Album: Accelerate (2008)
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  • Sinking fast, the weight chained to my feet
    No time to argue with belief
    I'm not alone, a thousand others dropping
    Faster than me
    What put me here?
    Nothing to hold on to
    Nowhere to brake

    Where is the ripcord, the trapdoor, the key?
    Where is the cartoon escape-hatch for me?
    No time to question the choices I make
    I've got to follow another direction (although fall down is much cooler)

    The last thing I remember was climbing up the stairs
    I threw the window open in challenge and despair
    I don't know what I needed
    I needed time
    I needed to escape
    I saw the future turn
    Upside-down and hesitate.



    The vista I see now is changing
    Uncertainty is suffocating
    Our hope has never felt so great and
    Lit up down
    A pounding pulse
    To make it go
    Make it slow down,


    The city's burning, it's like it's ready to explode
    Accelerate to make it slow
    Make it go
    Accelerate to make it slow
    Make it go
    I'm incomplete
    I'm incomplete
    I'm incomplete Writer/s: MICHAEL STIPE, MIKE MILLS, PETER BUCK
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind


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