New York

Album: Fallen Empires (2011)
  • If you were here beside me, instead of in New York
    If the curve of you was curved on me
    I'd tell you that I loved you, before I even knew you
    'Cause I loved the simple thought of you

    If our hearts are never broken and there's no joy in the mending
    There's so much this hurt can teach us both,
    And there's distance and there's silence, your words have never left me,
    They're the prayer that I say every day

    Come on, come out, come here, come here
    Come on, come out, come here, come here
    Come on, come out, come here, come here
    Come on, come out, come here, come here

    The lone neon lights and the ache of the ocean
    And the fire that was starting to spark
    I miss it all, from the love to the lightning
    And the lack of it snaps me in two

    If you were here beside me, instead of in New York
    In the arms you said you'd never leave
    I'd tell you that it's simple and it was only ever thus
    There is nowhere else that I belong

    Come on, come out, come here, come here
    Come on, come out, come here, come here
    Come on, come out, come here, come here
    Come on, come out, come here, come here

    The lone neon lights and the ache of the ocean,
    And the fire that was starting to spark
    I miss it all from the love to the lightning
    And the lack of it snaps me in two
    Just give me a sign, there's an end with a beginning
    To the quiet chaos driving me back
    The lone neon lights and the warmth of the ocean
    And the fire that was starting to go out Writer/s: GARY LIGHTBODY, NATHAN CONNOLLY, JONATHAN GRAHAM QUINN, TOM SIMPSON, PAUL WILSON, GARRET JACKNIFE LEE, JOHN MCDAID
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Spirit Music Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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