The End

Album: Backspacer (2009)
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  • What were all those dreams we shared
    Those many years ago?
    What were all those plans we made now
    Left beside the road?
    Behind us in the road

    More than friends, I always pledged
    Cause friends they come and go
    People change, as does everything
    I wanted to grow old
    I just want to grow old

    Slide up next to me
    I'm just a human being
    I will take the blame
    But just the same
    This is not me

    You see?
    Believe

    I'm better than this
    Don't leave me so cold
    I'm buried beneath the stones
    I just want to hold on
    I know I'm worth your love

    Enough
    I don't think
    There's such a thing

    It's my fault now
    Having caught a sickness in my bones
    How it pains to leave you here
    With the kids on your own
    Just don't let me go

    Help me see myself
    Cause I can no longer tell
    Looking out from the inside
    Of the bottom of a well

    It's hell
    I yell

    But no one hears before I disappear
    Whisper in my ear
    Give me something to echo
    In my unknown future's ear

    My dear
    The end
    Comes near
    I'm here
    But not much longer. Writer/s: EDDIE VEDDER
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Jen from Independence, MoCan't listen to this without crying...even at work...it's a little embarrassing
  • Stuart from North Jersey, NjCould in fact wind up being one of Pearl Jam's best, most lasting songs...
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