Half is Better

2005
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Half is Better

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When you Bmknow that half is E7better
That’s when you A7♭13know you’re in Dlove . . . A7♭13

When a whole umbrella leaves you standing in the rain
But a half will keep you dry
When a whole pillow leaves you turning in your place
But a half a pillow suits you fine
When a whole bookshelf doesn’t hold the books you read
But a half will leave you room for
pictures and little ceramic things
Yeah, when you know that half is better
That’s when you know you’re in love

Instrumental

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When a whole house leaves you cramped and quartered
But a half gives you space to move
When a whole blanket leaves you cold around the borders
But a half a blanket keeps you warm
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When a whole lot of money doesn’t halfway meet your needs
But a half that lot will do
Yeah, when you know that half is better
That’s when you know you’re in love
When you know that half is better
That’s when you know you’re in love
When your whole life is only half of what you want
That’s when you know you’re in love