You never heard this one from me
I wanted to belong to what I fear
And we're supposed to laugh it off
We're very limited in honesty

A sense of belonging just for once in my life
I thought you were God and Elvis rolled into one
This is my life and it's all I have

Repeat after me we're drifting, repeat after me we're drifting
Does he know? My life is still my own
Repeat after me we're drifting, repeat after me we're drifting
Does he know? My life is still my own

There's no connection to my past
And if it's hurting me, it's teaching me
You took your pill today, for sure
You're desperate for your friends to like you more

When Kennedy spoke you'd hear America sigh
The poor seeking solace in their God that's above
We scream and we fight, it's all we have

Repeat after me we're drifting, repeat after me we're drifting
Does he know? My life is still my own
Repeat after me we're drifting, repeat after me we're drifting
Does he know? My life is still my own

If I were a girl and you were born as a boy
I'd know I'm still here when someone's hurting me badly
Failure's beautiful to me

Repeat after me we're drifting, repeat after me we're drifting
Does he know? My life is still my own
Repeat after me we're drifting, repeat after me we're drifting
Does he know? My life is still my own

Repeat after me we're drifting, repeat after me we're drifting
Does he know? My life is still my own
Repeat after me we're drifting, repeat after me we're drifting
Does he know? My life is still my own


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    General CommentMaybe I'm bad with history, anyhow, what does this mean? "When Kennedy spoke you'd hear America sigh" .hmm.. listening to this song right now. To me, it sounds like he is saying "'Cause we know, my life is still my own." Did he get the title from the book "The Drifters" can't remember... I love this song. i like the 'feel' it has.
    Mansunroseon January 11, 2007   Link

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