So We Can Stay Alive

Album: Strange Little Birds (2016)
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  • Imagine this: we make things right
    So beautiful, we cling tonight
    To all our dreams, we pin them up
    We lose our minds if we lose our hope
    We swear to change, but we bottle it
    Stick to our guns and all our sins
    We bury fear, we drink to it
    We might cheat death if we worship it

    So we can stay alive
    Our sex, our power, our drive
    We lose ourselves inside
    So we can feel alive

    You're the one who should be on trial
    For all your hate and your denial
    Be careful what it is you break
    Every broken thing can't be fixed
    And all those fragile things we are
    They find their voice, they find their power
    They take a grip around your throat
    They keep squeezing till your life runs out

    So we can stay alive
    Our sex, our power, our drive
    We lose ourselves inside
    So we can feel alive

    (Masochistic victim sadist
    Victor vanquish valour sadness
    Lust and love, our lives, our blindness)

    All alone we fight the fear (we can feel alive)
    By ourselves in every way (we can feel alive)
    All our lust, all our greed
    All our hate, we're on our knees
    Hear us beg, hear us pray (we can feel)

    We can stay alive
    We can stay alive
    We can stay alive
    We can stay alive
    We can stay alive Writer/s: Bryan David Vig, Douglas Elwin Erickson, Shirley Ann Manson, Steve W Marker
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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