Take Back The City

Album: A Hundred Million Suns (2008)
Charted: 6
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  • Take back the city for yourself tonight
    Or I'll take back the city for me
    Take back the city for yourself tonight
    Whoa

    God knows you put your life into it's hands
    And it's both cradled you and crushed
    But now it's time to make your own demands
    Whoa

    All these years later and it's killing me
    Your broken records in words
    Ten thousand craters where it all should be
    Whoa

    No need to put your words into my mouth
    Don't need convincing at all
    I love this place enough to know I have no doubts
    Whoa

    It's a mess, it's a start
    It's a flawed work of art
    Your city, your a call
    Every crack, every wall
    Pick a side, pick a fight
    Get your epitaph right
    You can sing, 'til you drop
    Cause the fun just never stops

    I love this city tonight
    I love this city always
    It bears it's teeth like a light
    And spits me out after day's
    But we're all gluttons for it
    We know what's wrong and it's right
    For every time it's been hit
    Take back the city tonight

    Tell me you never wanted more than this
    And I will stop talking now
    One perfect partner, one eternal kiss
    Whoa

    Take back the city for yourself tonight
    Or I'll take back the city for me
    Take back the city for yourself tonight
    Whoa

    It's a mess, it's a start
    It's a flawed work of art
    Your city, your call
    Every crack, every wall
    Pick a side, pick a fight
    Get your epitaph right
    You can sing, 'til you drop
    Cause the fun just never stops

    I love this city tonight
    I love this city always
    It bears it's teeth like a light
    And spits me out after day's
    But we're all gluttons for it
    We know what's wrong and it's right
    For every time it's been hit
    Take back the city tonight

    I love this city tonight
    I love this city always
    It bears it's teeth like a light
    And spits me out after day's
    But we're all gluttons for it
    We know what's wrong and it's right
    For every time it's been hit
    Take back the city tonight

    I love this city tonight
    I love this city always Writer/s: Gary Lightbody, Jonathan Graham Quinn, Nathan Connolly, Paul Wilson, Tom Simpson
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Phil from Edmonton, AbGreat lyrics, infectious music, love this song!
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