The Way Things Are

by Francis Dunnery

Francis Dunnery (born 25 December 1962) is an English musician, singer-songwriter, record producer and record label owner. He is best known as a solo performer (since 1990), and for fronting the original lineup of the band It Bites between 1982 and 1990 (including co-writing and singing their #6 UK…




Come lay your head down and I'll keep you warm
I found a secret in the morning sun
I saw an angel in another time
I had to be there, had to make it mine

Oh god, take a look at my life
The way things are
Oh man, take a look at my hair
The way things are


It feels like sunshine when I get it right
I can't fight it when my spirit's down
I'm coming home now with another head
So I can take in all the things you said


Oh God, take a look at my face
The way things are
Oh man, take a look at my eyes
The way things are


I wanna know right now


Light a candle if it gets you through
And I can see me and I see a new you


Oh God, take a look at my songs
The way things are
Oh man, take a look at my friends
The way things are



Written by: Francis Dunnery

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