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The Heart Of Life Lyrics

Artist: John Mayer
Album: Continuum

I hate to see you cry
Laying there in that position
There's things you need to hear
So turn off your tears and listen

Pain throws you heart to the ground
Love turns the whole thing around
No, it won't all go the way, it should
But I know the heart of life is good

You know it's nothing new
Bad news never had good timing
But then the circle of your firends
Will defend the silver lining

Pain throws your heart to the ground
Love turns the whole thing around
No, it won't all go the way, it should
But I know the heart of life is good

Pain throws your heart to the ground
Love turns the whole thing around
Fear is a friend who's misunderstood
But I know the heart of life is good

I know it's good
Comments/Interpretations
by Sir Mr. Mister on 5/27/2008 7:28pm
This song speaks to me. I love it. It's one of my favorite songs.
by JamieSaysJamie on 6/16/2008 12:30pm
I agree. John Mayer, one the most under rated musicians around.
by wow fan 100 on 6/17/2008 10:27pm
i love john mayer songs especially the songs like gavity and this song.
by AK on 6/18/2008 2:02pm
john mayer is one of the best expressive musicians out there
by big fan! on 7/7/2008 4:58am
amazing
by Kay on 7/8/2008 1:54pm
I just some him live in Toronto last night and his was unbelievable. hes one of my favourite musicians his songs are like no others!
by AC on 7/9/2008 5:59pm
totally know what you guys mean. He is so underestamated, this song speaks for everyone out there and no one can disagree.
by CB AND D6 on 7/13/2008 1:59am
DOES HE WRITE HIS OWN SONGS?? BC THEY ARE AMAZING AND SPEAK TO OUR SOUL.
by ec on 7/15/2008 11:26pm
i pretty sure in the beginning he says "pain throws your hope to the ground" and then it switches to heart. listen closely.

i love this song.
by kf on 7/17/2008 1:09am
i agree with ec. it's definately "hope" at the beginning. i can't listen to this song without thinking of my ex-girlfriend. if i could switch lives with john mayer i would in a second haha.
by AC on 7/17/2008 3:24pm
haha your right! i never realized that it is hope people someone needs to get on that ha.
by JC-DK on 8/15/2008 6:14am
I love the guitar in this song!
Everytime I hear it I get goosebumps alover my body:D
by laura rios on 8/21/2008 2:13pm
its a great song i mean the lyrics are i donot think i have ever heard it before but i bet it is a great song to listen to.
by Lib on 8/31/2008 5:54pm
This song means allot To me, i think its saying shut up and listen to the world around you

and enjoy life
by becca! on 9/18/2008 8:36pm
this would be my life in song.
by anon on 9/29/2008 4:01pm
I was given this song on the day I buried my husband at age 27. I can't explain the wave of emotions that go through me when I listen to it. Thanks TM!
by Mac on 10/8/2008 7:51pm
this song is so beautiful
by adorable canción. on 10/13/2008 4:41pm

en serio este chiquillo me encanta, aunque ni siquiera es de habla hispana, adoro las letras de sus canciones, las busco si no las entiendo o las traduczco para saber que dice, porque la verdad sus canciones me identifican demasiado, sabes? es totalmente real. :) adorable canción, que más puedo decir.
by kissoflif3 on 10/18/2008 9:54am
Lovely song! "Fear is a friend who's misunderstood." Excellent.
by kolesha on 10/19/2008 10:57am
i love u i love i love u john !
by xinah2o@hotmail.com on 11/2/2008 3:51pm
I love you John Mayer
by xinah2o@hotmail.com on 11/2/2008 3:54pm
I love you John Mayer.
Soy de Peru, me encanta toda sus musicas es mi idolo tiene una voz fabulosa y sobre todo baronil.
by rjb on 11/10/2008 7:28am
woweee this song is awsome!
by Colette on 12/13/2008 5:07pm
wow...its so amazing. 0_0
by Sped77 on 12/16/2008 1:20pm
John Mayer is awesome! I love his music...it always generates a sense of peace and comfort....Just LOVE him!
by jamahe62@gmail.com on 1/8/2009 1:11pm
Excelente canción !!!! , me eriza los pelos y la puedo oír una y otra vez sin cansarme de ella. Bellísima melodía, preciosa guitarra y buena voz. Tiene TODO !!!! Desde Madrid,gracias John !!!
by kiara on 1/10/2009 3:31pm
He is no doubt one of the best musicians ever.
by jmlovergurl on 1/12/2009 8:28am
my musician of all time...i adore him...
by Kman on 1/14/2009 11:44am
You are crazy if you think he is under rated he is without a doubt amazing
by jake on 1/16/2009 2:09am
its heart at the beginning- its in the flap inside the cover of the cd
by coolbreeze22 on 2/11/2009 5:44pm
you guys most check out john's "where the light is" dvd....its pure awesomeness, this shows john's pure talent as a musician and a singer, this dvd is a most.....for anyone! so go check it out!!!!
by jorge on 2/22/2009 6:02pm
This guy is the best musician ever when I listen to his song is like I feel the lyrics.. Check where the light is dvd its just great..
by lare on 3/20/2009 7:14am
this is a real good song...and i love it!
by Daniel on 4/3/2009 5:02pm
Have this song on my I-pod. It rocks!! I love John Mayer!!!!:):)
by martin on 5/3/2009 12:27am
this songs really cool....
by sugandhi mehrotra on 5/10/2009 8:28am
dis song is my fav one...it touches my heart completely n is beautifully composed,expressed n sung by john mayer..mwahh john mayer u r da best singer eva..trust me jus keep on goin lyk dis!!
by Gutentagmeinerbruder! on 5/21/2009 1:32am
yum.... amzing
by Ale on 10/5/2009 12:40am
I honestly love him ! =) and his songs !
by yessica on 3/14/2010 10:58pm
Words cannot explain how amazing this song is. John Mayer is definitely going to be a legend!
by Sang K on 4/24/2010 10:39am
waz touched the first time i heard the song...Ghost Town, for which it's a sound track, is good too:)
by risesh on 6/30/2010 8:09am
hats off to john mayer for just this one song... he did the world a great deal of good the day he decided to write this song...extremely relaxing yet ethereal!!
by io on 7/12/2010 10:05pm
me hic popo
by mainu on 8/2/2010 3:10am
i love this song!! m madly in love with it!!
by jack on 8/21/2010 6:45pm
Love the 'i fight dragons' cover.
Maybe even better than the original
o.O
by correawade on 8/29/2010 9:54pm
this guy is litterally my god, his songs are soo good, his songs speak to you. i love friends, lovers or nothing, slow dancing in a burning room, why georgia, i mean i could go on and on...he's just so good and so under rated.
by amber :) on 9/7/2010 3:04pm
this song makes people think differently of life :) in a good way. it showed me that love is ok and it makes life easier and happier:)
by Christian on 10/28/2010 4:06am
Lyrically one of the best songs ive ever heard. Hope JM continues to write well into the future. A gifted musician and poet. :)
by jim joyal on 11/25/2010 2:13pm
i dont knw wat comes in his mind n so he composes di kinda melodies, piercing the centre of evry1's heart. Awesome song
by juyers on 12/7/2010 1:25pm
i love this song.
by ruby on 12/27/2010 2:16am
<3 it...
by jessica hill on 4/21/2011 10:58pm
i heart him n his music. keep om rockin'

by mohammed on 11/9/2011 5:40am
really we need to have affection for people instead of giving things that could have pain in the feeling of other people. surly we have to send our heart for such people whom we need to make them happy.
by Ronald on 12/22/2011 9:16pm
Makes you really believe that there's good in every single person because we're all meant to do something great right?
Thanks for your music, John Mayer
by Anonymous on 3/7/2012 5:24am
This song is incredible. My close friend and I lost our best friend at age 15, this song makes me want to hold her, and let her know that everything is okay, and that even though we miss her, life is good. "fear is a friend who is misunderstood" pure genius.


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