Lifeboats

Album: A Hundred Million Suns (2008)
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  • Hold on, hold on,
    Let me get the words out before I burst
    There's not truth at all,
    Poking at the giant eyes of ancient gods
    Cool hats have failed,
    Now it's time for me to have my turn,
    Kiss me, kiss me,
    Life is way too short to scream and shout,

    Flashed up in my wildest dreams, but like red blood streams,
    Stretch out like vast cracked ice
    The veins of you, the veins of me, like great forest trees
    Pushing through and on and in
    Gliding like a satellite in the broken night
    And when I wake you're there I'm safe
    Your love is life piled tight and high set against the sky
    That seems to balance on its own

    Sing out, sing out the silence only eats us from the inside up
    I meant no harm but I only get to say these words too late
    Wake up, wake up dreaming only leads to more and more nightmares
    Snap out of it you said it in a way that showed you really cared.

    Flashed up in my wildest dreams, but like red blood streams,
    Stretch out like vast cracked ice
    The veins of you, the veins of me, like great forest trees
    Pushing through and on and in
    Gliding like a satellite in the broken night
    And when I wake you're there I'm safe
    Your love is life piled tight and high set against the sky
    That seems to balance on its own

    Send your lifeboats out for me,
    Send your lifeboat out
    Send your lifeboat out for me,
    Send your lifeboat out
    Send your lifeboat out for me,
    Send your lifeboat out Writer/s: GARY LIGHTBODY, JONATHAN GRAHAM QUINN, NATHAN CONNOLLY, PAUL WILSON, TOM SIMPSON
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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