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We can reach the sea
They won't follow me
The shadows they fear the sun
We'll make it if we run

Run from the memories
(run run from the memories)
Je nage, mais les sons me suivent (run run from the bottom of Haiti)

Left my name with the border guards
Anything I don’t need
Ce sera un long voyage
Sur les vagues de l'oubli

Run from the memories
(run run from the memories)
Je nage, mais les sons me suivent (run run from the bottom of Haiti)

Stop now before it's too late
I'm eating in the ghetto on a hundred dollar plate
Nothing lasts forever that's the way it’s gotta be
There's a great black wave in the middle of the sea (for me)

Stop now before it's too late
I'm eating in the ghetto on a hundred dollar plate
Nothing lasts forever that's the way it’s gotta be
There's a great black wave in the middle of the sea

For me
For you
For me
It's always for you

Stop now before it's too late
I'm eating in the ghetto on a hundred dollar plate
Nothing lasts forever that's the way its gonna be
There's a great black wave in the middle of the sea (for me)

Stop now before it's too late
Your lover was for hire, you know history's been made
Nothing lasts forever that's the way it’s gotta be
There's a great black wave in the middle of the sea

For me
For you
For me
It's always for you

This sand is not asleep
It's moving under my feet



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