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As I Lay Dying – My Own Grave lyrics

[Intro: Tim Lambesis and singa-long]
The lies, the weight, deceit, decay

[Verse: Tim Lambesis and Josh Gilbert]
I thought I was an architect but I was just moving dirt
Stacking mud over malice covered-up forming nothing but a pile of hurt
I hadn’t been building (building)
The time was spent digging (digging)
Boring the barriers that kept others away (away)
The deeper the walls the less anyone could hear (hear me) fall

[Pre-Chorus: Tim Lambesis]
So now I know there is no one else to blame

[Chorus: Josh Gilbert and Tim Lambesis]
Buried alive inside of my own grave
And there is no one else to blame
Buried alive inside of my own grave
Inside of my own grave

[Verse: Tim Lambesis and Josh Gilbert]
Beneath my lies
Delusional enough to think I’d designed something great
Like a giant headstone inscribed to describe my shameful fate
I hadn't been building (building)
The time was spent digging (digging)
An ugly truth from which there was no way to escape (escape)
Nowhere left to hide and then finally forced to face what I'd become

[Chorus: Josh Gilbert and Tim Lambesis]
Buried alive inside my own grave (my grave)
And there is no one else to blame
Buried alive inside my own grave (my grave)
What I've become
Buried alive inside my own grave

[Bridge: Tim Lambesis]
Beneath my pride crushing me
Beneath my lies collapsing
But we are still alive
We are still alive

[Chorus: Josh Gilbert and Tim Lambesis]
Buried alive inside my own grave
And there is no one else to blame
Buried alive inside my own grave
My own grave
Buried alive inside my own grave
And there is no one else to blame
The lies and the wait
I know I've lost my way (my way)
What I've become
Buried alive inside my own grave (my grave)
And there is no one else to blame
Buried alive, buried alive

[Outro: Tim Lambesis]
Finally forced to face what I'd become
What I'd become in my own grave (buried)
In my own grave (alive)



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/a/as_i_lay_dying/my_own_grave.html

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