"Awake!!" as written by Josh Groban, Eric Mouquet and Thomas J. Salter....
Hey... You're awake.
And you keeps you where you wanted to be known.
That's alright, You know that you've been framed.
All the way.
And it keeps you where you wanted to be known
But that's alright, you're only human, boy
Take your inhibitions going home.
Walk on home, boy!

Hey! You're awake!
And that keeps you where you're wanting to be owned.
That's alright, you're only evil
'Eh' all the way!
And it keeps you where you wanting to be owned.
That's alright, you're only human boy
So stay a while...

All the world's a stage and we are home again, home again
All the world's afraid, but we are home again, home again
Away from home? WAIT!

I died a little (WAITING! WAITING! WAIT!)
I died a little (WAITING! WAITING! WAIT!)

I want to be set free,
On the road again for you and me.
Tell your partner that you'll be on the way
Get up, get up, get up
WE'RE FAR TOO OLD TO WHINE ABOUT IT!

Hey, you're awake.
And it keeps you where you've wanted to be known.
That's alright, We knew we knew the way... All the way.
And it keeps us where we wanted to be on time...

Oh, then sooner or later it comes...
And we're free!
I'm free!
I'm free!

All the world's a stage and we are home again, home again
All the world's afraid, but we are home again, home again
Away from home? WAIT!

I died a little (WAITING! WAITING! WAIT!)
I died a little (WAITING! WAITING! WAIT!)
I died a little (WAITING! WAITING! WAIT!)

I want to be set free
on the bond again for you and for me.
Without a haunted song we'd be all alone
So get up, get up, get up, get up,
NOW DECONSTRUCT!


All the worlds afraid....all the worlds afraid...


And we looked up to the stars last night
And I saw that maybe...there was nothing more?
...and my thought turned!


Lyrics submitted by hallowedbe666

"Awake" as written by Eric Mouquet, Thomas Salter, Josh Groban

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, EMI Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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    General Commentawesome song, my favourite off the new album
    rob904on January 06, 2010   Link
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    My OpinionAll the world's a stage and we are home again, home again

    This gets me shivers!
    meshugeahon March 14, 2010   Link
  • 0
    Song MeaningIt's all about self awareness, and becoming an improved self, and leaving behind an old self. Like everything from Devin it has meaning, and like most things from this particular period of his work it's about change and rebirth. It's incredibly potent and meaningful being part of the Ki, Addicted and Deconstructed trilogy of albums.
    VegaAon November 01, 2012   Link
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    General CommentThough Devin says he doesn't want to bring religion and politics to his songs, he sure keeps alluring to an afterlife (or deities) quite often.
    Wardraculaon April 17, 2013   Link

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