Borrowed Time

Album: Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee (2017)
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  • Falling from space, sometimes I feel out of place
    Words we can't take back, if I could I would erase
    Do whatever it take, to show you I appreciate
    Before the angel tells me that it's too late

    High noon the guns are drawn, it's a battle for love
    Stand on the side as she watch it goes down
    When it seems like the end, that's when it all begins
    As she opens the door and lets me in

    We're on borrowed time
    Clock keeps ticking
    Days keep passing
    Oh we can't waste no time
    These are the days of our lives
    When we will fall
    Just so we can rise
    Just so we can rise

    A Cinderella's ball
    Last call for alcohol
    The saints marching in
    While us sinners play the drums
    When the shackles are broken
    That's when we all will run free
    And we will no longer worship the beast

    What once was built
    I seen sadness destroy
    But it make my faith stronger
    I believe in the joy
    And passion has kicked in
    Like a thief in the night
    And the touch feels like eternal life

    We're on borrowed time
    Clock keeps ticking
    Days keep passing
    Oh we can't waste no time
    These are the days of our lives
    When we will fall
    Just so we can rise
    Just so we can rise

    Uh huh, ice cube in my drink, it's a good day
    Seen a drive by turn in to a love parade
    Battleships turns to the Love Boat
    Refugees found our home that we're looking for
    No more robberies, everybody eat
    Found the cure for the cancer
    No more diseases
    No bombs falling from the skyline
    Peace, treaty, everybody co-sign
    Colorblind, we all one people
    One love, like a Mob Marley sequel
    I'm sitting back listening to John Lennon
    Imagined that it happened

    We're on borrowed time
    Clock keeps ticking
    Days keep passing
    Oh we can't waist no time
    These are the days of our lives
    When we will fall
    Just so we can rise
    Just so we can rise

    We're on borrowed time Writer/s: LOUIS COTE, MADELINE NELSON, WYCLEF JEAN
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Ticking from Tucson, ArizonaI first saw you on Daryl's house and I particularly like this song. I didn't know that you wrote this and I couldn't agree more. The words in your lyrics are second to none. Thank you for this beautiful song ... T
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