Beck / Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometimes
Jon Brion Lyrics


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Change your heart
Look around you
Change your heart
It will astound you
I need your lovin'
Like the sunshine

Everybody's gotta learn sometime
Everybody's gotta learn sometime
Everybody's gotta learn sometime

Change your heart
Look around you
Change your heart
It Will astound you
I need your lovin'
Like the sunshine

Everybody's gotta learn sometime
Everybody's gotta learn sometime
Everybody's gotta learn sometime

I need your lovin'
Like the sunshine

Everybody's gotta learn sometime
Everybody's gotta learn sometime
Everybody's gotta learn sometime

Everybody's gotta learn sometime




Everybody's gotta learn sometime
Everybody's gotta learn sometime

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Jon Brion's song "Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometime" speak to the idea that change is necessary and that it can lead to profound growth and learning. The repeated refrain of "everybody's gotta learn sometime" emphasizes the universality of this message, suggesting that everyone must go through periods of learning and growth in order to develop as individuals.


The opening lines of the song, "change your heart, look around you," urge the listener to take a step back from their current situation and reevaluate their attitudes and beliefs. By changing their perspective, the listener may be astounded by the possibilities that are revealed to them. The repetition of the phrase "change your heart" also suggests that the singer is urging not just a change in actions or behavior, but a deeper transformation of the self.


The lines "I need your lovin' like the sunshine" add a personal and emotional dimension to the song, implying that the singer is reaching out to someone they care about and seeking their support during a difficult period of growth and change. The use of sunshine as a metaphor for love and positivity reinforces the idea that change can lead to a brighter and more fulfilling future.


Line by Line Meaning

Change your heart
You need to change your way of thinking


Look around you
Take notice of what's happening in your surroundings


Change your heart
Be open with your feelings and show compassion towards others


It will astound you
You'll be surprised by the positive changes that will result from the change in your heart


I need your lovin'
I crave your love and affection


Like the sunshine
Your love is like a source of warmth and positivity


Everybody's gotta learn sometime
Everybody needs to learn the lessons of love and compassion at some point in their lives


Everybody's gotta learn sometime
It's a universal truth that nobody can escape the need to learn these lessons


Everybody's gotta learn sometime
It's a reminder that you're not the only one who needs to go through this process of personal growth


I need your lovin'
I am fueled by your love and without it, I feel empty


Everybody's gotta learn sometime
We're all on a journey of personal growth and self-discovery


Everybody's gotta learn sometime
You may resist the process, but it's a necessary part of life




Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: James Warren

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