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Pram – The Archivist lyrics
As the clocks so solemly declare it
Strike each single atom without malice
Nothing lasts long nothing stays in place
You find you can't recall things as you want to
And no photograph can hold the image
Nothing lasts long nothing stays in place
A perfect archivist you're only human
Although you wish to saviour all you can
You won't live as long as you think you will
You find yourself betrayed by your own body
As what you know to be your self is murdered
Night times (??) grow worse
Through each single song (??)
Hold onto the chances you took
You can only make it if you
Don't let minutes and seconds past you
Don't let time's perspective throw you
Lay each second down so that it matches you heartbeat.

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