The Lovers Are Losing

Album: Perfect Symmetry (2008)
Charted: 52
  • I dreamed I was drowning
    In the river Thames
    I dreamed I had nothing at all
    Nothing but my own skin

    I dreamed I was drifting
    On the howling wind
    I dreamed I had nothing at all
    Nothing but my own skin

    Slipped away from your open hand
    Into the river
    Saw your face looking back at me
    I saw my past
    And I saw my future

    [Chorus]
    You take the pieces of the dreams that you have
    Cause you don't like the way they seem to be going
    You cut them up and spread them out on the floor
    You're full of hope as you begin rearranging
    Put it all back together
    But anyway you look at things and try
    The lovers are losing

    I dreamed I was watching
    A young lover's dance
    I reached out to touch your hand
    But I was watching from a distance

    We cling to love like a skidding car
    Clinched to the corner
    I try to hold on to what we are
    The more I squeeze the quicker we all are

    [Chorus]

    I dreamed I had nothing at all (nothing but my own skin) [Repeat: x3]
    I dreamed I had nothing at all

    [Chorus]

    You take the pieces of the dreams that you have
    Cause you don't like the way they seem to be going
    You cut them up and spread them out on the floor
    You're full of hope as you begin rearranging
    Put it all back together
    But in the final reckoning
    We're trying
    The lovers are losing Writer/s: RICHARD DAVID HUGHES, TIMOTHY JAMES RICE-OXLEY, TOM CHAPLIN
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, Spirit Music Group, Downtown Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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