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Where is the moment we needed the most
You kick up the leaves and the magic is lost
They tell me your blue skies fade to gray
They tell me your passion's gone away
And I don't need no carryin' on

You stand in the line just to hit a new low
You're faking a smile with the coffee you go
You tell me your life's been way off line
You fall into pieces every time
And I don't need no carryin' on

Because you had a bad day
You're taking one down
You sing a sad song just to turn it around
You say you don't know
You tell me don't lie
You work at a smile and you go for a ride
You had a bad day
The camera don't lie
You hurry back down and you really don't mind
You had a bad day
You had a bad day

Will you need a blue sky holiday?
The point is they laugh at what you say
And I don't need no carryin' on

You had a bad day
You're taking one down
You sing a sad song just to turn it around
You say you don't know
You tell me don't lie
You work at a smile and you go for a ride
You had a bad day
The camera don't lie
You hurry back down and you really don't mind
You had a bad day

(Oooh... a holiday...)

Sometimes the system goes on the blink
And the whole thing turns out wrong
You might not make it back and you know
That you could be well oh that strong
And I'm not wrong

(Yeah...)

So where is the passion when you need it the most
Oh you and I
You kick up the leaves and the magic is lost

Cause you had a bad day
You're taking one down
You sing a sad song just to turn it around
You say you don't know
You tell me don't lie
You work at a smile and you go for a ride
You had a bad day
You've seen what you like
And how does it feel for one more time
You had a bad day
You had a bad day



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    klexandraAug 28, 2008 at 6:00 am
    great song!! it helps lift my spirit!! it means that you can't hold on to many things in life so don't lose hope...
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    UnregisteredApr 8, 2012 at 5:48 pm
    This song means that every bad day can turn into a good day just by ignoring the bad things and living your life after all its just for one day
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    UnregisteredJul 14, 2012 at 11:04 am
    I m an engineer but i seriously don't know why the hell am i working at a bpo company
    bombarding calls, and non stop foolish customers
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    UnregisteredJun 13, 2012 at 6:34 pm
    How we all try to put on a happy face when we really don't feel that way. A certain level of phonyness in our daily lives. And you just want folks to be happy and sincere.
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    UnregisteredMar 26, 2012 at 4:48 am
    The perfect pick me up song! This song helps you put bad days in perspective. You get to acknowledge them and move on to the next one.

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