You Run Away Lyrics

Barenaked Ladies


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Ed Robertson, Jim Creeggan, Kevin Hearn, Kevin Neil Hearn, Tyler Stewart
album: Track 1 in album All in Good Time
release date: 2010-3-23
popularity : 4 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Alternative Rock
length: 4:23
producer: Michael Phillip-Wojewoda
mixer: Bob Clearmountain
engineer: Michael Phillip-Wojewoda
assistant mixer: Brandon Duncan

Cover Art

Barenaked Ladies All in Good Time cover art
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Our whole universe was in a hot dense state,
Then nearly fourteen billion years ago expansion started. wait
The earth began to cool,
The autotrophs began to drool,
Neanderthals developed tools,
We built a wall (we built the pyramids),
Math, science, history, unraveling the mysteries,
That all started with the big bang!

"since the dawn of man" is really not that long,
As every galaxy was formed in less time than it takes to sing this song.
A fraction of a second and the elements were made.
The bipeds stood up straight,
The dinosaurs all met their fate,
They tried to leap but they were late
And they all died (they froze their asses off)
The oceans and Pangea
See ya wouldn't wanna be ya
Set in motion by the same big bang!

It all started with the big bang!

It's expanding ever outward but one day
It will cause the stars to go the other way,
Collapsing ever inward, we won't be here, it won't be hurt
Our best and brightest figure that it'll make an even bigger bang!

Australopithecus would really have been sick of us
Debating how we're here, they're catching deer (we're catching viruses)
Religion or astronomy (Descartes or Deuteronomy)
It all started with the big bang!

Music and mythology, Einstein and astrology
It all started with the big bang!
It all started with the big bang!


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 You Run Away
  • 2 Summertime
  • 3 Another Heartbreak
  • 4 Four Seconds
  • 5 On the Lookout
  • 6 Ordinary
  • 7 I Have Learned
  • 8 Every Subway Car
  • 9 Jerome
  • 10 How Long
  • 11 Golden Boy
  • 12 I Saw It
  • 13 The Love We're In
  • 14 Watching the Northern Lights