Let Me Out

Album: Humanz (2017)
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  • Mama Mavis, oh
    Mama, they tried my patience
    Obama is gone, who is left to save us?
    So together we mourn, I'm praying for my neighbors
    They say the devil's at work and Trump is calling favors
    You say I'm dangerous, I speak for the nameless
    I fly with the vultures, I be with them bangers
    If change don't come, then the change won't come
    If the bands make 'em dance, then the rain gon' come
    (Woo!)

    Am I passin' into the light?
    (Am I looking into mercy's eyes?) Look into your eyes
    All the world is out of your hands
    (Then ascending into the dark, let me out)
    You got to die a little if you wanna live
    Change come to pass
    You'd best be ready for it

    Something I've begun to fear is about to change its form
    Yeah, yeah, yeah, it's a shift in time
    But I won't get tired at all

    Let me out, let me out
    Let me out, let me out

    Look into my eyes, mama, tell me what you see
    Tell me there's a chance for me to make it off the streets
    Tell me that I won't die at the hands of the police
    Promise me I won't outlive my nephew and my niece
    Promise me my pastor isn't lyin' as he preach
    Tell me that they'll listen if it's lessons that I teach
    Tell me there's a heaven in the sky where there is peace
    But until then, I keep my piece in arm's reach

    Am I passin' into the light?
    (Am I looking into mercy's eyes?)
    All the world is out of your hands
    (Then ascending into the dark) Another night
    You got to die a little if you wanna live
    Change coming
    You'd best be ready for it

    Something I've begun to fear is about to change its form
    Yeah, yeah, yeah, it's a shift in times
    But I won't get tired at all

    Am I passin' into the light?
    (Am I looking into mercy's eyes?)
    All the world is out of your hands
    (Then ascending into the dark) Another night
    You got to die a little if you wanna live
    Change is coming
    You'd best be ready

    Be ready, ready for it
    Be ready, be ready
    Ooh, ooh ooh
    (Let me out) Writer/s: ANTHONY KHAN, DAMON ALBARN, MAVIS STAPLES, TERRENCE THORNTON
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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