Carousel

Album: No Enemies (2017)
  • In the dead of night, deep inside my cell
    Saw the brightest light shine from somewhere else
    As it came to life, felt it cast its spell
    And the carousel was turning

    I'm on a carousel
    I'm on a carousel
    I'm on a carousel
    I'm on a carousel

    Middle of the dark and I'm lying all alone
    Little green spark, twinkle shining from my phone
    I don't know what I'm searching for, but why not
    Wishing on a star, my hands are white hot
    Now I've got all the colors in a whirl
    Revolving while I spin and swirl
    Everybody follow me, follow me
    'Cause I've got all the colors in the world
    Tour all these sites like I'm on a boat
    Float maneuvering my eye site high on a post
    Ghosts illuminate the night like two-minute lite bright
    In tune with the zeitgeist, the movement is so human and lifelike
    Forget the small talk
    gimme the festival slot, the best that ya'll got
    leave me up here on my pedestal
    while the rest of ya'll watch the spectacle
    Please don't let me fall off

    I'm on a carousel
    I'm on a carousel
    I'm on a carousel
    I'm on a carousel

    I have never seen you but I know you're over there
    I have never seen you but I know you're over there
    I have never seen you but I know you're over there
    I have never seen you

    We are aliens and odd ones orphaned by chosen boundaries
    Adorned in algorithms, the schisms of hidden industries
    In the streets we all are strangers
    Gaze in the faces disconnect
    We form, we click, repeat, deform
    And in defeat we disrespect
    We are all those orphans who can't forgive our families
    A tribe that's not divided, just blinded by our realities
    Our scars are what bind us, we toss and scream and lay awake
    The antidote of the in between is to put our dreams on layaway

    I'm on a carousel
    I'm on a carousel
    I'm on a carousel
    I'm on a carousel

    All I wanted
    All I wanted
    All I wanted (was to win at everything and never fail)
    All I wanted (was to live my life upon a carousel)
    All I wanted (was to win at everything and never fail)
    All I wanted (was to live my life upon a carousel)

    I'm on a carousel
    I'm on a carousel
    I'm on a carousel
    I'm on a carousel

    I'm on a carousel
    I'm on a carousel
    I'm on a carousel
    I'm on a carousel

    In the dead of night, deep inside my cell
    Saw the brightest light shine from somewhere else
    As it came to life, felt it cast its spell
    And the carousel was turning Writer/s: Jamie Laurie, Stephen Brackett, Mackenzie Roberts, Jesse Walker, Kenneth Ortiz
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Songtrust Ave, Bluewater Music Corp.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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