Substitution

Album: Swoon (2009)
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  • There's a vulture perching right off screen
    And it's bitter and whispers chaotic things
    And it reached in quick ain't it worrying
    It's so easy to see, everyone can agree, stop listening

    I know you've heard it before
    But then it wasn't enough
    You don't wanna be held back from the substitution
    I know you've seen this before
    And now enough is too much
    You don't wanna be set back when the substitution comes
    I'm sorry

    You're a marionette in the center of
    All the twisting strings coming from above
    It may seem too deep to recover from
    It's so easy to see, everyone can agree, just let it go

    I know you've heard it before
    But then it wasn't enough
    You don't wanna be held back from the substitution
    I know you've seen this before
    And now enough is too much
    You don't wanna be set back when the substitution comes
    I'm sorry
    I'm sorry

    When the voices start spinning just be aware
    I have brought enough stones for us to share
    That one's grinning that one's burning, aim for the throat
    Let him choke on the stones that we are to throw

    It's the great downfall
    Not the overthrow
    If you shoot them down
    It'll make you soar

    When reactions turn into hurricanes
    And the middle course seems a little tame
    Whether full or empty it's all the same
    It's so easy to see, everyone can agree, you're not to blame

    I know you've heard it before
    But then it wasn't enough
    You don't wanna be held back from the substitution
    I know you've seen this before
    But now enough is too much
    You don't wanna be set back when the substitution comes
    I'm sorry Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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