That's The Way It Is

Album: All The Way: A Decade Of Song (1999)
Charted: 12 6


  • This song is about perseverance. When you're having trouble finding true love, you can't simply give up on it - it's supposed to come to those who truly believe in it. >>
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    Arianna - Largo, FL
  • Swedish songwriters Andreas Carlsson, Kristian Lundin and Max Martin wrote this. Martin in particular is know for crafting pop hits for artists like Britney Spears and The Backstreet Boys.

Comments: 2

  • Siahara Shyne Carter from United StatesI'm on The go! Always. <3

    I love Celine Dion
  • Tricia from Rockville Centre, NyTHis song always seems to find me when I am down about failed relationships and trying to comprehend which its so hard to find someone normal when everyone around me is happy with someone! Its all about keep your chin up and going about your business and letting it happen when you least expect it! Yes the 4 letter word..LOVE!
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