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Imogen Heap – Half Life lyrics

I knew that I'd get like this again
That's why I try to keep at bay
Be a hundred percent when I'm with you and then
A perfect heart's length away

The stickler is you've played not one beat wrong
You never promised me anything
Even sat me down, warned me just how they fall
And I knew the odds were I'd never win

And here I am
It's a half life
With you as my quarterback
A daft life

My self-worth measured in text back tempo
It's been 2 days and 8 minutes too slow
There may well be others but I still like to pretend
That I'm the one you really want to grow old with

You've got a schedule to stick to
Got a world to keep sweet
It's so much to everyone all the time
Will you ever slow down? Will I ever come first?
The universe contracts decide

It's a half life
With you as my quarterback
A daft life
It's a half life
With you as my quarterback
A daft life

You know you'll never be lonely
You know you'll always be loved
And maybe you'll never need more than that
Of the sad place that loves, what's to become of us?
Does it even register on your conscience?

Along for one last showdown
From a box in the crowd, air compressed tight to explode
I'm clenching my ticket to the only way out
As you disappear in a puff of smoke

It's a half life
With you as my quarterback
A daft life

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Submitted bycelinasicknasty


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    Its my favourite song at the moment. Pretty much what it means to me is; that this girl has been illuding a relationship that has never really been there but was sort of implied. She is being pushed to the side but keeps up the delusion no matter how hard she tries to get rid of it. Its about that one person you will never be with but you can never really get over.
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