Sheryl Crow - If It Makes You Happy Lyrics

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I belong, a long way from here
I put on a poncho and played for mosquitoes
And drank 'till I was thirsty again
We went searching, through thrift store jungles

Found Geronimo's rifle, Marilyn's shampoo
And Benny Goodman's corset and pen
Well, okay, I made this up
I promise you I'd never give up

[Chorus]
If it makes you happy
It can't be that bad
If it makes you happy
Then why the hell are you so sad?

Get down, real low down
You listen to Coltrane, derail your own train
Well, who hasn't been there before?

I come 'round, around the hard way
Bring you comics in bed
Scrape the mold off the bread
And serve you french toast again
Okay, I still get stoned
I'm not the kind of girl you'd take home

[Chorus: x2]

We've been far, far away from here
I put on a poncho and played for mosquitoes
And everywhere in between
Well, okay, we get along
So what if right now, everything's wrong?

[Chorus: x2]
Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Maybe Angels
  • 2 A Change Would Do You Good
  • 3 Home
  • 4 Sweet Rosalyn
  • 5 If It Makes You Happy
  • 6 Redemption Day
  • 7 Hard to Make a Stand
  • 8 Everyday Is a Winding Road
  • 9 Love Is a Good Thing
  • 10 Oh Marie
  • 11 Superstar
  • 12 The Book
  • 13 Ordinary Morning
  • 14 Sad Sad World
  • 15 Hard to Make a Stand (alternative version)


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Alfred
    writers: Sheryl Crow, Jeffrey Trott
    album: Track 5 in album Sheryl Crow
    release date: 1996-9-23
    popularity : 1036 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Pop
    styles: Alternative Rock/Country Rock/Pop Rock
    length: 5:24
    producer: Sheryl Crow
    mixer: Tchad Blake
    recorded by: Blair Lamb, Bob Salcedo, Trina Shoemaker and Tchad Blake
    assistant recorded by: Ron Black, John Paterno, Cappy Japngie and S. "Husky" Höskulds
    writer: Sheryl Crow, Jeff Trott
    Album Information
    label: A&M Records
    country(area): Europe
    format: CD
    barcode: 731454059220
    script: Latin