I Drink Wine

Album: 30 (2021)
Charted: 4 18
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  • How can one become so bounded
    By choices that somebody else makes?
    How come we've both become a version
    Of a person we don't even like?

    We're in love with the world
    But the world just wants to bring us down
    By putting ideas in our heads
    That corrupt our hearts somehow

    When I was a child
    Every single thing could blow my mind
    Soaking it all up for fun
    But now I only soak up wine

    They say to play hard, you work hard
    Find balance in the sacrifice
    Yet I don't know anybody
    Who's truly satisfied

    You better believe I'm trying (trying, trying)
    To keep climbing (climbing, climbing)
    But the higher we climb
    Feels like we're both none the wiser (ahh)

    So I hope I learn to get over myself
    Stop trying to be somebody else
    So we can love each other for free
    Everybody wants something
    You just want me

    Why am I obsessing
    About the things I can't control?
    Why am I seeking approval
    From people I don't even know?

    In these crazy times I hope to find
    Something I can cling on to
    'Cause I need some substance in my life
    Something real, something that feels true

    You better believe for you I've cried (I've cried, I've cried)
    High tides (high tides, high tides)
    'Cause I want you so bad
    But you can't fight fire with fire (ahh)

    Oh, so I hope I learn to get over myself
    Stop trying to be somebody else
    Oh, I just want to love you (so we can love)
    Love you for free (each other for free)
    Everybody wants something from me
    You just want me

    Listen, I know how low I can go
    I give as good as I get
    You get the brunt of it all
    'Cause you're all I've got left
    Oh, I hope in time (hope in time)
    We both will find (we both find) peace of mind
    Sometimes the road less traveled
    Is a road best left behind (ahh)

    Well, I hope I learn to get over myself
    Stop trying to be somebody else
    Oh, I just want to love you (so we can love)
    Love you for free, yeah (each other for free)
    'Cause everybody wants something from me
    You just want me

    You better believe I'm trying (trying, trying)
    To keep climbing (climbing, climbing)
    But the higher we climb
    Feels like we're both none the wiser

    The only regret I have
    I wish that it was just at a different time
    A most turbulent period of my life
    Why would I put that on you?
    That's just like a very heavy thing to have to talk about
    But because of that period of time
    Even though it was so much fun
    I didn't get to go on and make new memories with him
    There was just memories in a big storm Writer/s: Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, Greg Kurstin
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
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