"The Way Lifes Meant To Be" as written by and Jeff Lynne....
Well I came a long way to be here today
And I left you so long on this avenue,
And here I stand in the strangest land
Not knowing what to say or do.
As I gaze around at these strangers in town,
I guess the only stranger is me,
And I wonder,yes I wonder,is this
The way life's meant to be

Although it's only a day since I was taken away
And left standing here looking in wonder,
The ground at my feet maybe it's just the old street
But everything that I know lies under,
And when I see what they've
Done to this place that was home,

Shame is all that I feel,
And I wonder,yes I wonder,is this
The way life's meant to be.

Too late,too late to cry,the people say,
Too late for you,too late for me
You've come so far,now you know everything
My friend
Just look and see the wonders of our world

As I wander around this wreck of a town
Where people never speak aloud
With its ivory towers and its plastic flowers
I wish I was back in 1981
Just to see your face,instead of this place
Now I know what you mean to me,
And I wonder,yes I wonder,is this
The way life's meant to be.


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"The Way Life's Meant to Be" as written by Jeff Lynne

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    General CommentGreat song. I think it's about wanting to go back to a simpler time in your life.
    toolowon September 22, 2007   Link

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