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The Search Is Over

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“The Search Is Over” is a 1985 Top 5 Billboard Hot 100 hit song, originally recorded by Survivor. Former Survivor vocalist and songwriter Jim Peterik told Songfacts: “It wasn’t about my life as much as a friend of mine who had a girlfriend - really a play pal throughout their growing up years - and never thought it could be anything more than that. It was looking him straight in the face that this was the girl of his destiny, and he looked everywhere to find that dream girl only to come back to the sandbox.“ It was the band’s third single and second top-ten hit from their 1984 album Vital Signs. It peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in July 1985, remaining in the Top 40 for fourteen weeks. The song also spent four weeks atop the adult contemporary chart,... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ I was living for a dream, loving for a moment ... Taking on the world, that was just my style ... You were with me all the while

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