Get Out While You Can

Album: Hold Back The River (2015)
  • I've been looking all night watching them empty hours
    Invisible to these crowds, always double vision
    I've been losing my mind listening to broken speech
    Stacking up broken seats, it's a lonely picture
    And I hear your voice as it echoes 'round my head
    Always that same thing that you said

    Get out, get out, while you still can
    Don't let the nights slip through your hands
    The world is wide from where you stand
    So get out, get out while you still can
    Ooh ooh, ooh ooh

    As I'm sweeping up glass, I see the exit lights so green
    There's people falling into the streets
    Something comes together
    I've been here too long and if I stay, they'll tie me down
    I know this trench won't hang around, so I'm gone forever
    And I hear your voice as it echoes 'round my head
    Always that same thing that you said

    So get out, get out, while you still can
    Don't let the nights slip through your hands
    The world is wide from where you stand
    So get out, get out while you still can
    Ooh ooh, ooh ooh, ooh ooh, ah

    Packing up my suitcase, racing down for gun street
    Making my tracks along the cracks in the coke
    Seeing those headlights shining down upon my feet
    If you find me, you will find me on the run
    For all the bleeding hearts pushing 'round the shopping carts
    I've seen the green of glass, I've seen the faster cars
    And I don't need your heavy hours
    I don't need your lonely bars
    I'm ejected like a bullet from a gun
    So take your final look at me, may even take my hand
    Standing on the staircase, come and chase the master plan
    Long way to get away, play it like a grand slam
    This is no encore, we have only just begun

    So get out, get out, while you still can
    Don't let the nights slip through your hands
    The world is wide from where you stand
    So get out, get out while you still can
    Ooh ooh, ooh ooh, ooh ooh, ah
    Ooh ooh, ooh ooh, ooh ooh, ah Writer/s: ED HARCOURT, JAMES MICHAEL BAY
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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