Wasted Years

Album: Overexposed (2012)
  • Slow is the memory
    And I can picture her standing right in front of me
    I said that I'm behaving badly
    Kinda driving her crazy
    But I know she wants me

    I remember everything
    Her sweat, it tastes like sugar cane
    And sit on top of me, yelling out my fucking name
    Until I'm empty
    But I know she wants me

    But I have already tried to explain myself
    It's not that I love someone else
    But I can't bear to listen to you cry
    I'm sick of all these wasted years
    Drown in someone else's tears
    You let me down, now I'm hanging you out to dry
    Whoa, whoa, yeah yeah yeah yeah

    And I'll see you when I get back
    Maybe we can get ourselves back on the right track
    You touch me there because you know how much I like that
    I think that we both need to relax
    You know you want me

    All the time and everywhere
    A happy surface but the underbelly isn't there
    And the worst thing is that I don't even really care
    And the emptiness is too much to bear

    But I have already tried to explain myself
    It's not that I love someone else
    But I can't bear to listen to you cry
    I'm sick of all these wasted years
    Drown in someone else's tears
    You let me down, now I'm hanging you out to dry

    'Cause sometimes I don't know what to do
    I'm standing, standing right in front of you
    And pray our pain subsides
    Can't bare the stare of your teary eyes
    I know you feel like it's hard to stay
    In fact you may just wanna run away
    Now all that I can really say is baby, oh
    Deep down you know that

    I have already tried to explain myself
    It's not that I love someone else
    But I can't bear to listen to you cry
    Sick of all these wasted years
    I drown in someone else's tears
    You let me down, now I'm hanging you out to dry

    I have already tried to explain myself
    It's not that I love someone else
    But I can't bear to listen to you cry
    Sick of all these wasted years
    I drown in someone else's tears
    You let me down, now I'm hanging you out to dry

    Oh no no no
    Oh no no no
    (We tried, yeah, hey) Writer/s: James B Valentine, Michael Allen Madden, Jesse Royal Carmichael, Ryan Michael Dusick, Adam Noah Levine, Sam Spiegel, Richard W. Penniman
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
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