And when you said I could not stay with you
That's not the way you would have wanted to be
Convince yourself that everything is alright
'Cos it already is

Don't sell your heart and break just anyone
I want to run with you through moorland fields
Convince yourself that everything is alright
'Cos it already is
'Cos it already is

So take your lessons hard and stay with him
When your car crash comes, don't be misled
Convince yourself that everything is alright
'Cos it already is
'Cos it already is

So take your lessons hard and stay with him
And when your car crash comes, don't be misled
Convince yourself that everything is alright
'Cos it already is
Yeah it already is

So take him home
So take him home
So take him home

Take him, take him home
Take him, take him home


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For Nancy ('Cos It Already Is) Lyrics as written by Peter J. Yorn

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    the title doesn't really have anything to do with the song. pete yorn told it this way at a concert -- he was in california and he bought a used guitar, brought it home and wrote this song in about four minutes. afterwards, he said he noticed two things about the guitar. First, the neck had been cracked in half and glued back together, which meant the guitar store had screwed him. Two, on the back of the guitar someone had written "Nancy". As he put it "somewhere out there is a chick named Nancy who broke her guitar -- this one's for you"

    qubeon January 17, 2002   Link
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    I really truly love this song. When I was taking the SATs this year (not the high school ones, the fake ones, I was in eighth grade) I made a mix of songs I'd listen to secretly. This was the opening song on the CD, and every time I hear it, it takes me back to that week, which was one of my best weeks in my whole life, I was testing with my favorite class, sitting close to the guy I liked, in the library with food, and I got out of other classes. Good times. Thank you, Pete Yorn.

    wastemydayson July 22, 2002   Link
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    i always thought he knew someone named nancy and she was getting it bad. i'm sure that's what alot of people thought if they hadn't heard your story. it's kinda like Blink 182's 'Adam's Song' i like your version better though. this song does have a cool point and it's so fun to listen to.

    Lizelliaon January 25, 2002   Link
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    I don't know if it has meaning to me.. but I heard this on the radio a MONTH ago... and have been looking for the name of it.. All I had were very few lyrics i was trying to write well driving...

    symphoneeon January 27, 2002   Link
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    I don't know if it has meaning to me.. but I heard this on the radio a MONTH ago... and have been looking for the name of it.. All I had were very few lyrics i was trying to write well driving...

    symphoneeon January 27, 2002   Link
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    Wow, I never knew that gube. Interesting story. :) I saw his CD at Target today for $7.99.. what a steal..

    A friend of mine told me that he used to sell his CD's through cereal boxes? Is this true, anybody know?

    anna118kon April 20, 2002   Link
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    good song! i love pete yorn. this song holds a lot of meaning for me - "convince yourself that everything is alright/cause it already is" - that's what i need to do every day! :D

    Bella00on April 28, 2002   Link
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    wow do i love this song. pete yorn is such an amazing songwriter. if you dont have the Cd yet BUY IT!!!!!

    LiveUrLifeon May 02, 2002   Link
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    This song puts me back where I belong when I get off track.I just know everything will be alrite in the end. Pete Yorn is awesome!

    NoOtherOneon May 29, 2002   Link
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    Wow, I love the whole guitar story! I was wondering who Nancy was..:D.

    Anna118k, I've been realizing they've been selling his album for low places just about everywhere. I guess they really want to get him exposed (as he should be!).

    missbinnyon July 18, 2002   Link

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