Monday, April 02, 2007

iPod

Tonight, while driving home, this song came on my iPod. I laughed at first when I really listened to the lyrics because they were just so full of irony to me at that moment. Then they made me really sad and made me wonder if I might need to take a weekend alone somewhere to regroup. Not to Vienna, but somewhere where I can stop before I burn out. No time though. Gotta donate platelets tomorrow anyways. Too bad.

Vienna
Billy Joel


Slow down you crazy child
You're so ambitious for a juvenile
But then if you're so smart tell me why
Are you still so afraid?
Where's the fire, what's the hurry about?
You better cool it off before you burn it out
You got so much to do and only
So many hours in a day

But you know that when the truth is told
That you can get what you want
Or you can just get old
You're gonna kick off before you even get halfway through
When will you realize...Vienna waits for you

Slow down you're doing fine
You can't be everything you want to be
Before your time
Although it's so romantic on the borderline tonight (tonight)
Too bad but it's the life you lead
You're so ahead of yourself
That you forgot what you need
Though you can see when you're wrong
You know you can't always see when you're right(you're right)

You got your passion you got your pride
But don't you know that only fools are satisfied?
Dream on but don't imagine they'll all come true
When will you realize
Vienna waits for you

Slow down you crazy child
Take the phone off the hook and disappear for a while
It's alright you can afford to lose a day or two
When will you realize...Vienna waits for you.

And you know that when the truth is told
That you can get what you want
Or you can just get old
You're gonna kick off before you even get halfway through
Why don't you realize...Vienna waits for you
When will you realize...Vienna waits for you

I suppose I should listen to Billy. He's been through enough rehab to really know what's what. Sigh.
Good Night.

5 comments:

amy said...

I think I put that one on there - you're welcome. Funny, since that was my away message the other night...

Al said...

yes you did. Was that your away message?? I didn't remember.....it's a good song.

amy said...

it is a good song - it's in "13 going on 30" too. when jennifer garner goes home and she's all sad and stuff. yeah.

Al said...

ahhh, that's probably why it's stuck in my head!

Al said...

Also, I think we need a vacation.