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LyricSong TitleAlbum (Year)
This lightning storm, this tidal wave, this avalanche, I'm not afraid...
When I got to the show, yo ho ho, I could tell that you had been crying...
Do my eyes seem empty? I've forgotten how this feels...
This is not a challenge, it just means that I love you...
I've had my fun, and now it's time to serve your conscience overseas...
I want to tell you how much I hate this...
Point me to the stars, I'm up for the chase...
The battle's been lost, the war is not won...
It's these little things, they can pull you under...
It's only made me harder, my heart thrown open wide...
The time to rise has been engaged, you're better best to re-arrange...
The bells are ringing through the town again, children look up...
Let's put our heads together, start a new country up...
The wise man built his words upon the rocks, but I'm not bound to follow suit...
We're dug in deep, the price is steep, the auctioneer is such a creep...
As it started to rain, two spirits dancing, so strange...
I'm overwhelmed, I'm on repeat, I'm emptied out, I'm incomplete...
Another prop has occupied my time...
The insurgency began and you missed it...
40,000 stars in the evening, look at them fall from the sky...
Six of one, half-dozen the other - tell that to the captain's mother...
There's a problem, feathers, iron, bargain buildings, weights and pullies...
I save your messages just to hear your voice...
Cinderella boy, you've lost your shoe...
I can't say that I love Jesus, that would be a hollow claim...
Write the holy terror, suck the marrow from the bone...
Climb a mountain, climb it steeper, steeper...
He was reared to give respect, but somewhere down the line...
I rang the church bell 'til my ears bled red blood cells...
No solution, spleen venting, but I feel better having screamed, don't you?
I can smell the sorrow on your breath, the sweat, victory and sorrow...
You've dusted the non-believers and challenged the laws of chance...
Try to rope in followes to float their malcontent...
Team by team reporters baffled, trumped, tethered crop...
LyricSong TitleAlbum (Year)
Stratch the scandals in the twilight...
I've got your number - so does every kiss-and-tell...
A candy bar, a falling star and a reading from Dr Seuss...
You've been looking, but your search will never end...
There's a new planet in the solar system...
All I want to do is strip away these stilled constraints...
Crash land, no illusions, no collision, no intrusion...
Your feet are going to be on the ground - your head is there to move you around...
Dreams, they complicate my life...
Burn bright through the night, two pockets lead the way...
She's a sad tomato, she's three miles of bad road...
You've done enough - have you no sense of decency, sir?
Me, my thoughts are flower-strewn, ocean storm, bayberry moon...
Did you understand me right? The people here are good...
Richard said, 'vitriol and disgust is not the same as apathy'...
I cannot tell a lie - it's not all cherry pie...
Moving in a still frame, howling at the moon...
I didn't wear glasses 'cause I thought it might rain...
It brought me to my knees, pale, what if all these fantasies...?
I have seen things that you will never see - leave it to memory me...
Death is pretty final - I'm collecting vinyl...
Hang up your chairs to better sweep, clear the floor to dance...
I'd sooner chew my leg off than be trapped in this...
I'm head-first fighting everything, the crushing force of memory erasing all I've been...
You don't need me to tell you now that nothing can compare...
The kids have a new take, a new take on faith...
I want to kiss the astronauts when they salute to me...
I had a hat - I put it down and it sunk...
Not everyone can carry the weight of the world...
Hong Kong is present, Taipei awakes, all talk of circadian rhythm...
I crossed your great divide, I stirred your ocean's tide...
Give me a voice so strong I can question what I have seen...
You, I thought I knew you; you, I cannot judge...
Should we talk about the weather? Should we talk about the government?
LyricSong TitleAlbum (Year)
I saw the ocean meet the man, I saw you buried in the sand...
When the world is a monster, bad to swallow you whole...
Who will tend the farm museums? Who will dust today's belongings?
Twentieth century, go to sleep, really deep...
Now there's nothing dark and there's nothing weird...
Wrap your heel in bones of steel, turn the leg...
I was hell, sarcastic, silver, swell...
I raised the wall and I will be the one to knock it down...
Resign yourself that radio's gonna stay...
All your sad and lost apostles hum my name and flare their nostrils...
You come to me with positions, you come to me with excuses...
I can't be your character witness, I can't be your alibi...
Hey kid, where are you? Nobody tells you what to do, baby...
We were little boys, we were little girls...
I wanna be your Easter bunny, I wanna be your Christmas tree...
This winter song, I'll sing along, I've searched its still refrain...
Stay off that highway - word is, it's not that safe...
He's not coming back, so you work it out, overfeed the cat...
The stars are the greatest thing you've ever seen...
We'll leave the allegory to another Bible story out of deference, defiance and choice...
At night, I drink myself to sleep and pretend I don't care that you're not here with me...
Pull your dress on and stay real close; who might leave you where I left off...
My luminescence fades, the dusk provides an antidote, I am not afraid...
When your day is long, and the night, the night is yours alone...
You're so funny, you're so fine, you're so perfect...
You don't really love that guy you make it with, now do you?
Put it in the ground where the flowers grow, gold and silver shine...
Tomorrow's gaining speed on you, it's all you want to do...
You can't wear that in this heat, it's all wrong...
I don't know why you're mean to me when I call...
Hey, Andy, are you goofing on Elvis? Are we losing touch?
Nature abhors a vacuum, but what's between your ears?

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