"Under The Weather" as written by Tommy Danvers and Katie Tunstall....
Under this national rain cloud
I'm getting soaked to the skin
Trying to find my umbrella
But I don't know where to begin

And it's simply irrational weather
Can't even hear myself think
Constantly bailing out water
But still feel like I'm gonna sink

'Cause I'm under the weather
Just like the world
So sorry for being so bold
When I turn out the light
You're out of sight
Although I know that I'm not alone
Feels like home
Feels like home

You say you feel like a natural person
You haven't got nothing to hide
So why do you feel imperfection
Cut like a sword in your side?

'Cause you're under the weather
Just like the world
So sorry for being so bold
When I turn out the light
You're out of sight
Although I know that I'm not alone
Feels like home

Feels like home
Feels like home
Feels like home

Yes, it feels like home
Yes, it feels like home

'Cause I'm under the weather
Just like the world
And I need somebody to hold
When I turn out the light
You're out of sight
Although I know that I'm not alone
Feels like home


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"Under the Weather" as written by Kt Tunstall Katie Tunstall

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    General CommentUnbelievably great song. Her voice is so laidback and relaxed, kind of like a female Jack Johnson, or a European Feist.

    Anyways, she's feeling overwhelmed by life and everything going on, but she realizes that everyone experiences these feelings. It's normal to feel tiny and out of control.

    The person in the second verse claims to be normal and happy, but they feel stress for being flawed, and since normal people are imperfect, it's hypocritical.

    At first, she expresses happiness being alone, but in the final chorus, she reveals that she needs someone to be with.

    The song is about the problems that we face, that we think are singular to us. In reality, everyone feels this way, we all suffer, we all have the same problems, etc.
    mmkg_28on February 04, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI watched an interview with KT and she explained this song. She says it's about 9/11 and how the world was feeling after the attack. Everyone throughout the whole world was affected by it and knew it was a life changing event. Fabulous song.
    lisac112on June 26, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis is such a beautiful song.
    lykeomgon June 27, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt's a song for Borderliners I think...But a great song!
    poetspiriton January 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. It's so beautiful. I interpret this song as being about her feeling too much pressure and basically "under the weather" just in a different way. Kind of like she's "under the weather" emotionally.
    sunshinekitty95on February 22, 2007   Link
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    General CommentOh, and also about the part where she's "trying to find her umbrella," I think she's talking about how she wants to try to get out of all the pressure and to feel better emotionally, but she can't seem to figure out how. It's an amazing song.
    sunshinekitty95on February 22, 2007   Link
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    General Commentand how everyone is under pressure not just her, but that doesn't make her problems trivial

    'Cause I'm under the weather
    Just like the world
    So sorry for being so bold
    When I turn out the light
    You're out of sight
    Although I know that I'm not alone
    Feels like home
    Feels like home
    annaSon March 15, 2007   Link
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    General Commentbeautiful song
    makes me feel good for some odd reason
    emmamaeX333on March 21, 2007   Link
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    General Commentso why do you feel imperfection cut like a sword in your side?
    catoon November 11, 2008   Link
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    General CommentPretty.
    xmakesherflyxon September 26, 2010   Link

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