The Phoenix

Album: Save Rock And Roll (2013)
Charted: 36 80
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  • Put on your war paint

    You are a brick tied to me that's dragging me down
    Strike a match and I'll burn you to the ground
    We are the jack-o-lanterns in July setting fire to the sky
    Here, here comes this rising tide, so come on

    Put on your war paint

    Cross walks and crossed hearts and hope-to-dies
    Silver clouds with grey linings

    So we can take the world back from a heart attack
    One maniac at a time we will take it back
    You know time crawls on when you're waiting for the song to start
    So dance alone to the beat of your heart

    Hey young blood, doesn't it feel like our time is running out?
    I'm gonna change you like a remix
    Then I'll raise you like a phoenix
    Wearing our vintage misery
    No, I think it looked a little better on me
    I'm gonna change you like a remix
    Then I'll raise you like a phoenix

    Bring home the boys and scrap scrap metal the tanks
    Get hitched, make a career out of robbing banks
    Because the world is just a teller and we are wearing black masks
    "You broke our spirit," says the note we pass

    So we can take the world back from a heart attack
    One maniac at a time we will take it back
    You know time crawls on when you're waiting for the song to start
    So dance alone to the beat of your heart

    Hey young blood, doesn't it feel like our time is running out?
    I'm gonna change you like a remix
    Then I'll raise you like a phoenix
    Wearing our vintage misery
    No, I think it looked a little better on me
    I'm gonna change you like a remix
    Then I'll raise you like a phoenix

    Put on your war paint

    The war is won, before it's begun
    Release the doves, surrender love

    The war is won, before it's begun
    Release the doves, surrender love

    The war is won, before it's begun
    Release the doves, surrender love

    The war is won, before it's begun (Wave the white flag!)
    Release the doves, surrender love (Wave the white flag!)

    Hey young blood, doesn't it feel like our time is running out?
    I'm gonna change you like a remix
    Then I'll raise you like a phoenix
    Wearing our vintage misery
    No, I think it looked a little better on me
    I'm gonna change you like a remix
    Then I'll raise you like a phoenix

    Hey young blood, doesn't it feel like our time is running out?
    I'm gonna change you like a remix
    Then I'll raise you like a phoenix

    Put on your war paint Writer/s: Andrew Hurley, Joseph Trohman, Patrick Stump, Peter Wentz
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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