"A Song To Sing" as written by and Zachary Walker/hanson Hanson....
Goodbye, four-leaf clovers
Hello gone awry
Don't cry; the fight ain't over
Unless you let it pass you by

[Chorus]
I'm looking for a song to sing
Looking for a friend to borrow
I'm looking for my radio
So I might find a heart to follow

I've never been this
Longing for your lovin'
I've never been so
Wearin' down to nothin'
I've never been just
Looking for a reason
So maybe you've been thinkin'
Of me
Oh, you've been thinking of me

All that I have found in reason
Is reason just to not believe
And all that you are left is treason
Is treason just to let I be

[Chorus]

I'm looking for a song to sing
Looking for a friend to borrow
I'm looking for my radio
So I might find a heart to follow

I've never been this
Longing for your lovin'
I've never been so
Wearin' down to nothin'
I've never been just
Looking for a reason
So maybe you've been thinkin'
Blue yonder dreams
And secondhand shoes
You're so far gone
That you're left to lose
It's too late to go home
All alone
You're the tar in that
Old cigar
And the worn-out cable
On a cable car and
You're too tired to admit
You've gotta choose

[Chorus]

I've never been this
Longing for your lovin'
I've never been so
Wearin' down to nothin'
I've never been just
Looking for a reason
So maybe you've been thinkin'
Of me
Oh, you've been thinking of me


Lyrics submitted by sunnybunnygirl, edited by Phnix12

"A Song to Sing" as written by Taylor Hanson Isaac Hanson

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    General Commentthis is a beautiful song. I think it really shows how hanson grew up from "Middle of Nowhere" to "This Time Around" (yeah, I'm a fan)

    I love the whole concept "I'm looking for my radio so I might find a heart to follow." I think that's a principle songmeanings.net operates on: we look to lyrics to show us the way a lot of times.

    This song is about wanting to grab onto something, wanting to care about something, then possibly finding it but not knowing if it's the right something.
    catherinekson May 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment*sigh* it's just so beautiful...
    something_vagueon July 19, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is so beautiful and sad. And true. I agree with catherineks, it definitely does show Hanson's maturity. They are extremely talented. =)
    -=TiedToTheTracks=-on July 26, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI so have to agree with catherineks. I love all music, and this song is one of my personal faves, although I haven't listened to it in forever. Oh Well.
    zacsteron March 20, 2003   Link
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    General Commentmy all time fave hanson song
    granola brinkon April 04, 2003   Link
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    General CommentA very deep, complex song. Don't know what else to say about it. I also really like the 'looking for my radio so I might find a heart to follow' part, as well as the extra 'glassy surface' line. *sigh* So sad..

    'Goodbye four-leaf clovers/Hello gone awry'

    :\ Yep.

    'Don't cry the fight ain't over/Unless you let it pass you by'

    So true, so true..
    AliMarieon July 02, 2003   Link
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    General Commentdefinitely one of their strongest songs lyrically, and taylor rips your heart out with the vocals. it's breathtaking.
    thatpartydresson June 28, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis is one of the prettiest songs ever and it has such meaning. it's just so good
    mle_loveon October 14, 2004   Link
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    General Commentit's a song about regret, and about not letting important things go away. the first time i heard it, i cried. i know what this is like, and taylor just makes your heart break.
    Lildrummerchkon March 27, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI agree with the previous comments. This song always makes me think of how so many of us look to music for a sense of community, a sense of belonging. Although sometimes it just reminds you of how lonely you're feeling, there's hope in it somewhere. Music and lyrics can serve as a reminder that you're not the only person to feel whatever it is that you're feeling and/or experiencing, and that's one of the reasons that I love music so much.
    hellogoneawry5on March 22, 2006   Link

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