Various 90s Songs

It's My Life
Bon Jovi


THIS AIN'T A SONG FOR THE BROKEN-HEARTED
NO SILENT PRAYER FOR THE FAITH-DEPARTED
I AIN'T GONNA BE JUST A FACE IN THE CROWD
YOU'RE GONNA HEAR MY VOICE
WHEN I SHOUT IT OUT LOUD

CHORUS:
IT'S MY LIFE
IT'S NOW OR NEVER
I AIN'T GONNA LIVE FOREVER
I JUST WANT TO LIVE WHILE I'M ALIVE
(IT'S MY LIFE)
MY HEART IS LIKE AN OPEN HIGHWAY
LIKE FRANKIE SAID
I DID IT MY WAY
I JUST WANNA LIVE WHILE I'M ALIVE
IT'S MY LIFE

THIS IS FOR THE ONES WHO STOOD THEIR GROUND
FOR TOMMY AND GINA WHO NEVER BACKED DOWN
TOMORROW'S GETTING HARDER MAKE NO MISTAKE
LUCK AIN'T EVEN LUCKY
GOT TO MAKE YOUR OWN BREAKS

CHORUS:
IT'S MY LIFE
AND IT'S NOW OR NEVER
I AIN'T GONNA LIVE FOREVER
I JUST WANT TO LIVE WHILE I'M ALIVE
(IT'S MY LIFE)
MY HEART IS LIKE AN OPEN HIGHWAY
LIKE FRANKIE SAID
I DID IT MY WAY
I JUST WANT TO LIVE WHILE I'M ALIVE
'CAUSE IT'S MY LIFE

BETTER STAND TALL WHEN THEY'RE CALLING YOU OUT
DON'T BEND, DON'T BREAK, BABY, DON'T BACK DOWN

CHORUS:
IT'S MY LIFE
AND IT'S NOW OR NEVER
'CAUSE I AIN'T GONNA LIVE FOREVER
I JUST WANT TO LIVE WHILE I'M ALIVE
(IT'S MY LIFE)
MY HEART IS LIKE AN OPEN HIGHWAY
LIKE FRANKIE SAID
I DID IT MY WAY
I JUST WANT TO LIVE WHILE I'M ALIVE

CHORUS:
IT'S MY LIFE
AND IT'S NOW OR NEVER
'CAUSE I AIN'T GONNA LIVE FOREVER
I JUST WANT TO LIVE WHILE I'M ALIVE
(IT'S MY LIFE)
MY HEART IS LIKE AN OPEN HIGHWAY
LIKE FRANKIE SAID
I DID IT MY WAY
I JUST WANT TO LIVE WHILE I'M ALIVE
'CAUSE IT'S MY LIFE!
Wonder
Natalie Merchant


Doctors have come
from distant cities
just to see me
stand over my bed
disbelieving what they're seeing

they say I must be one of the wonders
of god's own creation
and as far as the can see they can offer
no explanation

newspapers ask
intimate questions
what confessions
they reach into my head
to steal the glory
of my story

they say I must be one of the wonders
of god's own creation
and as far as the can see they can offer
no explanation

I believe
fate smiled and destiny
laughed as she came to my cradle
"know this child will be able"
laughed as my body she lifted
"know this child will be gifted
with love, with patience
and with faith
she'll make her way"

people see me
I'm a challenge
to your balance
I'm over your heads
how I confound you
and astound you
to know I must be one of the wonders
of god's own creation
and as far as you can see you can offer me
no explanation

I believe
fate smiled and destiny
laughed as she came to my cradle
"know this child will be able"
laughed as she came to my mother
"know this child will not suffer"
laughed as my body she lifted
"know this child will be gifted
with love, with patience
and with faith
she'll make her way"
Every Morning
Sugar Ray


Every morning there's a halo hangin
from the corner of my girlfriend's four post bed
I know it's not mine but I'll see if I can use it for
the weekend or a one-night stand

Couldn't understand
How to work it out
Once again as predicted left my broken heart open
and you ripped it out

Something's got me reeling
Stopped me from believing
Turn me around again
Said that we can do it
Y'know I wanna do it again

[Sugar Ray say]
Oh...........
[Every Morning]
Oh................
[Every Morning when I wake up]
[Shut the door baby, don't say a word]
Oh.......
[She always rights wrongs, she always rights]
[Shut the door baby, Shut the door baby]

Every Morning there's a heartache hanging
from the corner of my girlfriend's four-post bed
I know it's not mine and I know she thinks she loves me
but I never can believe what she said

Something so deceiving
When you stop believing
Turn me around again
Said we couldn't do it
Y'know I wanna do it again

Oh...........
[Every Morning]
Oh..................
[Every Morning when I wake up]
[Shut the door baby, don't say a word]
Oh...........
[Every Morning]
Oh..........
[Every Morning when I wake up]
[Shut the door baby, shut the door baby]

She always rights the wrongs
For me
Baby
She always rights the wrongs
For me

Every Morning there's a halo hanging
from the corner of my girlfriends four-post bed
I know it's not mine but I'll see if I can use it for
the weekend or a one-night stand
[Shut the door Ray, don't say a word]

Every Morning
Every Morning when I wake up
[Shut the door baby, shut the door baby]
Every Morning
Every Morning [Turn me around again]
[Shut the door baby, don't say a word]
Every Morning
Every Morning
One Week
Barenaked Ladies


Itís been one week since you looked at me
Cocked your head to the side
and said Iím angry
Five days since you laughed at me saying
Get that together come back and see me
Three days since the living room,
I realized itís all my fault, but couldnít tell you
Yesterday youíd forgiven me
But itíll still be two days till I say Iím sorry

Hold it now and watch the hoodwink
As I make you stop, think
Youíll think youíre looking at Aquaman
I summon fish to the dish,
Although I like the Chalet Swiss
I like the sushi
ĎCause itís never touched a frying pan

Hot like wasabe when I bust rhymes
Big like Leann Rimes
Because Iím all about value
Bert Kaempfertís got the mad hits
You try to match wits
You try to hold me but I bust through

Gonna make a break and take a fake
Iíd like a stinkin, achin shake
I like vanilla, Itís the finest of the flavors
Gotta see the show,
Cause then youíll know
The Vertigo is gonna grow
Cause itís so dangerous,
Youíll have to sign a waiver

How can I help it if I think youíre funny when youíre mad
Trying hard not to smile though I feel bad
Iím the kind of guy who laughs at a funeral
Canít understand what I mean?
Well, you soon will
I have a tendency to wear my mind on my sleeve
I have a history of taking off my shirt

Itís been one week since you looked at me
Threw your arms in the air and said youíre crazy
Five days since you tackled me
Iíve still got the rug burns on both my knees
Itís been three days since the afternoon
You realized itís not my fault not a moment too soon
Yesterday youíd forgiven me
And now I sit back and wait till you say youíre sorry

Chickity China the Chinese chicken
You have a drumstick and your brain stops tickiní
Watchin X-Files with no lights on,
Weíre dans la maison
I hope the Smoking Manís in this one
Like Harrison Ford Iím getting Frantic
Like Sting Iím Tantric
Like Snickers, guaranteed to satisfy

Like Kurosawa I make mad films
Okay I donít make films
But if I did theyíd have a samurai
Gonna get a set of better clubs
Gonna find the kind with tiny nubs
Just so my irons arenít always flying off the backswing
Gotta get in tune with Sailor Moon
Cause that cartoon has got the boom anime babes
That make me think the wrong thing

How can I help it if I think youíre funny when youíre mad
Trying hard not to smile though I feel bad
Iím the kind of guy who laughs at a funeral
Canít understand what I mean?
You soon will
I have a tendency to wear my mind on my sleeve
I have a history of losing my shirt

Itís been one week since you looked at me
Dropped your arms to your sides and said Iím sorry
Five days since I laughed at you and said
You just did just what I thought you were gonna do
Three days since the living room
We realized weíre both to blame, but what could we do?
Yesterday you just smiled at me
Cause itíll still be two days till we say weíre sorry

Itíll still be two days till we say weíre sorry
Itíll still be two days till we say weíre sorry
Hand In My Pocket
Alanis Morrisette


I'm broke but I'm happy
I'm poor but I'm kind
I'm shore but I'm healthy, yeah
I'm high but I'm grounded
I'm sane but I'm overwhelmed
I'm lost but I'm hopeful baby
What it all comes down to
Is that everything's gonna be fine fine fine
I've got one hand in my pocked
And the other one is giving a high five
I feel drunk but I'm sober
I'm young and I'm underpaid
I'm tired but I'm working, yeah
I care but I'm restless
I'm here but I'm really gone
I'm wrong and I'm sorry baby
What it all comes down to
Is that everything's gonna be quite alright
I've got one hand in my pocket
And the other one is flicking a cigarette
What it all comes down to
Is that I haven't got it all figured out just yet
I've got one hand in my pocket
And the other one is giving the peace sign
I'm free but I'm focused
I'm green but I'm wise
I'm hard but I'm friendly baby
I'm sad but I'm laughing
I'm brave but I'm chicken shit
I'm sick but I'm pretty baby
What it all boils down to
Is that no one's really got it figured out just yet
I've got one hand in my pocket
And the other one is playing the piano
What it all comes down to my friends
Is that everything's just fine fine fine
I've got one hand in my pocket
And the other one is hailing a taxi cab...
Bitch
Meredith Brooks


I hate the world today
You're so good to me
I know but I can't change
Tried to tell you
But you look at me like maybe
I'm an angel underneath
Innocent and sweet
Yesterday I cried
Must have been relieved to see
The softer side
I can understand how you'd be so confused
I don't envy you
I'm a little bit of everything
All rolled into one

Chorus:
I'm a bitch, I'm a lover
I'm a child, I'm a mother
I'm a sinner, I'm a saint
I do not feel ashamed
I'm your hell, I'm your dream
I'm nothing in between
You know you wouldn't want it any other way

So take me as I am
This may mean
You'll have to be a stronger man
Rest assured that
When I start to make you nervous
And I'm going to extremes
Tomorrow I will change
And today won't mean a thing

Repeat Chorus

Just when you think, you got me figured out
The season's already changing
I think it's cool, you do what you do
And don't try to save me

Repeat Chorus

I'm a bitch, I'm a tease
I'm a goddess on my knees
When you hurt, when you suffer
I'm your angel undercover
I've been numb, I'm revived
Can't say I'm not alive
You know I wouldn't want it any other way
Walking On The Sun
Smash Mouth


It ain't no joke I'd like to buy the world a toke
and teach the world to sing in perfect harmony
and teach the world to snuff the fires and the liars
hey i know it's just a song but it's spice for the recipe
this is a love attack i know it went out but it's back
it's just like any fad it retracts before impact
and just like fashion it's a passion for the with it and hip
if you got the goods they'll come and buy it just to stay in the clique

Chorus:
So don't delay, act now supplies are running out
but now if your still alive, six to eight years to arrive
and if you follow there might be a tomorrow but if
the offer's shun, you might as well be walkin' on the sun

Twenty five years ago they spoke out and they broke out
of recession and opression and together they toked
and they folked out with guitars around a bonfire
just singin' and clapin' man what the hell happened
some were spell bound some were hell bound
some they fell down and some got back up and
fought against the melt down
and their kids are hippie chicks all hypocrites
because fashion is smashin' the true meaning of it

Repeat Chorus

It ain't no joke when mamma's hankercheif is soaked
with the tears because her baby's life has been revoked
the bond is broke up so choke up and focus on the closeup
Mr. Wizard can't preform no G-D like hocus pocus
so don't sit back kick back and watch the world get bushwacked
news at 10:00 your neighborhood is under attack
put away the crack before the crack puts you away
you need to be there when your baby's old enough to relate
Two Princes
Spin Doctors


One, two, princes kneel before you
(that's what I said, now)
Princes, Princes who adore you
(Just go ahead, now)
One has diamonds in his pockets
(that's some bread, now)
This one, he wants to buy you rockets
(Ain't in his head, now)

This one, he got a princely racket
(That's what I said, now)
Got some big seal upon his jacket
(Ain't in his head, now)
Marry him, your father will condone you
(how bout that, now)
Marry me, your father will disown you
(he'll eat his hat, now)

Aww, marry him or marry me,
I'm the one that loves you baby can't you see?
Ain't got no future or a family tree,
But I know what a prince and lover ought to be,
I know what a prince and lover ought to be....

Said, if you want to call me baby
(Just go ahead, now)
An' if you want to tell me maybe
(Just go ahead, now)
If you wanna buy me flowers
(Just go ahead, now)
And if you want to talk for hours
(Just go ahead, now)
Just the Two of Us
Will Smith


(Now dad this is a very sensitive subject)
From the first time the doctor placed you in my arms
I knew I'd meet death before I'd let you meet harm
Although questions arose in my mind, would I be man enough?
Against wrong, choose right and be standin up
From the hospital that first night
Took a hour just ta get the carseat in right
People drivin all fast, got me kinda upset
Got you home safe, placed you in your basonette
That night I don't think one wink I slept
As I slipped out my bed, to your crib I crept
Touched your head gently, felt my heart melt
Cause I know I loved you more than life itself
Then to my knees, and I begged the Lord please
Let me be a good daddy, all he needs
Love, knowledge, discipline too
I pledge my life to you

Chorus:
Just the two of us, we can make it if we try
Just the two of us, (Just the two of us)
Just the two of us, building castles in the sky
Just the two of us, you and I

Five years old, bringin comedy
Everytime I look at you I think man, a little me
Just like me
Wait an see gonna be tall
Makes me laugh cause you got your dads ears an all
Sometimes I wonder, what you gonna be
A General, a Doctor, maybe a MC
Haha, I wanna kiss you all the time
But I will test that butt when you cut outta line, trudat
Uh-uh-uh why you do dat?
I try to be a tough dad, but you be makin me laugh
Crazy joy, when I see the eyes of my baby boy
I pledge to you, I will always do
Everything I can
Show you how to be a man
Dignity, integrity, honor an
An I don't mind if you lose, long as you came with it
An you can cry, ain't no shame it it
It didn't work out with me an your mom
But yo, push come to shove
You was conceived in love
So if the world attacks, and you slide off track
Remember one fact, I got your back

Chorus

It's a full-time job to be a good dad
You got so much more stuff than I had
I gotta study just to keep with the changin times
101 Dalmations on your CD-ROM
See me - I'm tryin to pretend I know
On my PC where that CD go
But yo, ain't nuthin promised, one day I'll be gone
Feel the strife but trust life does go on
But just in case
It's my place
To impart
One day some girl's gonna break your heart
And ooh ain't no pain like from the opposite sex
Gonna hurt bad, but don't take it out on the next, son
Throughout life people will make you mad
Disrespect you and treat you bad
Let God deal with the things they do
Cause hate in your heart will consume you too
Always tell the truth, say your prayers
Hold doors, pull out chairs, easy on the swears
You're living proof that dreams come true
I love you and I'm here for you

Chorus to fade
(This is a really good song, how much am I gettin paid for this dad?)
Gel
Collective Soul


Color me any color.
Speak to me in tongues and share.
Tell me how you'd love to hate me.
Tell me how you'd love to care.
Well I just want to shake us up.

Let's mingle
And make it well.
Come together now.
Yeah let's gel.

Clothe me in any fashion.
Glitter to so mundane.
Tell me how you'd love to change me.
Tell me I can stay the same.
I just want to shake us up.

Let's mingle
And make it well.
Come together now.
Yeah let's gel.
Well let's bungle
And live to tell
How we came together.
Yeah how we gelled.
Shine
Collective Soul


Give me a word
Give me a sign
Show me where to look
Tell what will I find
Lay me on the ground
Fly me in the sky
Show me where to look
Tell me what will I find

Oh, Heaven let your light shine down

Love is in the water
Love is in the air
Show me where to go
Tell me will love be there
Teach me how to speak
Teach me how to share
Teach me where to go
Tell me will love be there

Oh, Heaven let your light shine down
LAST KISS
Pearl Jam


Where, oh where, can my baby be?
The Lord took her away from me
Sheís gone to heaven, so Iíve got to be good
So I can see my baby when I leave this world

We were out on a date in my daddyís car
We hadnít driven very far
There in the road, straight ahead
A car was stalled, the engine was dead

I couldnít stop, so I swerved to the right
Iíll never forget the sound that night
The screamin tires, the bustin glass
The painful scream that I heard last

Oh where, oh where, can my baby be?
The Lord took her away from me
Sheís gone to heaven, so Iíve got to be good
So I can see my baby when I leave this world

When I woke up the rain was pourin down
There were people standin all around
Something warm flowing through my eyes
But somehow I found my baby that night

I lifted her head, she looked at me and said
"Hold me darling, just a little while"
I held her close, I kissed her our last kiss
I found the love that I knew I had missed

Well now sheís gone
Even though I hold her tight
I lost my love, my life, that night

Oh where, oh where, can my baby be?
The Lord took her away from me
Sheís gone to heaven, so Iíve got to be good
So I can see my baby when I leave this world
Pretty Fly (for a white guy)
The Offspring


You know it's kind of hard
Just to get along today
Our subject isn't cool
But he fakes it anyway
He may not have a clue
And he may not have style
But everything he lacks
Well he makes up in denial

So don't debate, a player straight
You know he really doesn't get it anyway
He's gonna play the field, and keep it real
For you no way, for you no way
So if you don't rate, just overcompensate
At least you'll know you can always go on ricki lake
The world needs wannabe's
So do that brand new thing

He needs some cool tunes
Not just any will suffice
But they didn't have ice cube
So he bought vanilla ice
Now cruising in his pinto, he sees homies as he pass
But if he looks twice
They're gonna kick his lily ass

Now he's getting a tattoo
He's gettin' ink done
He asked for a '13', but they drew a '31'
Friends say he's trying too hard
And he's not quite hip
But in his own mind
He's the dopest trip

So don't debate, a player straight
You know he really doesn't get it anyway
He's gonna play the field, and keep it real
For you no way, for you no way
So if you don't rate, just overcompensate
At least you'll know you can always go on ricki lake
The world needs wannabe's
The world loves wannabe's
So let's get some more wannabe's
And do that brand new thing
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