Backroads

Album: The Day's War (2014)
  • Saw things that the rat saw
    And my eyes couldn't take them in
    Just want to fall here silently
    Into the arms of people I love
    Under waiting stars as the ships come rolling in

    But look at the way the faces turn
    Eyes burn why (eyes burn why)
    If you be the sky then I'll be the bird
    But look at the way the faces turn
    Eyes burn why (eyes burn why)
    If you be the sky then I'll be the bird

    So the power lines were leaning
    And all was lost here
    Make a vow with the city lights
    With your fingers crossed
    You said I'd be a place and time
    Said I'd be a man
    Making eyes with a sea of lies
    So you understand
    That you're raping on my dreaming
    And you're ruining my best made plans

    The rat he turned and bared his teeth at you
    The wake is calling, what you gonna do?
    But your head's gone
    And it won't be long
    The rat he turned and bared his teeth at you
    The wake is calling, what you gonna do?
    But your head's gone
    And it won't be long

    So the sinners stopped and the villains turned
    And I'll be the sky and you be the bird
    Let's meet the mountains and see what they heard
    And I'll be the sky and you be the bird

    And I'll be the sky and you be the bird Writer/s: Andrew Bushen, David Jakes, Gavin Edgeley, Mark Trotter
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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