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Dave Matthews Band and Dave Matthews Proudest Monkey Lyrics

Last updated: 01/10/2009 10:00:00 AM

Swing in this tree
Oh I am bounce around so well
Branch to branch,
limb to limb you see
All in a day's dream
I'm stuck
Like the other monkeys here
I am a humble monkey
Sitting up in here again
But then came the day
I climbed out of these safe limbs
Ventured away
Walking tall, head high up and singing
I went to the city
Car horns, corners and the gritty
Now I am the proudest monkey you've ever seen
Monkey see, monkey do

Then comes the day
Staring at myself I turn to question me
I wonder do I want the simple, simple life that I once lived in well
Oh things were quiet then
In a way they were the better days
But now I am the proudest monkey you've ever seen
Monkey see, monkey do
Monkey see, monkey do

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Makes me cry.... | Reviewer: Anonymous | 1/10/09

....for I am the proudest monkey. Christ I long for the simplier days. This song brought me to tears when I first heard it and it does every time. It is such a shame that I don't climb back to "the safe limbs" but - Monkey see monkey do.

In the many times I've seen Dave and Co I have only seen this performed once. Wish he'd do it more

OOTB | Reviewer: Anonymous | 1/13/08

By far one of the best DMB songs ever from one of the best albums ever, DMB fucking rocks "Good music is good music and everything else can go to hell."