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Dave Matthews told MTV News: "It's a pretty song and it talks about a lot of things… death and love and all those things… but it also talks about the world of opposites that we are in." (Source Funny The Way It Is Songfacts).

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Lying in the park on a beautiful day
Sunshine in the grass, and the children play
Sirens passing, fire engine red
Someones house is burning down on a day like this

Dave Matthews Band - Funny the Way It Is Lyrics


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  • Funny the way it is, if you think about it...... Somebody's heart is broken and it becomes your favorite song << haha so true
  • Song never gets old Love it
  • RIP LeRoi The boys are carrying on mightily in your name.
  • love
  • Can't wait to see Dave Matthews on Governor's Island, NYC ont 8/28. Gonna be a great day.
  • Such a great band. Such a great song.
  • violin solo is great
  • yes.
  • love to see them LIVE. 24 shows and counting since 2000. hope to see dave and tim sometime.
  • amazing song! I <3 DMB!

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