"Wild World" as written by and Joan Osborne....
Now that I've lost everything to you
You say you want to start something new
And it's breaking my heart that your leaving
Baby I'm grieving
But if you want to leave take good care
I hope you have a lot of nice things to wear
But than a lot of nice things turn bad out there

Ooh baby, baby it's a wild world
It's hard to get by just upon a smile girl
Ooh baby, baby it's a wild world
I'll always remember you just like a child girl

You know I've seen a lot of what the world can do
And it's breaking my heart in two
Because I never want to see you a sad girl
Don't be a bad girl
But if you want to leave take good care
I hope you make a lot of nice friends out there
But just remember there's a lot bad everywhere

Ooh baby, baby it's a wild world
It's hard to get by just upon a smile girl
Ooh baby, baby it's a wild world
I'll always remember you just like a child girl

Baby, baby I love you
But if you want to leave take good care
Hope you make a lot of nice friends out there
But just remember there's a lot of bad everywhere

Ooh baby, baby it's a wild world
It's hard to get by just upon a smile girl
Ooh baby, baby it's a wild world
I'll always remember you just like a child girl


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"Wild World" as written by Cat Stevens

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    General Commenthaha, descending scales are fun to play. yea, cat stevens is awesome too. wild world, girls, naivete, good song
    H2OGOPunxon March 30, 2003   Link
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    General Commentwhat about the what they say before the song? sounds something like "osalamalinka, mike. walinka salaam!"
    cptjack0sparrow0on April 28, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThey say " A'Salam alaikum " to which another person responds " Alaikum al salaam ". The first phrase translated from Arabic means "Peace be with you" and the second phrase is the proper response, which basically returns the kind wish "Peace be with you as well".
    punkintendedon December 28, 2004   Link
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    General CommentHow zen.
    crazycasualtyon March 20, 2005   Link
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    General CommentNice song. I think better than the original song by cat stevens. Better music. Faster. Nicer as well. Good version. Don't no any better.
    Alexiel_Lagunaon April 02, 2005   Link
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    General CommentActually, the arabic greeting they use is probably an allusion to how the original singer, Cat Stevens, converted to Islam.
    echogordonon October 29, 2005   Link

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