I Need To Wake Up

Album: An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
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  • Have I been sleeping?
    I've been so still
    Afraid of crumbling
    Have I been careless?
    Dismissing all the distant rumblings
    Take me where I am supposed to be
    To comprehend the things that I can't see

    'Cause I need to move
    I need to wake up
    I need to change
    I need to shake up
    I need to speak out
    Something's got to break up
    I've been asleep
    And I need to wake up
    Now

    And as a child
    I danced like it was 1999
    My dreams were wild
    The promise of this new world
    Would be mine
    Now I am throwing off the carelessness of youth
    To listen to an inconvenient truth

    That I need to move
    I need to wake up
    I need to change
    I need to shake up
    I need to speak out
    Something's got to break up
    I've been asleep
    And I need to wake up
    Now

    I am not an island
    I am not alone
    I am my intentions
    Trapped here in this flesh and bone

    And I need to move
    I need to wake up
    I need to change
    I need to shake up
    I need to speak out
    Something's got to break up
    I've been asleep
    And I need to wake up
    Now

    I want to change
    I need to shake up
    I need to speak out
    Oh, something's got to break up
    I've been asleep
    And I need to wake up
    Now Writer/s: MELISSA ETHERIDGE
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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