I Just Wasn't Made for These Times Lyrics

The Beach Boys


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Brian Wilson, Tony Asher
album: Track 11 in album Pet Sounds
release date: 1966-5-16
popularity : 19 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Interview/Pop Rock/Psychedelic Rock/Promotional
length: 3:16
composer: Brian Wilson
lyricist: Tony Asher

Cover Art

The Beach Boys Pet Sounds cover art
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I keep looking for a place to fit
Where I can speak my mind
I've been trying hard to find the people
That I won't leave behind

They say I got brains
But they ain't doing me no good
I wish they could

Each time things start to happen again
I think I got something good goin' for myself
But what goes wrong

Sometimes I feel very sad
Sometimes I feel very sad
(Can't find nothin' I can put my heart and soul into)
Sometimes I feel very sad
(Can't find nothin' I can put my heart and soul into)

I guess I just wasn't made for these times

Every time I get the inspiration
To go change things around
No one wants to help me look for places
Where new things might be found

Where can I turn when my fair weather friends cop out
What's it all about

Each time things start to happen again
I think I got something good goin' for myself
But what goes wrong

Sometimes I feel very sad
Sometimes I feel very sad
(Can't find nothin' I can put my heart and soul into)
Sometimes I feel very sad
(Can't find nothin' I can put my heart and soul into)

I guess I just wasn't made for these times
I guess I just wasn't made for these times
I guess I just wasn't made for these times
I guess I just wasn't made for these times
I guess I just wasn't made for these times
I guess I just wasn't made for these times


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Wouldn’t It Be Nice
  • 2 You Still Believe in Me
  • 3 That’s Not Me
  • 4 Don’t Talk (Put Your Head on My Shoulder)
  • 5 I’m Waiting for the Day
  • 6 Let’s Go Away for Awhile
  • 7 Sloop John B
  • 8 God Only Knows
  • 9 I Know There’s an Answer
  • 10 Here Today
  • 11 I Just Wasn’t Made for These Times
  • 12 Pet Sounds
  • 13 Caroline, No