It's Beginning to Get to Me

Album: Eyes Open (2006)
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  • I want something
    That's purer than the water
    Like we were

    It's not there now
    Ineloquence and anger
    Are all we have

    Like Saturn's rings
    An icy loop around me
    Too hard to hold

    Lash out first
    At all the things we don't like
    Or understand

    And it's beginning to get to me
    That I know more of the stars and sea
    Than I do of what's in your head
    Barely touching in our cold bed

    Are you beginning to get, get my point?
    They're always fighting with aching joints
    It's doing nothing but tire us out
    No one knows what this fight's about

    The answer phone
    The lonely sound of your voice
    Frozen in time

    I only need
    The compass that you gave me
    To guide me on

    And it's beginning to get to me
    That I know more of the stars and sea
    Than I do of what's in your head
    Barely touching in our cold bed

    Are you beginning to get get my point?
    They're always fighting with aching joints
    It's doing nothing but tire us out
    No one knows what this fight's about

    It's so thrilling but also wrong
    Don't have to prove that you are so strong
    'Cause I can carry you on my back
    After our enemies attack

    I tried to tell you before I left
    But I was screaming under my breath
    You are the only thing that makes sense
    Just ignore all this present tense

    We need to feel breathless with love
    And not collapse under its weight
    I'm gasping for the air to fill
    My lungs with everything I've lost

    We need to feel breathless with love
    And not collapse under its weight
    I'm gasping for the air to fill
    My lungs with everything I've lost Writer/s: GARY LIGHTBODY, JONATHAN GRAHAM QUINN, NATHAN CONNOLLY, PAUL WILSON, TOM SIMPSON
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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