Lyrics – SWEAT


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Wild Blue Beautiful
God, it’s such a beautiful day
There’s a warmth in the air
The sun bends down to kiss my face
The wind caresses my hair
The dogs are playin’ in the yard
Got my baby by my side
I feel so lucky
It’s good to be alive

And I realize that the simple things
Make my life so good
And I know that I’ve been given
Far more than I should
And on a day like today I am thankful, oh
I am thankful for the wild blue beautiful
The wild blue beautiful

And it’s hard to imagine
There’s a care below the sky
And it’s hard for me to imagine
There’s a reason for anyone to cry
That there are shadows in a man’s heart
On such a peaceful day
How could he not take notice?
How could he not say thanks?

And I realize that the simple things
Make my life so good
And I know that I’ve been given
Far more than I should
And on a day like today I am thankful, oh
I am thankful for the wild blue beautiful
The wild blue beautiful

Somewhere the rain is whipping
Fiercely in the wind
And I know that things will change
As long as this world spins

And I realize that the simple things
Make my life so good
And I know that I’ve been given
Far more than I should
And on a day like today I am thankful, oh
I am thankful for the wild blue beautiful
The wild blue beautiful


Anything of Nothing
Sometimes it seems so random, nothing seems to fit
Fear gets in the way and blocks what lies ahead
There are no guarantees, why would we want them anyway
If all we had to do is just show up and breathe?
Just breathe

It’s time to make a change, so I’ll push, I’ll pull, I’ll plead
And if that’s not enough, I’ll love, I’ll fight, I’ll bleed
I’ve come to realize that the choice is up to me
Fate can take care of itself, I’ll make my own destiny

Cause anything of nothing
Anything of nothing
Anything of nothing
Is nothing

I’m gonna find my peace, gonna find my place
Seek my happiness then give it away
Love like heaven, fight like hell, It’s the only way to be
I’ve learned my life is more than what’s inside of me
Inside of me

Doesn’t matter if I stumble, doesn’t matter if I fall
Cause I’m guaranteed to fail if I do nothing at all
Some say the destination is the one and only prize
But you’ll never get there if you don’t get on the ride

Cause anything of nothing
Anything of nothing
Anything of nothing
Is nothing

So I’ll tell you how it is
In case you haven’t heard
Life is a just a noun
But living is a verb

And anything of nothing
Anything of nothing
Anything of nothing
Is nothing


When The Hot Cools Down
From the moment that we met, I knew that you’d be mine
We’ve only talked for hours but it feels like a lifetime
Now hand is holding hand and lips they share a kiss
Now I know where heaven is, never thought it’d feel like this

I can barely catch my breath, my heart is beating fast
But I’m not looking for tonight, I want something that will last
Before we go too far, for now let’s take it slow
I have a question, there’s something that I need to know

When it’s not so new and the shine wears off
When you’re just not sure and you think you’ve had enough
Are you gonna turn and run, Or are you gonna stick around?
Will you still be here when the hot cools down?

Well that was years ago, is it harder than it seems?
Have we found the middle ground between the extremes?
We make each other mad, yeah, we drive each other crazy
Sometimes we get distracted, sometimes we just get lazy

But you make my heart skip a beat, you take my breath away
I’ve learned the secret for tomorrow is living for today
I knew we’d come this far, but there’s a long way left to go
I have a question, there’s something that I need to know

When it’s not so new and the shine wears off
When you’re just not sure and you think you’ve had enough
Are you gonna turn and run, Or are you gonna stick around?
Will you still be here when the hot cools down?

We’ll beat the odds
Yeah I know we can
When things start cooling off
You know we’ll heat them up again

When it’s not so new and the shine wears off
When you’re just not sure and I think I’ve had enough
I won’t turn and run and I know you’ll stick around
I know we’ll be here when the hot cools down


Sweat
Forget about the driver who flipped you off today
Forget about the pressure that never seems to go away
Remember how you felt when you knew that you were free
Remember how you felt with no responsibility

Pretend that you’re a kid again if only for today
There’s one thing that I want, I just wanna play
So throw up your hands and let yourself scream
Let’s get on the dance floor and blow off some steam

Come on, let’s sweat, sweat
Get absolutely soaking wet
Let’s sweat, sweat
Get absolutely soaking wet

Turn off your laptop, turn off the phone
Turn off the lights so they think we’re not at home
Stop what you’re doing, turn off that TV
Only one thing you should think about, baby, that’s me

Let’s forget about the things, the things that distract us
There’s one thing that I want, to be spontaneous
So tonight there’s nothing more, there’s only me and you
Tonight we’re gonna do the things, things that lovers do

Come on, let’s sweat, sweat
Get absolutely soaking wet
Let’s sweat, sweat
Get absolutely soaking wet


Only Love
Only love, only love, only love can do
So why, why would, why would you?

Gives you a reason to smile, then kicks your teeth out
Gives you a reason to hope, then the hope turns to doubt
Gives you what you want, then it takes it all away
It brings out the best, it brings out the worst
One day a blessing, the next it’s a curse
It doesn’t cost a thing but you know it has a price

Only love, only love, only love can do
So why, why would, why would you?

Takes everything that you know and turns it upside down
It lifts you to the clouds then throws you to the ground
It’s amazing how the pleasure can turn into pain

Only love, only love, only love can do
So why, why would, why would you?

I’ve felt it all before
In a different time, in a different place
But I’ll take my chances with you
So you’ll never hear me say

Only love, only love, only love can do
So why, why would, why would you?

(Only love, only love, only love can do)
One day it’s romance, the next day it’s lust
One day forgiveness, the next day it trusts
(So I, so I, so I do)
It never stays the same but it’s just what you need
(Only love, only love, only love can do)
It makes an old man feel just like a kid
It takes a silent heart and makes it beat again
(So I, so I, so I do)
I guess it really is a beautiful thing

Only love, only love, only love can do
So I, so I, so I do


Crawling
I’ve often asked myself
If happiness could be reached
Is it waiting at the end
Does it justify the means?
A treasure to be savored
Worth more than all the gold
Or a vapor riding on the wind
A thing I’ll never hold?
I’m crawling

I push myself to do
Without taking time to be
My eyes are always open
But I never stop to see
I’m drowning in the shallow
But I’m longing for the deep
I never trust myself to know
What is best for me
I’m crawling

Can’t seem to put away the past
I forget about today
I focus on the future
And wish my life away
I long to feel a gentle touch
To give one in return
But I’ve always played it safe
I’m too afraid to burn
I’m crawling

I’m longing for the day
When the demons and the noises
Will just forget my name
And someday lose their voices

I’m crawling
Towards comfortable


This Time Last Year
Hidden in my drawer is a bright pink envelope
With a Hallmark card inside and a Mother’s Day poem
The dollar bill is still there, too, with a handwritten note
“I’ll take you shopping the next time I come home”
That’s the card I gave you this time last year

I loaded up the car with presents wrapped in bows
Last Christmas just like all the rest to make the journey home
Who knew it would be the last and that you’d go away?
How I’d love to see your face, to share just one more holiday
Like we did this time last year

So many times I’ve started to call you on the phone
Then I remember once again that you’re not at home
How I’d love to tell you how I am or ask for your advice
To tell you that I love you, to simply hear your voice
Like I did this time last year

And it’s a new year of firsts after a year full of lasts
Time keeps marching on while I’m stuck here in the past
How do I forget, what am I supposed to do
When every single day brings another memory of you?

Who knows what tomorrow brings or the day after that?
Will your memory still haunt me and only make me sad?
Will time work its magic like people say it might?
Will I remember you and smile, will it finally be alright
Like it was this time last year?


Just Like New
We bought an old, old house
Yeah, and it’s got great bones
But it came with some problems
Some hidden and some were known

The floors are a little saggy
The paint’s peelin’ off the walls
My hair is blowin’ in the breeze
And the furnace just went cold

Gonna call 1-888-WE FIX IT
And tell them what’s gone wrong
I’m gonna call today
I’ve waited much too long
It’s more than I can handle
I’ve done all that I can do
But I think I’ll like this old house
If I ever get it just like new

Baby, you’ve got some great bones
But you’ve got a little bit more
Yeah, you’ve got some things
That I just didn’t bargain for

Sometimes you wanna argue
Sometimes you wanna fight
Sometimes you have to prove a point
Sometimes you’re not quite right

Gonna call 1-888-WE FIX IT
And I’ll tell them what’s gone wrong
I’m gonna call today
I’ve waited much too long
You’re more than I can handle
I’ve done all that I can do
But I think I’ll like you better
If I ever get you just like new

I’ll be your fix it man


Stupid Stuff Like That
Kiss me in the morning to start the day off right
And I’ll tell you that I love you before we say goodnight
But those are just two bookends on either side of sleep
What matters most is what we do with all that’s in between

You call me through the day just to say hello
And if I have to work late I call to let you know
We always eat together, take the dogs for a walk
It gives us time to laugh, it gives us time to talk

It’s just a little bit of give and take
The simple things that make or break
The glue that holds it all together
Oh, I know there’s nothing better
Than stupid stuff like that
Yeah, yeah, yeah
Stupid stuff like that

Sometimes you bring a gift just because you want to
And I watch your favorite TV show just to be with you
We still hold hands just like we did when we first met
And there’s a lot of unused space in our king sized bed

You prefer the morning but I love the night
I’ll come to bed early, you’ll sleep in a little late
We’ll both call in sick on a warm summer’s day
Then jump in the car just to get away

It’s just a little bit of give and take
The simple things that make or break
The glue that holds it all together
Oh, I know there’s nothing better
Than stupid stuff like that
Yeah, yeah, yeah
Stupid stuff like that

Think it, feel it, say it, mean it
Love it, live it, give it, do it

It’s just a little bit of give and take
The simple things that make or break
The glue that holds it all together
Oh, I know there’s nothing better
Than stupid stuff like that
Yeah, yeah, yeah
Stupid stuff like that
Yeah, yeah, yeah
Stupid stuff like that


Goodnight
It’s been such a very long day
But I didn’t do all that I needed to
Now sleep plays a game and hides from me
And I find myself in a reflective mood

I know that I don’t say it often enough
But before you go to sleep, I need to
Was I insensitive and was I unkind?
Was I the person that you needed me to be?

Please forgive me if I made you feel
Anything less than what you really are to me

So goodnight, my love, goodnight
May the last words you hear be, “I love you”
Let me hold you in my arms
May the angels keep you from harm
And watch over you until the morning comes
And I’ll be the lucky one
To spend another day with you
Goodnight

And when tomorrow comes
There’s nothing more that I could want
Than to be closer to you
But if tomorrow never comes
I’ll still be thankful
For what we’ve shared today

So goodnight, my love, goodnight
May the last words you hear be, “I love you”
Let me hold you in my arms
May the angels keep you from harm
And watch over you until the morning comes
And I’ll be the lucky one
To spend another day with you
To spend a lifetime