I Don't Want To Be

Album: Chariot (2003)
Charted: 38 10
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  • I don't need to be anything other
    Than a prison guard's son
    I don't need to be anything other
    Than a specialist's son
    I don't have to be anyone other
    Than the birth of two souls in one
    Part of where I'm going is knowing where I'm coming from

    I don't want to be
    Anything other than what I've been trying to be lately
    All I have to do is think of me and I have a peace of mind
    I'm tired of looking 'round rooms
    Wondering what I've got to do
    Or who I'm supposed to be

    I don't want to be anything other than me
    I'm surrounded by liars everywhere I turn
    I'm surrounded by impostors everywhere I turn
    I'm surrounded by identity crisis everywhere I turn
    Am I the only one who's noticed?
    I can't be the only one who's learned

    I don't want to be
    Anything other than what I've been trying to be lately
    All I have to do is think of me and I have a peace of mind
    I'm tired of looking 'round rooms
    Wondering what I've got to do
    Or who I'm supposed to be

    I don't want to be anything other than me
    Can I have everyone's attention please?
    If you're not like this and that, you're gonna have to leave
    I came from the mountain
    The crust of creation
    My whole situation made from clay to stone
    And now I'm telling everybody

    I don't want to be
    Anything other than what I've been trying to be lately
    All I have to do is think of me and I have a peace of mind
    I'm tired of looking 'round rooms
    Wondering what I've got to do
    Or who I'm supposed to be
    I don't want to be anything other than me
    I don't want to be I don't want to be I don't want to be

Comments: 1

  • Jeff from Casa Grande, AzThis song is very unique. It speaks to me on my journey of self discovery. Every day, or moment is a new and unique part of what will influence me( or not). I live in the moment. Reference Jean-Paul Sartre, the 20th century philosopher. I am what I have not yet become. Do not define me as I appear to be now.
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