This Is the Time (Ballast)

Album: Nothing More (2014)
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  • When did we become these sinking stones?
    When did we build this broken home?
    Holding each other like ransom notes
    Dropping our hearts to grip our brother's throat

    You can't see because you don't know
    You're caught below, beneath your own shadow
    Stuck inside, half alive
    Do you ever stop to ask yourself why?
    Close your mind, identify
    Do you feel, do you feel?
    Do you call this a life?
    All you waited for
    Drowning just to keep score

    We always start with good intentions
    But lose ourselves along the way

    This is the time that we let it go
    These are the words that will take us home
    Singing the song that's inside us all
    If we don't open our eyes we're walking blind

    Anchored in anger, we exile ourselves
    Bitter blood builds our prison cell
    Darker water now fills our lungs
    The depths of our heart have blacked the sun

    You can't see because you don't know
    You're caught below, beneath your own shadow
    Stuck inside, half alive
    Do you ever stop to ask yourself why?
    Close your mind, identify
    Do you feel, do you feel?
    Do you call this a life?
    All you waited for
    Drowning just to keep score

    We always start with good intentions
    But lose ourselves along the way

    This is the time that we let it go
    These are the words that will take us home
    Singing the song that's inside us all
    If we don't open our eyes we're walking blind

    Naked we come, naked we leave
    Fools we are, to hold tightly
    We are the jail, we are the key
    We are free, we are free

    This is the time that we let it go
    These are the words that will take us home
    Singing the song that's inside us all
    If we just open our eyes

    This is the time that we let it go
    This is the pain we are forced to know
    Singing the song that's inside
    Inside us all, inside us all
    Walking Blind Writer/s: HAWKINS JONATHAN TAYLOR, HOFFMAN WILL, OLIVER DANIEL, STEVENS SCOTT CHRISTOPHER, VOLLELUNGA MARK ANTHONY
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Downtown Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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