I'll Be Gentle

Album: The Architect (2017)
  • Oh oh
    Yeah, yeah

    Puttin' on a brave face, I wipe the tears away with no trace
    I'm okay, Mister Grey
    I'm not as strong as you think
    There's a hurt behind my smiling face
    I say, "I'm okay"

    Every saint has a past
    Every sinner has a future
    And I feel your pain
    We all hurt the same

    And I'll be there to hold you
    There's nothing that I won't do
    'Cause we all need a little kindness
    All this cruelty is so mindless
    I promise I'll be tender
    So darling just surrender
    I see through all your pretending
    So let go 'cause I can take it on

    I'll take it on (listen, baby)
    Yeah, I'll be gentle

    I see you putting on a brave face
    I guess you need to learn to have faith
    I'll stay and wait
    I shake it off and have a few drinks
    And forget about everything they say
    I'll be your escape

    Every saint has a past
    Every sinner has a future
    And I feel your pain
    We all hurt the same

    And I'll be there to hold you
    There's nothing that I won't do
    'Cause we all need a little kindness
    All this cruelty is so mindless
    I promise I'll be tender
    So darling just surrender
    I see through all your pretending
    'Cause our love is never ending

    Oh, so hold my hand
    'Cause I got nowhere else to turn
    Please be gentle and be kind
    Lend me your ear, lend me your time
    Just let it out
    It takes a real man to let me see him cry
    I'm here to dry your eyes
    I see your're hurt, don't cry tonight

    And I'll be there to hold you
    There's nothing that I won't do
    'Cause we all need a little kindness
    All this cruelty is so mindless

    And I'll be there to hold you
    There's nothing that I won't do
    'Cause we all need a little kindness
    All this cruelty is so mindless
    I promise I'll be tender
    So darling just surrender
    I see through all your pretending
    So let go 'cause I can take it on

    And I'll be there to hold you
    There's nothing that I won't do
    'Cause we all need a little kindness
    All this cruelty is so mindless
    I promise I'll be tender
    So darling just surrender
    I see through all your pretending
    So let go 'cause I can take it on

    I'll take it on (oh, take it on)
    I'll take it on
    Oh, baby
    And I'll be gentle
    Oh, I'll be gentle Writer/s: Benjamin Kohn, Paloma Faith, Peter Kelleher, Tom Barnes, Zak Abel
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, BMG Rights Management, Downtown Music Publishing
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