Second Best Lyrics

Barenaked Ladies


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Ed Robertson, Kevin Hearn, Kevin Neil Hearn, Steven Page
album: Track 12 in album Everything to Everyone
release date: 2003-10-21
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genres: Rock
styles: Alternative Rock/Pop Rock
length: 3:22
producer: Ron Aniello
mixer: Mike Shipley
writer: Kevin Hearn, Steven Page, Ed Robertson

Cover Art

Barenaked Ladies Everything to Everyone cover art
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Everything's a lie
We're all gonna die
Before we say goodbye
Let's attack

I admit it's bleak
But I give it a week
Until our friends the meek
Give it back

[Chorus]
Is it true?
Well it's true enough I guess
Join the chorus of the second best
Second best
Second best

What's left of you that's real?
A mutated ideal
With limited appeal, I suggest
If winning is an art
Then it's drawn us apart
When you erased your heart and beat your chest

Is it you?
Well it's you enough I guess
You're an angel in a see-through dress

[Chorus]

Perhaps it's just as well
That I still look like hell
At least the world can tell us apart

Is it true?
Yes it's true enough I guess
Come join the chorus of the unimpressed

[Chorus]


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Celebrity
  • 2 Maybe Katie
  • 3 Another Postcard
  • 4 Next Time
  • 5 For You
  • 6 Shopping
  • 7 Testing 1,2,3
  • 8 Upside Down
  • 9 War on Drugs
  • 10 Aluminum
  • 11 Unfinished
  • 12 Second Best
  • 13 Take It Outside
  • 14 Have You Seen My Love?
  • 15 Another Postcard (acoustic)
  • 16 Maybe Katie (acoustic)
  • 17 Second Best (acoustic)