The Larger Bowl
by Rush

Album: Snakes & Arrows (2007)
  • Whoa, whoa-oh
    Whoa, whoa-oh, oh-oh

    If we're so much the same like I always hear
    Why such different fortunes and fates?
    Some of us live in a cloud of fear
    Some live behind iron gates

    Why such different fortunes and fates?
    Some are blessed and some are cursed
    Some live behind iron gates
    While others see only the worst

    Some are blessed and some are cursed
    The golden one or scarred from birth
    While others only see the worst
    Such a lot of pain on the earth

    Whoa, whoa-oh
    Whoa, whoa-oh, oh-oh

    The golden one or scarred from birth
    Somethings can never be changed
    Such a lot of pain on this earth
    It's somehow so badly arranged

    Somethings can never be changed
    Some reasons will never come clear
    It's somehow so badly arranged
    If we're so much the same like I always hear

    Some are blessed and some are cursed
    The golden one or scarred from birth
    While others only see the worst
    Such a lot of pain on the earth

    Some are blessed and some are cursed
    The golden one or scarred from birth
    While others only see the worst
    Such a lot of pain on the earth
    Such a lot of pain on the earth

    Whoa, whoa-oh
    Whoa, whoa-oh, oh-oh

    Some are blessed and some are cursed
    The golden one or scarred from birth
    While others only see the worst
    Such a lot of pain on the earth

    Some are blessed and some are cursed
    The golden one or scarred from birth
    While others only see the worst
    Such a lot of pain on the earth

    Such a lot of pain
    Such a lot of pain
    Such a lot of pain on the earth Writer/s: Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee Weinrib, Neil Peart
    Publisher: OLE MEDIA MANAGEMENT LP
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Todd from Poynette, WiDuring the concert they have a video playing. One part in this video shows two buildings side by side off in the distance. As they get closer you can see that one is a lavish mansion and the other is a prison. The symbolism in here shows that depending on your circumstances in life and your upbringing, which building you might be in.
    Obviously these are both extreme ends of the spectrum. There is plenty of grey area in between.
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