Stand Up

You give me untold riches
To which I hatched a plan
I drink myself to death
Just because I can
 
Gave me many choices
I didn't understand
Crawled across the floor
I knew I couldn't stand
 
Can't lie to myself this way
I have to stand up and walk away
I can't lie to myself this way
I have to stand up and walk away
 
Stand up
Stand up
Stand up
Stand up and walk
Away
 
Hard to watch you suffer
So hard to feel the pain
But you're wrapped so tight in your one block world
Too scared to make the change
 
Ask yourself this question
While you're playing with your gun
Is your finger shaking on the trigger
Are you really having fun
 
I can't lie to myself this way
I have to stand up and walk away
I can't lie to myself this way
I have to stand up and walk away
 
Stand up
Stand up
Stand up
Stand up and walk
Away
 
Stop talking
Try listening
To what I'm trying to say
 
If you're walking
You're breathing
Maybe you can make a change
 
You give me untold riches
To which I hatched a plan
I drink myself to death
Just because I can
 
Now I'm judge and jury
Are you having so much fun
Sitting up there on your throne
I've only just begun
 
I can't lie to myself this way
I have to stand up and walk away
I can't lie to myself today
I have to stand up and walk away
 
Stand up
Stand up
Stand up
Stand up and walk
Away

2003-4 David Gahan/Knox Chandler

 
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