"The Way You Are" as written by Paul John Tucker, Emmanuel Tunde Baiyewu and Tim Laws....
Going far
Getting nowhere
Going far
The way you are

Going far
Getting nowhere
Going far
The way you are

Going far
Getting nowhere
The way you are

Going far
Getting nowhere
The way you are

These fingers aren't my fingers
These hands are not my hands
No one sees and no one cares
What gets broken
Not for rhyme and not for reason
What gets broken
What gets broken

Going far
Getting nowhere
Going far
The way you are

Going far
Getting nowhere
Going far
The way you are

Going far
Getting nowhere
The way you are

Going far
Getting nowhere
The way you are

In the river my machinery
Slows to a heartbeat
Echoing ghost just laid by
Those who whistle while they work
Out of time and out of season
What gets broken

Going far
Getting nowhere
Going far
The way you are

Going far
Getting nowhere
Going far
The way you are

Going far
Getting nowhere
The way you are

Going far
Getting nowhere
The way you are
The way you are
The way you, the way you are

Going far
Getting nowhere
Going far
The way you are

Going far
Getting nowhere
Going far
The way you are

Going far
Getting nowhere
The way you are

Going far
Getting nowhere
The way you are
The way you are

The way you are

The way you are
The way you, way you are


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"The Way You Are" as written by Ian Stanley Curt Smith

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    General CommentIt's about a vampire zombie infestation!
    Nick Tonicon January 05, 2005   Link
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    General CommentIt's about a vampire zombie infestation!
    Nick Tonicon January 05, 2005   Link
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    General Commentits about ambitious, fake people who "get far" strategically in life, but are "getting nowhere" because you can't move on in life when you are constantly lying to yourself. You can't move on or grow emotionally when you are in denial.. Thats my interpretation anyway.
    tifnzon March 03, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think it's about going through some routines of the day that we sort of take for granted or don't care about, we sort of numb these things ("These fingers aren't my fingers, these hands are not my hands"), or maybe not us maybe those who have jobs that are routine and ... "In the river my machinery.... echoing ghost just laid by those who whistle while they work"...
    i think they are sympathizing with blue collar workers.
    hucsteron January 13, 2010   Link

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