Give It Up

Album: Interventions And Lullabies (2003)
  • Well I made my way back down to the valley
    Right on past 83rd street
    That's where we once belonged, but I'm gone
    I swear, I'm long gone

    So give it up, throw your hats in the air
    And change just as they land
    You're saying, "We'll get out of here"
    But something tells me that you're too scared to go

    So the stairs that you could climb
    Are the ones you've left behind
    And your eyes light up when we talk about the past

    God, I miss those songs we used to sing
    Talking like getting away would be the greatest thing
    Well me, I got out
    And you, you kept singing to me
    Like that's really going to set this free

    So give it up, throw your hats in the air
    And change just as they land
    You're saying, "We'll get out of here"
    But something tells me that you're too scared
    Something tells me that you're too scared to go

    Like a ghost
    You've been haunting all these dusty old roads and old homes
    The ones we swore we'd never go, never go
    As for Joe, oh, I've seen him around
    Then there's Adam, he's afraid to go out
    I don't blame him, I just wanted to go out to eat

    Then there's Mark, god damn, I wish him the best
    We were kids back then, as if we could progress
    Sometimes I, I just can't sleep
    Thinking of everything we could have been

    So give it up, throw your hats in the air
    And change just as they land
    You're saying, "We'll get out of here"
    But something tells me that you're too scared

    Give it up, throw your hats in the air
    And change just as they land
    You're saying, "We'll get out of here"
    But something tells me that you're too scared
    Something tells me that you're too scared
    Something tells me that you're too scared to go Writer/s: Nate Ruess, Sam Means
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