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Future Islands – Waking Lyrics

Waking Lyrics by Future Islands

I’ve been sitting here thinking
What’s my purpose?
What’s the meaning?

And all the world just passed me in the night

As my body lies, weakened
Pins and needles
Wake me, I’m dreaming

And the blood began to push me back to life

My life, my truth
It’s all I have to give, I gave to you

To be yourself
To see yourself
To see the world – is to wake brand new

Do you hate yourself?
Break yourself?
Mistake yourself for the things that they say?
For the things that they do

(If you)
Give a little bit
You get a little bit
For you

Give a little bit
Give a little bit
Give a little bit
Give a little of you

You know it’s the truth

You know, my words have been a shield for all my life
I sang a swan – it gave me wings to fly
And in the absence of an echo, ego dies
And in the absence of myself I came to find

My life, my truth
It’s all I have to give
I gave to you

To be yourself
To see yourself
To see the world – is to wake brand new

Do you hate yourself?
Mistake yourself?
Break yourself for the things that they do?
What did they do to you?

If you give a little bit
You get a little bit
For you

Give a little bit
Give a little bit
Give a little bit
Give a little of you