The Kid in the Mirror

© 1995 Earl Vickers

Sung by Peter Lamson

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There once was a kid, looked just like you
Everything you did, that kid would do
Who do you think that kid could be?
It’s not you and it’s not me

It’s the Kid in the Mirror
Stuck behind the glass
Does what you do, no better, no worse
Can’t do anything unless you do it first

Oh, the Kid in the Mirror
Knows the way you feel
Whenever you’re sad, the kid is sad too
Smile and the kid’ll be smilin’ at you

Oh, the Kid in the Mirror
The kid that looks like you

There in the glass, who do you see?
Who do you think that kid wants to be?
Life is something that you do
It’s not something that just happens to you

You can make the Kid in the Mirror
Do anything you please
Stick out your tongue, and make funny faces
The kid in the mirror would love to swap places

Oh, the Kid in the Mirror
Wants to be like you
Able to be whoever you wanna be
No one but you can say who you’re gonna be

Not even the Kid in the Mirror
The kid that looks like you

One day the kid looks back, same as before
But you see the kid is not one any more
Life is short, it goes by fast
But of course it always lasts a lifetime

See the Kid in the Mirror
Lookin’ back at you
You could be friends for life, might as well make the best of it
You’re stuck together for all of the rest of it

Oh, the Kid in the Mirror
Watches what you do
Knows everything that you’re thinkin’ of
Might as well treat the kid like somebody you love

Oh, the Kid in the Mirror
The kid that looks like you
The kid that looks like you
The kid that looks like you

 

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