An old man ___________.
___________ and died the next day.
He won the pottery
He won the lottery
____________ in your Chardonnay.
It's a black cry
It's a black fly
It's a death row pardon ___________
two minutes too late
two moments too late
CHORUS: Isn't it ironic, don't you think? It's like rain on your wedding day. It's a free ride when you've already paid. It's good advice that you just didn't take. And who would have thought....it figures.
Mr. Play-it-Safe was afraid ________.
He packed his suitcase and kissed __________
his kids goodbye
his kids byebye
He waited his whole damned life _________________.
to take that fright
to take that flight
And ____________, "well isn't this nice".
as the plane clashed down
as the plane crashed down
CHORUS: And isn't it ironic, don't you think? It's like rain on your wedding day. A free ride when you've already paid. Good advice that you just didn't take. And who would have thought....it figures.
Well, life has a funny way of _________
sneaking up on you
snaking up on you
When you think everything is okay, and ____________________
everything is going all right
everything is going right
And life has __________________________
a sunny way of helping you out
a funny way of helping you out
You think everything has gone wrong and ___________ in your face.
______________ when you're already late.
a traffic jam
a traffic cam
__________ on your cigarette break
A no-eating sign
A no-smoking sign
It's like ten thousand spoons when ___________________
all you need is a wife
all you need is a knife
____________ the man of my dreams.
And then meeting _______________.
his beautiful life
his beautiful wife
CHORUS: Isn't it ironic....don't you think? A little too ironic....and yeah I really do think.....it's like rain on your wedding day, a free ride when you've already paid, it's the good advice that you just didn't take, who would have thought...it figures.
And life has a funny way of sneaking up on you. And life has a funny, funny way of helping you out...helping you out.