In a moment like this
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I hear those cameras snap
Next thing I know, I'm trapped
I forget to find my way

Temptation everywhere
Even if the price is fair
That's more than I can pay
I see another million-dollar car on this boulevard
A part of me thinks that's what I deserve
There's a bunch of multimillionaires on this boulevard
And to me their lives look like heaven on earth

Oh, I have no business coming to a place like this
I really don't know why I'm teasing myself
Oh, I have no business coming to a place like this
I really don't have one good reason to tell

This place is paradise to my eyes
I don't really know what it is
Or probably my fantasy is me
In a place like, in a place like this

I don't know what to call
This type of drug at all
All I know is I'm hooked on it

I don't know what to think
When I'm finding everything
I didn't even know I wanted

I see another million-dollar car on this boulevard
A part of me thinks that's what I deserve
There's a bunch of multimillionaires on this boulevard
And to me their lives look like heaven on earth

Oh, I have no business coming to a place like this
I really don't know why I'm teasing myself
Oh, I have no business coming to a place like this
I really don't have one good reason to tell

This place is paradise to my eyes
I don't really know what it is
Or probably my fantasy is me
In a place like, in a place like this

Everything about this place
Makes it feel so far away
But something else about this place
Is making me want to stay

Oh, I have no business coming to a place like this
I really don't know why I'm teasing myself
Oh, I have no business coming to a place like this
I really don't have one good reason to tell

This place is paradise to my eyes
I don't really know what it is




Or probably my fantasy is me
In a place like, in a place like this

Overall Meaning

The song "In a moment like this" by Jay & Lianie May speaks about the struggle of temptation and materialism. The singer finds themselves in a luxurious neighbourhood filled with millionaire's cars, yet they have no reason to be there. They feel trapped and hooked on the feeling of being surrounded by wealth and comfort. The lyrics describe how this place is paradise to their eyes, and they do not know why they are teasing themselves. They are torn between the desire to stay and the understanding that they have no good reason to be there.


The chorus repeats the idea that the singer has no business being in a place like this, and they do not know what it is about this place that makes them want to stay. The lyrics suggest that there is something addictive about the lifestyle and the environment they find themselves in. However, they are aware that they cannot afford this lifestyle and know they should not be there. The song's message is that materialism and temptation can be dangerous and lead to a life of unfulfillment.


Line by Line Meaning

I hear those cameras snap
The sound of cameras captures the attention and focus of the singer


Next thing I know, I'm trapped
The singer gets absorbed and captivated by the atmosphere and glamour of the place


I forget to find my way
The singer loses sight of their values and principles, and struggles to resist the temptations of the place


Temptation everywhere
The place is full of alluring opportunities that might seem attractive but aren't necessarily wise


Even if the price is fair
The cost of indulgence might seem reasonable, but there can be unforeseen consequences


That's more than I can pay
The singer realizes that the cost of giving in to temptation could be too high for them to bear


I see another million-dollar car on this boulevard
The opulence of the place is on full display, including the extravagant cars that pass by


A part of me thinks that's what I deserve
The singer feels entitled to the same luxuries and wealth as those around them


There's a bunch of multimillionaires on this boulevard
The place is teeming with rich and successful people, adding to the allure of the environment


And to me their lives look like heaven on earth
Despite the singer's lack of knowledge about these people's actual lives, the glamour and success they display appear to be a perfect existence


Oh, I have no business coming to a place like this
The singer admits that participating in this kind of environment might not be the best choice for them, based on their values and goals


I really don't know why I'm teasing myself
The singer recognizes that their presence in this environment only serves to tempt them, and they are struggling to resist it


I really don't have one good reason to tell
The singer is aware that they can't justify their participation in this kind of environment, but they are still drawn to it


This place is paradise to my eyes
Despite the singer's misgivings, the place still looks like a dream come true based on its superficial appearance


I don't really know what it is
The singer is not entirely certain what draws them to the place specifically, but it is clear they feel a sense of attraction towards it


Or probably my fantasy is me
The singer's infatuation with the environment is likely rooted in their own internal fantasies and dreams


In a place like, in a place like this
The singer acknowledges that their fascination is with the superficial appearance of the place, rather than anything substantive or real


I don't know what to call
The singer struggles to name the type of temptation that they feel in this place


This type of drug at all
The temptation and allure of the environment feels intoxicating, like a powerful drug that the singer can't resist


All I know is I'm hooked on it
Despite the potential danger and consequences, the singer is still deeply drawn to the environment and the temptation it offers


When I'm finding everything
The singer is discovering opportunities and experiences in the place that they never even knew they wanted


I didn't even know I wanted
The singer realizes that their attraction to the place is rooted in a sense of curiosity and the desire to experience something new and exciting


Everything about this place
The singer acknowledges that the environment offers a sense of escape and distance from their regular life


Makes it feel so far away
The place offers a sense of distance and separation from the singer's actual reality, adding to its allure


But something else about this place
Despite everything, there is still an intangible quality to the place that draws the singer in


Is making me want to stay
The allure and appeal of the environment are so strong that the singer is struggling with the urge to linger and indulge in it




Lyrics © JEFFERSON PARISH MUSIC
Written by: Joshua Lazaro

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Comments from YouTube:

@azerty3706

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@deanandrews4087

i love your song lanie and jay

@hannesnel-rg6kq

Ons lief julle ook mede Afrikaners. Wanneer kom julle terug? ons het julle nodig.
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@Beeshades-01

I heard this song only once as little girl and till now I have been looking for it. Thank you for great art

@medicalsurgical2008

I am from the Philippines. It's my first time to hear and see this couple. Amazing duet. Love it! Mabuhay!

@RobynFrost

Actually, Lianie and Jay not a couple. Although they sing great together and have chemistry, they're not dating.

@cathrinemassey-hicks395

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@UmiJune

Absolutely amazing voices. What a sensational track! Had NO IDEA that SA was blessed with such amazing talent. You guys should be in Hollywood!! WOW!!!

@sampielouw

Yesterday😜🙏

@alanholloway3992

@Sampie Louw every day for ever!!!!!!!!!!!!

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