Chasing Shadows

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    I'm counting it to the day
    I'm thinking if I did everything I said
    Or if the year got the best of me
    One thing about time, it waits for nobody
    You told me, isn't that what they say
    Been batting 'gainst it and getting nowhere
    Just racin' got nothing to say to nobody
    Little lady you Better get in line
    Now I'm talking this to myself
    Better get in on down with the program
    Don't sell your lot for an old broke dream they been sellin' ya
    Free fallin like Tom Petty, waitin' on this rodeo to haul
    I break my own rules, steal my way home
    And guard the still there like a beast

    We race the globe
    The shakers and the fools
    We trouble you know
    You'll find us where we fall
    We chasing shadows
    We race the globe (and I can't have it, have it any other way)
    The shakers and the fools (and I can't have it, have it any other way)
    We trouble you know (I'm not gon' have it, have it any other way)
    You'll find us where we fall (And I can't have it, have it any other way)
    We chasing shadows

    Always knew I'd be international, no fear of flying
    Limousines, big people, their parties But I'm on an island
    Watching through a window the flashing light on the bed
    Neon sign goes red
    "You Are Here" it says, well
    At least someone knows where I am

    Maybe I will get it wrong, no patience for myself
    Selling years of ideas 'til I'm old, a living on the shelf
    I won't follow I'm taking the long way, my standards hold me up
    Why they eating they idols up?
    Now why they eating they idols up? Damnit
    I give 'em my heart in words will they remember me
    I'll leave 'em alone and time'll want to smother what I say
    I round another year and wonder did I go some place
    I'm bucking this one down, this one right here won't walk away

    We race the globe
    The shakers and the fools
    We trouble you know
    You'll find us were we fall
    We chasing shadows
    We race the globe (and I can't have it, have it any other way)
    The shakers and the fools (and I can't have it, have it any other way)
    We trouble you know (I'm not gon' have it, have it any other way)
    You'll find us where we fall (And I can't have it, have it any other way)
    We chasing shadows

    Always knew I'd be international no fear of flying
    Limousines, big people, their parties But I'm on an island
    Watching through a window the flashing light on the bed
    Neon sign goes red "You Are Here" it says, well
    At least someone knows where I am
    "You Are Here" it says, well
    At least someone knows where I am Writer/s: Rostam Batmanglij, Santi White
    Publisher: CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Downtown Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Richard Sanchez from Pearland TexasI love this song, Chasing Shadows. It resonate so strongly with my internal dialog. "and I can't help but have it any other way".
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