Simple Things

Album: Sunny Side Up (2009)
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  • Oh, if you love the life you live, then you'll get a lot more done
    Be more inclined to take the reins and turn away and run
    It's very rare, it seems to get a lifetime guarantee
    So I suppose self satisfaction be the key

    Oh, my father is a wealthy, self made man
    But his wealth does not consist of riches or acres of land
    And instead he has a family who are his biggest fans
    That's something that I one day hope to have

    And so I'll cherish the simple things
    The easy took for granted things
    Like going 'round my mum's house for my tea
    And argue with my sister, only God knows how I missed her
    It's the simple things that mean the most to me

    Ah, he gets up each day at five
    And starts the car and makes the drive
    And shutters up and starts the fryers
    Serves out food to all the buyers in the town

    As they stand there in the same old line
    And get there every day at the same old time
    No, you're never gonna hear him grumble or groan
    'Cause they're the people in the line that he built it on

    And like me he cherished the simple things
    The easy took for granted things
    Like going 'round at mum's house for his tea
    And argue with his sister, only God knows how he missed her
    It's the simple things that mean the most to him Writer/s: Paolo Giovanni Nutini
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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