Can i get up in the moming
Put the kettle on
Make us some coffee, say "hey" to the sun...
Is it enough to write a song and sing it to the birds?
They'd hear just the tune
Not understand my love for words
But you would hear me and know

I want only this, I want to live
I want to live a simple life.

I dreamed you first
But not so real
And everyday since I've found you
Such moments we steal
Like little thieves, we rub our hands
We hold our hearts between them.
But will you hear me and know?

I want only this, I want to live
I want to live a simple life.

Move on, move on
Time is accelerating.
Drive on all night
Traffic lights and one-ways.
Move on, move on
Parking violations waiting
Turn off the car, breathe the air
Let's stay here.

I'll kiss you awake, and we'll have time
To know our neighbors all by name
And every star at night.
We'll weave our days together like waves
And particles of light.

I want only this, I want to live
I want to live a simple life.


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Simple Life song meanings
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    General CommentThis song is just amazing. The Weepies are so good, but this song blows me away. I adore the lyrics. They speak to me on so many levels. It's a pretty self explanitory song though.

    "Is it enough to write a song and sing it to the birds?
    They'd hear just the tune
    Not understand my love for words
    But you would hear me and know"

    I adore that part. It's soo sweet and serene.

    And just the part, "I'll kiss you awake", that is so adorable. I think this song is perfection.
    Misseveruson September 12, 2006   Link
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    General Commentagreed on all counts
    hab204on January 27, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI agree as well.
    perfectly_flawed26on June 06, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti have deemed this song the theme song of my life
    charbar1075on April 02, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti'm obsessed with this song
    ama82on January 21, 2011   Link
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    General CommentNobody craves a life of grounded simplicity like a touring singer songwriter. ;-)
    harpyon June 19, 2014   Link

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