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By the harbour I harbor
The strangest memories
Older than I could ever be
Stranded in nostalgia
So tonight i'll try harder
But it's hard to fix this spotlight on me
In a cast that's taking places
I'm not sure of where I want to be
Stand up, stand up and stand out
Applaud El Captain
And jump up to cheers from the crowd
Stand up, stand up and stand out
And I hope you take your camera
To photograph my tears as they hit the ground

No one even listens
The same way that no one ever laughs
I'm taking the car out of the snow
I'm wondering where the summer went to
Circled by your secrets
I'm hoping that they don't include me
At least I'm in good company
Because there's no one else around except me

Stand up, stand up and stand out
Applaud el captain
Just to watch the world slow itself
Stand up, stand up and stand out
And I hope you took your camera
The silence makes the loudest sound

It seems far too easy to say the same things
I'll choose my own way to use my life up
And finally I found a new way to say the same things in imaginary ways
I use my life up

You were looking at pictures in the distance
Hoping to see the future
In your pictures of the distance
Hoping to see the future

Looking at pictures in the distance
Hoping to see the future
Through your pictures of the distance
Hoping to see the future

Looking at pictures in the distance
Hoping to see the future
In your pictures of the distance
Hoping to see the future

Looking at pictures in the distance
Hoping to see the future
In your pictures of the distance
Hoping to see the future



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