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Adam Lambert – Mad World lyrics

All around me are familiar faces
Worn out places
Worn out faces
Bright and early for the daily races
Going no where
Going no where
And the tears are filling up their glasses
No expression
No expression
And in my head I want to drown my sorrow
No tomorrow
No tomorrow

And I find it kind of funny
I find it kind of sad
The dreams in which I'm dying
Are the best I've ever had
And I find it hard to tell you
I find it hard to take
When people run in circles
It's a very, very... Mad world... Mad world...

Children waiting for the day they feel good
Happy birthday
Happy birthday
Made to feel the way that every child should
Sit and listen
Sit and listen
Went to school and I was very nervous
No one knew me
No one knew me
Hello teacher tell me what's my lesson
Look right through me
Look right through me

And I find it kind of funny
I find it kind of sad
The dreams in which I'm dying
Are the best I've ever had
I find it hard to tell you
I find it hard to take
When people run in circles
It's a very, very... Mad world... Mad world...
Mad World
Mad World



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    sarah_masci95Jul 28, 2009 at 1:44 pm
    This song's great, not only because adam lambert sang it, but also because of the reality it tells us through its lyrics.
    The meaning of this song is when the world goes on in a routine, it's going to be a "mad world." This song tells of the sad events continuously going on as not directly stated in the lines "daily races, going nowhere, going nowhere."
    The song then provokes those who will hear it to start making a change, to make this world better. It makes the listener realize what the world's situation is. :)
    Hope this meaning helps you understand more the song and take a deep thought about it. Vote up if you liked the meaning. Thanks, God bless. :)
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    UnregisteredMay 29, 2012 at 6:50 am
    To me its talking about how we are all living a in a heartless, stone cold world. The majority of society these days don't take a second look at things that may be improtant to ones life. If it does't concern them, they don't care and just carry on with their lives. To one who may be desperatly seeking for help and reaching out a hand hoping that someone will pull them up, they find that it gets old, and that everybody looks the same, acts the same and feels the same. Life is a consistant vicious cycle and a constant struggle to find happiness. And once you get trapped in the thought that this world is dark, its hard to imagine it ever changing. After that point, all colors turn to shades of grey, and the world is mad.
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    UnregisteredMar 8, 2012 at 4:15 pm
    In my words this song mad world is basically a hint for people to see that there are problems in life, but if you can't learn to deal with them and take care of them you will eventually lose all thought of life and become mad. But what I'm also seeing is it kinda gives you an idea of personality, like people for who they are not what their characteristics are or by what color or person they are. Like me I don't care if your purple, blue, black, or even green and if your g**, lesbian or by, I don't care as long as you have a heart you will always be a friend to me no matter if I know you or not. ^_^ I love this song and think it's a great way for people to open their eyes about their view on the world.
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    UnregisteredFeb 26, 2012 at 3:53 am
    To me it shows no matter how much we try to find meaning in our lives and the world around us there might not be any. We live our lives not realizing the repetitive and endless cycle we are trapped in. Once you understand this the sorrow you fill with becomes heavy and you don't know what reality is. In the same way the lyrics are an incoherent story the world makes no sense and is "mad" so to speak. In the end your left thinking should I continue living or.

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