Finn, Neil - Don't Dream It's Over Lyrics

There is freedom within
There is freedom without
Try to catch the deluge in a paper cup
There's a battle ahead
Many battles are lost
But you'll never see the end of the road while you're traveling with me

Hey now, hey now
Don't dream it's over
Hey now, hey now
When the world comes in
They come, they come
To build a wall between us
We know that they won't win

Now I'm towing my car
There's a hole in the roof
My possessions are causing me suspicion, but there's no proof
In the paper today
Tales of war and of waste
But you turn right over to the TV page

Hey now, hey now
Don't dream it's over
Hey now, hey now
When the world comes in
They come, they come
To build a wall between us
We know that they won't win

Now I'm walking again
To the beat of a drum
And I'm counting the steps to the door of your heart
Only shadows ahead
Barely clearing the roof
Get to know the feeling of liberation and release

Hey now, hey now
Don't dream it's over
Hey now, hey now
When the world comes in
They come, they come
To build a wall between us
You know that they won't win

Don't let them win
(Hey now, hey now)

Hey now, hey now

Hey now, hey now
Don't let them win

(They come, they come)
Don't let them win

(Hey now, hey now) yeah

(Hey now, hey now)

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Finn, Neil Don't Dream It's Over Comments
  1. Steve

    2020. Still in awe of this great songwriter.

  2. Mike Barrett

    3:30 and on is so perfect. I don’t EVER post, but damn. DAMN.

  3. Jose de Jesus Garcia

    Está melodía me somete al pasado de recuerdos tristes y también agrables de juventud que ya se fue pero queda el corazón joven .........

  4. gerardo avila

    What a nice piece and voice

  5. MICHI

    GRANDE NEIL 👍👍👍💘

  6. Dave Roberts

    Hey Now. Awesome 👏.

  7. jerryfalwellsociety

    What a load of crap - c'mon you twat.

  8. Barry Lynne

    Brother you kicked it! Love that song since it came out,you nailed it.

  9. Jeff Hallam

    Just when I thought this song could never get any better I come across this video

  10. Michael Cunningham


  11. Tone Ability

    My neighbor’s cat sings:

    Hey meow! Hey meow!

  12. Graeme Curtis

    Look at the smiles on the faces of the musos in the orchestra.

  13. Dean Viljoen

    God those strings are hauntingly beautiful 🤗

  14. Scallywag

    I prefer this to the 'Crowded House' version

  15. Shannon Tidwell


  16. Nicacio Varotto

    quem em 2020

  17. Paola Nativa

    Ναναμι νιζις ασερραδθι🇬🇷💙💚💖⛱️🌊😍🇧🇷🍺🌻

  18. Paola Nativa

    Πόλι ρομαθικι όμορφα αναμινιζες

  19. Estefanía B

    I'm just happy he plays the F the same way I do (no Barr). I don't feel like a beginner now 🙂

  20. Jessica D'Agostino

    Now this is real music. Thanks for sharing.

  21. Bri G

    That was so great. Lifted me up.👍🏻

  22. Mike Solo Anther great song and performance.

  23. Mike Solo

    I don't what he's talkin about, but what great voice and song.

  24. Nivaldo Taboão

    Isso é música de vdd belíssimo...🇧🇷🇧🇷

  25. Claudinei Stoco

    Muito.linda essa música 🇧🇷🇧🇷🇧🇷🇧🇷🇧🇷🇧🇷🇧🇷🇧🇷🇧🇷

  26. Sarah Lomas

    Violinist are just as amazing as Neil thanks

  27. Red Dragon

    I saw Crowded House in 1987 in Massachusetts, at the Cape Cod Melody Tent. A Great venue for concerts. A friend invited me. I'd never even heard of them. But I've been listening to them ever since. All there music was good but this song stood out. Neil Finn hasn't lost a thing. He still sound's fantastic.

  28. Neylah C.

    Melodia que encanta

  29. Carl D

    Great song, great rendition! Great job! Thanks!

  30. Darin Wade

    Turtle acoustic version gosh these folks are old..were is Jay

  31. Tim Sullivan

    So pure and smooth

  32. joe pingue

    a lovely song ... for the ages

  33. Stephen West

    January 1st 2020 and fuckin stunning still 30 plus years down the line. Mr Finn, I salute you sir 👍😎

  34. Juan Scollo

    Que voz que tiene este hombre, por favor!!!!

  35. Luciano Woiski

    Hello my friends this music is very beatifuly

  36. Coeur 974

    🙂 je l'écoute toujours en 2019 /décembre ❤

  37. sonof erin

    So beautiful 🎼🎶🎵⭐♥️

  38. gogcc

    no bullshit just talent

  39. David Ryokan Greenman

    Lovely rendition of this poignant song. Thank you.

  40. gustavo algusto do nascimento

    Excelente banda linda música perfeita saudades do ano de 86 muitas saudades

  41. Shane Rowe

    The violins are awesome
    I thought Neil Young's There comes a time had the best violin break but now I am not so sure

  42. Jason Bushey

    Astonishing! He’s still got it

  43. Lazlo Frost

    Just beautiful

  44. Sammy Scotch

    Wow Finn's voice! That finale!

    Sammy Scotch

    Gotta agree w that Sammy. Sure hope you and Scotchguard are happy. I love you, miss you so much Wont be long and we will be together again Mom

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  46. Frank Munich

    to crowed

  47. Frank Munich


  48. 104thDIVTimberwolf

    Easily better than the original. Thank you.

  49. Ralph Luís

    Show de bola...

  50. David Regnier

    Great rendition of a great song. Love the violin backround.

  51. G.a. Delso

    So there is music in heaven... here's your proof.

  52. David CONNELL

    June 17th, 2020 Glasgow... Cannot wait

    😜👍 TUNES

  53. Just Some Dude

    Jesus above this gave me goosebumps.

  54. Maribel España

    Creo que es una de las pocas canciones más bonitas de las que he escuchado nunca 😍

  55. Peter Murphy

    Think I went into a trance listening to that ,beautiful

  56. V70170

    Yes, i'm listening.

  57. Diarmuid Cahill

    yep, stunning

  58. Husia Cat

    He's got better, as they say, fine wine....

  59. Juan Scollo

    La simplicidad de los acordes suficientes para hacer un tema maravilloso. Una voz envidiable.

  60. Daniel Baladad

    Absolutely beautiful!

  61. Thomas Ring

    Play the riff Neil please....❤️

  62. lucylu lean

    Call him Aussie or kiwi, who cares his amazing and so deserves his place in my other fav band, Fleetwood MAC.

    Carmen Radk

    He has never been a Aussie!

  63. Colt Louvin

    Beautifully sad

  64. marina marques

    Lindaaa musica 😍😍

  65. Terry Johinke

    I love strigs, they always add to a song, think beatles. I was classically trained and support a local orchestra. We must NEVER lose sight of the value that stringed and orchestral instruments bring to performances of any genre.

  66. David Burtenshaw

    First found mr Finn in the his and his brothers band spliz end in oz back in 89 this band from New Zealand.

  67. Monica Marquez

    Hermosa canción

  68. Briss Davila

    Jamás me cansaré de escuchar este tema!! Un hit para toda la vida 🤗😍🎶🇲🇽

  69. Mary Sousa

    Brazil 20 19 ❤

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  71. David M

    I must have listened to this song 10,000 times and it never ceases to capture me. The strings are great but it's really just a guy and a guitar and that's really amazing.

  72. Kane Alson


  73. Neth Souza

    Fenomenal... ! Linda música que eu particularmente amo e a escuto sempre e a qual que marcou e eternizou para sempre no coração de uma geração...!!! Parabéns e obrigada caro Neil Finn

  74. Cássia Silva

    Adoro isso!!!Puttz. !!!!!

  75. Steven Berkoski

    Dear God, I'm moved to tears.
    Absolutely breathtakingly beautiful

  76. Chlarie Peace

    Love neil finn and is bother been to seen them

  77. Paulo de melo

    Obrigado pelo prazer! Maravilhosa música.

  78. Diddy The P

    So needed today Uncle Neil, thank you 🙏


    HEY NOW ! .............. WASN'T THAT SOMETHIN ?

  80. horselover

    I wasn't sure of this version at first because, come on, the original, can't get much better than.that, but the strings and softening the song, slowing it a tad, absolutely poetic, just beautiful.

  81. Waishington luis de oliveira

    Beautiful Song - Marabá - Pará- Brasil

  82. Kat's Space

    ❤️❤️❤️❤️ this so much.

  83. johnny zeros

    beautiful song...xx

  84. Edy Tonel

    Ótima musica. Edy Tonel - Maceió - Brasil

  85. edward meiers


  86. Mona Hair

    A musician/poet - with a message as relevant today as it ever ever was. Years have honed a voice that speaks to the heart with precision and love.

  87. Alex Molano

    Simply awesome...

  88. Romão Baggio Júnior

    Espetáculo. Lembranças da minha juventude e de meus amores.

  89. Julio Fabrini


  90. session telemetric

    Truly, a master artist & musician

  91. Rockkk Strett


  92. Marcio Rezende

    Brasil 2019...

  93. CplSki USMC

    Beautiful performance!

  94. Mlk D

    Can someone write the chords? 😆

  95. carloseduardo agostinho

    Mas que lindo arranjo.ficou esta música.