It Might as Well Be Spring Lyrics

Nina Simone


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., IMAGEM U.S. LLC
writers: Oscar Ii Hammerstein, Richard Rodgers
album: Track 5 in album The Amazing Nina Simone
release date: 1959
popularity : 6 users have visited this page.
length: 3:57
arranger: Robert Mersey
piano: Nina Simone
producer: Hecky Krasnow
vocal: Nina Simone

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The things I used to like, I don't like any more,
I want a lot of other things I've never had before,
It's just like my mama says, I sit around and mourn
Pretending that I am so wonderful and knowing I'm adored

I'm as restless as a willow in a windstorm,
I'm as jumpy as a puppet on a string,
I'd say that I had spring fever,
But I know it isn't spring.

I'm as starry eyed and gravely discontented,
Like a nightingale without a song to sing.
Oh, why should I have spring fever,
When it isn't even spring?

I keep wishing I were somewhere else,
Walking down a strange new street,
Hearing words I have never never heard,
From a man I've yet to meet.

I'm as busy as a spider spinning daydreams,
I'm as giddy as a baby on a swing,
I haven't seen a crocus or a rosebud,
Or a robin or a bluebird on the wing,
But I feel so gay in a melancholy way,
That it might as well be spring,
It might as well be, might as well be,
It might as well be spring.

Track Listing

  • 1 Blue Prelude
  • 2 Children Go Where I Send You
  • 3 Tomorrow (We Will Meet Once More)
  • 4 Stompin' at the Savoy
  • 5 It Might as Well Be Spring
  • 6 You've Been Gone Too Long
  • 7 That's Him Over There
  • 8 Chilly Winds Don't Blow
  • 9 Theme From 'Middle of the Night'
  • 10 Can't Get Out of This Mood
  • 11 Willow Weep for Me
  • 12 Solitaire