Why Do I Keep Counting?

Album: Sam's Town (2006)
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  • There's a plane, and I am flying
    There's a mountain waiting for me
    Oh, these years have been so trying

    I don't know if I can use them
    Am I strong enough
    To be the one?
    Will I live to have some children?

    Help me get down
    I can make it
    Help me get down
    Help me get down
    I can make it
    Help me get down

    If I only knew the answer
    I wouldn't be bothering you

    Father
    Help me get down
    I can make it
    Help me get down
    Help me get down
    I can make it
    Help me get down

    If I only knew the answer
    And if all our days are numbered
    Then why do I keep counting?

    My sugar sweet
    Is so attainable
    This behavior so unexplainable
    The days just slip and slide
    Like they always did
    The trouble is my head
    Won't let me forget

    I took one last good look around
    So many unusual sounds
    I gotta get my feet on the ground

    Help me get down
    I can make it

    Help me get down
    I can make it
    Help me get down
    Help me get down
    I can make it
    Help me get down

    If I only knew the answer
    I wouldn't be bothering you

    Father
    Help me get down
    I can make
    Help me get down
    Help me get down
    I can make it
    Help me get down

    If I only knew the answer
    And if all our days are numbered
    I wouldn't be bothering you

    Would you help me get down?

    If I only knew the answer
    If I change my way of living
    And if I pave my streets with good times
    Will the mountain keep on giving?

    And if all of our days are numbered
    Then why do I keep counting? Writer/s: Brandon Flowers, Dave Brent Keuning, Mark August Stoermer, Ronnie Jr. Vannucci
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Paris from Cardiff, United Kingdomthis is an amazing song! The Killers are the best band in musical history- i love them too much
  • Kylie from Ventura, CaThis is possibly my favorite too, but it's very hard to choose since they are all so amazing.
  • Trey from Kalamazoo, MtThis is my favorite Killers' song.
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