"Better Things" as written by and Davies....
Here's wishing you the bluest sky,
And hoping something better comes tomorrow.
Hoping all the verses rhyme,
And the very best of choruses to
Follow all the doubt and sadness.
I know that better things are on the way.

Here's hoping all the days ahead
Won't be as bitter as the ones behind you.
Be an optimist instead,
And somehow happiness will find you.
Forget what happened yesterday,
I know that better things are on the way.

It's really good to see you rocking out
And having fun,
Living like you just begun.
Accept your life and what it brings.
I hope tomorrow you'll find better things.
I know tomorrow you'll find better things.

Here's wishing you the bluest sky,
And hoping something better comes tomorrow.
Hoping all the verses rhyme,
And the very best of choruses to
Follow all the drudge and sadness.
I know that better things are on the way.

I know you've got a lot of good things happening up ahead.
The past is gone it's all been said.
So here's to what the future brings,
I know tomorrow you'll find better things.
I know tomorrow you'll find better things.


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"Better Things" as written by Ray Davies

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    General CommentThe ultimate feel better song. Always gives me a nice pick-me-up when I need it.
    TheSilverNobleon April 01, 2006   Link
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    General CommentDitto SilverNoble. Like taking a happy pill.
    mikegrosson April 11, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think Ray wrote this whilst going through his divorce? but all the same, its a jolly little number
    -wishyouwerehere-on May 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentHow appropriate that these lyrics were posted on 9/11. The mood of the song doesn't exactly match the sentiment but the lyrics most certainly do.
    cit1zen_3rasedon June 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. I always say that some day I will make a film with this song playing at the end of the movie.
    jexxicaon April 03, 2008   Link
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    General CommentRay wrote this for Chrissie Hynde as they were saying goodbye to each other at the end of their marriage. "It's really good to see you rocking out and having fun" was meant literally.
    PencilNeckedGeekon May 03, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI think it's a good companion piece to "Days". Where days is looking back and kind of in a somber tone, this song is looking forward and uplifting. I find it ironic that both of them were break-up songs.

    I also like the way when he sings ,"hoping all the verses rhyme" that they don't rhyme in that coupling. Ray, being the great songwriter he is, must have done this on purpose.
    robsunon May 13, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI never realised this song was about Chrisie Hynde. Makes it all the more poignant.
    BarnabyHugheson November 03, 2015   Link
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    General CommentI never realised this song was about Chrisie Hynde. Makes it all the more poignant.
    BarnabyHugheson November 03, 2015   Link

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