Old Skin

Album: I Don't Live Here Anymore (2021)
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  • I was born in a pyramid
    By an old interstate
    Been down at the yard, workin' my whole life
    To follow my father's dream
    Then watch it fade away
    Wrapped in our old tired skin
    Peelin' away

    All the flowers lately in our window lay in disarray
    The shadows are scattered like rings of gold
    And I'm watching the warm lights fade away
    God, I am in love with leavin'
    Like a fadin' dream
    Call out in the darkest moments of our love
    For the rest of my days, why let it linger?
    Come along we're the same
    Let's suffer through the change

    Oh my God, where do I belong?
    Can I make it day to day?
    I was all alone at the startin' line
    When I watched you slip away

    Now I'm on the run baby, and I don't know why
    But the fear it gets too much to take
    Doesn't matter just how hard you try
    When you feel so far away
    I'm talkin' of the old time
    Feeling dead this way
    Tired of the old life
    Feeling dead this way

    When you're lost and you're runnin'
    But the roads have changed
    And the forces surround you
    But you lost control
    And you think that nobody's walkin' by your side
    When you're lost in some valley
    Runnin' far behind
    Yeah, you don't need nobody, yeah

    Well there's a price for everything
    They'll try to kill you from the start
    So take control of anything that tries to pull us all apart
    I ain't sure of nothing, babe, 'til I can feel it in my heart
    So I keep movin' on
    Yeah, keep holdin' on, mm
    Yeah Writer/s: Adam Granduciel
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