A-ha - Cosy Prisons Lyrics



Take a moment if you dare
Catch yourself a breath of air
There's another life out there
And you should try it

Dead ends hide on every street
Look before you place your feet
Cracks and fissures keep the beat
And you're inside it

Every thought you never dared to think
Every mood you always knew would sink
Every line you spoke out loud in a jest
All the time you took to be your best
Soon forgotten

The sun must never touch your skin
It could expose the dark within
You're paranoid about the paranoia

And panic hits without a sign
You worry about it all the time
Every perfect moment is a hidden warning

Cuz everything makes your pretty head spin
And nagging thoughts are starting to sink in
With everything this way it's better to forget
Than end up in a place with something to regret

Your transatlantic shopping spree
Your health forever guarantees
Organic -bio-life's a breeze in cosy prisons

But hiding out in a salad bar
Isn't gonna get you far
and bottled wine is vinegar tomorrow

Everything around here makes your pretty head spin
Its piling up high and you're back where you begin
Moments you have tried so hard to forget
Are promising to 've been the best one's yet

Everytime you shut your eyes it appears
Everytime you trace your steps back here
None of your convictions have the same old ring
No doubt you found a place for everything
In cosy prisons

So if you're careful
You won't get hurt
But if your careful all the time
Then what's it worth?




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A-ha Cosy Prisons Comments
  1. Rebecca Carlson

    Such a gripping song of warning with a touch of hope at the end...love it!

  2. Drawbar

    Hermosa

  3. Gabriele Bonnin

    i guess one of the most beautiful songs in the whole A--ha's career.

  4. suzana evelin

    ❤❤❤amo essa canção ❤❤❤

  5. jojo M

    Can't believe how much a-ha predicted the future

  6. John Oreilly

    Some of Batman The Dark Knight was filmed in the same place, I worked on both..

  7. gardini100

    one of my favorits ever .this song grabs you and hold you for a long time

  8. Leonard Sheldon

    Just amazing, it's wound so deep

  9. Dr Lo

    Take a moment if you dare
    Catch yourself a breath of air
    There's another life out there
    And you should try it

    Dead ends hide on every street
    Look before you place your feet
    Cracks and fissures keep the beat
    And you're inside it

    Every thought you never dared to think
    Every mood you always knew would sink
    Every line you spoke out loud in a jest
    All the time you took to be your best
    Soon forgotten

    The sun must never touch your skin
    It could expose the dark within
    You're paranoid about the paranoia

    And panic hits without a sign
    You worry about it all the time
    Every perfect moment is a hidden warning

    Cause everything makes your pretty head spin
    And nagging thoughts are starting to sink in
    With everything this way it's better to forget
    Than end up in a place with something to regret

    Your transatlantic shopping spree
    Your health forever guarantees
    Organic -bio-life's a breeze in cosy prisons

    But hiding out in a salad bar
    Isn't gonna get you far
    and bottled wine is vinegar tomorrow

    Everything around here makes your pretty head spin
    Its piling up high and you're back where you begin
    Moments you have tried so hard to forget
    Are promising to 've been the best one's yet

    Every time you shut your eyes it appears
    Every time you trace your steps back here
    None of your convictions have the same old ring
    No doubt you found a place for everything
    In cosy prisons

    So if you're careful
    You won't get hurt
    But if your careful all the time
    Then what's it worth?

  10. Fellipe Costa

    Wtf this quality?

  11. jonnyharket

    It's a fantastic song but IMO it was a port choice for a single. In the UK we had Analogue released and a lot of buzz around it, then it died off. Celice should have been released with this as a B Side, the music scene was a perfect fit for it at the time as indy and rock were more popular.

  12. thais costa

    Muito lindo 😍😘😭😭

  13. David R Mellor

    modern and true

  14. James McCarthy

    So if your carefull, you won't get hurt.
    But if your carefull all the time, then whats it worth ?

    Wise words indeed from Mags !!!

  15. Waska Oliveira

    QUALIDADE FRACA DE SOM

  16. Van Gelis

    wish there was a HQ version of the video.

  17. Etc e Tal

    This música is wonderful...but the vídeo... it,'s so bad quality

  18. Carianin 52

    Listening in 2018 and it's better than anything I've heard. Loved them from the start.
    Love the video and this may be my favorite a-ha song.

  19. Waska Oliveira

    PRECISA MELHORAR A QUALIDADE DO SOM PRA UM SAITE OFICIAL TA MUITO POBRE O SOM

  20. Mia Swallow

    Song about hikikomori people
    This is my favorite A-ha song, because i see myself there

  21. Rosa Rosa Dias

    Linda como todas as outras músicas Morten Harket lindo e perfeito uma voz espectacular!!!🌷❤👄❤👄❤👄❤👄❤🌷

  22. Danielle Dredger

    Love this beautiful song

  23. Nicholas Hill

    The only band in the world who have spilled their guts on the table for our pleasure

    Mark Radley

    I guess you never heard of Fleetwood Mac and the album Rumours then.

  24. lizzie bennet

    epic song...a-ha at their best!!

  25. Rosa Rosa Dias

    A-ha A banda mais linda do🌎

  26. Luis silva Nascimento

    inconfundível aha.

  27. Nicholas Hill

    'All the time it took to be your best...is soon forgotten' refocuses you onto more important aspects of life. A-ha's music has often saved me from times of despair when all is lost and no one else cares. They have earned our love and respect.

    Deborah Meerhoff

    Same to me,aha saved my life muliple times

    CrafTee1

    Nicholas Hill same here! They’re music makes me instantly happy!

  28. cesar hidalgo

    bad audio, a-ha is the grand band .respect!!!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2x2JZfNIpA

    TELMO GONZALES

    Thanks Cesar Hidalgo

    Livia Rocchi

    Thank you!!!

  29. Barry B. Benson

    Did anyone notice the two people having sex? Or was that just me😂

    SuperNevile

    it's to emphasis the word "regret"

  30. Ginger Ayle

    Супер песня! Такая ностальгия, когда слушаю...

  31. Rosa Rosa Dias

    Cosy Prisons linda canção!!!!!

  32. Michael Lucas! Oliveira

    Essa música é perfeita! pena que não está em boa qualidade de áudio e imagem...

  33. Roxy C

    a-ha always gets it right ... :)

  34. Claudia Meier

    a-ha forever ♡♡♡

  35. galtie bernard

    J’adore ce titre,mais pour le son c’est une vraie catastrophe ou comment pourrir cette vidéo, dommage car Cosy prisons ne méritait pas ça, bien entendu je like quand même car ce titre le merite

  36. Cristhiane Correira

    Eu simplesmente amo sem implicações essa música , e vo amar sempre já está na minha vida, e plenetou na minha alma, amuuuuu de mais a banda a.ha, bjs e boa noite cris,

  37. sibir82

    недооценена

    Иван Солодовников

    Наверное, потому что для всех, кроме самих норвежцев, словосочетание "уютные тюрьмы" – жуткий оксюморон.

  38. Saulo Oliveira

    excelente como todas as musicas do a-ha

    Martina H

    Exactamente

  39. Annemieke H.

    I had the privilege to hear the band sing this song live on their 2005 concert in the Netherlands.
    Although the clip here is nice, the live background was far superior! It seems to also focus on a grownup (woman) instead of a kid like now.
    Still get goosebumps all over hearing this song.

  40. Ks MirMir

    I like this song so much, and I don't understand why it only reached 105k views ;\

    Bassam Alburghli

    This song is so beautiful, but i thinking that quality of the sound in this video is the reason !!!!!!

    Rebecca Carlson

    It's hit over 403k now in Dec 2019...
    It's got terrific lyrics and it's one of my fave A-ha songs!

  41. Dais Macedo

    Brasil.

  42. Luiz Claudio

    BEAUTIFUL SONG!!!

  43. Warren Spencer

    This is the official Aha channel, with this shit quality video??

  44. ahabutterfly

    Profoundness and emotion in the lyrics...

  45. expired_na

    just go to their official website and watch the video :DD

  46. Social_Media_NL

    yes this is an anti commercial or what?

  47. Lory Chris

    hello young man :)

  48. Lory Chris

    son to Chris Martin too from cold play (Magne equal mind to Chris ) (The video was made in place when the water was dirty in London and its recicle .
    I know my men A-ha they feel things in 2006 .and since 2006 nobody see has awarded a prize to Chris Martin from Morten Harket for Speed of Sound. and me I know Onion dog because I spoke with her master.

  49. Godslonelyman

    Incredible lousy quality, must be a joke somehow

  50. Dylan Tunnock

    It's me :D

  51. Magally Harket

    Concordo totalmente contigo Magaly, q legal saber q eu tenho uma xará q tambem gosta de a-ha!!!

  52. flodnak

    When this video was recorded, Magne's sons were teenagers! I guess the boy *might* be his nephew or something, but I think it's more likely just a coincidence (the curly hair, too!). They might have chosen a boy who looked like Magne knowing they were going to do that particular shot?

  53. Tiago Cardoso

    Perfeito!

  54. GIOMcH

    @UglyPigBeast it's true! I may upload a better quality video for this song, but youi know copyright...

  55. hitchinaride94

    go to a-ha.com there you can see all the videos you want =)

  56. Magaly Costa

    Confesso...nunca tinha visto esse vídeo!
    E lindo! Queria estar no lugar desse garotinho pelo nemos 5 min da minha vida!