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One day, my daddy told me,
You're nothing special, you're not worth it,
But my heart didn't understand that shit, and
I promised you, brother, I'd do it, hey and
Succeed at it

When I was young,
I could not see the signs,
But one, I'm a monster, (and a superstar)
And something like my father's son
(Like my father's son)

There's supposed to be beauty deep inside,
But deep inside is where I hide,
And I can assure you, mama
It ain't so beautiful, so deep inside

Bridge:
When I was a kid, since I was a kid
No matter what I did, no matter what I did
I could not fit in, I could not fit in, hey
So I prayed, please save my life,
But my prayer comes from within

Chorus x2:
Sometimes, I wonder if he really died for me,
Bolts of lightning, did he really split the sea,
Could he move a mountain for me?
Can he open the gates, and set one of us free?

Verse:
All I ever wanted were fucked up friends,
So we could sit in our s***s and sins, baby
All we ever wanted was to make it big,
Ginger haired and gin, I think I'll take a swig

(Ha, ha, ha, ha)

I heard you been through some things,
And you could really use a friend,
You're going down a road, and I've already been
Our time is running thin, sister!
There ain't no reason (ain't no beginning)
Ain't no child, ain't no winning

(This is just like a dream,
And I have a feeling,
You and everything may not be
What you come off to seem,
I'm stuck between a dream and reality,
Fatality, fatality) x2

Bridge x2:
When I was a kid, since I was a kid
No matter what I did, no matter what I did
I could not fit in, I could not fit in, hey-hey-hey
So I prayed, please save my life,
But my prayer comes from within,
(Comes from within)

Chorus:
Sometimes, I wonder if he really died for me,
Bolts of lightning, did he really split the sea,
Could he move a mountain for me?
Can he open the gates? Can he open the gates?

(Hey, hey)

Sometimes, I wonder if he really died for me,
Bolts of lightning, did he really split the sea,
Could he move a mountain for me?
If I fell, Would you come back save me?

(Can he find it in his heart, find it in his heart,
To love me, to love me-oooo
Love me, love me,
Cause I'm wonderin, cause I'm wonderin)



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