(Oh yeah)

I can't imagine all the precious time
Wasted on hazy ways to feel alive
How could they let it all just slip away
But then again I do it every day
But hey, so far I've made it
And I guess it's what this trip is about
Yeah, and some, sometimes you fake it
And sometimes you gotta just do without
Yeah, well I hope you live forever
But this life will be the death of me

It made me want it all the more it by
So many things I know I'll never have
It seems to me this lack of quality
Is finally starting to break down on me
But we, still have each other
Though sometimes I think you're getting ripped off
Now you see, compared to others
You will never have a man at the top
Now, I hope you live forever
But this life will be the death of me
Well I hope you live forever
But this life will be the death of
Me and you and the things we do
To pass the time in this crazy zoo
And all along we understood
They just made it worse, but it felt so good
Oh, slowly fallin' we're to high to stay forever
And always be together
Slowly fallin' I'm too low to go on
Well, I hope you live forever
But this life will be the death of me
Be the death of me

(If only we weren't so high)
(Oh no, If only we both had eyes down)
(Oh yeah, If only we weren't so high)


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