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Samantha Elin--Songwriter-Singer: LISTEN TO MUSIC

That's Just the Way Things Go (Remix) (folk-pop)

(Written by Samantha Elin and Bob Gothar)
Performed by Samantha Elin
THAT’S JUST THE WAY THINGS GO
Music by Samantha Elin/Bob Gothar
Lyrics by Samantha Elin
©2012

Samantha Elin - Vocals
Bob Gothar - Guitars, Bass
John Palmer - Drums, Percussion
Arranged by Bob Gothar

Recorded and Mixed by Art Stucco at Sunland Ranch, Sunland, CA, and Mastered by Matt Forger

You’re sitting here beside me
Watching some TV show
It doesn’t really matter
We stopped talking long ago

You dispense the words I love you
Every night in bed
It doesn’t mean anything
It’s just a habit to be said

I guess that’s just the way things go
A lifetime of tearing our souls

They say that when kids grow up
And move along their way
It changes what they’ve left behind
To emptiness and disarray

So we struggle to fill the spaces
Where laughter used to be
We only dig a deeper void
It’s an American tragedy

I guess that’s just the way things go
A lifetime of tearing our souls

You used to swing me in the yellow sun
So high, oh my
Now that’s gone, gone, gone
So long

I guess that’s just the way things go
A lifetime of tearing our souls

Repeat

You’re sitting here beside me
Watching some TV show
It doesn’t really matter
We stopped talking long ago
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