Think of what you're saying
You can get it wrong and still you think that it's all right
Think of what I'm saying
We can work it out and get it straight or say goodnight

We can work it out
We can work it out

The Beatles - We Can Work It Out lyrics meaning

Meaning

The lyrics of this song perhaps show the transitory period the band were experiencing in their style. Their early work was almost entirely upbeat love songs, but from Help! onwards they began to take a more jaded view of love. As the leading cynicist of the group, John led the way. The middle eight of this song is a prime example of the group beginning to dabble in deeper portrayals of relationships.

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