How It Is

Story Behind The Song

I'd had a year that started bad and culminated in major back surgery. Once I realized that acceptance was the only thing between me and happiness, things started to come back around.

Song Description

Musically influenced by the classic soul of the late 60s and early 70s, this song's message is that acceptance can be the key to inner peace.

Song Length 3:02 Genre R & B - Soul
Tempo Medium Slow (91 - 110) Lead Vocal Female Vocal
Mood Cool, Diplomatic Subject Telephone, Stars, Planets, Space
Similar Artists James Brown, Melissa Etheridge Language English
Era 2000 and later


You can?t change the weather, no
That?s just how it is
You might wanna? turn back the clock
But that?s not the way it is
You might as well accept it and remember this
The world just keeps on turning around, oh
And that?s how it is
That?s how it is babe
That?s just how it is

Relax, that furrow in your brow
Worrying your life away won?t change things anyhow
And don?t be too quick... to react
Let those blues roll right on off of your back


Acceptance is a difficult thing
But, think of the peace it will bring, yeah


The ?good life? may be hard to obtain, but think about it
To see the rainbow, you got to have some rain
So don?t let it bring you down
Things have a way of coming around


Lyrics JoAnne Redding Music JoAnne Redding
Producer Bobby Sweet Publisher Pink Slip Publishing (ASCAP)
Performance JoAnne Redding Label not yet released

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