You know an apple a day
Won't keep the doctor away

Welcome to the cliches
welcome to the part
Where we want to finish
What we can't start
Come and get me

Just don't miss the water
Until the well is dry
You got to learn walking
After you can fly
Come and get me

What goes in, will get out
What goes up, comes right down
We go up, we go up, we go up

[Chorus]
You know an apple a day
(You know an apple a day)
Won't keep the doctor away
(Won't keep the doctor away)
Were never taught what we teach
And won't practice what we preach
You know an apple a day
(You know an apple a day)
Won't keep my troubles away
(Won't keep my troubles away)
Once bitten bye, bye
All the cliches is here to die

Just eat all the people
On your way up
'Cause they will eat your heart out
On your way down
Come and get me

Start what you can't finish
Stick to what you can't
Life is here to help us
Get things out of hand
Come and get us

What goes in, will get out
What goes up, comes right down
We go up, we go up, we go up

[Chorus]

'Cause you are what you're eating
('Cause you are what you're eating)
Don't stick to what's true
(Don't stick to what's true)
You are what you're eating
('Cause you are what you're eating)
Let it come as it came

We are what we are (we are)
What's build up will fall (will fall)
Do what you want (what you want)
And be happy, be happy, be happy

You know an apple a day
(You know an apple a day)
Won't keep the doctor away
(Won't keep the doctor away)
Were never taught what we teach
And won't practice what we preach
You know an apple a day
(You know an apple a day)
Won't keep my troubles away
(Won't keep my troubles away)
Once bitten bye, bye
All the cliches is here to die

'Cause you are what you're eating
('Cause you are what you're eating)
Don't stick to what's true
(Don't stick to what's true)
You are what you're eating
(You are what you're eating)
Let it come as it came

We are what we are (we are)
What's build up will fall (will fall)
Do what you want
And be happy


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An Apple a Day Lyrics as written by Soren Rasted Claus Norreen

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  • +1
    General Comment

    penwhale: no the lyrics are correct as listed (as best as I can hear them at least). This song is making fun of all the adages that some people live their lives by. An apple a day WON'T keep the doctor away, despite conventional wisdom.

    dkoontzon July 18, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    one of my favorite songs by Aqua.

    xBenji65on December 04, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Yes, I love it cause it's completely sarchastic. In my opinion, it talks about the things we're told, and how life turns out to be completely different!!. So we have to live and learn for ourselves.

    Gabigson March 12, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I love it, its so ODD and random andI agree that an apple a day doesn't keep the doctor away.

    Tal-taLon February 27, 2008   Link
  • -1
    General Comment

    A bit of mistakes...

    You gotta learn walking after you can fly coming at ME

    You know an apple a day WILL keep the doctor away YOU KNOW THAT'S WHAT WE TEACH AND WE'LL PRACTICE WHAT WE PREACH...

    penwhaleon December 05, 2001   Link

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