly trying to liberate myself from life's constraints and continue moving forward.


'Cause there's a place in the sun where there's hope for ev'ry one, where my poor restless heart's gotta run.
I am driven by the hope of finding a place in the sun where everyone can dream and succeed, as it is where my restless heart yearns to be.


Theres' a place in the sun and before my life is done, Got to find me a place in the sun.
I believe that there is a place in the sun that is meant for me, and I aspire to find it before my time in this world is over.


Like an old dusty road I get weary from the load, movin' on, movin' on.
Similar to an old, tiring road, I also get exhausted from the weight of my journey, but I try to persist and push forward.


Like this tired troubled earth I've been rollin' since my birth, movin' on, movin' on.
Just as the earth is perpetually struggling and moving forward, ever since my birth, I have been trying to navigate my journey through life and continue moving on.




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Bryan Wells, Ronald N. Miller

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