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The Way Life's Meant To Be Lyrics

from Light Years

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"The Way Life's Meant To Be" is track #13 on the album Light Years. It was written by Lynne, Jeff.
"The Way Life's Meant To Be" is track #13 on the album Light Years. It was written by Lynne, Jeff.

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Well I came a long way to be here today
And I left you so long on this avenue
And here, I stand in the strangest land
Not knowing what to say or do

As I gaze around at these strangers in town
I guess the only stranger is me
And I wonder, yes I wonder
Is this the way life's meant to be?

Although it's only a day, since I was taken away
And left standing here looking in wonder
Oh, the ground at my feet, maybe it's just the old street
But everything that I know, lies under

And when I see, what they've done to this place
That was home, shame is all that I feel
Oh, and I wonder, yes I wonder
Is this the way life's meant to be?

Too late, too late to cry, the people say
Too late for you, too late for me
You've come so far, now you know everything my friend
Just look and see the wonders of our world

And I wonder, yes I wonder
Is this the way life's meant to be?

As I wander around this wreck of a town
Where people never speak aloud
With it's ivory towers and it's plastic flowers
I wish, I was back in 1981

Just to see your face, instead of this place
Now I know what you mean to me
Oh, and I wonder, yes I wonder
Is this the way life's meant to be?

And I wonder, yes I wonder, wonder, wonder, wonder
Is this the way life's meant to be?
Oh, I wonder, oh I wonder, wonder, wonder
Is this the way life's meant to be?

Oh, is this the way life's meant to be?
Hmm, is this the way life's meant to be?
I want to know now, is this the way life's meant to be?

Songwriters
Lynne, Jeff

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Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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