Lullaby

Album: Growing Up In Public (2014)
Charted: 4
  • All the time I have laid in your love
    When your love kept me safe through the night
    All the time I was sure you were mine
    And before time demands our goodbye
    Can you sing me a last lullaby?

    It's been a while since I last dreamt
    Barely remember what it's like to dream
    Finding it hard to get to sleep, too stressed
    And there ain't anyone to sing a lullaby to me
    Pretend shit doesn't get to me
    And I suffer in silence when I'm hurting
    A man's problems are his own
    And it's my burden
    Tossing and turning, trying to get to sleep
    But I find it hard to switch off when my mind's working
    I ponder on things I shouldn't ponder on
    Off the rails, my train of thought's wandering
    Sick of pretending to be so happy
    All the while my anxiety's away at me
    My skin crawling, I look up to the sky
    And it falls, the walls close in and it's
    As if all the good in my life disappears
    In an instant, that thing is just so distant
    So seeing the ones who I love, the ones who love me
    But I don't wanna tell em how I feel in case they judge me
    It's just me, wish I could let somebody in
    But I ain't ever been too trusting

    All the time I have laid in your love
    When your love kept me safe through the night
    All the time I was sure you were mine
    And before time demands our goodbye
    Can you sing me a last lullaby?

    I've barely had any sleep when I get up
    Sick of all these nightmares and these night terrors
    Like it's only when I'm in heaven that I sleep better
    Might sleep better when I get up, I'm weak
    It just makes my day harder, I wonder if
    It would've been any different if I had a father that I knew
    Could it have helped shape the way that I grew?
    But the point of things I never have went from
    Being a reason for the things that I do
    To just being an excuse that I'd use
    I've gotta take responsibility for the things I do
    Find something other than negativity for my fuel
    But I feed off it, even when I don't seem bothered
    I hide everything that's going on inside
    Guess it's been a while since I've been honest, I need help
    But I deny it and even lie to myself like I'm fine

    All the time I have laid in your love
    When your love kept me safe through the night
    All the time I was sure you were mine
    And before time demands our goodbye
    Can you sing me a last lullaby?

    I just wish someone would tell me it would be OK
    But pessimism leads me to believe that it won't
    To see even a glimmer of hope in the darkness
    Is hard and depression is a slippery slope
    I don't wanna do what my dad did with a rope, though
    So I carry on even though it's hard to
    The only thing that's definite is death and things always change
    As long as you give em a chance to

    All the time I have laid in your love
    When your love kept me safe through the night
    All the time I was sure you were mine
    And before time demands our goodbye
    Can you sing me a last lullaby?

    (Can you sing me a last lullaby?)

    All the time I have laid in your love
    When your love kept me safe through the night
    All the time I was sure you were mine
    And before time demands our goodbye
    Where you sing me a last lullaby?

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