Women in Music 2019

Here Are the Lyrics to Khalid's 'Up All Night'

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Khalid performs at the Lollapalooza Festival Berlin on the grounds of the Olympic Stadium on Sept. 8, 2019. 
 
 

Khalid spent a lot of time "Up All Night" during the Free Spirit world tour, when he penned his 26th career Billboard Hot 100 entry. 

"Up All Night" unpacks all of Khalid's late-night thoughts that seem to bog him down. "Take me 'round the world and back again/ As I'm searching for my soul out there," he starts off the ethereal R&B jam. But he continuously reminds himself that he's "only getting older by the day" and nods to his Free Spirit track "Alive" ("Gatekeeper, can you show me more to life?") when he sings in his newer track, "But I'm thankful that I'm still alive/ 'Cause there's so much more left to find." 

Check out the lyrics below.

Take me 'round the world and back again
As I'm searching for my soul out there
Oh, there's something that I'm wondering
Where I'm going when my story ends

Doesn't even matter anyway, no
Focused and I'm coping with the pain, yeah, we're
Only getting older by the day, yeah, we're
Only getting older (only getting older)
Doesn't even matter anyway, no
Focused and I'm coping with the pain, yeah, we're
Only getting older by the day, yeah, we're
Only getting older (on my mind all the time)

Keeps me up all night
Keeps me
Get these thoughts that keep me up all night
Keeps me
Keeps me up all night
Keeps me
Get these thoughts that keep me up all night
Keeps me

So I'ma light it up, I'm gettin high (so high)
Ask me how I am, "I'm getting by" (getting by, by the minute)
But I'm thankful that I'm still alive
'Cause there's so much more left to find

Doesn't even matter anyway, no
Focused and I'm coping with the pain, yeah, we're
Only getting older by the day, yeah, we're
Only getting older (only getting older)
Doesn't even matter anyway, no
Focused and I'm coping with the pain, yeah, we're
Only getting older by the day, yeah, we're
Only getting older (on my mind all the time)

Keeps me up all night
Keeps me
Get these thoughts that keep me up all night
Keeps me (up all night)
Keeps me up all night
Keeps me (up)
Get these thoughts that keep me up all night
Keeps me (up all night)

On my mind, all the time
Keeps me up all night
On my mind, all the time
Keeps me up all night
On my mind, all the time (mind)

Keeps me up all night
Keeps me
 

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Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

Written by: Khalid Donnel Robinson, Jamil Chammas, Jeremy Malvin

 
 
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