Alanis Morissette: Ironic

IRONIC
/Alanis Morissette/

An old man
Turned ninety-eight
He won the lottery
And died the next day
It's a black fly
In your Chardonnay
It's a death row pardon
Two minutes too late
Isn't it ironic
Don't you think?

[Chorus:]
It's like rain
On your wedding day
It's a free ride
When you've already paid
It's the good advice
That you just didn't take
And who would've thought
It figures

Mr. Play It Safe
Was afraid to fly
He packed his suitcase
And kissed his kids goodbye
He waited his whole damn life
To take that flight
And as the plane crashed down
He thought: "Well, isn't this nice?"
And isn't it ironic
Don't you think?

[Chorus]

Well life has a funny way
Of sneaking up on you
When you think everything's okay
And everything's going right
And life has a funny way
Of helping you out when
You think everything's gone wrong
And everything blows up
In your face

A traffic jam
When you're already late
A no-smoking sign
On your cigarette break
It's like ten thousand spoons
When all you need is a knife
It's meeting the man of my dreams
And then meeting his beautiful wife
And isn't it ironic
Don't you think?
A little too ironic
And yeah, I really do think

[Chorus]

Life has a funny way
Of sneaking up on you
Life has a funny, funny way
Of helping you out
Helping you out


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