It's so hard to breathe right now
Living things without a friend of mine
Air just filling every bit, of every end, of every mind
You thought you could feel

And it's maybe 6 a.m.
And no one wants to be with me
So I'm calling out to someone and something that I don't know so well
Ohh, I'm free

If I can't find the warmth in my summer
And I can't find the light in my day
I just look to my friends and we'll see our troubles away
You make me feel so strange

Won't you let me breathe the air
I want to hold on to right now
Won't you let me read a book about
Someone's queen who came back for me

I see bridges in my eyes
I see mornings left for the children
I see people holding back, trying to find another reason so they can walk away
And it makes me scream and I pray

If you can't find the warmth in my summer
And I can't find the light in my day
I just look to my friends and I'll see our troubles away
You make me feel so

It can never end 'cause we don't speak
It will never just die
So why don't you call the man
And, tell him to come over here and just clean up my pride

If you can't find the warmth in my summer
And I can't find the light in my day
I just look to my friend and we'll see our little troubles away
You make me feel so strange

If you can't find the warmth in my summer
And I can't find the light in my day
I just look to my friend and we'll see our troubles away

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    well this is among the very best Hootie songs...and not a comment. First of all, Darius' vocal delivery in this song is so powerful. At the time of this comment, Darius has a thriving country career and I wonder if people realize how criminally overlooked Fairweather Johnson is as an album. Oh, and the song is about a breakup or maybe a struggle of acceptance in general. he's distraught, but can find comfort amongst his buddies.
    summerteeth99on January 07, 2011   Link

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