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Metric – The Mandate lyrics

As far back as it goes, we watch the time go by
And say our mother's names with a smile.
Remember how she sang you a lullaby?
How did she ever do such good for you?
Take me back where I used to live.
I want to see my old friends and how they've changed.
I always said that when I grew up, I would give my friends another chance To see their lives rearranged.
If they want to see me, I'm going to be at the bottom of the hills.
I'm going to be standing with my back against the valley walls.
I'm going to look up at all the cool kids standing in their running shoes
I'm going to walk away from all of them.

That's the last thing I can say about the future.
I don't really know much about what we're going to do when the days go by (as they're wasting)
I guess all I really know about where we're going to go is by looking at Where we've been to.
And I'm still looking at you
And I'm still looking at you
And I'm always looking for you
And I'm still looking at you
Whenever I'm not
I'm looking for you.

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