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You got so much to prove
Hoping they approve
The only thing that's true is all you ever do is do
You're moving shoe to shoe but you're not going
You stop growing, the moment that you stay at the top
The only way is to drop
Freefalling down the stairs that you climbed up
Lined up to freely mount the air
But you dare not air drop
Tied up like a hair knot
Hiking down without a chance of stepping on a fair rock
And so, you stand still in a stand-still
Hands still building castles on a sand hill
"Man chill," is what your friends say
But you're not hearing what little men say
Anyway, keep on going, and taste the stars
Keep on growing, and raise the bar
You're living life for the As down to the Zs
After the hill you got a mountain to seize

You are an overachiever
Do what it takes 'til it takes everything you are
You are an overachiever
Do what it takes 'til it takes everything you are

Who can tell?
Your living is an organized hell
The mansion of your mind just an oversized cell
The pressure, everything is done to a measure
In the sea of competition sunk like a treasure
Like a feather falling slow spiraling to the floor
Strung up like a broken violin to your course
Opportunity is knocking at your door
But you never left a welcome mat (it doesn't matter anymore)
Or anyhow, but you're too late to turn back
Fate pushing you into the wall like a thumbtack
Ain't no comebacks in this game of life
Roll the dice again
Roll it once, never twice

Keep on going, and taste the stars
Keep on growing, and raise the bar
You're living life for the As down to the Zs
After one drop you got a fountain to seize

You are an overachiever
Do what it takes 'til it takes everything you are
You are an overachiever
Do what it takes 'til it takes everything you are
You are an overachiever
Do what it takes 'til it takes everything you are

Wanna break from the world, but the world wanna break you
The weight makes your backbone curl up and make you

You are an overachiever
Do what it takes 'til it takes everything you are

Wanna break from the world, but the world wanna break you
The weight makes your backbone curl up and make you



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    UnregisteredOct 14, 2011 at 2:26 pm
    He's rapping about the life of living under pressure as a student, especially with him being korean and we all know how competitive that culture is. And then with him being at the top of his class and everyone who's at the top of anything, where do they go from there? And to lose their stance at the top, is an awful feeling. But they don't have anywhere else to go. So keep on going and reach the stars, and keep on going and raise the bar.

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