Emerald City

Album: Dreamboat (2020)
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  • Back in the city again
    Like a fish caught on a thread
    Tumble and twist all the night
    Too much in my head

    Playing it over and over
    Goddamn ache in my shoulder
    Finally sleep takes the wheel
    But then the story just gets wilder

    August heat settled in
    Breaking my will, I stay in
    Drowning in wet head and din
    Back in the city again

    Brew up some tea, give me energy
    Something to cure this lethargy
    And dreams that keep roping me
    Back to the city again

    Suddenly waking at night
    Before even the first light
    Is this the right way to go?
    How long can we live in this limbo

    All of this energy
    I need to move and let it run free
    Instead of turning my days inside out

    Mmm
    Back in the city again
    Like a fish caught on a thread
    Tumble and twist all the night
    Too much in my head

    Playing it over and over
    Goddamn ache in my shoulder
    Finally sleep takes the wheel
    But then the story just gets wilder

    I won’t let this pull me under
    I won’t let you pull me under
    Like Dorothy on the run
    Like Dorothy on the run

    All of this energy
    I need to move and let it run free
    Instead of turning my days inside out

    I won’t let this pull me under
    I won’t let you pull me under
    Like Dorothy on the run
    Like Dorothy on the run

    August heat settled in
    Breaking my will, I stay in
    Drowning in wet head and din
    Back in the city again

    Brew up some tea, give me energy
    Something to cure this lethargy
    And dreams that keep roping me
    Back to the city again

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