Ya Hey

Album: Modern Vampires of the City (2013)
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  • Oh, sweet thing
    Zion doesn't love you
    And Babylon don't love you
    But you love everything
    Oh, you saint
    America don't love you
    So I could never love you
    In spite of everything

    In the dark of this place
    There's the glow of your face
    There's the dust on the screen
    Of this broken machine
    And I can't help but feel
    That I've made some mistake
    But I let it go
    Ya Hey

    Through the fire and through the flames
    You won't even say your name
    Through the fire and through the flames
    You won't even say your name
    Only "I am that I am"
    But who could ever live that way?
    Ut Deo, Ya Hey
    Ut Deo, Deo

    Oh, the motherland don't love you
    The fatherland don't love you
    So why love anything?
    Oh, good God
    The faithless they don't love you
    The zealous hearts don't love you
    And that's not gonna change

    All the cameras and files
    All the paranoid styles
    All the tension and fear
    Of a secret career
    And I can't help but think
    That you've seen the mistake
    But you let it go
    Ya Hey

    Through the fire and through the flames
    You won't even say your name
    Through the fire and through the flames
    You won't even say your name
    You say "I am what I am"
    But who could ever live that way?
    Ut Deo, Ya Hey
    Ut Deo, Deo

    Outside the tents, on the festival grounds
    As the air began to cool, and the sun went down
    My soul swooned, as I faintly heard the sound
    Of you spinning "Israelites"
    Into "19th Nervous Breakdown"

    Through the fire and through the flames
    You won't even say your name
    Through the fire and through the flames
    You won't even say your name
    Only "I am what I am"
    But who could ever live that way?
    Ut Deo, Ya Hey
    Ut Deo, Deo

    Through the fire and through the flames
    You won't even say your name
    Only "I am that I am"
    But who could ever live that way?
    (Ya Hey)
    Ut Deo, Ya Hey
    Ut Deo, Deo Writer/s: Ariel Zvi Rechtshaid, Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmanglij
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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