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Wye Oak – Lifer lyrics
[Verse 1]
You're worried I've given up
Have lost direction for the cause
Have traded truth for confidence
Went back on all my promises

[Verse 2]
I am not old but I’ve become
Afraid of things I never was
And stumbling on without a pause
Can only go so long

[Chorus 1]
Did you say that I was the lifer?
Did you say that life could be better?

[Verse 3]
It seems to those who know me best
My luck is wild and in excess
I don’t know why some suffer so
And others never fear to go

[Verse 4]
I won’t reduce myself to air
Undo myself for your affair
I’ve shown you everything I am
You choose or not to understand

[Bridge]
There is a logic to the rule
The end is kind, the mean is cruel
I have to love the life I make
Make up for all the space I take

[Verse 5]
Mistaken for an oversight
The absence of my appetite
The source of all my arrogance
I left it up to chance

[Chorus 2]
I believed that I was the lifer
I believed that life could be better

[Verse 6]
I want to see you rise again
To see life in your eyes again
To feel your pulse is beating strong
To prove all of us wrong

[Chorus 3]
Will you say that you are the lifer?
Do you think that life could be better?
Will you say that I am the lifer?
Do you think that life could be better?

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