Oh What A World
Sonos Lyrics


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Men reading fashion magazines
Oh what a world
It seems we live in
Straight man
Oh what a world
We live in

Why am I always on a plane or a fast train
Oh what a world my parents gave me
Always
Travelin′ but not in love

Still I think I'm doin′ fine
Wouldn't it be a lovely headline
Life is
Beautiful on a New York Times

Men reading fashion magazines
Oh what a world
It seems we live in
Straight man
Oh what a world
We live in

Why am I always on a plane or a fast train
Oh what a world my parents gave me
Always
Travelin' but not in love

Still I think I′m doin′ fine
Wouldn't it be a lovely headline
Life is
Beautiful on a New York Times

Oh what a world
We live in

Why am I always on a plane or a fast train
Oh what a world my parents gave me
Always
Travelin′ but not in love

Still I think I'm doin′ fine
Wouldn't it be a lovely headline




Life is
Beautiful

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Sonos's song "Oh What A World" touch upon themes of restlessness, disconnection, and the search for meaning in contemporary society. The opening line "Men reading fashion magazines" suggests a sense of disorientation and confusion within the singer's perception of the world. This sense of disorientation is heightened by the repetition of the phrase "Oh what a world" which emphasizes the complex, often chaotic nature of modern life.


The refrain "Why am I always on a plane or a fast train" underscores a sense of restlessness or the feeling of being adrift in contemporary society. The singer feels disconnected from their environment and struggles to find a sense of purpose or direction in their life. The lyrics "Always Travelin′ but not in love" suggests that while the singer may be on the move, they lack a deeper connection to the world around them.


Despite these feelings of dislocation, the singer maintains a sense of optimism and a belief in the potential for beauty in the world. The lyrics "Still I think I'm doin′ fine / Wouldn't it be a lovely headline / Life is / Beautiful" suggest a belief in the power of positivity and the potential for the singer to find happiness and fulfillment in their life.


Line by Line Meaning

Men reading fashion magazines
Observing the state of our society where men are now reading fashion magazines


Oh what a world
Expressing awe and wonder at the complexity of the world


It seems we live in
Acknowledgement of the realities and difficulties of our existence


Straight man
Referring to societal norms and expectations for masculinity and heterosexuality


Why am I always on a plane or a fast train
Questioning the purpose and meaning of constant travel


Oh what a world my parents gave me
Reflecting on the inheritance of life and experiences from one's parents


Always travelin′ but not in love
Feeling a sense of disconnectedness from the experience of love while constantly on the move


Still I think I'm doin′ fine
Despite the confusion and chaos, finding a sense of contentment and acceptance in one's current circumstances


Wouldn't it be a lovely headline
Expressing a desire for a more positive and uplifting news cycle


Life is beautiful on a New York Times
Finding beauty and joy in the midst of a harsh and often difficult world


Oh what a world we live in
Reiterating the wonder and amazement at the complexity of the world around us




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@IProvideLyrics1924

[Intro]
Oh, what a world, I don't wanna leave
There's all kinds of magic; it's hard to believe
Oh, what a world, I don't wanna leave
There's all kinds of magic; it's hard to believe

[Verse 1]
Northern lights in our skies
Plants that grow and open your mind
Things that swim with a neon glow
How we all got here, nobody knows

[Pre-Chorus]
These are real things
These are real things

[Chorus]
Oh, what a world, don't wanna leave
All kinds of magic all around us; it's hard to believe
Thank God it's not too good to be true
Oh, what a world, and then there is you

[Verse 2]
Did I know you once in another life?
Are we here just once or a billion times?
Well, I wish I knew, but it doesn't matter
'Cause you're here right now, and I know what I feel

[Pre-Chorus]
And these are real things
Yeah, these are real things

[Chorus]
Oh, what a world, don't wanna leave
All kinds of magic all around us; it's hard to believe
Thank God it's not too good to be true
Oh, what a world, and then there is you
Oh, and then there is you

[Pre-Chorus]
These are real things
These are real things

[Chorus 2]
Oh, what a world, all kinds of magic
Tell me it's not too good to be true
Oh, what a world, and then there is you

[Outro]
Oh, what a world, I don't wanna leave
There's all kinds of magic; it's hard to believe
(And then there is you)
Oh, what a world, I don't wanna leave
There's all kinds of magic; it's hard to believe
(And then there is you)
Oh, what a world, I don't wanna leave
There's all kinds of magic; it's hard to believe
(And then there is you)
Oh, what a world, I don't wanna leave
There's all kinds of magic; it's hard to believe



@lakeshiajones5799

Oh, what a world, I don't wanna leave
There's all kinds of magic, it's hard to believe
Oh, what a world, I don't wanna leave
There's all kinds of magic, it's hard to believe
Northern lights in our skies
Plants that grow and open your mind
Things that swim with a neon glow
How we all got here, nobody knows
These are real things
These are real things
Oh, what a world, don't wanna leave
All kinds of magic all around us, it's hard to believe
Thank God it's not too good to be true
Oh, what a world, and then there is you
Did I know you once in another life?
Are we here just once or a billion times?
Well, I wish I knew, but it doesn't matter
'Cause you're here right now, and I know what I feel
And these are real things
Yeah, these are real things
Oh, what a world, don't wanna leave
All kinds of magic all around us, it's hard to believe
Thank God it's not too good to be true
Oh, what a world, and then there is you
Oh, and then there is you
These are real things
These are real things
Oh, what a world, all kinds of magic
Tell me it's not too good to be true
Oh, what a world, and then there is you
Oh, what a world, I don't wanna leave
There's all kinds of magic, it's hard to believe
(And then there is you)
Oh, what a world, I don't wanna leave
There's all kinds of magic, it's hard to believe
(And then there is you)
Oh, what a world, I don't wanna leave
There's all kinds of magic, it's hard to believe
(And then there is you)
Oh, what a world, I don't wanna leave
There's all kinds of magic, it's hard to believe



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@ClaytonAFoster

The love I have for Kacey Musgraves' music is unmatched. It's so peaceful, light, sweet, and it just makes you happy.

@joshuarodriguez9477

Me too, listen to The Impossible of Mariah carey has a peaceful and light vibe

@ghettomusic0

This song always makes me feel so serene like my brain is slowly galloping across a giant cosmic brownie

@TronTheTramp

TheDankTank exactly!!! ❤️❤️😂😂😂😂

@emillllysfreshbytch7

TheDankTank hahahaha yes!

@toddswartz3510

Yes this song really is brilliant yet so simple....takes you somewhere

@Michael.Walker.

I have it set for my morning alarm ⏰

@Evie2246

Haha, I getcha bro

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@meggiemeggs4908

This is not a song. This is a SPIRITUAL TRIP. I have never listened to kacey’s music before, but i am 100% sold. I get why she won the grammy, she deserves it!!!! In love!!!

@AbeLuvsTheatres

My mom sings this song to my son all the time and it’s honestly the sweetest thing to see and hear.

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