"The Logical Song" is a hit single on Supertramp's 1979 album Breakfast in America and written and sung by band member Roger Hodgson. It is one of the band's most recognized songs.
This simple song makes use of keyboards, castanets, and a guitar break with a strong Beatles influence. The song includes a section of Hodgson "reeling off three- and four-syllable assonances" with a "schoolboy's tongue in cheek". Among the contemporary sound effects in this song are the 'tackled' sound… read more
When I was young
It seemed that life was so wonderful
A miracle, oh it was beautiful, magical
And all the birds in the trees