Ironic

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Alanis Morissette

Alanis Nadine Morissette (born June 1, 1974) is a Canadian and American singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer and actress. She has won 16 Juno Awards and seven Grammy Awards, was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards. Morissette began her career in Canada, and as a teenager recorded two dan… more »

An old man turned ninety-eight
He won the lottery and died the next day
It's a black fly in your Chardonnay 
It's a death row pardon two minutes too late
Isn't it ironic, don't you think 

It's like rain on your wedding day
It's a free ride when you've already paid
It's the good advice that you just didn't take
Who would've thought, it figures 

Mr. Play It Safe was afraid to fly
He packed his suitcase and kissed his kids good-bye
He waited his whole damn life to take that flight 
And as the plane crashed down he thought 
"Well, isn't this nice."
And isn't it ironic,l don't you think 

It's like rain on your wedding day
It's a free ride when you've already paid
It's the good advice that you just didn't take
Who would've thought, it figures 

Well, life has a funny way of sneaking up on you
When you think everything's okay and everything's going right
And life has a funny way of helping you out when
You think everything's gone wrong and everything blows up
In your face

A traffic jam when you're already late
A no-smoking sign on your cigarette break
It's like ten thousand spoons when all you need is a knife 
It's meeting the man of my dreams 
And then meeting his beautiful wife
And isn't it ironic, don't you think 
A little too ironic, and yeah I really do think 

It's like rain on your wedding day
It's a free ride when you've already paid
It's the good advice that you just didn't take
Who would've thought, it figures 

Well, life has a funny way of sneaking up on you
And life has a funny way of helping you out
 Helping you out.

Written by: GLEN BALLARD, ALANIS NADINE MORISSETTE

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Ironic