Waves roll on by.
Waves roll on by.
Waves roll on by.
Waves roll on by.
Life, pass on by.
Life, pass on by.
By the time you try, you go and die.

And the wind is at our backs. No need to hurry back.
Just stay on the track, keeping the wind at our backs.
You're only worth one wish that you'll probably never make.
You're just making the least babe, of the time that you're awake.

You can see the trouble before it comes.
Why don't you just go and cast it out?
But you've always been hard.
Well, I've always been had.
Yeah, I've always been had.
Yeah, I've always been had.
Maybe it's not so bad.
I just know when puddles form
I don't stay inside and let it pour.
There's better forecasts for me.
And I'll let the rain roll off my back.
And if you've always been sad, maybe it's not so bad.
And years amount to bank accounts and all is well on all accounts.
And finally they set you free yeah, all expenses paid.
You never had a chance, they always taught you bad.
The only life you had was the one you made.

You're only worth on wish that you'll probably never make.
You only get one chance that you know you'll never take.
And the dream that's in your heart and how it sleeps when you're awake.
You never lived a day.
But you swear on your mother's grave like
you swore this time you'd stay.
You're making the most of the time that you're awake.


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    General Commentthis song is so optimistic!
    "I just know when puddles form
    I don't stay inside and let it pour.
    There's better forecasts for me."
    this bit is the best. i'd like to paint it all over the walls everywhere i go, so that everyone can feel good. which is cheesy, but in a good way.
    holeinthewallon May 23, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI dunno but i guess the guy in the song is telling a girl that she's been taught to "make it in life" so she doesn't really stay and have intangible things like a dream or wish....It is def. optimistic but i also think he's being sarcastic to the girl...all in all, a very great lyric to listen to on a rainy or sunny day..cause in the end...i know i shouldn't roll on the waves of guilt and masochism but rather be positive and make the most of my life...but what am i doing- writing this dingy paragraph- how ironic...
    Enjoy the lyrics for the fun of it folks...
    GrungyBeatleon November 23, 2006   Link

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