Joseph, Better You Than Me

Album: (RED) Christmas EP (2007)
Charted: 88
  • Well your eyes just haven't been the same, Joseph
    Are you bad at dealing with the fame, Joseph
    There's a pale moonshine, above you
    Do you see both sides, do they shove you, around

    Is the touchstone forcing you to hide, Joseph
    Are the rumors eating you alive, Joseph

    When the holy night is upon you
    Will you do what's right, the position is yours

    From the temple walls to the New York night
    Our decisions rest on a child
    When she took her stand
    Did she hold your hand
    Will your faith stand still or run away
    Run away

    When they've driven you so far
    That you think you're gonna drop
    Do you wish you were back there at the carpenter shop

    With the plane and the lathe
    The work never drove you mad
    You're a maker, a creator
    Not just somebody's dad

    From the temple walls to the New York night
    Our decisions rest on a man
    When I take the stand
    When I take the stand
    Will he hold my hand
    Will my faith stand still or run away

    (Run away)

    And the desert
    It's a hell of a place to find heaven
    Forty years lost in the wilderness looking for God
    And you climb to the top of the mountain
    Looking down on the city
    Where you were born

    (On the years since you left gave you time to sit back and reflect)

    Better you than me (better you than me)
    Better you than me
    Yes

    Well the Holy night is upon you (better you than me, better you than me)
    Do you see both sides, do they shove you, around

    Better you than me, Joseph (better you than me)
    Better you than me
    Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph
    Than me
    Better you than me
    Better you than me (better you, better you, better you)
    Than me

    Well your eyes just haven?t been the same, Joseph Writer/s: NEIL TENNANT, ELTON JOHN, BRANDON FLOWERS
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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