Don't Swallow the Cap

Album: Trouble Will Find Me (2013)
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  • Gold light breaks behind the houses
    I don't see what's strange about this
    Tiny bubbles hang above me
    It's a sign that someone loves me
    I can hardly stand upright
    Hit my head upon the light
    I have faith but don't believe it
    It's not there enough to leave it

    Everything I love is on the table
    Everything I love is out to sea

    I have only two emotions
    Careful fear and dead devotion
    I can't get the balance right
    With all my marbles in the fight
    I see all the ones I went for
    All the things I had it in for
    I won't cry until I hear
    'Cause I was not supposed to be here

    Everything I love is on the table
    Everything I love is out to sea

    I'm not alone
    I'll never be
    And to the bone
    I'm evergreen

    I'm tired, I'm freezing, I'm dumb
    When it gets so late I forget everyone
    I need somewhere to stay
    Don't think anybody I know is awake
    Calm down, it's alright
    Keep my arms the rest of the night
    When they ask, what do I see?
    I say a bright white beautiful heaven hanging over me

    Ah
    Ah-ah-ah

    I'm not alone
    I'll never be
    And to the bone
    I'm evergreen
    And if you want (too seriously)
    To see me cry (don't swallow the cap)
    Play "Let It Be" (pat yourself on the back)
    Or "Nevermind" (too seriously)

    There's a time to leave, there's a time to think about
    What I wanna say to the girls at the door
    I need somewhere to be
    But I can't get around the river in front of me
    Calm down, it's alright
    Lead my arms the rest of the night
    When they ask, what do I see?
    I say a bright white beautiful heaven hanging over me

    Ah
    Ah-ah-ah

    I'm not alone (too seriously)
    I'll never be (don't swallow the cap)
    and to the bone (pat yourself on the back)
    I''m evergreen (too seriously)
    And if you want (too seriously)
    To see me cry (don't swallow the cap)
    Play "Let It Be" (pat yourself on the back)
    Or "Nevermind" (too seriously) Writer/s: Aaron Dessner, Bryce Dessner, Matthew D. Berninger
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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