New Eyes

Album: New Eyes (2014)
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  • In the quiet of my room
    I gather up my thoughts and questions
    Could I ever be like you?
    Could I ever be a person, so real and so true?
    It seems implausible
    I look at my reflection
    If only I could say
    The things I never mention
    The things you never knew

    And I'd like to thank you for the human I've become
    I'm sorry if I've let you down
    I'm trying, I'm learning as I stumble along
    To see this new world without your eyes

    Once upon a time there was a girl who so much loved the world
    She gave her only begotten sunshine
    And dried her stained eyes on a neck tie
    Took the best lies made 'em truths
    And spit sad soliloquies in the booth
    'Cause people think they know but they barely knew
    The reality of what the other-siders do
    But I've been there, I've learned that
    Seen a whole bunch of world and done came back
    Got a reckoning for wrecking in my knapsack
    'Bout to journey on foot through the outback
    GRRRL PRTY is the label on my snapback
    Doin' worldwide shows in a black hat
    'Bout to tell your ass a story so take that
    Free prophecies from a black cat

    Seen his demise with a pair of brand new eyes
    It was sickening, guy
    Never wanted to be stickin' it to thickening thighs
    But now he deeper than the secrets that he keep with a lie
    "Mm, tastes good!" baby say with a cry
    Now wait
    Thinkin' about it too much, too much
    Deepen the profit sooner, sooner
    He never wanted to be a loser
    But the bruises of losing is oozing through his fingers
    The tips that like to brush at my hips
    Is now at the hilt of a sword, Lord
    On the battlefield, torn, sworn
    To never think about another lover
    Hopin' he had time to recover but nothing's ever easy
    Beware the sting of queen bee (Grr!)

    And I'd like to thank you for the human I've become
    I'm sorry if I've let you down
    I'm trying, I'm learning as I stumble along
    To see this new world without your eyes

    So many things in he I would like to be
    Wiser, more light on my feet
    I could look up in the mirror and change me
    Or right over my shoulder and save me
    Thinkin' about back, back when, when I ain't have nothing
    Not a thing or a ring to my name
    Now my feet in the game, knee deep, don't speak
    Feelin' like Gwen Stefani in this thing
    But I can't complain 'cause we asked for this
    Feelin' like a workaholic or a masochist
    Don't call like I should like it's sacrilege
    To make a dollar in a dream into packed venues
    Take a second, put your shield down
    Laying down my sword, getting off the battlefield now
    Makin' bigger moves, bigger pictures in my view now
    Get up out of my way I've got ammo for days, pow!

    I can feel the weight of wars you've lost
    They're victories in my eyes
    Every swing you take brings me closer and closer
    Open the gates and I'm poised to charge
    You told me we'd never get this far
    Now we at the final round
    There's no way we'll escape battle scars
    Battle scars

    And I'd like to thank you for the human I've become
    I'm sorry if I've let you down
    I'm trying, I'm learning as I stumble along
    To see this new world without your eyes Writer/s: GRACE CHATTO, JACK PATTERSON, MELISSA JEFFERSON
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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