Some Time To Live

by Vegas With Randolph



Some Time To Live

he gets up every morning at 6:30
so he can beat the traffic
try to get to work early
he starts in on the first thing but soon gets interrupted
by the time he's had some coffee
he's discovered fourteen others

well he's not back to that first thing
by the time his friends are leaving
so another time this week
he'll be staying through the evening again

he don't mind going early
he don't mind working late
he don't mind all the effort he gives
but he just wants some time to live

well they're not sure how it happened
but they barely see each other
with the groceries and the drop-offs
and the trying to be a mother
there's a meeting and a party
and a possible connection
then a visit to the doctor
for a bronchial infection
and the air conditioner's busted
so the baby's always crying
yeah they're both so busy running
that they feel their life is flying away

well they're fine with the cooking
and the driving and the parties
and there's nothing they won't do for their kids
but they just want some time to live

we spend our time on many things
we don't care about
god help us with all these little things
and what gets left out

it might be making music
it might be climbing mountains
it might be dancing barefoot
in the palace water fountains
so go fishing in alaska
look for incas in peru
it doesn't matter what it is
you've gotta find a way to do it

'cause you and I will blink
and we will all be dead or eighty
and nobody ever says
"i wish i'd only worked my whole life away"

you know we've all got to die someday
so in the space between now and then
we just want some time to live
we just want some time to live
we just want enough time

c) 2010 Wandering Songs / BMI


released May 15, 2010



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Vegas With Randolph Washington, D.C.

Vegas With Randolph’s music has been called “ebullient, unabashed power pop”, “thinking man's party music,” and “blissful pop songwriting at its finest” and their music has been compared to Fastball, Sloan, and Fountains of Wayne.

In 2013, their third full length CD, the critically acclaimed "Rings Around The Sun" was released. VWR is currently recording their fourth full length CD.
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