Arrows

Album: Lesser Oceans (2014)
  • My old man
    He kicked me out
    He kicked me out
    When I told him that I lived this way
    I lived this way, I lived this way
    I lived this way, I lived this way
    I lived this way, I lived this way
    I lived this way
    He doesn't own me
    He doesn't own me
    He doesn't own me
    He doesn't own me
    Just escape!

    Arrows land, we're fallin'
    Arrows (arrows) were fallin'
    Arrows land, we're fallin'
    Arrows (arrows) were fallin'

    The black rinse align your face
    Like a deer drinking water in a picture frame
    I swear to God I've seen those eyes
    The back of my lids when closing mine
    With clasped hands we shake it out, shake it out
    Lace the boots and we walk away
    I felt slightly connected to him and said
    Now boy, now you own me

    Arrows land, we're fallin'
    Arrows (arrows) were fallin'
    Arrows land, we're fallin'
    Arrows (arrows) were fallin'

    Yeah, yeah
    Yeah, yeah
    He doesn't sleep
    So in truth he never wakes up
    Another day rushing to his death
    Out of breath on the treadmill of the famous
    He makes mistakes tells stories to his paintbrush
    And when the world finally sees his art
    He wishes that he never would have made it
    Just escape, just escape
    Ricochets and eclipses faith
    Living in a city with a grey umbrella over your shoulders
    And you're becoming suffocated by the weight, can't hit those breaks
    This is what you wanted, huh
    But you got it all in vein
    'Cause you forgot who you are
    Right as the world learned your name it goes

    Arrows land, we're fallin'
    Arrows (arrows) were fallin'
    Arrows land, we're fallin'
    Arrows (arrows) were fallin'

    Let me ash my issues
    Ashtray is this asphalt
    American spirits, black coffee, conversations and a passport
    When God gives you everything
    Everything that you ever asked for
    And it still looks a bit different
    Then when you pictured it on that back porch, and I'm gone
    World traveler all I got is my songs
    When the nights start blending into one another and I don't recall
    Tom Petty in this motherfucker, all I wanna do is free fall
    Yeah free fall
    And I'm so caught up, I'm caught up
    I'm caught up and I'm so tired
    Swore that I wouldn't stare into the light and guess who tried it
    Shit I'm blinded by this lime light
    This lime light, it's all night, it's all day
    These bright lights, these bright lights
    Once you turn 'em on, you can't walk away
    Don't die here, don't die here
    I came too far, I'm too great
    But I'm too scared and I'm too afraid
    To stare this world into its face
    I'm almost home, I'm driving lost
    My eyelids closed, light turns to grey
    The cameras off, the show is over
    You close the curtains and just escape

    Arrows land, we're fallin'
    Arrows (arrows) were fallin'
    Arrows land, we're fallin'
    Arrows (arrows) were fallin'

    I live this way
    I live this way
    I live this way
    I live this way
    I live this way
    I live this way
    I live this way
    I live this way

    (Just escape!)Writer/s: Ben Greenspan, Ben Haggerty, Christopher Mansfield, Jacquire King, Ryan Lewis
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing, BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind
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