This Thing Called Life (Ashcroft Richard)

(Free me, free me) Oh, six strings, three chords, ah, big dreams (Free me, free me) And He don't let me down when the days of rain came He was there for me when I was in pain Yeah, I needed a call, He was the real friend Oh, He got the words when I'm feeling low He's like a skimming stone, like a rainbow He's my brother when I'm down, when I'm in luck (He is) He's my brother when I'm down and I'm out of luck (Jesus Christ) You know it's only love So let's come together A little redemptive pleasure, mmm, hmm Let's do this thing called life Oh, let's try, oh, let's try Let's do this thing called life Hmm, let's try, ooh, let's try Don't have to swim with the tide Swim against the tide and find some hand to hold Find somebody to show the light Oh, they're out there in the matrix tonight Oh, man, I've seen so many pages Of stories that have drifted down rivers And the paper, yeah, gets lost In the sea, in the oceans, oh, Lord, I'm a giver Whoa, it's just a feeling It's just a feeling Let's do this thing called life Oh, let's try, oh, let's try Let's do this thing called life Hmm, let's try, ooh, let's try You gotta learn to swim against the tide You gotta learn to drop your foolish pride You gotta learn to know these things, they're dust You gotta learn that misdeeds only rust You gotta learn the chains can open up And environment can fuck you up You gotta learn that drugs don't really work Unless you know the ones that hurt Oh, babe, let's do it again I wanna put the record on and live it again I wanna rewind the tape, turn off the clocks This is life, now undo my locks Let's do this thing called life Oh, let's try, oh, let's try Let's do this thing called life Oh, let's try, oh, let's try She's my brother, my mother My sister, my mother, my father, oh, yeah She's my brother, my sister (Free me now, free me) My father, my mother, oh (Please hear me now) Come on, let's do this thing called life Oh, let's try, oh, let's try Let's do this thing called life Oh, let's try, ooh, let's try Now free me, now heal me Now free me, now heal me Now free me, now heal me