Album: Notes From The Underground (2013)
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  • I am a lion and I want to be free
    Do you see a lion when you look inside of me
    Outside the window just to watch you as you sleep
    'Cause I am a lion born from things you can not be
    How can I sleep at night there's a war inside my head
    I found a lion hidden right beneath my bed
    I will not hide myself from the tears that you have shed
    'Cause I am a lion, and you are dead

    Heres a story of everything we'll ever be
    You can hide but some of us can never leave
    And if you go I don't need those little things
    They remind me of all our little dreams
    Can you hear the words, all I can say
    We can watch the world even if they walk away
    Forget about tomorrow, tomorrow is today
    You where born a lion and a lion you will stay

    I am a lion and I want to be free
    Do you see the lion when you look inside of me
    Outside the window just to watch you as you sleep
    'Cause I am a lion born from things you can not be

    Remember an army of all those little kids
    Livin' life like they only get a little bit
    It's hard to fight when you're born in the middle-end
    I'd rather die then watch you givin' in
    I'm sorry daughter but you're fathers not the same
    I can look into your eyes and I swear that I will change
    But tomorrow is tomorrow so forgive me if I say you can hide
    Beneath the covers while I hide behind the pain
    After all only so much we can say
    Words can lose their meaning once you walk away
    Promise me that you'll love me, watch me as I fade
    I'll give you all the things that these lions never gave
    The hands on the clock and the things we cannot change
    Tearin' out the pieces and take back what I made
    If there's one thing I'd keep, it's you that I would save
    'Cause I am just a lion and a lion I will stay

    I am a lion and I want to be free
    Do you see the lion when you look inside of me
    Outside the window just to watch you as you sleep
    'Cause I am a lion born from things you cannot be

    Hey! I never meant to let go
    All I want and you're all I'll ever wanna know
    Can't hide in the attic of a pretty home
    Of a pretty home, of a pretty home
    Hey! I never meant to let go
    All I want and you're all I ever wanna know
    Can't hide in the attic of a pretty home
    Of a pretty home, of a pretty home
    Hey!

    I am a lion and I want to be free
    Do you see the lion when you look inside of me
    Outside the window just to watch you as you sleep
    'Cause I am a lion born from things you can not be Writer/s: DANIEL MURILLO, DYLAN PETER ALVAREZ, GEORGE ARTHUR RAGAN, GRIFFIN BOICE, JORDON KRISTOPHER TERRELL, JOREL DECKER, MATTHEW BUSEK
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
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