Woke up cryin' with the break of dawn, and,
I looked up and the sky,
The air was still, yet all the leaves were falling,
Can you tell me why?

Well, I just don't know the reason,
I don't know what to say,
It just seems a normal day,
And, I've got to live my own life,
I just can't spare the time,
But, you've got strange things on your mind

Well, I just feel ,that every minute's wasted,
My life is unreal,
And anyway, I guess, I'm just not rated,
At least twice, that's how I feel

Well, I just don't know the reason,
I don't know what to say;
It just seems a normal day
And, I've got to live my own life,
I just can't spare the time;
But, you've got strange things on your mind.

Eat a lot, sleep a lot,
Passing the time away,
Maybe I'll find my way,
Who am I kidding?
Yes, it's just myself.

Lyrics submitted by Philosophy, edited by vitaminf

Just a Normal Day Lyrics as written by Roger Hodgson Richard Davies

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    Oh what an AWESOME song - back when Rick Davies and Roger Hodgson really worked together!

    "RD" Sings the emotional point of view, "RH" sings the more logical point of view. Knowing the personalities of these individuals, you would think it would be the other way around. Davies tended to be more practical and Hogdson was the dreamer.

    It's a song about the fight we fight every day as human beings - the emotional, pensive side, against the logical, practical side.

    The emotional side self-doubts that everything is 'alright', and wonders why it feels so empty, the practical side has no time for such foolishness and tells the other side to get on with things and stop moaning.

    I LOVE this song - and it is SO Supertramp because ultimately, this is EXACTLY the kind of battle that went on between the two songwriters behind the scenes.

    ctlizyrdon September 10, 2007   Link

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