Ships In The Night

Album: Young Love (2011)
Charted: 87
  • Like ships in the night
    You keep passing me by
    Just wasting time
    Trying to prove who’s right
    And if it all goes crashing into the sea
    If its just you and me
    Trying to find the light

    Like ships in the night letting cannonballs fly
    Say what you mean and it turns to a fight
    Fists fly from my mouth as it turns south
    You’re down the driveway
    I’m on the couch
    Chasing your dreams since the violent fifth grade
    Trying to believe in your silent own way
    'Cause we’ll be okay, I’m not going away
    Like you watched at fourteen as it went down the drain
    Your pops stayed the same and your moms moved away
    How many of our parents seem to make it anyway
    We’re just fumbling through the gray
    Trying to find a heart that’s not walking away

    Turn the lights down low
    Walk these halls alone
    We can feel so far
    From so close

    Like ships in the night
    You keep passing me by
    Just wasting time
    Trying to prove who’s right
    And if it all goes crashing into the sea
    If its just you and me
    Trying to find the light
    Like ships in the night
    You're passing me by
    You're passing me by
    Like ships in the night

    I’m at the airport waitin’ on the second plane
    Had to pack, you had cramps,
    And I was late heading to a red carpet
    They wont know my name
    Riding in silence
    All that we wanna say
    'Bout to board when you call on the phone
    You say I’m sorry I’ll be waitin’ at home
    Feels like we’re burning this out on our own
    Trying to find our way down a road we don’t know

    Turn the lights down low
    Walk these halls alone
    We can feel so far
    From so close

    Like ships in the night
    You keep passing me by
    Just wasting time
    Trying to prove who’s right
    And if it all goes crashing into the sea
    If its just you and me
    Trying to find the light
    Like ships in the night
    You're passing me by
    You're passing me by
    Like ships in the night

    I’m gonna find my way
    Back to your side

    I’m gonna find my way
    Back to your side

    Like ships in the night
    You keep passing me by
    Just wasting time
    Trying to prove who’s right
    And if it all goes crashing into the sea
    If its just you and me
    Trying to find the light
    Like ships in the night
    You're passing me by
    You're passing me by
    Like ships in the night Writer/s: JOSHUA CROSBY, ROBERT MARVIN, MAT KEARNEY, JASON LEHNING
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., BMG Rights Management, Warner Chappell Music, Inc., CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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