The Other Side

The Other Side

This is a little ditty I came up with in October 2023 based on the saying 'the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence'.

The Other Side

The grass is greener
or so it seems
and the sun never sets
at least in your dreams

On the other side, on the other side
Things seem better on the other side
On the other side, on the other side
Things seem better on the other side

The trees look taller
from where you stand
and problems seem smaller
and everything's grand


Over on your side
of the tracks
the things you have
might be things I lack

But the things I have
might be things you want
and we're rarely happy
with the things we've got


Things may seem
so fine and dandy
and the weather's great
and the shops are handy

But it's all a matter
of what you see
what's ordinary to you
might be special to me


Here's a recording, made in October 2023.

Simon Ager The Other Side (TT)

Songs I've written

The Elephant Song | When you get to jiggit | Chaos | Winter | Everyday adventures | Hints of Blossom | A Panda in a Poncho | Plinkin Plookplooks | Spollagyn son tey | How Many Roads? | A Gnu in My Shoe | A Hen in My Hat | The Ballad of the Wug and the Cra | La Plume de ma Tante | Ukuleles On The Shore | Echoes on the Tongue | Dardledumdue | It's Okay To Be Odd | Monday Morning | Tall Tales | Sail Across The Sky | Two Left Feet | Thunder River | Ning | Lazybones | Goats | The Toaster Song | Hello Hi Hey | Thingamajig | Jolly Yuletide | The Pliffploff | Bubbles | Distraction | Little Lions | The Little Green Owl | Pannas Owen | Seize The Day | Music in the Air | Pocket Hedgehogs | Dust | Lillilu | Lost in a Good Book | Quiet Please | Ffaldiral | Melting 😅 | That's When We'll Do That Thing | As Easy As | What Did I Come In Here For? | Upside Down | Thoir An Aire! | Ho Ha Hey | Patience | Time | Farewell | Stuff and Nonsense | Ruith Air Falbh / Run Away! | The Other Side | Colourless Green Ideas | Noodling | Off To Sea

Other songs


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