Friday, February 17, 2017

I'm So Happy I Can't Stop Crying by Sting

Seven weeks have passed now since she left me
And she shows her face to ask me how I am.
She says the kids are fine and that they miss me,
Maybe I could come and babysit sometime.
She says "Are you ok? I was worried about you,
Can you forgive me? I hope that you'll be happy."
I said "I'm so happy that I can't stop crying,
I'm so happy, I'm laughing through my tears."
I saw a friend of mine. He said "I was worried about you,
I heard she had another man. I wondered how you felt about it"
I'm so happy that I can't stop crying,
I'm so happy I'm laughing through my tears.
Saw my lawyer, Mr. Good News
He got me joint custody and legal separation.
I'm so happy that I can't stop crying,
I'm laughing through my tears, I'm laughing through my tears.
I can't stop crying, I'm laughing through my tears,
I'm laughing through my tears.
I took a walk along last night, I looked up at the stars,
To try and find an answer in my life.
I chose a star for me, I chose a star for him,
I chose two stars for my kids and one star for my wife.
Something made me smile, something seemed to ease the pain,
Something 'bout the universe and how it's all connected.
The park is full of Sunday fathers and melted ice cream.
We try to do the best within the given time.
A kid should be with his mother, everybody knows that,
What can a father do but babysit sometimes.
I saw that friend of mine, he said "you look different somehow."
I said "everybody's got to leave the darkness sometimes."
I said, "I'm so happy that I can't stop crying,
I'm laughing through my tears, I'm laughing through my tears."
"I'm so happy that I can't stop crying,
I'm laughing through my tears, I'm laughing through my tears."

2 comments:

Aaron Vattano said...

Wow. The lyrics to this song are very different than most getting dumped songs. They are very awesome. Made me think of some enlightened dude who is able to experience the beauty in the world and feel bliss no matter what his life situation is. Made me happy. Then I watched the video and got sad. What a horrible way to express the meaning of that song. His hair is so sad. The video is so fuckin horrible. Pure garbage. Why? Why do music videos have to suck? What the fuck is wrong with people?

Dan Tschirhart said...

Yeah the lyrics are actually pretty good and the song isn't half bad

Which is impressive, because he hasn't had many good songs post-Police

The haircut makes me think he's going through a midlife crisis of some sort

The video is downright silly and unnecessary

Breakups are rough, but if you come out of them with some sort of growth and a better understanding

Well then, well played broken-hearted man