Brand New Day
Recording Artist: Bryan Adams
Writers: Jim Vallance
Bryan Adams
Date Written: 2015
Albums: Get Up! (Universal / Polydor, 2015)
Audio:
 
Bryan Adams: vocal, backing vocal, electric guitar, acoustic guitar
Jeff Lynne: electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass, drums, backing vocal
Steve Jay: tambourine.
 
Produced by Jeff Lynne. Recorded by Steve Jay at Bungalow Palace Studios, Los Angeles. Mixed by Jeff Lynne and Steve Jay. Mastered by Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering, Portland, Maine.
Comments:
This was the first official "single" released from Bryan's "Get Up!"album, but it was actually the last song written and recorded for the album.
Lyrics: Johnny had a plan, gonna see the world, knew he had to go
Gonna take his girl and they'd make their way to Ontario
She said, why you lookin’ at me that way?
You gonna go or you gonna stay?

Get up, get up, get up - hear what I say
Wake up, wake up, wake up - go find a better way
Get up, get up, get up - it’s a brand new day

So he flagged a ride on an eastbound freight goin’ anywhere
Drivin’ thru the night, thru the wind and rain, it took him all the way there
Counting the hours as the miles slipped away
In the sound of the wheels he could still hear her say

Get up, get up, get up - whatever it takes
Wake up, wake up, wake up - give your head a shake
Get up, get up, get up - it’s a brand new day
It’s a brand new day

What you thinkin’ about, man you better get out
I’m gonna be someone, have my day in the sun
Well you won't know if you don't try
So bye bye baby
Bye bye baby, bye bye

Sometimes he'd lay awake thinkin' ‘bout the things that he never told her
So on a starry night from a noisy bar he telephoned her
You could come down I’ll meet your train
She just laughed and said, some people never change

Get up, get up, get up - hear what I say
Wake up, wake up, wake up - go find a better way
Get up, get up, get up - it’s a brand new day
It’s a brand new day