Get Better

Album: Positive Songs For Negative People (2015)
  • I got me a shovel
    And I'm digging a ditch
    And I'm going to fight for this four square feet of land like a mean old son of a bitch
    I got me a future
    I'm not stuck on the past
    I got no new tricks, yeah I'm up on bricks but me
    I'm a machine and I was built to last

    I'm trying to get better because I haven't been my best
    She took a plain black marker, started writing on my chest
    She drew a line across the middle of my broken heart
    And said, come on now, let's fix this mess
    We could get better
    Because we're not dead yet

    They threw me a whirlwind
    And I spat back the sea
    I took a battering but I've got thicker skin and the best people
    I know looking out for me
    So I'm taking the high road
    My engines running high and fine
    May I always see the road rising up to meet me
    And my enemies defeated in the mirror behind

    I'm trying to get better because I haven't been my best
    She took a plain black marker, started writing on my chest
    She drew a line across the middle of my broken heart,
    And said: "Come on now, let's fix this mess"
    We could get better
    Because we're not dead yet

    It's just a knot in the small of your back
    You could work it out with your fingers
    It's just a tune that got stuck in your head
    You could work it out with your fingers
    It's just some numbers tangled up in your sums
    You could work it out with your fingers
    It's just a simple braille mission from the person you miss
    A reminder you could always be
    A little bit better than this

    So try and get better and don't ever accept less
    Take a plain black marker and write this on your chest
    Draw a line underneath all of this unhappiness
    Come on now, let's fix this mess
    We could get better
    Because we're not dead yet
    We could get better
    Because we're not dead yet Writer/s: FRANK TURNER
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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