The Bottom Line

Album: Jagged Little Pill: Collector's Edition (2015)
  • If somebody asked you to surrender
    And that was the only way to win
    If somebody offered you the freedom to open your mind again
    Would you take that flight?
    Would you walk right in?

    So meet me down at the bottom line
    And open my heart with your hands
    And we'll hear the sound of pretenses falling
    And find where the truth has been
    Down at the bottom line

    If somebody led you to the water
    If somebody taught you how to swim
    If somebody took your doubt and turned it out
    And then you could breathe again
    Would you take that chance?
    Would you dive right in?

    So meet me down at the bottom line
    And open my heart with your hands
    And we'll hear the sound of pretenses falling
    And find where the truth has been
    Down at the bottom line, oh

    What if the wind blows?
    The cradle will fall
    What if the wise man knows nothing at all?
    We justify
    We crucify
    But we don't have the balls to cry

    So meet me down at the bottom line
    And open my heart with your hands
    And we'll hear the sound of pretenses falling
    And find where the truth has been
    Down at the bottom line

    That's where we'll go
    Line, where truth always flows
    Line, that's where we'll go Writer/s: Glen Ballard, Alanis Nadine Morissette
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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