Stay True

Album: No Devolución (2011)
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  • Kid, you need some thicker skin,
    You don't take punches well.
    You're just like your old man
    But you're young and scared.
    You're weak in your beliefs
    And you've got so much to prove
    And not a lot of time
    Before they get to you.

    So please, Stay True.

    Yeah, you stick up for your friends
    And you've got a lot of heart.
    You remind me of myself
    Before I lost my nerve.

    I've been counting my mistakes.
    I can see all that we've lost
    And I don't want to talk
    About the old days.

    Disregard those clapping hands.
    They'll turn to punches when you're down.
    Disregard the critics' praise.
    They'll be the first to tell the news
    That you've sold your soul.
    Disregard those dollar signs.
    They'll buy the biggest house in hell
    Where you'll live alone.
    Just keep your head down,
    Keep your friends close,
    Hold fast to your beliefs
    And, whatever else you do,
    Stay True.
    Believe me, when I say,
    It's the hardest thing to do.
    Stay True.
    They'll kill you by inches.
    Don't let them make a move.
    Stay True.
    Look me in the eye
    And promise me one thing
    Stay True.
    Nothing else matters.
    None of this is real.

    Disregard the cynics' path.
    They'll buy a drink and laugh with you
    While you trade defeats.
    Disregard your fear of death.
    We've all got a lot to lose.
    Whatever else you do,
    Stay True. Writer/s: MICHELLE LEWIS, Y
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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