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The Riddle Lyrics

The song The Riddle is performed by Five for Fighting in the album named Back Country Live in the year 2007 .

Send The Riddle Ringtone to your Cell

There was a man back in '95
Whose heart ran out of summers
But before he died, I asked him
'€Wait, what's the sense in life?
Come over me, Come over me'€

He said, "Son why you got to sing that tune?
Catch a Dylan song or some eclipse of the moon?
Let an angel swing and make you swoon
Then you will see, you will see"

Then he said, "Here's a riddle for you
Find the answer: There's a reason for the world
You and I"

Picked up my kid from school today
Did you learn anything? 'Cause in the world today
You can't live in a castle far away
Now talk to me, come talk to me

He said, "Dad I'm big, but we're smaller than small
In the scheme of things, well we're nothing at all
Still every mother's child sings a lonely song
So play with me, come play with me"

'€And hey Dad, here's a riddle for you
Find the answer: There's a reason for the world
You and I'€

I said, "Son for all I've told you
When you get right down to the
Reason for the world who am I?"

There are secrets that we still have left to find
There have been mysteries from the beginning of time
There are answers we're not wise enough to see
He said, '€œYou looking for a clue? I love you free'€

The batter swings and the summer flies
As I look into my angel's eyes
A song plays on while the moon is hiding over me
Something comes over me

I guess we're big and I guess we're small
If you think about it man you know we got it all
'Cause we're all we got on this bouncing ball
And I love you free, I love you freely

Here's a riddle for you
Find the answer: There's a reason for the world
You and I

Send The Riddle Ringtone to your Cell

Five for Fighting - Back Country Live

  1. Freedom Never Cries
  2. World
  3. California Justice
  4. The Riddle
  5. 65 Mustang
  6. NYC Weather Report
  7. Two Lights
  8. I Just Love You
  9. If God Made You
  10. Easy Tonight
  11. Superman
  12. 100 Years
  13. Road to Heaven
  14. Nobody
  15. Policeman's Xmas Party
  16. Superman (Music Video)
  17. Easy Tonight (Music Video)
  18. 100 Years (Music Video)
  19. The Devil In The Wishing Well (Music Video)
  20. The Riddle (Music Video)
  21. World (Music Video)
  22. Making of "The Devil In The Wishing Well" video
  23. Making of "The Riddle" video
  24. Making of the "World" video
  25. "Two Lights" Dad Interview (Bonus)
  26. WhatKindOfWorldDoYouWant.com Charity Videos (Bonus)
  27. Five For Fighting Photo Montage (Bonus)