"Comfortable (Live at ECSU)" as written by John Mayer and Clay Cook....
I just remembered that time at the market
You snuck up behind me and jumped on my shopping cart
And rode down aisle 5
You looked behind you and smiled back at me
Crashed into a rack full of magazines
They asked us if we could leave

Can't remember what went wrong last September
Though I'm sure you'd remind me if you had to

Our love was comfortable and so broken in

I sleep with this new girl I'm still getting used to
My friends all approve, say she's gonna be good for me
They throw me high fives
She says the Bible is all that she reads
And prefers that I not use profanity

Your mouth was so dirty
Life of the party
And she swears that she's artsy
But you could distinguish Miles from Coltrain

Our love was comfortable and so broken in
She's perfect
So flawless
Or so they say, hey
Say, hey

She thinks I can't see the smile that she's faking
The poses for pictures that aren't being taken

I loved you
Gray sweat pants
No makeup
So perfect

Our love was comfortable and so broken in
She's perfect
so flawless
I'm not impressed

I want you back

Lyrics submitted by psychiatrista

"Comfortable" as written by Douglas Clay Cook John Clayton Mayer


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    General CommentI love this song so much . It sounds awesome live
    mtskipper03on June 13, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love the way he sings the beginning of this version. Its like hes actually looking at the picture at that second. Its awesome.
    Girli2318on June 21, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti agree the way he kinda rants in the begining paints a painful picture of realizing how much you truly miss someone, makes you wonder what this girl did when she first heard the song.
    LiveUrLifeon July 07, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI just saw him tonight. He is the most incredible artist i have EVER seen. GO SEE HIM!
    Ktdid4u24on August 19, 2002   Link
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    General Commentwhen i listen to this song, it reminds me of someone i use to see, we would always go grocery shopping, it may sound dumb, but i don't think i can remember a time where i felt as happy as i did then.
    musiqluvaon September 27, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love this song full stop. And the first lines in this version especially. It's just an amazing song, and you can literally see the pictures he paints. Like you can visualise the picture he's supposedly looking at, you can imagine the scenes he paints...or maybe that's just the writer inside me talking, lol. I wrote a fanfic based on this version, but that's another story...
    nutty dolphinon December 26, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthank you John for writing songs about every day situations and putting them onto words and phrases that absolutey take my breath away :*
    Britni24on April 01, 2005   Link
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    General Comment'Comfortable' is such a wonderful song, something which everyone can listen to and relate too. It whirs the feelings up inside of you. I feel like I am apart of the song, weird I know. But it's perfect.
    Char :)on September 20, 2005   Link
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    General Comment "Thank you John for writing songs about every
    day situations and putting them onto words and
    phrases that absolutey take my breath away" Britni24

    Well said! I've never heard this version, but it
    sounds very John. Why does he change the lyrics
    on us?! I went to a concert and attempted to sing
    along... I knew all of the proper lyrics and looked
    like an idiot when I sang! I love him anyway! His
    songs are so raw and real and poetic...(sigh)

    Favorite part :
    I loved you
    Gray sweatpants
    No makeup
    So perfect

    They are not even whole sentences and they are
    the most beautiful part of the song!
    Udahoon July 31, 2009   Link

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