3x5
John Mayer Lyrics


I'm writing you to
Catch you up on places I've been
You held this letter
Probably got excited, but there's nothing else inside it

Didn't have a camera by my side this time
Hoping I would see the world with both my eyes
Maybe I will tell you all about it when I'm
In the mood to lose my way with words
Today skies are painted colors of a cowboy's cliche'
And strange how clouds that look like mountains in the sky
Are next to mountains anyway

Didn't have a camera by my side this time
Hoping I would see the world with both my eyes
Maybe I will tell you all about it when
I'm in the mood to lose my way
But let me say

You should have seen that sunrise with your own eyes
It brought me back to life
You'll be with me next time I go outside
No more 3x5's

Guess you had to be there
Guess you had to be with me

Today I finally overcame
Trying to fit the world inside a picture frame
Maybe I will tell you all about it when I'm in the mood to
Lose my way but let me say

You should have seen that sunrise with your own eyes
It brought me back to life
You'll be with me next time I go outside
No more 3x5's
Just no more 3x5's

Lyrics © REACH MUSIC PUBLISHING
Written by: John Clayton Mayer

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Andrea Vitores

I'm writing you to
Catch you up on places I've been
You held this letter
Probably got excited, but there's nothing else inside it
Didn't have a camera by my side this time
Hoping I would see the world with both my eyes
Maybe I will tell you all about it when I'm
In the mood to lose my way with words
Today skies are painted colors of a cowboy's cliche'
And strange how clouds that look like mountains in the sky
Are next to mountains anyway
Didn't have a camera by my side this time
Hoping I would see the world with both my eyes
Maybe I will tell you all about it when
I'm in the mood to lose my way
But let me say
You should have seen that sunrise with your own eyes
It brought me back to life
You'll be with me next time I go outside
No more 3x5's
Guess you had to be there
Guess you had to be with me
Today I finally overcame
Trying to fit the world inside a picture frame
Maybe I will tell you all about it when I'm in the mood to
Lose my way but let me say
You should have seen that sunrise with your own eyes
It brought me back to life
You'll be with me next time I go outside
No more 3x5's
Just no more 3x5's



Divio Muhamad Julian

I'm writing you to
Catch you up on places I've been
You held this letter
Probably got excited, but there's nothing else inside it
Didn't have a camera by my side this time
Hoping I would see the world with both my eyes
Maybe I will tell you all about it when I'm
In the mood to lose my way with words
Today skies are painted colors of a cowboy's cliche'
And strange how clouds that look like mountains in the sky
Are next to mountains anyway
Didn't have a camera by my side this time
Hoping I would see the world with both my eyes
Maybe I will tell you all about it when
I'm in the mood to lose my way
But let me say
You should have seen that sunrise with your own eyes
It brought me back to life
You'll be with me next time I go outside
No more 3x5's
Guess you had to be there
Guess you had to be with me
Today I finally overcame
Trying to fit the world inside a picture frame
Maybe I will tell you all about it when I'm in the mood to
Lose my way but let me say
You should have seen that sunrise with your own eyes
It brought me back to life
You'll be with me next time I go outside
No more 3x5's
Just no more 3x5's



All comments from YouTube:

Vals Gal

I have no idea why, but this has got to be one of my favorite songs in the world.

DAVE GASS

April 2022 still listening to this song . Love it 👍

Calvin Lawrence

Listen to Radiohead's WEIRD FISHES, I find them similar, and I love them both. Find on YouTube.

Sheryl Smiley

It’s my fav song! I’m glad someone else likes it too ❤️

Jesse Miller

Everytime. I agree

Cletus S

It's probably because of the dope accordion background fill throughout the song!

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Terrell Travis

This album takes me  back to a time when I was just a teenager living in a group home for foster kids. One of the staff gave me a burnt copy of this album. Prior to this, I had never heard of John Mayer but It became an instant favorite with 3x5 being one of my favorites. Damn, those were some pretty crazy times, but when I listen to this album, I cant help but to smile and be thankful for all those intense, confusing, terrible, wonderful moments. They are definitely etched in my heart forever :)

Ben Ryan

i first heard the album when i turned 18. first time i was allowed in the pub and knew the owner so i had free play on the duke box. i used to play every song off this album start to finish. there isnt a bad song on it. i still play it start to finish 18 yrs later. and i m glad other people appreciate it as much as i did. its truely one of the greatest albums ever written.

Maria Ogando

😮 I also first heard this song in a home about 20 years ago. It was called the Homestead. I asked the Elks for the John Mayer CD on my Xmas wish list. I was so happy to have received it. I memorized every song but I always come back to this one. 🥲

Mitch Liam

What a beautiful story. Thanks for sharing

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