"It's Only Life" as written by and Glenn Mercer....
What does it mean?
What can you do about it?
What can you say?
You don't even know about it
Nobody talks
Nobody listens
Well look around
Yeah look out your window
They're having a ball
Having a party
Well come inside
You can do what you like
Well it's a nightmare
It's all negative
Nothing matters
And what if it did?
You could lock your doors
Close all your windows and
Hide away ...

It's only life ...

Lyrics submitted by Major Valor

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    General Commentfinding the meaning of life. knowing nothing about life. choosing not to face life.

    fishfryon May 21, 2009   Link
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    Song MeaningGlenn Mercer, Glide Magazine, May 2016:

    Reflecting on the album and the song, Glenn Mercer says, “When I wrote Only Life, I had been thinking about how hard we often struggle to navigate our lives toward our goals and that, ultimately, we have very limited control over what actually happens throughout our existence. I also thought about how that can be seen in either a positive or negative way. It can be depressing to work at something only to have it go wrong, but it can also be liberating to not be too attached and obsessed over outcomes. I think it’s about finding a balance between our desire and our destiny. When those are at odds, we feel anxiety and when they align we feel at peace. We decided to re-record the song because we had introduced a new arrangement that seemed to work in an acoustic setting. We did it here at my house, so the comfort level was high.”

    wakalixon August 22, 2016   Link

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