Funny The Way it Is

Album: Big Whiskey and the Groogrux King (2009)
Charted: 37
  • Lying in the park on a beautiful day,
    Sunshine in the grass, and the children play.
    Siren?s passing, fire engine red,
    Someone?s house is burning down on a day like this?

    The evening comes and we?re hanging out,
    On the front step, and a car rolls by with the windows rolled down,
    And that war song is playing, ?why can?t we be friends??
    Someone iss screaming and crying in the apartment upstairs

    Funny the way it is, if you think about it
    Somebody?s going hungry and someone else is eating out
    Funny the way it is, not right or wrong
    Somebody?s heart is broken and it becomes your favorite song

    the way your mouth feels in your lovers kiss
    Like a pretty bird on a breeze or water to a fish
    A bomb blast brings a building crashing to the floor
    You can hear the laughter, while the children play ?war?

    Funny the way it is, if you think about it
    One kid walks 10 miles to school, another?s dropping out
    Funny the way it is, not right or wrong
    On a soldier?s last breath his baby?s being born

    Standing on a bridge, watch the water passing under me
    It must?ve been much harder when there was no bridge, just water
    Now the world is small. Remember how it used to be,
    With mountains and oceans and winters and rivers and stars?

    Watch the sky, the jet planes, so far out of my reach
    Is there someone up there looking down on me?
    Boy chase a bird, so close but every time
    He?ll never catch her, but he can?t stop trying

    Funny the way it is, if you think about it
    One kid walks 10 miles to school, another?s dropping out
    Funny the way it is, not right or wrong
    On a soldier?s last breath his baby?s being born
    Funny the way it is, nor right or wrong
    Somebody?s broken heart becomes your favorite song
    Funny the way it is, if you think about it
    A kid walks 10 miles to school, another?s dropping out.

    Standing on a bridge, watch the water passing under me
    It must?ve been much harder when there was no bridge, just water
    Now the world is small. Remember how it used to be,
    With mountains and oceans and winters and rivers and stars? Writer/s: BOYD C. TINSLEY, CARTER A. BEAUFORD, DAVID JOHN MATTHEWS, LEROI H. MOORE, STEFAN K. LESSARD, TIM REYNOLDS
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Comments: 1

  • Adam from Raleigh, NcAwesome song. Good message, too.
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