Cumbersome

Album: American Standard (1995)
Charted: 39
  • She calls me Goliath and I wear the David mask
    I guess the stones are coming too fast for her now
    You know I'd like to believe this nervousness will pass
    All the stones that are thrown are building up a wall

    I have become cumbersome to this world
    I have become cumbersome to my girl

    I'd like to believe we could reconcile the past
    Resurrect those bridges with an ancient glance
    But my old stone face can't seem to bring her down
    She remembers bridges, burns them to the ground

    I have become cumbersome to this world
    I have become cumbersome to my girl

    Too heavy too light, too black or too white, too wrong or too right, today or
    Tonight
    Cumbersome
    Too rich or too poor, she's wanting me less and I'm wanting her more
    The bitter taste is cumbersome

    There is a balance between two worlds
    One with an arrow and a cross
    Regardless of the balance life has become
    Cumbersome

    Too heavy too light, too black or too white, too wrong or too right, today or
    Tonight
    Cumbersome
    Too rich or too poor, she's wanting me less and I'm wanting her more
    The bitter taste is cumbersome

    No, yeah I know now, know
    Know now, know yeah
    Your life has become cumbersomeWriter/s: Jason Pollock, Jason Ross
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Robert Earls from Mechanicsville, VirginiaI always thought it was a play on the College they were attending at the time. 7 letters in "William" 3 letters in "and" and "Mary" 7 Mary 3. but the Chips reference makes some sense also, since they no doubt watched that in prime time growing up.
  • Tony from Hernando, MsI think this is a song about balance in people's lives. And also how when the balance is off center then life becomes unbearable. Lyrics suggest this in Too Heavy, Too Light, Too Black,Too White,Too Rich, Too Poor. Balance in two worlds God lifts up the balance life becomes Cumbersome.
  • Mark from Fort Walton Beach, FlMakes me think about trying to fix a relationship thats dead but the person singing doesn't want to give up
  • Breeze from Orlando, Flthey came up with the name one day sitting around watching the 1970's cop show CHiPs on TV. 7 Mary 3 was the call sign for one of the characters. In the police radio call sign "7M3"; 7 designates the patrol beat, M for Mary designates that he is a motorcycle unit and 3 is his unit number.
  • Randy from Colerain Twp., OhI don't know anything about this group. Does anyone know where their name 'Seven Mary Three' originated from?
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