September 9

“In This Life:” A Country Hit in the ’90s by Collin Raye


Everyone wants to have a bright and beautiful life, right? But how can we have a bright and beautiful life with the problems we have now? Problems are encountered and nobody is exempted having one. However, do you know that problems are a motivation for you to bring out the best version of yourself?

In this Life, Collin Raye
Via YouTube.com by Screengrab

The problems, disappointments and failures we have been through are living proofs of who we are now. Regardless of how hard it takes, still we have not given up. That motivates us to be wiser and to believe in our self more. At the end of the day, what really matters is our self.

“In This Life”

It is a country hit song written by American songwriters Mike Reid and Allen Shamblin. The song was recorded by American country artist Collin Raye, and it was released on July 27, 1992, from his album, In this Life. Upon the release of the song, it reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart and it peaked to number 21 spot on the Adult Contemporary chart. The song spent 20 weeks on the country chart, making it Raye’s second number 1 hit single.

In this Life, Collin Raye
Via Collin Raye Facebook Page

Colline Raye‘s album, In This Life, produced 6 hit singles. These were “In this Life,” “Big River,” “Somebody Else’s Moon,” “That Was a River, “I Want You Bad (And That Ain’t Good), ” and “Let It Be Me.” Thus, it was produced by American country music record producer Garth Fundis along with John Hoos under Epic Records.

Lyrics Breakdown

Let the world stop turning
Let the sun stop burning
Let them tell me love’s not worth going through
If it all falls apart
I will know deep in my heart
The only dream that mattered had come true
In this life, I was loved by you

Love songs are published because of love. Love is felt by everybody. It can be our love for God, country, family, friends, and someone special. Talking about love for someone special, have you already experienced falling in love? If yes, then you still probably know who was your first love was?

That is because we will never forget the first time we fell in love.

Here is Collin Raye’s Song “In this Life:”


classic hit, Colline Raye, In this Life

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