Outside

Album: Butterfly (1997)
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  • It's hard to explain
    Inherently it's just always been strange
    Neither here nor there
    Always somewhat out of place everywhere
    Ambiguous
    Without a sense of belonging to touch
    Somewhere halfway
    Feeling there's no one completely the same

    Standing alone
    Eager to just
    Believe it's good enough to be what
    You really are
    But in your heart
    Uncertainty forever lies
    And you'll always be
    Somewhere on the
    Outside

    Early on, you face
    The realization you don't
    Have a space
    Where you fit in
    And recognize you
    Were born to exist

    Standing alone
    Eager to just
    Believe it's good enough to be what
    You really are
    But in your heart
    Uncertainty forever lies
    And you'll always be
    Somewhere on the
    Outside

    And it's hard
    And it's hard
    And it's hard

    Irreversibly
    Falling in between
    And it's hard
    And it's hard
    To be understood
    As you are
    As you are

    Oh, and God knows
    That you're standing on your own
    Blind and unguided
    Into a world divided
    You're thrown
    Where you're never quite the same
    Although you try, try and try
    To tell yourself
    You really are
    But in your heart uncertainty forever lies
    And you'll always be
    Somewhere on the outside

    You'll always be
    Somewhere on the outside
    Oh Writer/s: MARIAH CAREY, WALTER AFANASIEFF
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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