Orphans
by Beck

Album: Modern Guilt (2008)
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  • Think I'm stranded but I don't know where
    I got this diamond I don't know how to shine
    In the sun where the dark winds wail
    And the children leave their rumors behind
    As you cross that ?
    The matchsticks for my bones
    If we can learn how to freeze ourselves alive
    We can learn to leave these burdens to burn

    Cast out these creatures of woe
    Shatter themselves
    Fighting the fire with your bare hands

    Now my journey takes me further south
    I want to hear what the blind men sing
    With the fossils and the gypsy bones
    I stand beside myself so I'm not alone
    How can I make new again?
    Or rust every time it rains?
    And the rain, it comes
    Floods are low
    But you stop until the tidal waves wake

    If I wake up and see my maker coming
    With all of his crimson and his iron desire
    We'll drive the streets with baggage alone
    To be lost, I strive from a void
    To a grain of sand in your hand

    Ah
    Ah oh oh
    Ah oh oh
    Ah oh oh Writer/s: Beck Hansen
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Carrie from Where I Am, --great song.
    ~SOAD 4ever
  • Grayson from Cleveland, Ohgreat tune Beck

    -gray
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