Old Ways

Album: Confident (2015)
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  • It was fun playin' with knives
    Until a blade
    Stuck in the left side of my chest
    Surprise
    And I'm down again, I turn the page
    The story's mine
    No more watchin' the world from my doorstep
    Passin' me by

    And I just keep changin'
    These colors, colors, colors, colors
    I'm not in the same place
    That I was, I was, I was, I was

    But if somebody tells me
    I'll go back to my old ways
    I'm gonna say no way
    I'm out of the doorway
    I'm hearin' them all say
    I'll go back to my old ways
    Not goin' back to my old ways

    Not goin' back to my old ways
    (Not goin' back to my old ways)

    Now I know what's good for me
    All that I need
    And I can't wait to sink my teeth in
    And take another bite
    And the best part about it
    Is I'm the only who can do somethin' about it
    I fill the well with some water , it's overflowin'
    Black into gold
    Who knew it'd be so bright without the blindfolds

    And I'll just keep changin'
    These colors, colors, colors, colors
    I'm not in the same place
    That I was, I was, I was, I was

    But if somebody tells me
    I'll go back to my old ways
    I'm gonna say no way
    I'm out of the doorway
    I'm hearin' them all say
    I'll go back to my old ways
    Not goin' back to my old ways

    Not goin' back to my old ways
    (Not goin' back to my old ways)

    Every scar
    The flames burn the mark
    I'm not afraid to fall
    I'm spiraling
    I'm spiraling
    I pass the stars
    I'm not burning out
    I'm not afraid to fall
    I'm not afraid anymore

    And I just keep changin' my colors
    I'm not in the same place that I was, I was

    And the best part about it
    Is I'm the only who can do somethin' about it
    I fill the well with some water , it's overflowin'
    Black into gold
    Who knew it'd be so bright without the blindfolds

    And I just keep changin'
    These colors, colors, colors, colors
    I'm not in the same place
    That I was, I was, I was, I was

    But if somebody tells me
    I'll go back to my old ways
    I'm gonna say no way
    I'm out of the doorway
    I'm hearin' them all say
    I'll go back to my old ways
    Not goin' back to my old ways Writer/s: OLIVIA WAITHE, SCOTT HOFFMAN, JASON EVIGAN
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, BMG Rights Management
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