The Luckiest Lyrics

Ben Folds


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Ben Folds, Benjamin Scott Folds
album: Track 13 in album Rockin' the Suburbs
release date: 2001-8-29
popularity : 5 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Pop Rock/Indie Rock
length: 4:26
additional: Fleming McWilliams
composer: Ben Folds
lyricist: Ben Folds

Cover Art

Ben Folds Rockin' the Suburbs cover art
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I don't get many things right the first time,
in fact, I am told that a lot
Now I know all the wrong turns the stumbles,
and falls brought me here
And where was I before the day
that I first saw your lovely face,
now I see it every day
And I know

[Chorus]
That I am, I am, I am, the luckiest

What if I had been born fifty years before you
in a house on the street
where you lived
Maybe I'd be outside as you passed on your bike. Would I know?
And in a wide sea of eyes
I see one pair that I recognize

And I know

[Chorus]

I love you more then have
ever found the way to say
to you

Next door there's an old man who lived to his nineties and one day
passed away in his sleep,
and his wife, she stayed for a couple of days, and passed away

I'm sorry I know that's a strange way to tell you that I know we belong,

That I know

[Chorus]


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Annie Waits
  • 2 Zak and Sara
  • 3 Still Fighting It
  • 4 Gone
  • 5 Fred Jones, Part 2
  • 6 The Ascent of Stan
  • 7 Losing Lisa
  • 8 Carrying Cathy
  • 9 Not the Same
  • 10 Hiro's Song
  • 11 Rockin' the Suburbs
  • 12 Fired
  • 13 The Luckiest