Waking up every day with blood-shot eyes
You tell me I should know now
‘Cause I’m old enough to realise

If I’m honest with myself, I still admit
I’ve done this long enough now
To make peace with who we are
But the pieces fall apart

If I’m not what they want
Let ‘em talk, I don’t need their blessing
From push to shove and living my whole life in a day
Will it all come down crashing? Can I save it all?
But I see all the shades turning from colour to grey

Never want to take it way too far
But it’s not the case
when looking back on who we were
Struggling with what I see
When the feelings not so clear
It changes me

If I’m not what they want
Let ‘em talk, I don’t need their blessing
From push to shove and living my whole life in a day
Will it all come down crashing? Can I save it all?
But I see all the shades turning from colour to grey

Will it all come crashing
Dragging everybody down
Try to reach for something
Before you hit the ground

(I’m so used to this)
(It’s part of who I’ve become)
(I’ve got nowhere I can run, and so..)
(I’m so used to this)
(But now I’m getting the feeling
that it’s time now to heal, you know)

Do you feel you on the outside?
Do you feel there’s nowhere to hide?

If I’m not what they want
Let ‘em talk, I don’t need their blessing
From push to shove and living my whole life in a day
Will it all come down crashing? Can I save it all?
But I see all the shades turning from colour to grey

Ay, trying to get out of my way
Don’t know what else I can say
I’m trying to reach it
Every nights still the same
No-one else left to blame
It’s all in my head, oh yeah


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    Song Meaning

    This melodic anthem shines with glossy vocals and shimmering riffs in a proclamation of acceptance and freedom.

    EternalTearsOfSorrowon June 11, 2024   Link

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