What The Pillar of Salt Held Up

Album: Everclear (1991)
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  • The take-off makes no sound
    It's high and far away
    Your blue sky by the moon
    It takes my breath away

    Why do you choose
    What you choose to throw away into the undertow
    A happiness like we'll never know

    You can overcome your bitterness and pain
    And you don't remember how
    To start your life again

    You were born to please
    Born to put on a show
    But you always run away
    From a happiness like we'll never know

    No hiding place in all the sky
    No camouflage to keep you warm at night
    No clothes you got seem to keep out the wind or the rain
    No way out from your shame

    The take-off makes no sound
    As you fly away with that look on your face
    That gives it all away

    Secrets that the sea would never tell the soul
    But where the current flows
    A happiness like we'll never know Writer/s: Mark Eitzel
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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