3 Doors Down - Be Like That Lyrics

He spends his nights in California, {He spent his whole life being to young,}
Watching the stars on the big screen, {To live the life that's in his dreams,}
Then he lies awake and he wonders, {At night he lies awake and he wonders,}
Why can’t that be me
Cause in his life he is filled
With all these good intentions
He’s left a lot of things
He’d rather not mention right now
But just before he says goodnight,
He looks up with a little smile at me,
And he says,

If I could be like that,
I would give anything
Just to live one day, in those shoes
If I could be like that,
what would I do,
What would I do

Now and dreams we run
She spends her days up in the north park,
Watching the people as they pass
And all she wants is just
A little piece of this dream,
Is that too much to ask
With a safe home, and a warm bed,
On a quiet little street
All she wants is just that something to
Hold onto, that’s all she needs

If I could be like that,
I would give anything
Just to live one day, in those shoes
If I could be like that, what would I do,
What would I do

I’m falling into this, dreams,
We run away

If I could be like that,
I would give anything
Just to live one day, in those shoes
If I could be like that, what would I do,
What would I do

If I could be like that,
I would give anything
Just to live one day, in those shoes
If I could be like that, what would I do,
What would I do

If I could be like that,
I would give anything
Just to live one day, in those shoes

If I could be like that, what would I do,
What would I do
Falling in
I feel I am falling in, to this again.

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3 Doors Down Be Like That Comments
  1. Pau Espanta

    This song zap me back in my high-school days.. still listening with me this 2020? I'm 37 now

  2. Diamond &Zander'sTV2

    2020 everyone 🥰

  3. Nirmal Francis

    3 Doors Down marathon never gets old

  4. marvin cala


  5. Mike mysers Mike myers

    Anyone still listening to this in 2020??

  6. Juice 730

    Never got into this band back in the day, this is a good ass song tho, not too shabby

  7. Stephanie Ready

    Don’t ever forget to be humble. No matter what u hv stay grounded. Strive to be the best u can be but don’t lose yourself in the process.

    paul macek

    Amen!! Well said!!

    paul macek

    Amen!! Well stated!!

  8. Eric Powells


  9. SplitERin2

    Why are the intro lyrics different
    then the album version?
    I'm guessing dude changed them or what? I suppose if its your shit you can do whatever the f*** ya wanna with it...
    Guess I've seen artists do it
    In live performances before
    Just not in music videos....
    Lol, wtf happend to this band anyway? Pumping out new tunes all the time harder then
    They thought... Of course they do seem like family men so
    Any full time recording artist
    Would need to tour to keep
    Getting paid so I guess in the end its One or the other.

  10. Md Loc Cell

    2020 😔❤


    Que recuerdoooos ♡ 2020

  12. Voidragon Gaming

    So love this song.
    2020 anyone?

    Jr Rodriguez

    Was just thinking the same thing. I watched Chevelle-Red video and started going down the rabbit hole from there. Brings back some great memories.

  13. Brandon Schwirtz

    who's here in 2020? drop me a like or comment.

  14. Mi Alvelli

    Alguém assistindo em 2020? <3

  15. Chris Reilly

    2020 anyone??

  16. Okolo Nonso Collins

    Heard this song over the FM and downloaded it..
    Been listening to it over and over..
    I love it..

  17. david calderon


  18. louis dorchin

    This song is how I feel about Mr Donald j Trump 👱 drain the swamp Sir, drain the swamp

  19. Ryan Bowers

    Man, the late 90s and early 2000s were truly the last generation of music and finding that young love, lust and pure fun. At the time music critics hated this music but damn these were the days and when gays, liberalism, milktose mentality was never around. They have truly killed alot of the music that defined love and summer high school nights with your freinds.

    bull smooth

    Yeah gays didnt exist in the 90s......

  20. Frederick Liban

    Love love love.........

  21. Michael Evangelista

    Doing much well.of all.

  22. Michael Evangelista

    If i beeing a boss,iam surely give all the best to the world.but it is goal gone lost of amazing.

  23. Echon Chavez

    Dec 25 2019

    Rafael Malave

    After waching american pie!

  24. Scott Bagan

    memories!! awesome song.

  25. Majken Meldgaard

    Omg so young then
    1 death
    1 in jail
    Back today from The beginning Brad and Chris

  26. Nohemy Peixoto

    3 Doors Down era sinônimo de Malhação. Presente nas melhores trilhas

  27. Gary Merida Ramirez

    2001 el mejor año de mi vida
    Era un chabal
    Tenia sueños

  28. Darren Clingham

    Love 3 doors down and always will 100%

  29. Kathy Vanderschans

    I love this song

  30. isiah rhowinn rojero


  31. Joey garcia

    still listening in this kind of lovely song in this particular date and year,,,, december 2019...

  32. William971

    these are the shitty lyrics version

  33. Gerard Paul

    I remember when this first came out. I was in my early 20s and living my best life. 🐩🐩🐩🐕

  34. MJ Petancio

    November 2019, who's here?

  35. Tina Price

    Wish I could turn time back a bit..... 90s, early 2000's....

  36. Elson Ribeiro


  37. James Insekta

    November 2019 make it blue the tumb sign nostalgic

  38. Gia Febie De Asis

    November 2019 whos listening? 😍

    Niko Mo

    i just watched american pie lol

    Gia Febie De Asis

    Me too.ive watched the film series 😂

  39. Aka CaliMinO

    I grew up in group homes feeling not normal. And this song will always be with me.

  40. Michael Mcdowell

    This is a time when I used to love this music which I used to hear a lot of people I associated with call "white peoples music" but It was more authentic and true to their culture than this stuff thats out now. I was 17 and just out of high school in 2001, and in my hometown of Boston, MA the hip-hop and R&B station was for the longest time "94.5 FM" and the alternative rock station which is now a "symphony music station" was 104.1 FM. I used to hear bands like Filter, Incubus, Linkin Park, Foo Fighters, Blink 182, third eye blind, and the list goes on. I'd have my CD walkman programmed to that station. Loved it to death. Anyway that was a phase I went through just like with Rap music. I'm now more into 80's soft rock and stuff like Rick springfield, Starship, Men at work, etc.

  41. Jonathan Graham

    This song always makes me sad 😭

  42. gethighonlife11

    “Si pudiese ser así..........”

  43. Chris Norris

    November 2019

  44. Seven7

    Wondering where this was filmed, could be so many places around J-county, MS... looking for J-Walker too... lol... fine folks 3DD.. God bless..

  45. Brenda Cristina

    Minha adolescência aqui ❤️🥺

  46. Jason Bryan Gomez

    Jim on his way to band camp

  47. rumetair life

    Mahal Kita Brad Arnold, the 3DD....

  48. xx_TheWatcher_xx

    November 11, 2019 lol

  49. Tyler Miller

    I wanna die with respect and honor it's hard to teach yourself

  50. Bilal Ahmed

    Many memories with that song...

  51. Addas silva dos santos

    kd os br ?

  52. Jason Horton

    I just can listen to this song over in over again i really really can ok like am doing now cause its a wonderful song the lyics are sick it really really is in this song talks about your dreams

  53. Jason Horton

    This song means so much to me it really really dose ok

    Mitchell Wagoner

    I’m listening to this song in honor of my great Aunt Kay who passed away in the very early hours of November 1st. I’m sad that she’s gone, but also happy to know that she’s no longer in pain and suffering. Rest In Peace Aunt Kay.

  54. Kelly S.


  55. Damien Phelan

    Love this song

  56. Lørd Particle

    Sometimes it really do be like that

  57. Cj Pfeiffer

    Remind anyone else of a time past and a girl that got away?

  58. Vivek Sah

    October 2019 after re watching each american pie

  59. Matthew Schwab

    I love this band

  60. Quadir Ames

    What I would give to do things differently 😢

  61. France Santanna

    Amo essa music

  62. SniperChomp

    American Pie 2

  63. Ori verity Castillo

    I like 3 doors down

  64. Brooke M.

    Wish I could go back to this time frame. The world just isn't the same sadly.

    Brooke M.

    @Galactic Spear Films f off

  65. Charles Emery

    RIP Matt Roberts. I hope your soul and that of your Dad's finds rest.

  66. E Long

    I’m watching this because of a Dutch gymnast Bart who sang this in ode to Simone Biles. It’s fitting! 🐐

  67. Kevin Karlberg

    i showed this to kevin

  68. Kris Hite

    2019 and still this song tells how so many of us feel

  69. Chris William

    Rotten flesh li and you OU has plenty to remove from me

  70. Johair Salic

    October 2019 who's with me

    down the range

    November 2019

    C W

    November 19’ lol

    Filomena Kaguako

    November 2019❤️

    andrick alfonso prado

    I'm here😁😁

    cliff f

    Wish i could go back.

  71. Nocturnal Gamer

    I would give anything just to be back in the 90's damn

    Prestige Worldwide

    I know man fuck this new era. Corruption of the mind isnt even hidden these days. Back then people could experience people more. Now our emotions and how we feel are kept from eachother. On the bright side I still think people would revert right back to the 90s if we could only have more control. Just know we're out here.

    Señor S

    This song is from the 2000's tho


    Thinkin the same thing right now lol

  72. wahome ephraim

    Sparks a lot of nostalgic moments whenever I listen to such Music

  73. Jody Strickland

    October 2019

  74. Tuan Syed

    What a beauty!

  75. Julio Cabral

    Come on guys! Lets hear it for Petey!

  76. Ro Notorious

    Oh God i feel old...
    17 back in time and now 35... Time fly so fast

    Farham Salido

    I feel ya bro. .

  77. TheSavageRebellion1996

    This Song Is About Chasing Your Dreams and Can't Succeed, and You Look at Your Idols and You Just don't Understand Why You Can't be like them.....

  78. 1 PrUsSiAn BoI

    Man these bois we're being like that when being like that wasn't how it be. You be feeling me?

  79. gunzlock

    Anyone listening in 2020? Oh wait it's still 2019 xD.

  80. kapten awesome

    American pie will always have a special place in my heart.

  81. Mark Atas

    I'm not retarded...I'm a very special boy.

  82. Courtnee Taylor

    O the feels. Enjoy high school if u can. Make mistakes, learn from them , have fun, and do not take it so seriously. I know that high school is a very hard time for some people and I think that I was blessed enough to enjoy it. But life goes on I just enjoy visiting the old days once in a while

  83. Adrian Sifuentes

    anyone can see

  84. Dee Petiquan

    Loveee it :) <3

  85. gethighonlife11

    “Si pudiese ser así, daría cualquier cosa por pasar la vida como ella.....”

  86. PurplePassion

    One of my favorite bands

  87. Sara Almeida

    Essa música me faz lembrar minha adolescência, minha mãe ainda era viva...eu era feliz e não sabia.

  88. Like alimenta o ego.

    Coisa linda😍

  89. Chris d

    Oh yeah! Gonna see them at the Oregon state fair on August 24th. Sweetttt!!!

  90. alexjakob7

    Shocking this only has 18 mil views

  91. AJ Farms

    That boy sure can sing!

  92. Abdul Hassan

    Jim and Michelle
    American pie 2❤

  93. jon williams

    Sat on bus a long week ..

  94. Lena Santos

    Que música! Desde q eu era adolescente q eu gosto dessa música, muitooooo linda

  95. Neil Felarca

    2019 :)

  96. AxeKick80

    This guy is the love child of Mark Hamill and Rob Thomas.