One Direction - Once In A Lifetime Lyrics



[Liam:]
Once in a lifetime
It's just right
We make no mistakes
Not even a landslide
Or riptide
Could take it all away

[Harry:]
Somehow
It feels like nothing has changed
Right now
My heart is beating the same
Out loud
Someone's calling my name
It sounds like you

[Chorus:]
When I close my eyes
All the stars align
And you are by my side
You are by my side

[Louis:]
Once in a lifetime
It's just right
We are always safe

[Niall:]
Not even the bad guys
In the dark night
Could take it all away

[Louis:]
Somehow
It feels like nothing has changed
Right now my heart is beating the same

[Niall:]
Out loud
Someone's calling my name
And it sounds like you

[Chorus:]
When I close my eyes
All the stars align
And you are by my side
You are by my side
You are by my side
You are by my side

[Liam:]
Once in a lifetime
You were mine




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One Direction Once In A Lifetime Comments
  1. Mariel Dequito Calma

    Once in a lifetime you were mine :<

  2. Kurls

    everytime I hear this song I cry. The harmonies are exquisite. The lyrics just hit in the feels. I have to close my eyes for this one.

  3. baby A.

    This is just.. something different, it hits right in the heart it’s actually crazy

    Aaliyah Shroyer

    I know right! Gets you in the feels. That's why this song is so addicting.

    baby A.

    Aaliyah Shroyer I want to hear this live so badly, I would die for that

  4. Firly Amelia

    2020 anyone?

  5. Aaliyah Shroyer

    Their voices together are consonant together. In the chorus, it’s just so impeccable. Most perfect song ever if I had to rate this one with an adjective. The chord progression and tone to their voices are perfect. The chorus if my favorite part, Harry's part sounds really good but the whole song is amazing <3

  6. Aaliyah Shroyer

    “When I close my eyes, all the stars are lined and you are by my side”

    I love that part, the vocals are amazing and sounds so harmonic. Their voices are so consonant together, it’s impeccable. It brought tears to my eyes along with goosebumps. Not many songs do that but this one, this is a keeper.

  7. Niall’s Contagious laugh

    “Literally once in a lifetime “ 😂💕

  8. Lars's Wig

    I've grown out of my One Direction phase and I'm into mostly metal nowadays; Vektor is my favourite band now but that's not the point.
    I still like certain 1D songs, like this one. I don't hate them at all. After all, once in a lifetime, they were part of what defined me as a person. :)

  9. Iveta Blahová

    I´m crying but in a cool way

    hey harry

    😢😢😢

  10. taylor c

    this song is timeless to me, it really takes me to other places 🥺 wish more people knew about this song..... its magic.

  11. julycorn

    THIS SONG IS SO BEAUTIFUL, ITS UNDESCRIBABLE, NOT WITH WORDS

  12. Alexandra Pearl

    This song is so beautiful brb while I weep like a baby

  13. Salina Karbache

    This song is good

  14. lizzie horan

    This is actually my favorite, I mean just listen to them singing in sync like ahhhhh and the lyrics are so deep like fuckin hell 😞🥰

    Aaliyah Shroyer

    Their voices together are consonant together. In the chorus, it’s just so impeccable. Most perfect song ever if I had to rate this one with an adjective. The chord progression and tone to their voices is perfect

    lizzie horan

    definitely 👏 ( 'ω' )

    Aaliyah Shroyer

    lizzie horan I love singing to this one ❤️

  15. Daretro

    And you might find yourself
    In front of the wrong music video

  16. Minions

    "Once in a life time it's just right we make no mistakes "

    "Not even the bad guys in the dark night could take it all away "

  17. Novie Baleña

    I miss my high school days

  18. Katharina Holl

    Harry Styles' "Adore you" was the adversitement for this video...

  19. Amber Yates

    I love one direction

  20. De a

    Just miss them:(

  21. Ana Sciacca

    december 2019? somebody?

    Alex Amante

    I first heard this song it was December but I can't remember the year and I love this song so much it reminds me of one very special person.. now I'm coming back here to listen again to this song just like how I missed that one very special person. Hi Ana happy holidays to you 🎉❤️

  22. Olivia Hanley

    I love this song so much... Every time I listen to it, I feel this sense of peace and the way their voices blend is seriously something else, they are SOOO talented. One of their most beautiful and underrated songs 💔 Well done, 1D.

  23. Maghii Tapia

    Una vez en la vida, solo te enamoras😔❤ Estoy llorando en los últimos años

  24. Angel G Hernandez

    Mi corazon llora ....😭😭😭😭😭😞😞😞

  25. Pip Sáhun

    I loved all their songs even the underrated ones but this gave me a redeem to keep their memory alive in me. They're never dead in my heart. This song is so underrated that I backed off to the mainstream ones (which I also love) that only some people know. True fans will never ever forget this as one of their greatest songs.

  26. AJAY Raj Sinh Jadeja

    Where is zayn's voice?

    Learn First

    in the chorus

  27. Legendary Epic

    November december 2019??? 😿

  28. Sujahni Suri

    Today it's 5 years of "FOUR". ❤

  29. Letícia Vitória

    🤩😍

  30. Natalia Chigne Saud

    Their voices are so mesmerizing and beautiful.

  31. lg I

    I was just thinking about all those things zayn said about 1D, still breaks my heart...

  32. Eugene Valencia

    No one:
    Me: YOU'RE *OBAMA* SIIIDEEE

  33. Susana Stella

    0:02 wait can y'all hear a girl moaning? HHAHAHHA

  34. Taz

    wait zayn was in the band during the making of four why isnt he in this song?

    Eugene Valencia

    He was, he prob didnt have a solo

    juicy peaches

    he is in the song, he leads the chorus

  35. Flavie Lefait

    It's so calm

  36. •BananaLifesMatter •

    When I close my eyes I see 1D together again. Not forced nor pressured by anyone. Where they all get along as friends once again. Where the fandom came back together again. That will be the day life will get easier.

  37. Hazza

    2 more years. Liam said in interview. I was hoping and still have hope that they will come back.
    Don't let them go, cause I am tired of feeling alone.

  38. hey, im k

    it’s like i can’t feel anything but the power of how you became a reason.

  39. Trap Narancia

    0/10 no large automobiles

  40. TechnoCat

    One Direction
    Once in a Lifetime
    Lyrics:






    And you may find yourself
    Living in a shotgun shack
    And you may find yourself
    In another part of the world
    And you may find yourself
    Behind the wheel of a large automobile
    And you may find yourself in a beautiful house
    With a beautiful wife
    And you may ask yourself, well
    How did I get here?

    Letting the days go by, let the water hold me down
    Letting the days go by, water flowing underground
    Into the blue again after the money's gone
    Once in a lifetime, water flowing underground

    And you may ask yourself
    How do I work this?
    And you may ask yourself
    Where is that large automobile?
    And you may tell yourself
    This is not my beautiful house!
    And you may tell yourself
    This is not my beautiful wife!

    Letting the days go by, let the water hold me down
    Letting the days go by, water flowing underground
    Into the blue again after the money's gone
    Once in a lifetime, water flowing underground

    Same as it ever was
    Same as it ever was
    Same as it ever was
    Same as it ever was
    Same as it ever was
    Same as it ever was
    Same as it ever was
    Same as it ever was

    Water dissolving and water removing
    There is water at the bottom of the ocean
    Under the water, carry the water
    Remove the water at the bottom of the ocean!
    Water dissolving and water removing

    Letting the days go by, let the water hold me down
    Letting the days go by, water flowing underground
    Into the blue again into silent water
    Under the rocks and stones, there is water underground

    Letting the days go by, let the water hold me down
    Letting the days go by, water flowing underground
    Into the blue again after the money's gone
    Once in a lifetime, water flowing underground

    You may ask yourself
    What is that beautiful house?
    You may ask yourself
    Where does that highway go to?
    And you may ask yourself
    Am I right? Am I wrong?
    And you may say yourself
    "My God! What have I done?"

    Letting the days go by, let the water hold me down
    Letting the days go by, water flowing underground
    Into the blue again into the silent water
    Under the rocks and stones, there is water underground

    Letting the days go by, let the water hold me down
    Letting the days go by, water flowing underground
    Into the blue again after the money's gone
    Once in a lifetime, water flowing underground

    Same as it ever was
    Same as it ever was
    Same as it ever was
    Look where my hand was
    Time isn't holding up
    Time isn't after us
    Same as it ever was
    Same as it ever was
    Same as it ever was
    Same as it ever was
    Same as it ever was
    Same as it ever was
    Letting the days go by
    Same as it ever was
    And here the twister comes
    Here comes the twister

    Letting the days go by (same as it ever was)
    Same as it ever was (same as it ever was)
    Letting the days go by (same as it ever was)
    Same as it ever was
    Once in a lifetime
    Let the water hold me down
    Letting the days go by

    Debra Gray

    TechnoCat are you dumb?

  41. Öylesine Biri

    Am I the only one who came here missing old days and find her/himself crying

  42. Bless Laure

    2019 yet I'am still here supporting the old lads that I supported (and I'll keep supporting) way back 2012 (the day I remember and count myself as a directioner) up to until now. It's been a year and I still reminiscing the times I'am contented seeing them on TV and any social media and listening to their songs. Directioner by hearts 💖 I love you Harry, Zayn, Liam, Niall & Louis. The best fandom that I ever have

  43. welc

    this album was my therapy when i was so depressed, you’ve got a special place in my heart, and thanks to all the directioners with the biggest heart in the world for supporting me all these years

  44. Aleah Lobaton

    "It feels like nothing has changed"....a lot of things have changed😔😔😢😢😢😭😭

  45. DaNa Salazar

    Come Back Boys We need you

  46. TeamNiche

    #55


    2010-2016 was the best years ever and I'm so happy I witnessed them but sad I can't have them back

  47. Brzoza Brzoza

    And you may find yourself... in the wrong comment section

  48. Risma Anugerah Dewanti

    Whos still listening?

  49. Urvi Jain

    One direction made it to 30 million 😊😊

  50. So Nu

    Anyone here still in 2019😥september❤comeback Fast One Direction ❤💜

  51. zeynepxgranger

    UNDERRATED

  52. M__M

    Why Harry’s voice is so hypnotising😭💔

  53. Submergedlee Cover

    I was 12 and this was just a song for me now I'm 17 and this song reminds of them "once in a lifetime, it was just right" but not anymore...

  54. Czarina Angelica

    This song made me cry 😔❤️

  55. Kharlie Shane

    Escuchas eso? Es mi llanto wey

  56. Ianah.K

    2019 September?

  57. Niken Yolanda

    duh kangen banget

  58. Mariana Castro

    2019 e eu sofrendo com essa música

    Lu ღ

    Mariana Castro por que?

  59. Luca Rademaker

    This shit is not talking heads

  60. Milena Sanhueza

    I miss their music😔

  61. Haneen 96

    ‏‪When I close my eyes‬
    ‏‪All the stars align‬
    ‏‪And you are by my side‬
    ‏‪You are by my side‬
    ‏‪Once in a lifetime‬
    ‏‪It's just right‬
    ‏‪And we are always safe‬
    ‏‪Not even the bad guys in the dark night‬
    ‏‪Could take it all away‬

  62. Mijanne Poleon-Henry

    The way Harry sings somehow at 0:31 actually kills me

  63. Hellen Kariny

    Música muito linda😍😍😍😍

  64. Nadia Kathiely

    Ai cara😢😭 sdds

  65. hello Tomlinson

    💕💕💕💕

  66. Maira martinez

    Bro I just discovered this song, I'm so late 😭😭😭😭

  67. Selene Martín

    Yo no supero a One Direction

  68. Talon Fullmer

    This song is their hidden gem

  69. ニッシーブログ

    この曲大好きで毎日聴いています!!
    ワンダイレクションは永久の神です!!

  70. Aly Pocón

    2019 y aún los amo ♡
    Pd: los extraño :'(

  71. Pedro

    Wtf this is not Talking Heads

  72. Ashley Valentine

    2020!!! Hopefully they're back together😔😭😭😭❤❤

  73. Jacqueline Kolada

    August 2019 whose still listening?

  74. Nayla Hamidi

    This song honestly was with me in some of the toughest times I’ve ever had. It holds such a special place in my heart.

  75. Jood 28

    💔💔

  76. Erik Salazar

    That guitar riff🤤

  77. mariale Fernández

    one of the most beautiful 1d songs.

  78. Victora Haslington

    Crying on a cool way after seeing Louis wining his price on the teen choice awards

  79. Julia

    I love this song from the boys❤️
    This song is so underrated❤️

  80. Pramod kumar

    When I close my eyes, I see them coming back together.

  81. Pramod kumar

    I mean all the songs in this album are great. But this is just so beautiful. I don't get why this song is the shortest one in the album.

  82. wake me up

    Literally gives me chills

  83. wake me up

    Could be the most underrated 1D song. I honestly love it so much 😭

  84. King Cricket

    where is funny david byrne

  85. Scarlett Widow

    Who else got excited when niall said "the dark knight" just me .ok then...



    idk if its night or knight as in the batman movie but imma just go with knight .

  86. -_________-

    WHERE'S ZAYN

  87. Isabella Hernandez

    This will always be my favorite song by them and it's so underrated like why 😔 Louis voice is SO GOOOD IN THIS SONG ESPECIALLY LIKE AHH I SCREAM EVERY TIME.

  88. Katherene DeBoom

    I’ll be the one to say holy shÏT

  89. Paulina R

    I'm weak

  90. Yaismerys Yurina Christopher

    July 2019? :)

  91. Fred Donkers

    This is such a beautiful song oml

  92. 1d lover

    when I close my eyes, I see them together

  93. María Jiménez Sánchez

    Come back 😫😫😫💜💜💜💜