No Easy Way Down

by Carole King

Carole King (born February 9, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. King and her former husband Gerry Goffin wrote more than two dozen chart hits for numerous artists during the 1960s, many of which have become standards. As a singer, her Tapestry album topped the U.S. album chart f…




Your toy balloon has sailed 
In the sky
But now it must fall
To the ground
Now your sad eyes reveal
Just how badly you feel
'Cause there 
Is no easy way down

The view from the cliffs
Must have been exciting (exciting, exciting)
And up to the peaks
You were bound
Now you're stranded alone
And the path is unknown
And there is no easy way down

No, it isn't very easy
When you're left on your own
No, it isn't very easy
When each road you take
Is one more mistake
And there's no one to break your fall
And lead you back home

We all like to climb
To the heights, I know
Where our fantasy world
Can be found
But you must know in the end
When it's time to descend
There is no easy way down

You know you're gonna find
There is no easy way down

Written by: CAROLE KING, GERRY GOFFIN

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