Real World

Album: Yourself or Someone Like You (1998)
Charted: 38
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  • Well, I wonder it's like to be the rainmaker
    I wonder what it's like to know that I made the rain
    I'd store it in boxes with little yellow tags on every one
    And you can come and see them when I'm
    Done, when I'm done

    I wonder what it's like to be a superhero
    I wonder where I'd go if I could fly around downtown, yeah
    From some other planet, I'd get this funky high on a yellow sun
    Boy, I bet my friends will all be
    Stunned, they're stunned

    Yeah, yeah

    Straight up, what did you hope to learn about here?
    If I were someone else, would this all fall apart?
    Strange, where were you when we started this gig?
    I wish the real world would just stop hassling me

    Do you?
    Do you?
    And me

    Well, I wonder what it's like to be the head honcho
    I wonder what I'd do if they all did just what I said (just what I said)
    Well, I'd shout out an order, "I think we're out of this, man, get me some"
    Boy, don't make me wanna change my
    Tone, my tone

    Straight up, what did you hope to learn about here?
    If I were someone else, would this all fall apart?
    Strange, where were you when we started this gig?
    I wish the real world would just stop hassling me

    Please don't change, please don't break
    Well, the only thing that seems to work at all is you
    Please don't change at all
    From me to you
    And you, to me, yeah, yeah

    Yeah, yeah

    Straight up, what did you hope to learn about here?
    If I were someone else, would this all just fall apart?
    Strange, where were you when we started this gig?
    I wish the real world would just stop hassling me
    I wish the real world would just stop hassling me
    I wish the real world would just stop hassling me
    A you, and me Writer/s: Robert Thomas
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Elizabeth from Mobile, AlI definitely prefer Matchbox Twenty to Rob Thomas's solo stuff. Some of the best 90s music.
  • Pam from Taylor, Mihave to say....there is not 1 matchbox tune you haven't liked. Rob Thomas is one amazing song writer...so young and talented. Not only can he write...his voice is strong and always in tune.
    My hat goes off and I proudly salute them.
    smiles....
  • Shanice from Sugar Land, TxWhat? No comments, this song is amazing!! Possibly my favorite Matchbox Twenty song, after If You're Gone
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