\"Live Is Life\" is a 1984 song by Austrian pop rock band Opus. It was released as the first single from their first live album, Live Is Life (1984), and was also included on the US version of their fourth studio album, Up and Down (1984). The song was a European number-one hit in the summer of 1985, and also reached number one in Canada and the top 40 in the US in 1986. It has been covered by many artists.
The song was created during a concert in Oberwart, on 2 September 1984, while the group celebrated its eleventh anniversary. It was recorded in a live version with the audience singing along in the verses. In the lyrics, the song expresses \"the enthusiastic attachment of the group to the stage\". The song was performed during the 1985 charity campaign, \"Austria für Afrika\".
Live Is Life is the first live album by Austrian pop rock band Opus. It was released in 1984 on the OK Musica label. It includes the song \"Live Is Life\", which was a worldwide hit. The album peaked at #1 in Austria.
In 1985, Opus released \"Live Is Life\", which topped the charts in many countries; it was a #1 hit in Canada for seven weeks in late 1985 and early 1986. A live recording of the song made the Top 40 in the US in 1986. It reached #6 in the UK Singles Chart on 3 August 1985, and stayed in the charts for 15 weeks.
Another standout track from Opus was the power ballad \"Flyin' High\" a live version of which appeared both on the Live is life album, and on their successful US release, Up and Down. At a concert in the mid-1980s, fellow Austrian rock star Falco joined Opus on stage for a rendition of \"Flyin' High.\"
\"Live is Life\" by Opus is about the power of living life to its fullest. It encourages the listener to take full advantage of life, that it's worth giving everything to make the most of it. The song also encourages unity and collaboration, as it states that \"When we all give the power, we all give the best.\" It is also a reminder to not overthink things and to cherish every minute as it won't stay forever. Together, one can truly \"Live is Life.\"
He sits right in there with his teammates and no one messes with him up there. Then, in the final kilometers, they drive it harder, pull him in until about 300 to go and send him off. Yes, he is an amazing sprinter, but he also has a team making his life so much easier. 59ce067264