Weekly Tunes EP23 - Ruby - Foster the People

You probably recognise 'Foster the People' from their viral song, 'Pumped Up Kicks'. Although 'Ruby' is not as famous, it is another song of theirs which is very soothing and touching to listen to. 

Lyrics:
And there she goes
She was sitting really nice with her head full of advice from friends
She walks around
She tries to rearrange but everything goes under her bed
And it's countless
She's got a jar full of change saved up for vacation
And she's watching
She's watching her sons growing up just like their mom
And it's hard
And I said Ruby, Ruby, Ruby
Gotta start lifting your head up, head up, head up
And I said Ruby, Ruby, Ruby
I know it's hard but you gotta get outta bed, outta bed, outta bed
Yeah she don't know what to do
She's got everything and nothing to lose
She got a call from a guy just seeing if she's alright
Yeah
She's got a fistful of tears held back by the strength of five
And she says, "Happiness ain't free
Everybody fights just like me
But I've given up the ability to retreat"
And I said Ruby, Ruby, Ruby
You gotta start lifting your head up, head up, head up
And I said Ruby, Ruby, Ruby
I know it's hard but you gotta get outta bed, outta bed, outta bed
Yeah she don't know what to do
She's got everything, nothing to lose
Yeah
Yeah you've got time to figure it out
I'm here so don't be scared
You've got time to figure it out
I'm here and I am here
You've got time to figure it out
I'm here so don't be scared
You've got time to figure it out
I'm here so don't be scared
Ruby, Ruby, Ruby
And I said Ruby, Ruby, Ruby
And I said Ruby, Ruby, Ruby
And I said Ruby, Ruby, Ruby
All alone, rest your head on my lap when you're down
All alone, rest your head on my lap, on my lap
Ruby don't cry

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