"It's Gettin' Better (Man!!)" as written by Barry Mann and Cynthia / Weil....
Say Something shout it from the roof tops off your head
Make it sort of mean something make me understand or I'll forget
The people here on life's beaches they wish upon the waves that hide the sand
Let them know that life teaches you to build a castle in the hand

Maybe the songs that we sing are wrong
Maybe the dreams that we dream are gone
So bring it on home and it wont be long
It's getting better man!

Hey! What was that you said to me?
Just say the word and I'd be free?
And where the stars are shining bright
It's getting better man!
And crashing in upon a wave
It's calling out beyond the grave
And We're the fire in the sky
We're getting better man!

Build something build a better place and call it home
Even if it means nothing you'll never-ever feel that you're alone


Lyrics submitted by hellarack99

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    General CommentLove this song! It's just upbeat and......well, good.
    Gstring11on April 18, 2003   Link
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    General CommentYeah gotta agree with the gstring! :-D it seems every time i hear it, its getting better (man!!)
    King Statto IIIon May 20, 2005   Link
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    General Commentnever a bad time to put this song...the title says it all...

    "It's gettin better MAN!!!!!"
    folsomfearlesson May 04, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"Maybe the songs that we sing are wrong
    Maybe the dreams that we dream are gone
    So bring it on home and it wont be long
    It's getting better man!"

    I think this song is talking about a tough time that someone's been through, and seeing how that one time shouldn't impact the next thing they do, just take it easy and things will get better...

    As they say,
    It's gettin' better, man!!
    rafifreak00on May 05, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti love this song but i think it drags on a bit
    walrusgumboots1on December 11, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt drags on like many of the songs on this album...but strip them all down and its really a fabulous record
    IvoKenton December 14, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis is my favorite off of be here now...excelent rock and roll song.
    xaiver_888on August 22, 2007   Link
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    General CommentGreat song. Great band. 2012 is gonna be a great year! Happy Holidays, Everyone.
    FatBottomedGurlon December 15, 2011   Link

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