Fadein/Fadeout

Album: The Stories We Tell Ourselves (2017)
  • Just the other day I looked at my father
    It was the first time I saw he'd grown old
    Canyons through his skin and the rivers that made them
    Carve the stories I was told

    He said, "Son
    I have watched you fade in
    You will watch me fade out
    I have watched you fade in
    You will watch me fade out
    When the grip leaves my hand
    I know you won't let me down

    Go and find your way
    Leave me in your wake
    Always push through the pain
    And don't run away from change
    Never settle, make your mark
    Hold your head up, follow your heart
    Follow your heart

    Just the other day I stared at the ocean
    With every new wave, another must go
    One day you'll remember us laughing
    One day you'll remember my passion
    One day you'll have one of your own

    I say, son
    I have watched you fade in
    You will watch me fade out
    When the grip leaves my hand
    I know you won't let me down

    Go and find your way
    Leave me in your wake
    Always push through the pain
    And don't run away from change
    Never settle, make your mark
    Hold your head up, follow your heart
    Follow your heart
    Follow your heart
    Follow your heart

    We all get lost sometimes, trying to find what we're looking for
    We all get lost sometimes, trying to find what we're looking for

    I have watched you fade in
    You will watch me fade out
    I have watched you fade in
    You will watch me fade out
    When the grip leaves my hand
    I know you won't let me down

    Go and find your way
    Leave me in your wake
    Always push through the pain
    And don't run away from change
    Never settle, make your mark
    Hold your head up, follow your heart
    Follow your heart
    Follow your heart

    When the morning comes and takes me
    I promise I have taught you everything that you need
    In the night you'll dream of so many things
    But find the ones that bring you life
    And you'll find me
    That's where you'll find me
    That's where you'll find me
    That's where you'll find me
    That's where you'll find me
    That's where you'll find me
    That's where you'll find me
    That's where you'll find me"

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