Writing To Reach You

Album: The Man Who (1999)
Charted: 14
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  • Every day I wake up and it's Sunday
    What evers in my eye won't go away
    The radio is playing all the usual
    And what's a wonder wall anyway?

    Because my inside is outside
    My right side's on the left side
    Cause I'm writing to reach you now but,
    I might never reach you
    I only want to teach you, about you,
    But that's not you

    It's good to know that you are home for Christmas
    It's good to know that you are doing well
    It's good to know that you're no longer hurting
    It's good to know I'm feeling not so well

    Because my inside in outside
    My right side's on the left side
    Cause I'm writing to reach you now but
    I might never reach you
    I only want to teach you,
    About you, but that's not you
    To know it's true, but that won't do

    Maybe then tomorrow will be Monday
    And whatever's in my eye should go away
    Still the radio keeps playing all the usual
    And what's a wonder wall anyway?

    Because my inside in outside
    My right side's on the left side
    Cause I'm writing to reach you
    I might never reach you
    I only want to teach you,
    About you, but that's not you
    And you know it's true, but that won't do
    And you know it's you, I'm talking to Writer/s: FRANCIS HEALY
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 6

  • Nixy from Austraaaaaaalia, AustraliaI'm fairly sure Fran Healy (singer) said he wrote this song after reading a book. The book was a book of letters from the main character of the book to his love (or something along those lines). The inspiration and use of Wonderwall happened because it was on the radio and getting lots of airplay at the time Fran was writing the song. I remember reading this on the Travis website baaaaaack in the day when the album this song is on was first released and they had little snippets of info on each song.... I'm pretty sure it's right :P
  • Renee from SaskatoonThe mash-up song is called "Boulevard of Broken Songs" and was made by a DJ called Party Ben for the mash up album "American Edit", and going under the name Dean Gray. the song was banned by Warner music for copyright infringements or something.
  • Doug from Balintore, Scotlandall these comments are great, but what the hell is the song about?!
  • Sam from Christchurch, New Zealandjanine from germany, geraldine is actually refering to the new remix which included oasis, green day, travis, aerosith and eminem
  • Janine from Gk, GermanyLol, I think they only mixed it with 'Wonderwall' by Oasis - 'Boulevard of broken dreams' was released about 7 years after 'Writing to reach you' ;)
  • Geraldine from Sydney, Australiathey actually mixed this song with wonderwall by oasis and boulevard of broken dreams by green day
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