This Time

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Vanessa Carlton

Vanessa Lee Carlton (born August 16, 1980) is an American singer-songwriter and musician. Upon completion of her education at the School of American Ballet, Carlton chose to pursue singing instead, performing in New York bars and clubs while attending university. Three months after recording a demo… more »

It's 4 am and I'm wide awake
Waiting for the thoughts to fade
I flick a ring of all of my mistakes
And as the light starts creeping in
I slowly feel
The day  missing
But I wont even know where to begin

Do I push too hard
I fall too fast
A moment never seems to last
And will I stop long enough to know

Cos everybody burns
And when it starts to hurt
I cry
I feel it in my veins
I just cant walk away, this time

Your words circle in my head
And weigh so heavy on my chest
And I'm crushed by your expectation
I only want to do some good
To dumb to know if I could
And I just wanna feel the days I'm in

And do I go too far
Not far enough
Why cant I keep my big mouth shut and do
And lead the life that we should

And everybody burns
And when it starts to hurt I cry
I feel it in my veins
I just cant walk away, this time

Did I say too much again?
I'm just a girl in a panic
If I tell you my truth
Am I getting through?
And it just seems I should confess
Who am I to pretend?
This is more than I can carry

Cause everybody burns
And when it starts to hurt
I cry

I hold my head up high
I know ill be alright, this time

I feel it in my veins
I just cant walk away this time
This time
This time
This time
This time

Its 4 am and I'm wide awake
Waiting for my thoughts to fade
And its time like these I see your face

Written by: LINDA PERRY, VANESSA CARLTON

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