New Person, Same Old Mistakes

Album: Currents (2015)
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  • I can just hear them now
    "How could you let us down?"
    But they don't know what I found
    Or see it from this way 'round
    Feeling it overtake
    All that I used to hate
    One by one every trait
    I tried but it's way too late
    All the signs I don't read
    Two sides of me can't agree
    Will I be in too deep?
    Going with what I always longed for

    (Feel like a brand new person)
    But you'll make the same old mistakes
    (I don't care, I'm in love)
    Stop before it's too late
    (I know, feel like a brand new person)
    But you'll make the same old mistakes
    (I finally know what it's like)
    You don't have what it takes
    Stop before it's too late
    (I know) There's too much at stake
    Making the same mistakes
    (And I still don't know why it's happening)
    Stop while it's not too late
    (And I still don't know)

    Finally taking flight
    I know you don't think it's right
    I know that you think it's fake
    Maybe fake's what I like
    The point is, I have the right
    Not thinking in black and white
    I'm thinking it's worth the fight
    Soon to be out of sight
    Knowing it all this time
    Going with what I always longed for

    (Feel like a brand new person)
    But you'll make the same old mistakes
    (I don't care, I'm in love)
    Stop before it's too late
    (I know, feel like a brand new person)
    But you'll make the same old mistakes
    (I finally know what it's like)
    You don't have what it takes
    Stop before it's too late

    Man, I know that it's hard to digest
    But maybe your story ain't so different from the rest
    And I know it seems wrong to accept
    But you've got your demons, and she's got her regrets
    And I know that it's hard to digest
    A realization is as good as a guess
    And I know it seems wrong to accept
    But you've got your demons, and she's got her regrets
    But you've got your demons, and she's got her regrets

    Feel like a brand new person
    So, how will I know that it's right?
    In a new direction
    So, how will I know I've gone too far?
    (Stop thinking that the only option)
    Feel like a brand new person
    I finally know what it's like
    (Stop thinking that the only option)
    So how will I know I've gone too far?
    (Stop thinking that the only option)
    And I know it's hard to describe
    (Stop thinking that the only option)
    So how will I know that it's right? Writer/s: Kevin Parker
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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