A Music Video You Won’t See on TV: Bob Schneider, Wish the Wind Would Blow Me

I wish the world would do what I want it to
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The videos Bob Schneider’s been making with various directors (this one’s by Owen Egerton) to promote his latest album, Burden of Proof, are surprisingly dark and intense, with visual images that take Schneider’s lyrics in unexpected directions.

I wish I was a baby bear sleeping in the brown
winter grass in April, while the sun was going down
I wish my shoes were empty
and I was still in bed
with you there beside me
with your dreams inside your head

I wish the world would do what I want it to
and I wish the wind would blow me
blow me back to you

I wish your mom was ugly and your dad was ugly too
Then they couldn’t have a girl to be as beautiful as you
I wish I was a tightrope walker
with legs made out of gold
I’d hold you in my golden legs
and never let you go

I wish the world would do what I want it to
and I wish the wind would blow me
blow me back to you

Well I wish I could see Jesus shining in the sky
and he could let me know
that everything will be all right
I wish I knew that God’s love
was all I’d ever need
I’d cut my candyteeth for fun
and let the good times bleed

Oh I wish the world would do what I want it to
Wish the world would do what I want it to
and I wish the wind would blow me
blow me back to you

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