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I'm stuck between rock and roll
And a hard place
Got a long way to go
It's uphill both ways
There's no turning back

I've spent the last year
Being honest and getting older
But I know it's far from over
It's everything left in me
To convince myself
To believe
In a hopeless dream

But the posters on my wall
Paint a different picture
That speaks clearly to me
They tell me

If you're left high and dry,
Take my advice, and don't look down
Keep your head up, hang in there
And hold on for dear life
It's gonna be alright

It hurts to fall short
Or be off by a long shot
We've all been there
Wishing to switch places
With the stars in a magazine
When our lives become paper thin

Every day is a gift
So when this box is empty
I'll fill it with dusty records
That taught me
To pour my heart out
To spill my guts

'Cause the posters on my wall
Paint a different picture
That speaks clearly to me
They tell me

If you're left high and dry,
Take my advice, and don't look down
Keep your head up, hang in there
And hold on for dear life
It's gonna be alright
I know it's said too much,
When the going gets tough
You can never give up
You can't fail if you try
It's gonna be,
It's gonna be alright

I may be just a one hit wonder
But I'm going down swinging
Covered in ash and bruises
I'm still here singing

If you're left high and dry,
Take my advice, and don't look down
Keep your head up, hang in there
It's gonna be alright

If you're left high and dry,
Take my advice, and don't look down
Keep your head up, hang in there
And hold on for dear life
It's gonna be alright



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