Wish I Stayed

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Ellie Goulding

Elena Jane "Ellie" Goulding (born 30 December 1986) is an English singer-songwriter and musician. In 2010, she became the second artist to both top the BBC's annual Sound of... poll and win the Critics' Choice Award at the Brit Awards in the same year, following Adele's win of both in 2008. After s… more »

Why can't we speak another language
One we all agree on
When men look outside, they see houses
Instead of the fields they grew from
We are constantly uprooted from them
Making us tiresome (and fearful)
Can you get up right now
Endeavor to free fall?

You can fall if you want to!
It's just a matter of how far
You've treasured our hometown,
But you've forgotten where you are
And it will stay with you until your mind's been found,
And it has been found wondering around

With that skipping rope, the trampoline,
The crafty smoke that made us choke
But we didn't give up hope
It's just the simple ways of getting paid,
The carelessness of running away
I wish I stayed
I wish I stayed

Patterns all arranged in my background
Pillars and posts keeping this country on form
Letters were all sent
With no addresses so that people can't discover
That we're always under cover
Why do I always draw triangles?
Instead of words this paper deserves

I don't own my clothes but I own my mind,
And it's not what you've lost but it's what you find
I don't own my clothes but I own my mind,
And it's not what you've lost but it's what you find

With that skipping rope, the trampoline,
The crafty smoke that made us choke
But we didn't give up hope
It's just the simple ways of getting paid,
The carelessness of running away
I wish I stayed
I wish I stayed

You can fall if you want to!
It's just a matter of how far
You've treasured our hometown,
But you've forgotten where you are
And it will stay with you until your mind's been found,
And it has been found wondering around

With that skipping rope, the trampoline,
The crafty smoke that made us choke
But we didn't give up hope
It's just the simple ways of getting paid,
The carelessness of running away
I wish I stayed
I wish I stayed

Written by: ELLIE GOULDING

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Wish I Stayed