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I Can See Clearly Now
Jimmy Cliff Lyrics


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I can see clearly now the rain is gone
I can see all obstacles in my way
Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind

It's gonna be a bright (bright)
Bright (bright) sunshiny day
It's gonna be a bright (bright)
Bright (bright) sunshiny day

Oh, yes I can make it now the pain is gone
All of the bad feelings have disappeared
Here is that rainbow I've been praying for

It's gonna be a bright (bright)
Bright (bright) sunshiny day
Look all around, there's nothing but blue skies
Look straight ahead, there's nothing but blue skies

I can see clearly now the rain is gone
I can see all obstacles in my way
Here is that rainbow I've been praying for

It's gonna be a bright (bright)
Bright (bright) sunshiny day
It's gonna be a bright (bright)
Bright (bright) sunshiny day

Bri-ri-ri-ri', bright, (bright)
Bright (bright) sunshiny day, yeah, eh
It's gonna be a bright (bright)
Bright (bright) sunshiny day

It's gonna be a bright (bright)
Bright (bright) sunshiny day, yeah, na
It's gonna be a bright (bright)
Bright (bright) sunshiny day

Bri-ri-ri-ri', bright (bright)
Bright (bright) sunshiny day

Overall Meaning

The song "I Can See Clearly Now" by Jimmy Cliff is an uplifting and hopeful song that expresses the positivity and joy that comes after experiencing difficult times. The opening line, "I can see clearly now the rain is gone," suggests that the songwriter has finally overcome the obstacles and difficulties he was facing previously. He can now see all the obstacles that were once in his way due to the dark clouds that used to blind his vision, but they are now gone.


The songwriter expresses his optimism through the repeating lines of "It's gonna be a bright, bright sunshiny day." He mentions that all the bad feelings have disappeared and he has finally reached a point of acceptance and happiness. The rainbow that he has been praying for symbolizes hope and new beginnings. This entire song is about looking forward to a brighter future after overcoming the past.


Overall, the song is about overcoming obstacles, seeing things in a new light, and discovering hope and joy in life. It reminds us that no matter what struggles we face, there is always the possibility of a brighter tomorrow.


Line by Line Meaning

I can see clearly now the rain is gone
My troubles have cleared up, and I can now see things more clearly.


I can see all obstacles in my way
I am now able to identify and overcome any challenges that may come my way.


Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind
The difficult times that clouded my judgment and prevented me from seeing the good things in life are now behind me.


It's gonna be a bright (bright) Bright (bright) sunshiny day
I am optimistic that the future holds many opportunities for happiness and success.


Oh, yes I can make it now the pain is gone
I have moved past my past hurts and traumas, and I now feel empowered to achieve my goals.


All of the bad feelings have disappeared
I no longer feel weighed down by negative emotions and can move forward with a clear mind.


Here is that rainbow I've been praying for
I have finally found the happiness, joy, and contentment that I have been searching for.


Look all around, there's nothing but blue skies
I am surrounded by positivity, and there is no room for negativity in my life.


Look straight ahead, there's nothing but blue skies
I am focused on a bright and positive future and will not let any obstacles or challenges get in the way of achieving my goals.


Bri-ri-ri-ri', bright, (bright) Bright (bright) sunshiny day, yeah, eh
I am filled with excitement, enthusiasm, and positivity about what the future holds.


It's gonna be a bright (bright) Bright (bright) sunshiny day, yeah, na
Despite any challenges that may come my way, I remain confident that I can overcome them and achieve my desired outcomes.


Bri-ri-ri-ri', bright (bright) Bright (bright) sunshiny day
I am optimistic about what the future holds, and I know that there are many new and exciting opportunities waiting for me.




Lyrics © CTM Publishing, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Johnny Nash

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@hoangfe5293

I can see clearly now the rain is gone
I can see all obstacles in my way
Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind
It's gonna be a bright (bright)
Bright (bright) sunshiny day
It's gonna be a bright (bright)
Bright (bright) sunshiny day
Oh, yes I can make it now the pain is gone
All of the bad feelings have disappeared
Here is that rainbow I've been praying for
It's gonna be a bright (bright)
Bright (bright) sunshiny day
look all around, there's nothing but blue skies
Look straight ahead, there's nothing but blue skies
I can see clearly now the rain is gone
I can see all obstacles in my way
Here is that rainbow I've been praying for
It's gonna be a bright (bright)
Bright (bright) sunshiny day
It's gonna be a bright (bright)
Bright (bright) sunshiny day
Bri-ri-ri-ri', bright, (bright)
Bright (bright) sunshiny day, yeah, eh
It's gonna be a bright (bright)
Bright (bright) sunshiny day
It's gonna be a bright (bright)
Bright (bright) sunshiny day, yeah, na
It's gonna be a bright (bright)
Bright (bright) sunshiny day
Bri-ri-ri-ri', bright (bright)
Bright (bright) sunshiny...



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@beaubiden9293

Who’s listening to this masterpiece in 2024?

@ConfusedSeahorse-dm3rg

😊Donna

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Indonesia 😍

@user-zt8oh5yh3o

I am from Nepal 🇳🇵☺️ ❤❤

@beaubiden9293

@@user-zt8oh5yh3o They play this song when you get to the top of Mount Everest.

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@ozlemaktas3316

Today ı ve been informed that ı m cancer free 😊İ wish everyone who has obstacles in their life, have bright and shinny days.. Live your life to the fullest and keep dreaming and laughing...

@anajm6825

Que bom! Seja feliz!

@SoupBone-bp1qk

Can't like this enough. So very happy for you!!

@AI-dc3zo

Thank God! Trust in the Lord Jesus.

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