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Failure


by Laura Marling. Buy album CD: Alas, I Cannot Swim


He used to be a singer in a rock and roll band
He would write the songs and I'd tremble at his hand but oh, la la
He lost poetic ethic and his songs were pathetic, and he's a failure now.

He used to be the life and soul of everyone around
You'd never catch him looking up and never see him down but oh, la la
He couldn't raise a smile, no, not for a while and he's a failure now

Don't cry child, you've got so much more to live for
Don't cry child, you've got something I would die for
And if it comes to the rain, just be glad you'll smile again
Cause so many don't.
And so many go unnamed

People push right past me shouting their exclaims
A preacher pushes me aside and asked to wash my sins I said no, la la
If he made me in his image, then he's a failure too
And I used to need a couple of people keep my head down
Now I need a whole lot more to keep me on the ground but oh, la la
I gave up something and I gave it up for nothing and I am a failure now

Don't cry child, you've got so much more to live for
Don't cry child, you've got something I would die for
And if it comes to the rain, just be glad you'll smile again
Cause so many don't.
And so many go unnamed.




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Album: Alas, I Cannot Swim (2008) Lyrics
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  1. Ghosts
  2. Old Stone
  3. Tap At My Window
  4. Failure
  5. You're No God
  6. Cross Your Fingers
  7. (Interlude) Crawled Out Of The Sea
  8. My Manic And I
  9. Night Terror
  10. The Captain And The Hourglass
  11. Shine
  12. Your Only Doll (Dora)

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