How Do You Want to Be Remembered

Album: Don't Kill the Magic (2014)
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  • How do you want to be remembered?
    As a sinner or a saint, as a hero or a villain
    Think about the steps you take
    How do you want to be remembered?
    When they're standing at your grave
    On your tombstone, what is written?
    Think about the steps you take

    All my life I've been searching for the answers
    How did I lose so much of the things that really mattered
    Is there no paradise 'cause I feel no joy or laughter
    Seems everything I touch only turns into disaster
    So I ask myself.

    How do you want to be remembered?
    As a sinner or a saint, as a hero or a villain
    Think about the steps you take
    How do you want to be remembered?
    When your children come to aid
    And they need some inspiration
    Think about the steps you take

    Do I reach for love only when she says she's leaving?
    Do I pray above only when I feel I'm needed?
    See I can't sleep at night, when my sheep turning to demons
    There's no alibi when the jury knows your secret
    So I ask myself.

    How do you want to be remembered?
    As a sinner or a saint, as a hero or a villain
    Think about the steps you take
    How do you want to be remembered?
    When your children come to aid
    And they need some inspiration
    Think about the steps you take

    'Cause on the day when you face judgment
    You better have your story straight
    Were you a good friend and a husband
    To the ones that give you love, love, love
    Who you love, love, love, oh

    How do you want to be remembered?
    As a sinner or a saint, as a hero or a villain
    Think about the steps you take
    How do you want to be remembered?
    When they're standing at your grave
    On your tombstone, what is written?
    Think about the steps you take

    How do you want to be remembered?
    How do you want to be remembered?
    Think about the steps you take
    How do you want to be remembered?
    How do you want to be remembered? Writer/s: Adam Messinger, Alexander Tanasijczuk, Ben Spivak, Mark Pellizzer, Nasri Atweh
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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