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Just because I'm losing
Doesn't mean I'm lost!
Doesn't mean I'll stop
Doesn't mean I will across

Just because I'm hurting
Doesn't mean I'm hurt
Doesn't mean
I don't get what I deserved
No better and no worse

I just got lost
Every river
that I tried to cross
Every door
I ever tried was locked
Oh and I'm just waiting
‘til the shine wears off

You might be a big fish
In a little pond
Doesn't mean you've won
'Cause a long may come
A bigger one

And you'll be lost
Every river
that you tried to cross
Every gun
you ever held went off
Oh and I'm just waiting
until the firing stopped
Oh and I'm just waiting
‘til the shine wears off

Aha, I gotcha, uh...
With the same sword
they knight you,
they gon' good night you with
that's only half
if they like you
That ain't even the half
what they might do
Don't believe me, ask Michael
See Martin, see Malcolm
See Biggie, see Pac,
see success and its outcome
See Jesus, see Judas
See Caesar, see Brutus,
see success is like suicide
Suicide, it's a suicide
If you succeed,
prepare to be crucified
Media meddles,
niggaz sue you, you settle
Every step you take,
they remind you
you're ghetto
So it's tough
being Bobby Brown
To be Bobby then,
you have to be Bobby now
And the question is,
"Is to have had and lost
than not having at all?"
Because I'm...

Oh and I, just waiting
'til the shine wears off
Oh and I, just waiting
'til the shine wears off

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    coldplayluverApr 16, 2009 at 4:14 am
    finally sumone corrected these lyrics
    chris martin and jay-z are like totally awesome (chris woohoo!!)
    i love how these 2 different styles of music come together
    they're both like brothers
    chris' children even call jay-z "Uncle Jay"

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