Take Cover

Album: Not released on an album (2016)
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  • By the way that you talk to me
    I can see the lie you're dreaming I'll believe
    By the way, don't you forget who you are now
    'Cause that's not your name

    Oh, you better take cover
    'Cause I'm on my way now
    I'm coming back to take your world down
    Move over, if you can
    'Cause I never lost my crown

    Slave to your insecurity
    That's what drove you down in the first place
    But you haven't learned a thing
    Caught in your thick web of lies
    Gonna be the bitch you make me out to be

    Oh, you better take cover
    Nothing you can say now
    You underestimated my wrath
    Move over, if you can
    I'm gonna give the love back

    So you want to play with me?
    After it all, your ego, your greed
    You dug your grave so come on inside and rest in peace

    Take cover
    'Cause I'm on my way now
    I'm gonna have to take you all down
    Move over, if you can
    'Cause I never lost my crown

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  • Tom from BrazilThis song is a leftover track of the band's 2011 self-titled album. It belonged to the initial sessions for the album with Steve Lillywhite in 2010, but they were scrapped by their label. Amy on the song in a BUILD interview in 2017: "We made “Take Cover” before the last album. So as probably for the people in this room must to know that when we made Ev3, before we put it out, we were working on a project that was like another version of it that didn’t work out and then we went back and wrote a bunch of more songs and included some of those. But we mostly made a new record that was full-on rock. It was this other style thing. So in “Take Cover” you can probably hear that the style is a little bit different, it’s a little bit more attitude. I don’t know how to define it exactly, but it comes from that batch of songs, same as “Made of Stone” and “Swimming Home.” We have a little pile of songs that’s like, ‘This is gonna be awesome someday when we find the right home’ and “Take Cover” was on the top of the pile."
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