Life For Rent

White Flag

I know you think that I shouldn't still love you,
Or tell you that.
But if I didn't say it, well I'd still have felt it
Where's the sense in that?

I promise I'm not trying to make your life harder
Or return to where we were

Well I will go down with this ship
And I won't put my hands up and surrender
There will be no white flag above my door
I'm in love and always will be

I know I left too much mess and
Destruction to come back again
And I caused nothing but trouble
I understand if you can't talk to me again
And if you live by the rules of "it's over"
Then I'm sure that that makes sense

Well I will go down with this ship
And I won't put my hands up and surrender
There will be no white flag above my door
I'm in love and always will be

And when we meet
Which I'm sure we will
All that was there
Will be there still
I'll let it pass
And hold my tongue
And you will think
That I've moved on

I will go down with this ship
And I won't put my hands up and surrender
There will be no white flag above my door
I'm in love and always will be

I will go down with this ship
And I won't put my hands up and surrender
There will be no white flag above my door
I'm in love and always will be

I will go down with this ship
And I won't put my hands up and surrender
There will be no white flag above my door
I'm in love and always will be

Who Makes You Feel

I don't touch you the way I used to
And I don't call and write when I'm away
We don't make love as often as we did do
What couldn't wait now waits and usually goes away
But listen and think when I say
Oh but listen and think when I say

Who makes you feel the way that I make you feel
Who loves you and knows you the way I do
Who touches you and holds you quite like I do
Who makes you feel like I make you feel

I don't mind if you come home late
I don't ever ask you where you've been
I just assume if there's a problem you'll tell me
But listen and think when I say
Oh but listen and think when I say

Who makes you feel the way that I make you feel
Who loves you and knows you the way I do
Who touches you and holds you quite like I do
Who makes you feel like I make you feel
Who makes you feel like I make you feel
Who makes you feel like I make you feel

Being weak, when I am strong
Being seen for who you are
Being sad and lost but not alone
But listen and think when I say
Oh but listen and think when I say

Who makes you feel the way that I make you feel
Who loves you and knows you the way I do
Who touches you and holds you quite like I do
Who makes you feel like I make you feel

Who makes you feel the way that I make you feel
Who loves you and knows you the way I do
Who touches you and holds you quite like I do
Who makes you feel like I make you feel
Who makes you feel like I make you feel
Who makes you feel like I make you feel
Who makes you feel like I make you feel

Stoned

When you're stoned, baby, and I am drunk
When we make love it seems a little desolate
It's hard sometimes not to look away
And think what's the point when I'm having to hold this fire down
I think I'll explode if I can't feel this free now

Cause if you won't let me fall for you
Then you won't see the best that
I would love to do for you
Instead you will be missing me when I go
Cause I'm bored of hanging out in your cold

I feel love baby, joy in the road
And the world moves with me
I feel love start just slip away silently
Quietly take the things and go
And think what's the point,
Think where's the hope when coming home

Cause if you won't let me fall for you
Then you won't see the best that
I would love to do for you
Instead you will be missing me when I go
Cause I'm bored of hanging out in your cold

And if you find one day, find some freedom and relief
With this freedom maybe, maybe you will find some peace
With this peace baby, I hope it brings you back to me
Bring you home, take me home

Cause if you won't let me fall for you
Then you won't see the best that
I would love to do for you
Instead you will be missing me when I go
Cause I'm bored of hanging out in your cold

Oh, take me home
Oh, take me home
When you're stoned, baby, take me home
Oh

Sand In My Shoes

Two weeks away
Feels like the world should've changed
But I'm home now
And things still look the same
I think I'll leave it to tomorrow till unpack
Try to forget for one more night
That I'm back in my flat on the road
Where the cars never stop going through the night
To real life where I can't watch the sunset
I don't have time
I don't have time

I've still got sand in my shoes
And I can't shake the thought of you
I should get on, forget you
But why would I want to
I know we said goodbye
Anything else would've been confused
But I wanna see you again

Tomorrow's back to work down to sanitation
Should run a bath and then clean up the mess I made before I left here
Try to remind myself that I was haoppy here
Before I knew that I could get on a plane and fly away
From the road where the cars never stop going through the night
To real life where I can watch the sunset
And take my time
Take all our time

I've still got sand in my shoes
And I can't shake the thought of you
I should get on, forget you
But why would I want to
I know we said goodbye
Anything else would've been confused
But I wanna see you again
I wanna see you again

I wanna see you again
Two weeks away, all it takes,
To change and turn me around I've fallen
I walked away and never said that I wanted to see again

I've still got sand in my shoes
And I can't shake the thought of you
I should get on, forget you
But why would I want to
I know we said goodbye
Anything else would've been confused
But I wanna see you again

I've still got sand in my shoes
And I can't shake the thought of you
I should get on, forget you
But why would I want to
I know we said goodbye
Anything else would've been confused
But I wanna see you again

I wanna see you again
I wanna see you again

Life For Rent

I haven't ever really found a place that I call home
I never stick around quite long enough to make it
I apologize that once again I'm not in love
But it's not as if I mind
That your heart ain't exactly breaking
It's just a thought, only a thought

But if my life is for rent and I don't learn to buy
Well I deserve nothing more than I get
Cause nothing I have is truly mine

I've always thought
That I would love to live by the sea
To travel the world alone
And live more simply
I have no idea what's happened to that dream
Cause there's really nothing left here to stop me
It's just a thought, only a thought

But if my life is for rent and I don't learn to buy
Well I deserve nothing more than I get
Cause nothing I have is truly mine

If my life is for rent and I don't learn to buy
Well I deserve nothing more than I get
Cause nothing I have is truly mine

While my heart is a shield and I won't let it down
While I am so afraid to fail so I won't even try
Well how can I say I'm alive

If my life is for rent and I don't learn to buy
Well I deserve nothing more than I get
Cause nothing I have is truly mine
If my life is for rent and I don't learn to buy
Well I deserve nothing more than I get
Cause nothing I have is truly mine
Nothing I have is truly mine
Cause nothing I have is truly mine
Cause nothing I have is truly mine

Do You Have a Little Time

If you're feeling low and lost today
You're probably doing too much again
You spend all your hours just rushing around
Do you have a little time
Do you have a little time for me?
Slow down my love you're confusing me
If you're feeling stressed just try calling
You spend your time waiting for anyone to see
Do you have a little time
Do you have a little time for me?
If you should stop for a while
You will find me standing by
Over here at the side of your life
I'd like to hold you still, remind you of all you've missed
If you have a little time
If you have a little time that is

Why do you still run when you could walk with me
Life will pass you by when you move as quickly
What can you see when you're spinning around
Do you have a little time
Do you have a little time for me
If you should stop for a while
You will find me standing by
Over here at the side of your life
I like to hold you still, remind you of all you've missed
If you have a little time
If you have a little time that is

If you let me listen I'll make you feel clear
You spend your time waiting for anyone to see
If you should stop for a while
You will find me standing by
Over here at the side of your life
I'd like to hold you still, remind you of all you've missed
If you have a little time
If you have a little time that is
If you should stop for a while
You will find me standing by
Over here at the side of your life
I'd like to hold you still, remind you of all you've missed
If you have a little time
If you have a little time that is

Mary's In India

Danny is lonely cause
Mary's in India now
She said she'd call but that was three weeks ago
She left all her things
Well, her books and her letters from him
But as the sun rises on Mary sets on him
And just dance, and just drink
And just see the things I'll probably never get a chance to see
Danny's not eating, he's drinking and sleeping in
I saw him last night at party, he's definitely thin
He says he's happy, look pretty good
But I think
That as the sun rises on Mary sets on him
And just dance, and just drink
And just see the things I'll probably never get the chance to see
Danny came over last night and I cooked for him
He talked about you Mary and how much we loved you still
He told me he's packed up your books and your letters and things
But as the sun sets on Mary, it's rising on him
And we danced, and we drank
And I've seen some things you probably never got a chance to see
Don't worry, Mary
Cause I'm taking care of Danny
And he's taking care of me

This Land Is Mine

From behind these walls I hear your song
Oh, sweet words
The music that you play lights up my world
The sweetest that I've heard
Could it be that I've been touched and turned
Oh Lord, please finally, finally things are changing

This land is mine but I'll let you rule
I let you navigate and demand
Just as long as you know, this land is mine
So find your home and settle in
Oh, I'm ready to let you in
Just as long as we know, this land is mine

After all the battles and the wars
The scars and loss
I'm still the queen of my domain
And feeling stronger now
The walls are down a little more each day
Since you came, finally, finally things are changing

This land is mine but I'll let you rule
I let you navigate and demand
Just as long as you know, this land is mine
So find your home and settle in
Oh, I'm ready to let you in
Just as long as we know, this land is mine

Follow the days I've travelled alone
In this cold and colorless place till now
It's what I had to pay

This land is mine but I'll let you rule
I let you navigate and demand
Just as long as you know, this land is mine
So find your home and settle in
Oh, I'm ready to let you in
Just as long as we know, this land is mine

This land is mine but I let you rule
I let you navigate and demand
Just as long as you know, this land is mine

See You When You're 40

I've driven round in circles for three hours
It was bound to happen that I'd end up at your's
I temporarily forgot there's better days to come
I thought that I would give it just one more chance

Cause I want, tonight, what I've been waiting for
But I found, tonight, what I'd been warned about

You think you are complicated, deep mystery to all
Well it's taken me a while to see, you're not so special
All energy no meaning, with a lot of words
So paper thin that one real feeling, could knock you down

And I've seen, tonight, what I'd been warned about
I'm gonna leave, tonight, before I change my mind

So see you when your 40, lost and all alone
Being comforted by strangers you'll never need to know
Not sad because you lost me
But sad because you thought it was cool to be sad

You think misery will make you stand apart from the crowd
If you had walked past me today I wouldn't have picked you out
I wouldn't have picked you out,
Wouldn't have picked you out

Now I've seen, tonight, how I could waste my time
And I'll be on my way, and I won't be back
Cause I've seen, tonight, what I've been warned about
You're just a boy, not a man, and I'm not coming back
And I'm not coming back
What I've been warned about

See the Sun

I'm comin round to open the blinds
You can't hide here any longer
My God you need to rinse those puffy eyes
You can't last here any longer

And yes they'll ask you where you've been
And you'll have to tell them again and again

And you probably don't want to hear tomorrow's another day
But I promise you you'll see the sun again
And you're asking me why pain's the only way to happiness
And I promise you you'll see the sun again

Come on take my hand
We're going for a walk, I know you can
You can wear anything as long as it's not black
Please don't mourn forever
She's not coming back

And yes they'll ask you where you've been
And you'll have to tell them again and again

And you probably don't want to hear tomorrow's another day
But I promise you you'll see the sun again
And you're asking me why pain's the only way to happiness
And I promise you you'll see the sun again
And I promise you you'll see the sun again

Do you remember telling me you'd found the sweetest thing of all
You said one day this was worth dying for
So be thankful you knew her at all
But it's no more

And you probably don't want to hear tomorrow's another day
But I promise you you'll see the sun again
And you're asking me why pain's the only way to happiness
And I promise you you'll see the sun again

And you probably don't want to hear tomorrow's another day
But I promise you you'll see the sun again
And you're asking me why pain's the only way to happiness
And I promise you you'll see the sun again
The sun

Don't Leave Home

Like a ghost don't need a key
Your best friend,
I've come to be
And please don't think of getting up for me
You don't even need to speak

And I've been here for just one day
You'll already miss me when I go away
So close the blinds and shut the door
You won't need other friends anymore

Oh, don't leave home
Oh, don't leave home

And if you're cold, I'll keep you warm
And if you're alone just hold on
Cause I will be your safety

Oh, don't leave home

I arrived when you were weak
I'll make you weaker, like a child
Now all your love you give to me
When your heart is all I need

Oh, don't leave home
Oh, don't leave home

And if you're cold, I'll keep you warm
And if you're alone just hold on
Cause I will be your safety

Oh, don't leave home

Oh how quiet, quiet the world can be
When it's just you and little me
Everything is clear and everything is new
So you won't be leaving will you

And if you're cold, I'll keep you warm
And if you're alone just hold on
Cause I will be your safety
Oh, don't leave home
Cause I will be your safety
I will be your safety
I will be your safety
Oh, don't leave home

Bonus Track

So leave your taxi waiting
And turn and close my door
And sit back down where you were sitting
A little closer than before
Oh when you look that serious
It just makes me want you more
And I've been meaning to tell you
The closer you get,
The better I feel
The closer you are,
The more I see
Why everyone says
That I look happier when you're around
The closer you get,
The better I feel

And yes I know you're nervous
Never seen you so unsure
You haven't touched your food tonight
And you're drinking more and more
And there's no need to hurry
Take your time
I'll still be here
And I've been meaning to tell you
The closer you get,
The better I feel
The closer you are,
The more I see
Why everyone says
That I look happier when you're around
The better I feel
The closer you get
The better you see
The closer you are
The more I see
Why everyone says that I look happier
When you're around
The closer you get
The better I feel
The better I feel

We've been circling for time baby
We're coming down to life tonight
The wait is over
And now its easy
Everything's fine

The closer you get,
The better I feel
The closer you are,
The more I see
Why everyone says
That I look happier when you're around
The better I feel
The closer you get
The better you see
The closer you are
The more I see
Why everyone says that I look happier
When you're around
The closer you get
The better I feel

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