Proudest Monkey

Album: Crash (1996)
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  • Swing in this tree
    Oh I am bounce around so well
    Branch to branch,
    Limb to limb you see
    All in a day's dream
    I'm stuck
    Like the other monkeys here
    I am a humble monkey
    Sitting up in here again
    But then came the day
    I climbed out of these safe limbs
    Ventured away
    Walking tall, head high up and singing
    I went to the city
    Car horns, corners and the gritty
    Now I am the proudest monkey you've ever seen
    Monkey see, monkey do

    Then comes the day
    Staring at myself I turn to question me
    I wonder do I want the simple, simple life that I once lived in well
    Oh things were quiet then
    In a way they were the better days
    But now I am the proudest monkey you've ever seen
    Monkey see, monkey do
    Monkey see, monkey do Writer/s: BOYD C. TINSLEY, CARTER A. BEAUFORD, DAVID JOHN MATTHEWS, HAINES FULLERTON, STEFAN K. LESSARD
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Comments: 6

  • Pat from Columbus, InHere is the deal, Carter wrote this song and it is good.

    Pat
  • Bryan from Syracuse, NyThis is one of the best Dave Matthews Songs. He is an amazing song writer, this song is about growing up and moving on to bigger and better things. The idea of Maturity and "going to the city" is amazing. Love it!
  • Matt from Chicago, Il"I am a humble monkey" --->
    "I went to the city ... Now I am the proudest monkey"
  • Pat from East Hanover, NjThis song is written about himself, and his slow but steady rise to fame. Now he is the proudest monkey, you'l ever see. Excellent song. A great song to just unwind and relax to.
    -thanks
  • Joshua from Cincinnati, Ohthis song is about growing inti your own self and transformation
  • Locke from Blacksburg, VaThis song rocks!!!! It is def. one of my favorite DMB songs
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