Dirty Gold

Album: Dirty Gold (2013)
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  • Take a breath, say you love me
    We both know that everything changes

    Keep in mind that none of this is fiction
    This is just a glimpse into the head of a menace
    We were two different children
    But we born of the same moon
    Blowing entire opposite
    We were brought up the same too
    I used to hate you because they celebrate you
    And you made them notice every single thing I can't do
    But really I honestly wanted to be you
    And I just hope my desire to wasn't that see through
    I never took into account the things that you were hiding
    I even understood your rage when I see you get violent
    I guess the height of all my envy was leaving me blinded
    Until you sat me down and told me how crazy your life is
    You said to run and never look back
    And if I did, to never lose track of all the hurdles I was jumping
    That lead me to my current goal

    Don't sell your soul baby you are dirty gold
    Don't sell your soul baby you are dirty gold
    Don't sell your soul baby you are dirty gold

    Took a chance, said you'd love me
    We both know that everything changes

    You found me when I was dying and unappreciated
    You broke me down into a science that I completely hated
    You told impeccable talent didn't make me less average
    But how I use it to my advantage determined my passion
    It took some time to understand and manage
    But then I learned this passion was the method to my madness
    And I never got to thank you, at least not in the way I planned
    But I had to learn before I did that, I hope you understand
    It takes a lot for me to bury hatchets but consider them cremated
    All the ashes burned to ashes
    And I'm dusting off my vocal box and finally saying thank you
    And even though you ain't my fan, you did the shit they ain't do
    So disregard my temper and the times I fucking hate you
    Because despite all my ignorance I'm really fucking grateful
    Never forget the importance of the sparks you hold

    Don't sell your soul baby you are dirty gold
    Don't sell your soul baby you are dirty gold
    Don't sell your soul baby you are dirty gold

    Took a glance, towards the mirror
    Now I know that everything changes

    I used to hate me, I swore my life was too painful
    Let my demons overtake me before I fight with my angels
    There was constantly a struggle to see my life at an angle
    That provided understanding of how much drama could change you
    I used to cut myself open just to feel like I was living
    But when living is just dying then there's no longer a difference
    There's no longer existence, and there's no longer persistence
    And there's no longer a drive there existing on only division
    And I thought, if nobody ever loved me
    This vacancy inside me must be really called a bloodstream
    Then I looked into the world and saw a million people like me
    Probably never know your stories, but you're the reason I'm fighting
    You're the reason I'm writing; music
    Could be so reviving
    And if ever you tend to forget, I'm right here to remind you:
    Don't ever give into the hurt you hold

    Don't sell your soul baby you are dirty gold
    Don't sell your soul baby you are dirty gold
    Don't sell your soul baby you are dirty gold Writer/s: ANGEL HAZE, GREG KURSTIN
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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