Human by Tank and the Bangas


You are You are [Verse] You are very, very important and very special Though your body was made especially extravagant, it's like you're extra human For you are a force of skin & nails & heart A walking Monae, you're breathing art Did you know: that it takes the interaction of about... 72 different muscles just to produce human speech? Relative to size, the strongest muscle in your body is the tongue I wonder where that fact was created from Seeing as though it is the weapons in our mouths do the most damage To the ones we say that we love Did you know: that the human brain, contains over 100 billion nerve cells? So even if your little nephew is acting like he vacation's in hell You should play with him I'm sure your attention won't cause a deficient amount of nerve cells Us women… We blink like nearly twice as much as these men, so keep looking For she will notice you, it may take her a little longer But she's got to The average human heart will beat over 100 million times in one lifetime I'm sure you'll find someone who won't mind skipping one for you The left lung is made smaller than the right lung To make room for that very heart inside of you And your stomach needs to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks So it won't digest itself Listen Don't you ever become complicit Or live your life on someone's shelf There is a reason for every limb and interaction Body, it's like God created me like an instrument Every year, about 98% of your atoms are replaced You were born Like born with 300 bones And when you get to be an adult you'll only have 206 You need to grow up You need to grow out of things When something doesn't belong, even your body knows when it's time for that thing to be Replaced Gotta get over it Gotta keep on livin' To many more interesting lessons Like 15, 15, 15, 15, 15 15 million blood cells are Destroyed in a human body every second If your body can get over it You can get over that last relationship Gotta believe in your body Gotta believe in luck The surface of human skin consists of 25 square feet so toughen up Your body contains enough iron to make a 3 inch nail Sulfur to kill fleas on the average dog Carbon, carbon to make about 500 pencils And enough water to fill a 10 gallon tank Forget any superhero that existed before you You my love, are human You're incredible, and valuable You're a life force. A life force? You're a life force. A life force You're creatively creative, like Handmade like praying You piece of the creator You human [Outro] You never knew that there was enough to be You never knew there was enough to be You obviously don't know A thing