Take My Life Back

© 2001 Earl Vickers

mp3 (original version)

mp3 (2010 rewrite)

Guess there’s some guy
Who looks just like me
I never met him but I bet he’s out there
He’s who I should be

He’s got my job
My beautiful bride
He’s got my 2.3 kids and a dog
and a mistress or two on the side

Didn’t leave me nothing
Didn’t leave me jack
I’m gonna find that guy
Take my stuff back

He must have lots of money
’cause I sure ain’t got none
He must have lots and lots of women
’cause I ain’t got a one

I turned around
Just for a minute
That guy took my whole life, took my whole life
and everything in it

Didn’t leave me nothing
Didn’t leave me jack
I’m gonna find that guy
Take my stuff back

When I meet a woman
Don’t know what to say
’Cause I know sooner or later
That same guy’ll come along
Take her away

Has he left any joy?
Has he left any hope?
Has he left me just one big nasty near-sighted bow-legged old lady?
Nope

If I ever find him
He’s gonna wish he was dead
’cause I’m gonna Take My Life Back,
Take My Life Back
Give him this one instead

Gonna leave him nothing
Ain’t gonna leave him jack
I’m gonna find that guy
Take My Life Back

Ain’t gonna leave him nothing...
...
I’m gonna find that guy
Take My Life Back
I’m gonna find that guy
Take My Life Back

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