I used to carry the weight of the world
On my back
I never trusted my friends or my girl
Can you imagine that?

I used to shuffle my feet
When I walked home with my head down low
Kept to myself all my private thoughts
But when I met you girl

I dropped the weight of the world
Weight of the world

I knew some people used to dance all night
But not me
I never knew if it was wrong or right
To be so free

I used to close my eyes
And try to hide from the light of love
Spend all my time with the darkness inside
But when I met you girl

I dropped the weight of the world
Weight of the world

I was alone for all of my life
Until you came
My babe!

I dropped the weight of the world
Weight of the world


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    My OpinionI wouldn't read to much into this song. I think the title just provided a good hookline and the rest of the lyrics are just banal "Since I met You Baby. type sentiments. I think the song is great though. "Landing On Water" has had such a bad rap - even from Neil himself. I think there are great songs on there. The only error was the drum mix being way to loud.
    Moonmadnesson September 27, 2013   Link
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    General CommentSounds like he used to care about things in life more until me met some girl. Now he feels like he ca just give up caring about other things now that she is meeting his romantic needs. Now he can get fat and lazy and just be an idiot. Typical Canadian.
    dynawebon December 18, 2009   Link

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