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​gnash – Outside Lyrics

outside/inside By ​gnash

v1:
did you see the thing on the news about the thing that went bad?
a lot of people confused, a lot of people were sad
a couple people were mad & they were turning their backs
i didn’t know what to think, so I called up my dad

& said
it’s scary to go outside
it’s scary to take a drive
it’s scary to be alive
but it’s also scary to die

it’s scary to be alone
it’s scary to sit at home
it’s scary cuz i don’t know
what’s scaring me the most

hook:
but wait, what were we talking about?
i got carried away with my worries & doubts
hey, why don’t we turn it around?
spend the rest of the day
with our heads in the clouds for a while now
it’s getting harder to smile now

v2:
i didn’t even notice
it’s a beautiful day and the sky is so clear
swear it’s never this warm out so late in the year
are the birds & bees all feeling our fear?
do they know what we’ve done to their atmosphere?

yeah, it’s scary to go outside
it’s scary to take a drive
it’s scary alone at night
it’s scary inside my mind

it’s scary to go to school
it’s scary to read the news
it’s scary to think of u
& know you’re scared too

hook:
but wait, what were we talking about?
i got carried away with my worries and doubts
hey, why don’t we turn this around?
spend the rest of the day with our heads in the clouds for a while now
why’s it so hard to smile now?

bridge:
let’s take a walk & talk about

the sky & the sea
& the people & trees
& the things we believe
& the love that we need

& the things that we buy
& the reasons we cry
cuz we’re scared of this life
but it’s scary to die

hook:
oh wait, what were we talking about?
i got carried away with my worries and doubts
hey, why don’t we turn this around?
find the beauty in pain in the ups & the downs
& just smile now
man i’d hate to be a child now
they’ll be scared for a while now…

inside (lyrics)

intro hook:
make the bed
(do something right)

do the dishes
(cook the rice)

give my thanks
(count to 5)

make a wish
(say goodnight)

make my coffee
(ride the bike)

take a shower
(find some time)

take a wrong
(make it right)

pray for change
(stay inside)

(yeah)

v1:
it’s a
weird time
weird night
weird life

scary thoughts
scary in my mind

i’m an
overly critical cynical individual
miserable
living offa residuals

finally find the time to dive in
get it offa my chest
i meditate the day away
up outta my head

but i gotta confess
that i’m not always my best

it’s 3am in bed, upset,
& i should get some rest
but

post-refrain / outro hook:

i don’t like who i am sometimes
i don’t like who i am inside
take flights to japan sometimes but
i don’t like who i am inside

i don’t like who i am sometimes
i don’t like who i am inside
pick fights with my band sometimes
i don’t like who i am inside

if the only problem is money
& the only fear is death
then all we need is love because
it answers all the rest & yet

a meditative state of bliss
i don’t know what day it is
& i don’t know if i exist
but i do know this