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Alec Benjamin – Balancing Game Lyrics

Balancing Game By Alec Benjamin

You can’t have glory without the pain
You can’t have freedom without the chains
It’s a fragile existence, a delicate system
This life is a balancing game

I thought I could tip the scales, cheat the game
Have the sun without the rain
Take your love and not exchange
My heart for yours, I guess that it’s me to blame

So this is what I’ve found
From the bridges I’ve burned down
That it all comes back around
Now I know

You can’t have glory without the pain
You can’t have freedom without the chains
It’s a fragile existence, a delicate system
This life is a balancing game

So then I called you up to make amends
Said “take me back” and you said “yes”
Now I know just how it ends
You played the game like me, it was all pretend

So this is what I’ve learned
You can’t take and not return
Because one day you’ll get burned
And now I know

You can’t have glory without the pain
You can’t have freedom without the chains
It’s a fragile existence, a delicate system
This life is a balancing game