Lying in the Sun

Album: Just Enough Education To Perform (2001)
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  • Wish I could lie in the sun
    The same things as anyone
    Wish I could lie down there
    With my feet, high in the air

    I'd have a drink in my hand
    Read words from a newspaper stand
    Wish I could lie in the sun
    Wish I could fly like everyone

    Same things as anyone
    Same things as anyone

    But you burn me up you paint my skin
    In bad designs that ain't even in

    My skin's crawling up the wall
    Into the ocean I'd love to fall
    I hear the sounds but they ain't the same
    As feeling them with you two feet away

    There's always more worse off than me
    Suppose I'm lucky I can even see
    All the people that I'd like to be
    Passing me by everyday in the street
    Same things as anyone
    Same things as anyone

    But you burn me up you paint my skin
    In bad designs that ain't even in
    I got good lungs, got a good heart
    My mind is fit, and my feet can walk

    And here I am in the shade on the street
    Asking people for money to eat
    What did I ever do to deserve this?
    Did I kill a child or something worse?

    Same things as anyone

    What's the reason maybe make you feel
    How much more fortunate you are than me Writer/s: Kelly Jones, Richard Mark Jones, Stuart Cable
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind


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