This song is from the musical, "Les Miserables" which has been recently made into a movie directed by Tom Hopper and starring Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, and Russel Crowe. This is the song "I Dreamed a Dream" sung by Fantine, the character Anne Hathaway plays. Her life has touched bottom, and in this song she brilliantly and movingly sings of better times. This is the video with the lyrics. But you should definitely see the film and her amazing performance.