"Good Life" as written by and Francis Dunnery....
Softly Now,
You owe it to the world
And everyone knows that you're my favourite girl
But there's some things in life that are not meant to be
I'm not meant for you and your not meant for me
Here's to our problems
And here's to our fights
Here's to our achings
And here's to you having a Good life
From Me
Good Life
Softer Now,
You owe it to yourself
And don't think that you will be left on the shelf
Cause there's someone for you and there's someone for me
Like me you'll meet them eventually
Here's to your lover
And here's to my wife
Here's to your children and here's to you having a good life
From Me
Good Life

Baby Baby Baby Baby
Baby Baby Baby Baby Baby Baby

Louder Now,
You've lost all your pain
You're married with children and happy again
And now I'm regretting the move that I made
Fatal mistakes are so easily made
Enough of my problems they only cause fights
Forget that I rang you
And promise you'll have such a
Beautifully happy and painlessly romantic
Good life
From Me
Good Life

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"Good Life" as written by Francis Dunnery

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    General Comment"Softly now,you owe it to the world
    And everyone knows that your my favorite girl
    But there are somethings in life that are not meant to be
    Im not meant for you, and your not meant for me
    Here's to our problems and here's to our fights
    Here's to our achings and here's to your having...
    A good life, from me"

    god i love this whole first verse, funny how when you find a song, the timing of it can fit so well into your life.

    i met this girl, things were great, things didnt stay great, things probably werent ment to be (although i am not one that beleives in desitiny or fate really ), but seemed to be that way, and i miss her, and i know she has moved on already, and i know she is happy, and i know its for the better, and hate all of it, but i really do hope she has a good life, a happy life, a fun life, i just wish it was with me, and i hope someday she thinks the same.

    bfng3569on August 17, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentNice song. I think this has 3 different meanings sung in each of the 3 different verses.

    1st verse: He is breaking up with a girl.
    2nd verse: He is with a new girl, and he's telling his old girlfriend that her time will come.
    3rd verse: He regrets his decision to dump his old girlfriend, but he can't do anything because she now is married + has children
    r0sson December 11, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is a really good song, I can't believe it has only 1 comment... r0ss got the meaning really well
    ccs211on August 28, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is one of my favourite songs, pity not many people have heard it. which is probably why theres not many comments.
    it puts a hopeful face in a sad and regretful situation. overall, great song.
    wilsonjon October 19, 2006   Link
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    General Commentone of my favourite songs. reminds me of my ex. we split up and decided it was for the best. then we started to get closer again, but i didn't want to be back there, so i moved on and tried to think less about him.

    now i wish we had worked at it. what we had was pretty great and, given another shot, we could make it again.

    but basically i agree with the top comment. spot on.
    november_memories06on February 23, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI like this song alot... you guys got my thoughts about it in the first post
    JSuika2189on March 07, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"Now im regretting the moves that I made". that just sums it up. we always regret the decisions we make.
    enigma07on May 08, 2007   Link
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    General Commentit's not only about the relationship being over, it's merely about him realizing that they are happy on the one hand, but on the other they won't be for ever, because they are too different or whatsoever. so he leaves her, being completely unselfish, because he really does love her and wishes her the good life she deserves. at first, she's desperate because of his decision, so he tries to calm her down. and she makes it, she finds somebody and gets happy. and at this point, as he is only human, the selfish thoughts come back and he regrets to have lost her. but he doesn't regret his decision to leave her, i think. if anything, he regrets his decision to start the relationship in the first place.
    abacus767on January 08, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti like the tune to this song, but not so much the meaning. the guy singing this song seems really selfish. he breaks up with her and gets a new girl and tells her she'll be happy someday. and when she's moved on, he starts to realize that he actually wants/loves her. i don't know... whoever he is, he annoys me...
    darkbahamut08on February 25, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis song is about how he loved her and she him but he has too many problems and he thinks he not good for her so he breaks up with her. Then after awhile he regrets his mistake because he realized he was alot happier with her than without her. He just gave up thinking that they weren't meant to be with each other because of his problems. They were unhappy at the time and now he's realizing, after some time, that if he/they would have worked harder they could have made it together. But he's happy for her through out because she has a new life.
    "Enough of my problems they only cause fights, forget that i ran you and promise you'll have such a beautifully happy and painless romantic good life, From me"
    ada102on March 30, 2008   Link

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