In The Absence of The Sun

Album: Duncan Sheik (1996)
  • For all the good you say it does
    It feels no better when you've had your say
    You may believe it's just because
    The words get colder when you're gone away
    I thought I understand

    What I was to you
    I don't want to feel this way
    I don't want to say I'm just a friend
    I don't want to wait around here
    'Cos you don't want to feel no pain again
    We just lie about it

    As we become shadows of ourselves
    Some may fear committed lives
    I sure am one of them without you
    Does it come to you as some surprise
    I laid the ground beneath to doubt you
    Was it ever girl

    Something you could hold
    I don't want to feel this way
    I don't want to say I'm just a friend
    I don't want to wait around here
    'Cos you don't want to feel no pain again
    We just lie about it

    As we become shadows of ourselves
    I don't want to look away
    I don't want to be the one denied
    It ain't no fault of mine
    Someone, somewhere told you lies
    But we don't talk about it
    We just become shadows of ourselves

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