Better Than This

Album: Perfect Symmetry (2008)
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  • Is this what you meant?
    Is this
    What you dreamed of?
    When you were making
    Your plans
    Shaking the dirt off?
    Do you feel like you
    And I belong?
    (Oh, ah, oh)
    Just keep your eyes
    On the road
    And nothing can go wrong

    You could do so much
    Better than this
    You could do so much
    Better than this

    I've been checking my sums
    Oh where did the time go?
    Holding my photograph up
    To the window
    Through the paper
    A refracted sun
    (Oh, ah, oh)
    I can see all the things
    I wish that I'd done

    You can hang your hopes
    On the bedsits masses
    You can put your faith
    In the foreign
    You can tell yourself
    You can do your best
    You could do so much
    Better than this

    Get a grip on yourself
    Get a grip on yourself
    Could have been something
    But you're too late
    And you
    Wouldn't want it anyway

    Just a photograph
    From the wrong time
    'Cause there
    Is no soap star
    Holding your hand
    You can see yourself
    In a freeze-frame
    Must be someone else
    Using your name

    And everyone
    Will be the same
    And everyone will glow
    And everywhere
    You'll see your name
    In every shop window

    It's better than this
    You could do so much
    Better than this
    You could do so much
    Better than this
    You could do so much
    Better than this Writer/s: RICHARD DAVID HUGHES, TIMOTHY JAMES RICE-OXLEY, TOM CHAPLIN
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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