Sitting on the Roof of the World
by Dido

Album: Girl Who Got Away (2013)
  • I climbed a mountain
    Not knowing that I had
    Thought it was just a road from A to B
    I took no protection
    Not much of anything
    Just went as I was
    Looking in windows
    And playing songs and knocking on doors
    I was not scared
    I just enjoyed the sights
    Kept myself to myself

    There I was, sitting on the roof of the world
    There I was, there I was
    Not knowing how I got there
    Or how to leave

    Everyone says I was lucky to have got there
    As not many can
    Truth be told I was saved
    By the love, of a good man
    Who came and got me
    And brought me down
    From on up there
    And I'd be lying if I didn't say
    I missed it now and then
    But I have no wish to go back there

    There I was,
    Sitting on the roof of the world
    There I was, with all the Gods
    Not knowing how I got there, or how to leave

    People say,
    What's so special about being back here
    With everyone so close
    But that's the point
    I don't want to be different
    I just want to fit in

    There I was, there I was
    Sitting on the roof of the world
    There I was, with all the Gods
    Not knowing how I got there
    Or how to leave

    Not knowing how I got there
    Or how to leave
    Not knowing how I got there
    Or how to leave Writer/s: DIDO ARMSTRONG, ROLLO ARMSTRONG, RICK W JR NOWELS
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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