Take this, bloody war along the way
I'm lost for words to say
Will we meet the dawn

Take these, muddy thoughts that I'm at wars
I'm not ready for the call
Then we'll meet the dawn

I just take what someone wants
Pray been swimming in ???
break what I don't need
Its nice to watch somebody breathe, for me
I am tired on my own

Well now, come sit next to me
I'm not sleeping with the bride to be
Been wasting time like it just doesn't matter very much
so I'm happy for the company

And we're sat here for eternity
Don't want no family
and I'll thank you very much
I am flattered by the touch
When you say that you're in love with me

And won't you breathe, for me
I am tired on my own

Release me
To the horror of the end
I lost myself again
in the mirror of the past

Let me, let me scratch at my own skin
I'm dying to get in
To the mirror of the past

I just take what someone wants
Pray been swimming in ???
break what I don't need
Its nice to watch somebody breathe, for me
I am tired on my own

Well now, come sit next to me
I'm not sleeping with the bride to be
Been wasting time like it just doesn't matter very much
so I'm happy for the company

And we're sat here for eternity
No wife and no family
and I'll thank you very much
I am flattered by the touch
When you say that you're in love with me

And won't you breathe, for me
I am tired on my own

And won't you breathe, for me
I am tired on my own

Well now, Come sit next to me
I'm not sleeping with the bride to be
Been wasting time like it just doesn't matter very much
so I'm happy for the company

And we're sat here for eternity
Don't want no family
and I'll thank you very much
that I'm flattered by the touch
when you say that you're in love with me

And we're sat here for eternity
Don't want no family
Been wasting time like it just doesn't matter very much
so I'm happy for the company

Won't you breathe, for me
I am tired on my own

And won't you breathe, for me
I am tired on my own



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  • +2
    General CommentThis is an amazing song Im pretty sure that anyone can get the basic concept, and then take it the way that works for you.
    kInGancaptainon February 29, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe "unknown" lyric: Pray been swimming in ???

    Should read: Race when I'm in front
    So you get:

    I just take what someone wants
    Race when I'm in front
    Break what i don't need
    It's nice to watch somebody breathe, for me
    I am tired of my own.
    grenon September 21, 2009   Link
  • 0
    My Opinion...and yeah, this is definitely one of his best songs IMHO... very good live.
    grenon September 21, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhy isn't it on iTunes? I've never heard it and I want to!! It's James blunt!!!!
    nobraveryon November 12, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI know there are rumors he's working on a new album. If so i sincerely hope this song is on it, because the performance of it from koko in london on youtube is absolutely amazing. Does anyone have a good idea of when a new album might come out?
    aaron18on July 18, 2010   Link

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