No Apologies Single, 1992

No Boundaries: A Benefit For The Kosovar Refugees, 1999

Now is The Time, 1992

AND

Out Is Through Single, 2004

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WHERE YOU CAN FIND IT SONG
No Apologies Single No Apologies (Edit)
No Boundaries: A Benefit For The Kosovar Refugees Baba (Live)
Now Is The Time/Single An Emotion Away
Now Is The Time Big Bad Love
Now Is The Time Can't Deny
Now Is The Time/Single (Change is) Never a Waste of Time
Now Is The Time Give What You Got
Now Is The Time/Single No Apologies
Now Is The Time Rain
Now Is The Time/Single Real World
Now Is The Time The Time of Your Life
Now Is The Time When We Meet Again
Out Is Through Single 2 (UK) Eight Easy Steps (Vancouver Sessions)
Out Is Through Single 1 (UK) Spineless (Vancouver Sessions)
Out Is Through Single 2 (UK) This Grudge (Vancouver Sessions)

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No Boundaries

No Boundaries: A Benefit For The Kosovar Refugees, 1999

Baba (Live)

[applause]

I've seen them kneel
With baited breath for the ritual
I've watched this experience raise
Them to pseudo higher levels
I've watched them leave their families
In pursuit of your Nirvana
I've seen them coming to line up
From Switzerland and America

How long will this take Baba?
How long have we been sleeping?
Do you see me hanging on to
Every word you say
How soon will I be holy?
How much will this cost guru-u?
How much longer 'til ya
Completely absolve me

I've seen them give their drugs up
In place of makeshift altars
I've heard them chanting
Kali kali frantically
I've heard them rotely repeat your
Teachings with elitism
I've seen them boasting robes and
Foreign sandalwood beads

How long will this take Baba?
How long have we been sleeping?
Do you see me hanging on to
Ev'ry word ya say
How soon will I be holy?
How much will this cost guru-u-u-u?
How much longer 'til ya
Completely absolve me

Ave mari-i-i-i-a ah ah ah ah ah ah ah

I've seen them overlooking God in
Their own essence
I've seen their upward glances
In hopes of instant salvation and
I've seen their righteousness
Mixed without loving compassion
I've watched you smile as
The students bow to kiss your feet

[cheers]

How long will this take Baba?
How long have we been sleeping?
Do you see me hanging on to
Ev'ry word ya say
How soon will I be holy?
How much will this cost guru-u?
How much longer 'til ya
Completely absolve me
Give me strength all knowing one
How long 'til enlightenment?
How much longer 'til you
Completely absolve me

Ave mari-i-a
Ave mari-i-a
Ave mari-i-a
Ave mari-i-aaaaaa

[cheers, applause]

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Now Is The Time Front Now Is The Time back cover

Now is the Time, 1992

An Emotion Away

(With back-up)
Love is just an emotion away
I know it's gonna get to you
Love will be only a moment away
[Instrumental]

[solo]
Woo!

I had high expectations
It's something I could not compromi-i-ise
And when I saw you I wasn't ready
It completely took my heart by surpri-ise

Woah oh oh
And when I think of the time I met you
The situation looked ha-armless
It wasn't long before I got confused enou-ough
And soon I realized that your
[With Back-up] Love is just an emotion away
I know it's gonna get to you-ou
Love will be only a moment away
A moment away, you know it's true

[Instrumental with Alanis' laughter]

[Solo] Lately the way I'm feeling
It's something I could never have pla-a-anned
I knew that one day I'd find a love thing
Now I'll never stop believing in cha-ance

Woah oh oh
I put my heart on a shelf forever
I never thought I would find you
I didn't know any better baby-y
But then I realized that your
[With back-up]Love is just an emotion away
I know it's gonna get to you-ou
Love will be only a moment away-ay
A moment away, you know it's true

[Instrumental]
Love is crazy
Love love is crazy
And soon you're gonna get some

Love is crazy
Love love is crazy

Love is just an emotion away
I know it's gonna get to you-ou
Love will be only a moment away-ay
A moment away, you know it's--

Love is just an emotion away
I know it's gonna get to you-ou
Love will be only a moment away

Love is just an emotion away
[Solo] I know it's gonna get to you-ou
[With back-up] Love is just an emotion away
[Solo] Until you're gone I will be there too-o
[With Back-up] Love is just an emotion away
[Solo] No matter what i will get to you
[With Back-up] Love is just an emotion away...

[Fade into silence]

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Big Bad Love

I'm having dreams in the night of you baby
And Sigmund Freud would have thought I was crazy
I wonder why you've become an obsession
All I know is that I need to have your big bad love

Big bad love
Big bad love
Ow!
Big bad love

Ya keep on lovin' and lyin'
You're turning me into a fool babe
But I'm not screamin' or cryin'
There's better things we have to do baby

Woah ooh oh ooh oh

It takes a lot for me to truly belie-eve
That you could love me unconditionally
And now I'm terrified of taking a cha-a-ance
If you're not ready to believe in roma-ance
Woah

I wonder why I am so unrelentless
There's nothing that I can do to prevent this
And in the dream I am not apprehensive
All I know is that I need to have your big bad love

I need a love with an attitude
Big bad love
The only kind that I want from you, oh
Big bad love
I need it from you so urgently
Big bad love
Oh ah oh oh

I'm not avoidin' your lovin'
'Cause I can afford to be blue babe, woo ah!
I keep on pushin' and shovin'
I can't get enough out of you baby

Woah ooh oh ooh oh

I don't believe your blood is bad to the bo-o-one
'Cause then you're different when we're here all alo-oone
And if you knew the game I wanted to play-ay-ay
Now would you say the words I want you to say-ay
Woah ho

I'm having dreams in the night of you baby
And Sigmund Freud would have thought I was crazy
I wonder why you've become an obsession
All I know is that I need to have your big bad love

I need a love with an attitude
Big bad love
The only kind that I want from you, oh
Big bad love
I need it from you so urgently
Big bad love
Oh ah oh oh
I need it baby yeah yeah yeah yeah

[Saxophone solo]

[Spoken] I'm am so unrelentless
I just can't prevent this
I am not apprehensive
[Beginning to sing, with a fake British accent] All I know is that I need to have your big bad love

[Singing normally] I need a love with an attitude
Big bad love
The only kind that I want from you, oh
Big bad love
I need it from you so urgently, oh
Big bad love
Oh ah oh oh

I nee-eed it baby yeah yeah yeah

[Alanis lead:] [Alanis fading:]
Yeah Ya keep on lovin' and lyin'
You're turning me into a fool babe oh
Big bad Love But I'm not screamin' or cryin'
There's better things we have to do baby
Big bad love Oh ooh oh ooh oh

[fade]

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Can't Deny

It's late at night and no one's around
And only my heart is making a sou-ound
I lay awake alone in my bed
And I can't sleep should I call you instead?

I think of you far too much 'cause you,
You're one of a ki-i-i-i-ind
I'm not like an open book
'cause I've got something in mind

You know I can't deny the way I feel insi-ide
I won't be hiding my lo-ove
You know I can't disguise you're always on my mi-i-ind
And now I can't get enou-ough

Give me love, I know that you can
I like the strength of a confident ma-an
It's in my blood and all through my veins
Ya feel it once and you're never the same

Whenever I close my eyes you're there. I feel it insi-i-i-ide
But why am I holding in my love, I can't tell you why-y-y-y

You know I can't deny the way I feel insi-ide
I won't be hiding my lo-ove
You know I can't disguise you're always on my mi-i-ind
And now I can't get enou-ough

You know I can't deny the way I feel insi-ide
I won't be hiding my lo-ove
You know I can't disguise you're always on my mi-i-ind
And now I can't get enou-ough of you baby yeah yeah

[Instrumental]

I think of you far too much 'cause you, you're one of a ki-i-i-i-ind
I'm not like an open book 'cause I've got something in mi-ee-ind
You know I , you know I-I, I can't deny-y
Every day you're always on my mind
You know I , you know I-I, I can't disguise
Can't deny the way I feel insi-ide [held through next line]

You know I can't deny the way I feel inside
I won't be hiding my love
You know I can't disguise you're always on my mind
And now I can't get enough

You know I can't deny the way I feel inside
I won't be hiding my love
You know I can't disguise you're always on my mi-i-ind
And now I can't get enou-ough

[Instrumental to fade]

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(Change Is) Never A Waste Of Time

I know there's a reaso-o-on you're forcing a smi-ile
Ya hide what you're feeli-i-in' and you have for a while
I can tell that you're falling
And you feel that you can't go on
But a new day is calling
And you'll see that the feeling is go-one

You know you're not the only o-one
Who has a lot to overco-o-o-ome
And when the time has come then you move on
'Cause you've been cryin' for too lo-o-ong
Sometimes life is so-o unkind
But change is never a waste of time

I know how you're feeli-i-in', I've been there befo-ore
The hurting is somethi-i-ing much to strong to igno-ore
Don't be waiting for someone
Who can take all your fear away
When there's no one to li-isten
That is when you should not be afrai-aid

You know you're not the only o-one
Who has a lot to overco-o-o-ome
And when the time has come then you mo-ove on
'Cause you've been cryin' for too lo-o-o-ong
Sometimes life is so-o unkind
But change is never a waste
No it's never a wa-aste of ti-ime

[Instrumental]

You know you're not the only o-one
Who has a lot to overco-o-o-ome
And when the time has come then you mo-ove o-on
'Cause you've been cryin' for too lo-o-ong
You know you're not the only o-one
Who has a lot to overco-o-o-ome
And when the time has come then you mo-ove o-on
'Cause you've been cryin' for too lo-o-ong
Sometimes life is so-o unkind
But change is never a waste of ti-ime
It's never a waste of ti-i-i-oo-i-ime
It's never a waste of ti-ime
No it's never a waste of ti-ime
It's never a waste of time.....

[Fade]

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Give What you got

You've got t'a give it all to baby
You know I want it all for me
I wanna get to know you baby
Is that a possibility?

Hey, you're my man, I'm your woman
And I'm not too proud to tell you what you do to my head
I'm not kiddin'
You've got everythin' that any girl would want, yes you do
You're just wishin'
Well it's time you know the truth and that is
When you are beggin' me for money
Just got to tell me what you need
But if you want my lovin' buddy
You've got to get down on your knees

Ya got to give what you got
And take what I'm givin' you baby
Uh huh uh huh uh huh
Ya got to want what you see
And see what I'm givin' away

Hey, stick with me, I'm your momma
And you can run to momma every time you skin your knee
No one ever, woo
Could ever take your place, the way you move makes me hot
Let me tell you,
You won't be satisfied without me

You've got to give it all to baby
You know I want it all for me
I wanna get to know you baby
Is that a possibility?

Ya got to give what you got
And take what I'm givin' you baby
Uh huh uh huh uh huh
Ya got to want what you see
And see what I'm givin' away

Ya got to give what you got
And take what I'm givin' you baby
Uh huh uh huh uh huh
Ya got to want what you see
And see what I'm givin' away

Ah ah ah ow
Ya gotta give it all baby
You get down on your knees for me baby
Ah ah ah ow wow

Ya got to give what you got
And take what I'm givin' you baby
Uh huh uh huh uh huh
Ya got to want what you see
And see what I'm givin' away

Ya got to give what you got
And take what I'm givin' you baby
Uh huh uh huh uh huh
Ya got to want what you see
And see what I'm givin' away

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No Apologies

Whenever we talk about sun all I see is the rain
It's like looking for tears in a ocean
I'm hearing your words like the wind
They blow straight through my heart
Will you ever give in to emotion

And we hurt the ones that we love the most
Why we do only heaven knows
And I don't know why I'm still holding o-on
Holding o-on

I reach in my heart to see
If your love is alive in me
But now I feel alone
My feelings turn to stone
My heart makes no apologies

When an apology's made, it isn't always enough
To erase all the past in a mo-o-oment
Whenever I need you the most
You always leave me behind
With a word from your lips I'm alone

And you, you've been blind not to reali-ize
All the love that I hold inside
So tell me why do I keep holding o-on
Holding o-on

I reach in my heart to see
If your love is alive in me
But now I feel alo-one
My feelings turn to stone
My heart makes no apologies

And oh I reach in my heart to see
If your love is alive in me
But now I feel alo-one
My feelings turn to stone
My heart makes no apologies

[Whispered over long 'ooh's]
We hurt the ones that we love the most
Why we do only heaven knows
And I don't know why I'm still holding on
I'm holding on to you

[Sung]
What I need is your sympathy
Like a light flowing into me
But I will never give up holding o-on
Holding o-on
Holding o-on
Holding on

I reach in my heart to see
If your love is alive in me
But now I feel alo-one
My feelings turn to stone
My heart makes no apologies

You know I wanna reach in my heart to see
If your love is alive in me
But now I feel alo-one
My feelings turn to stone
My heart makes no apologies

Woah oh oh oh
Never feel alone
My feelings turn to stone
My heart makes no apologies no no
My feelings turn to sto-one
I make no apo-o-ologies

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Rain

[Sound of falling rain, continues through song]

It was the night Rod Stewart played
And we were, were standing in the pouring rai-ai-ain
If I had known it was the last time I would see you aga-ain
I would change everything

I look through the broken glass, I watch the storm go through my mi-i-ind
There's so much I had to say I know the words I left behi-i-ind
And now I'm caught in a daydream with nowhere to run a-and hide
The world rushes by me-e, it's leaving me here all alone
(I would change everything, but I can't do anything
I would give all that I have to know where you are)

I'll always carry you inside my heart and you
You'll never know how much I wo-o-onder whe-ere you are
I always knew that you would take a part of me away with you
And I never got to say good-bye-ye

I look in the mirror now and all I see is yesterday-ay-ay
At night I can hear your voice and it is calling out my na-a-a-ame
And with every hour just hold on to what you-ou ca-an
They're lost i-in a mome-ent and fading away in the night
(I would change everything, but I can't do anything
I would give all that I have just to know where you are)

I'll always carry you inside my heart and you
You'll never know how much I wo-onder where you are
I always knew that you would take a part of me away with you
And I never got to say good bye-ye

I'll always carry you inside my heart and you
You'll never know how much I wo-onder where you are
I always knew that you would take a part of me away with you
And I never ever said good-bye-ye

That night is just a memory
But I still feel you standing next to me
And when I think I hear your voice all I hear is the ra-ain.

[Rain continues]

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Real World

[NOTE: on this song Alanis is accompanied by a group of back-up singers. The singer (either Alanis the group or both) are identified by CAPS. Back-up also inserts a number of often indistinguishable 'yeah's and 'hey's]

ALANIS with BACK-UP: We play the game with determination
We don't give a damn 'bout our reputation baby
It's not a game, it's a revelation
ALANIS: Step inside the re-eal world ah how
The real wo-orld
Yeah yeah yeah
[Alanis laughs]
The real wo-orld
Yeah yeah yeah

It's been every day now,
And it just won't go away now, no-o
Life is so intense now-ow-ow-ow,
ALANIS (voice doubled): Not much common sense now yeah-ah-ah
ALANIS: And la-a-ate in the night
I tu-urn out my li-i-i-ight yeah
A song in my he-ead
And it says "step inside the real world"

ALANIS with BACK-UP: We play the game with determination
We don't give a damn 'bout our reputation baby
It's not a game, it's a revelation
Just another day in the re-eal wo-o-o-o-o-orld
ALANIS: Yeah
The real wo-orld,
Yeah yeah

I can make decisions
With no one else believin' me-e-e oh
I just look inside me
'Cause I've got my own voice to guide me, yeah-ah yeah
It ca-ame in a dream,
A light so extre-e-e-e-eme yeah ah
A voice in my he-ead,
And it says "step inside the re-eal world"

ALANIS with BACK-UP: We play the game with determination
We don't give a damn 'bout our reputation baby
BACK-UP: Yeah!
ALANIS with BACK-UP: It's not a game, it's a revelation
Just another day in the re-eal wo-orld

We play the game
With determination
ALANIS: Ya gotta step inside the re-eal world
Ya gotta step inside the re-eal wo-o-o-o-o-orld
Step inside the real [screaming] wo-orld

ALANIS (whispered): Step inside the real world
Real world
Real world

ALANIS: I woke from the dream,
I know what it me-e-e-e-eans yeah
That voice in my he-ead
It says "You're here inside the re-eal world"

ALANIS with BACK-UP: We play the game with determination
We don't give a damn 'bout our reputation baby
BACK-UP: Yeah!
ALANIS with BACK-UP: It's not a game, it's a revelation
Just another day in the re-eal wo-orld
BACK-UP: Yeah!

ALANIS with BACK-UP: We play the game
With determination

BACK-UP: We
play
the
game
in
the
real
world

ALANIS: Step inside the real wo-o-o-o-orld
Step inside the real wo-o-o-o-o-orld
Step inside the real world ow
Step inside the real world step inside the real world step inside the real world

BACK-UP: we play the game

ALANIS: step inside the real world step inside the real world step inside the real world BACK-UP: Yeah

BACK-UP: In the real world

ALANIS: Step inside the real world step inside the real world

BACK-UP: Hey hey hey

ALANIS: Step inside the real world

BACK-UP: Yeah

ALANIS: Step inside the real world step inside the real world step inside teh real world

[Continue to fade]

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The Time Of Your Life

Standing there on a road that leads to anywhere
Like a child left in the wilderness, standing there penniless
Wanting to be-e the best

Here's a place where life runs at a different pace
Where love is just convenient, none are obedient
And we are subse-e-ervient

Look at me, I'm a girl that some may preconceive
Why do they try and generalize, why are they antagonizing me
But something I can't contro-o-ol that
I wantcha
You know I'll never stop 'til I've gotcha
You'll never be quite the same when I rock ya
I'm not the kind of girl that you thought I was
You'll have a good time 'cause I wantcha
I'm breaking down the walls 'til I have you, feel you
Show you the time of your life

Here we are and I wonder how we've come this far
In a world that does not recognize women are victimized
What does that sy-ee-ymbolize

Why do I want the things I usually criticize
It may be self destructiveness, or maybe it's emptiness insi-i-ide
But something I can't control that
I wantcha
You know I'll never stop 'til I've gotcha
You'll never be quite the same when I rock ya
I'm not the kind of girl that you thought I was
You'll have a good time 'cause I wantcha
I'm breaking down the walls 'til I have you, feel you
You'll have a good time...
It's a lonely road, and no one knows the way that I feel
I'm not giving up now
I'll never try to justify-y-y
They'll never understand
You'll be a happy man
You'll have the time of your li-ife

[Instrumental]

It's something, it's something, it's something that I can't contro-o-ol
You know I'll never stop 'til I've gotcha [echo: I've gotcha]
You'll never be quite the same when I rock ya [echo: I rock ya]
I'm not the kind of girl that you thought I was
You'll have a good time 'cause I wantcha [echo: I wantcha]
I'm breaking down the walls 'til I have you, feel you
Show you the time of your li-ife!

The time of your li-i-fe
The time of your li-i-ife
I'll show ya
The time of your li-i-fe
I'll let ya have
The time of your li-i-fe
The time of your li-i-fe...

[Fade to silence]

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When We Meet Again

We said good-bye with so much left to say
We knew insi-i-i-ide we'd find another way
We'll have it all, it's not too late to try-y
Maybe you and I could go from he-e-e-eere
Maybe you and I can make it, this time we'll
Fall in love when we meet again
We can finish what we started
Fall in love if we try again
And then nothing will keep us apa-art

We're not the same as when we first began
We'll try to cha-a-ange, we'll take another cha-ee-ance
Maybe you and I could work it ou-ou-out
Maybe you and I can make it, this time we'll
Fall in love when we meet again
We can finish what we started
Fall in lo-ove if we try again
And then nothing will keep us apa-art

I see your face, it's always on my mind
A ti-i-ime and pla-a-a-ace we almost left behi-ind
This time we'll fall in, this time we'll
Fall in lo-ove when we meet again
We can finish what we started
Fall in lo-ove if we try again
And then nothing will keep us apa-art

Fall in lo-ove when we meet again
We can finish what we started
Fall in lo-ove if we try again
And then nothing will keep us apa-art

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Out Is Through Single (1) Out Is Through Single (2)

Out is Through Single, 2004

Eight Easy Steps (Vancouver Sessions)

[Tune is altered significantly, with more of a pop flow]

How to stay paralyzd by fear of abandonment
How to defer to men in solve-able predicaments
How to control someone to be a carbon copy of you
How to have that not work and have them run away from you-ou

How to keep people at arm's length and never get too close
How to mistrust the ones you supposedly love the most
How to pretend you're fine and don't need help from anyo-o-one and
How to feel worthless unless you're serving

I'll teach you all this in eight easy steps
A course of a lifetime you'll never forget
I'll show you how to in eight easy steps
I'll show you how leadership looks when taught by the best

How to hate women when you're supposed to be a femini-ist and how
To play all pious when you're really a hypocri-ite and how
To hate god when you're a pray-er and a spiritualist and how
To sabotage your fantasies and I'll

Teach you all this in eight easy steps
Course of a lifetime you'll never forget
I'll show you how to in eight easy steps
I'll show you how leadership looks when taught by the best

I've been doing research for yea-ears
I've been practicing my a-a-a-ass off
I've been training my whole life for this moment
Culminating just to be this well-versed leader before you

I'll teach you all this, in eight easy steps
Course of a lifetime you'll never forget
I'll show you how to in eight easy steps
I'll show you how leadership looks when taught by the best

How to lie to yourself and thereby to everyone else and how
To keep smiling when you're thinking of killing yourse-e-elf and how
To numb
la 'holic to avoid going within and how
To stay stuck in blue by blaming them

I'll teach you all this in eight easy steps
Course of a lifetime you'll never forget
I'll show you how to in eight easy steps
I'll show you how leadership looks when taught by the best

In eight easy steps
Course of a lifetime you'll never forget
I'll show you how to in eight easy steps
Show you how leadership looks when taught by the best

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Spineless (Vancouver Sessions)

I won't see my dear friends as much
Male friends especially I'll no longer be in touch
I'll change my hobbies to match you-ou-ou-ours

I'll stop reading my favourite books
I won't spend all this selfish time alone
I'll cater to you and hang on your e-e-ev'ry word

I'll be subservient and spineless
I'll lick your boots as empty shell
I'll be opinionless and silent
I'll be the prettiest appendage to ever lose herself

I'll redefine self-sacrifice
Live my life as apologetic compromise
I know you'd leave if I rocked the boa-oa-oa-oa-oa-oat

I'll be subservient and spineless
I'll lick your boots as empty shell
I'll be opinionless and silent
I'll be the prettiest appendage to ever lose herself

I feel this, truly proclaimed, will help the curbing of this tendency-y
I know this sharing of shame will ensure that I won't forget myself so easily

I'll be low maintenance and agreeable
I will not talk about my dreams so much
I'll listen to you for hours, won't need a-a-anything

I'll be subservient and spineless
I'll lick your boots as empty shell
I'll be opinion-less and silent
I'll be the prettiest appendage to ever lose herself

I'll be subservient and spineless
I'll lick your boots as empty shell
I'll be opinionless and silent
I'll be the prettiest appendage to ever lose herself

I'll be subservient and spineless
I'll lick your boots as empty shell
I'll be opinionless and silent
I'll be the prettiest appendage to ever lose herself

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This Grudge (Vancouver Sessions)

Fourteen years thirty minutes fifteen seconds I've held this grudge
Eleven songs four full journals, thoughts of punishment I've expended

Not in contact not a letter such communication telepathic
You've been vilified, used as fodder, you deserve a piece of every record

But who's it hurting now?
Who's the one that's stuck?
Who's it torturing now, with an antique knot in her stomach

I want to be big and let go of this grudge that's grown old
All this time I've not known how to rest this bygone
I want to be soft and resolved clean of slate and released
I want to forgive for the both of u-us

Like an abandoned house, dusty-covered, furnitu-ure still intact
If I visit it now, do I simply re-live it, somehow gratuitous

But who's still aching now-ow?
Who's ti-ired of her own voice?
Who's it weighing down with no gift from time of said healing

I want to be big and let go of this grudge that's grown old
All this time I have not known how to rest this bygone
I want to be soft and resolved clean of slate and released
I want to forgive for the both of u-us

Maybe as I cut the cord, veils will lift from my eyes
Maybe as I lay this to rest, dead weight off my shoulders will rise

Here I sit, much determined ever ill-equipped to draw this curtain
How this has entertained, validated and has served me greatly ever the victim

But who's done whining now-ow?
Who's ready to put down
This load I've carried longer than I had cared to remember

I want to be big and let go of this grudge that's grown old
For the life of me I've not known how to rest this bygone
I want to be soft and resolved clean of slate and released
I want to forgive for the both of u-us

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