Losing Days

Album: Tape Deck Heart (2013)
  • Oh my broken battered body
    In the days when I was younger
    Used to fix itself quick sharp
    After every slip and stumble
    But these days I'm collecting scars that don't seem to fade
    Cuts and bruises that won't go away

    And I used to think that I
    Would never live past twenty five
    And when you think like that, each day
    Is a gift if you survive
    But I've survived too long for my side of the deal
    And as I reach that shore I'm not sure how to feel

    'Cause I keep losing days
    That used to take a lifetime
    In the blinking of an eye
    And all these small ideas
    Are suddenly commitments
    As greatness slips on by
    Greatness slips on by

    I remember well the day that I got my first tattoo
    I was so scared before and after I was so proud when it was new
    But these days I've gone and got me many more
    And sometimes I get more when I get bored
    One for every year I've lost

    'Cause I keep losing days
    That used to take a lifetime
    In the blinking of an eye
    And all these small ideas
    Are suddenly commitments
    As greatness slips on by
    Greatness slips on by
    Greatness slips on by
    Greatness slips on by
    Greatness slips on by Writer/s: FRANK TURNER
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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