Sunrise, Sunset

Album: Fevers and Mirrors (2000)
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  • Sunrise, sunset, sunrise, sunset
    Swiftly go the days
    Sunrise, sunset, you wake up then you undress
    It always is the same
    The sunrise and the sunsets, you're lying while you confess
    Keep trying to explain
    The sunrise and the sunsets, you realize then you forget
    What you've been trying to retain

    But everybody knows
    It's all about the things that get stuck inside of your head
    Like the songs your roommate sings
    A vision of her body as she stretches out on your bed
    And she raised her hands in the air
    Asked you, "When was the last time you looked in the mirror?"
    Because you've changed
    Yeah, you've changed

    The sunrise, the sunsets, you're hopeful and then you regret
    The circle never breaks
    With a sunrise and a sunset, there's a change of heart or address
    Is there nothing that remains?
    For a sunrise or a sunset, you're manic or you're depressed
    Will you ever feel okay?
    For a sunrise or a sunset, your lover is an actress
    Did you really think she'd stay?

    For a sunrise or a sunset, you're either coming or you just left
    But you're always on the way
    Towards a sunrise or a sunset, a scribble or a sonnet
    They are really just the same
    To the sunrise or a sunset, the master and his servant
    Have exactly the same fate
    It's a sunrise and a sunset, from a cradle to a casket
    There is no way to escape
    The sunrise and a sunset, hold your sadness like a puppet
    Keep putting on the play

    But everything you do is leading to the point
    Where you just won't know what to do
    At that moment you may laugh but there is someone there
    Who will be laughing louder than you
    So it's true, the trick is complete
    You become everything you said you never would be

    You're a fool
    You're a fool

    Sunrise, sunset, sunrise, sunset, sunrise and the sunsets
    Sunrise, sunset, sunrise, the sunsets, the sunrise, the sunsets
    Sunrise, sunset, go home to your apartment
    Put the cassette in the tape deck
    And let that fever play
    Sunrise, sunset, where are you Arienette?
    Where are you Arienette? Writer/s: Conor Oberst
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind


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