Islands

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Sara Bareilles

Sara Beth Bareilles ( /bəˈrɛlɪs/ bə-REL-is; born December 7, 1979) is an American singer-songwriter and pianist. She achieved mainstream success in 2007 with the hit single "Love Song", which brought her into the number one spot on the Billboard Pop 100 chart. She has sold over 1 million recor… more »

(Ha ha haa)
(Ha ha haa)
(Ha ha haa)
 Waiting for the bus stop Waiting for the concrete black top to settle down
Long enough for me to get off
And get a little ground
(Ha ha haa)
I’m ready for the sea change Helpless felt this coming from a mile away
And now you’re looking at me babe,
And how we’ll separate if we can
'Cause I still count on one hand
The number of good men I know

It’s like I’m standing on the edge with just a telephone wire Trying to get to you first to say the world’s on fire Holding my breath until I know you’re alright Because the water will only rise
When will you realize (ha ha haa)
You must become an island (Ha ha haa) you must become an island (Ha ha haa) you must become an island (Ha ha haa) and see for yourself That’s what I am

(Ha ha haa)

You always dirty up the windows If you keep ‘em at bay that way no one’s gonna surprise you
By getting too close Anybody but me though You’ve made exceptions to you rules And now we’re staring down truth Neither one of us wants to know

It’s like I’m standing on the edge with just a telephone wire Trying to get to you first to say the world’s on fire Holding my breath until I know you’re alright Because the water will only rise
When will you realize (ha ha haa)
You must become an island (Ha ha haa) you must become an island (Ha ha haa) you must become an island (Ha ha haa) and see for yourself the horizon is all we have
See for yourself the horizon is all we have

(Ha ha haa)
(Ha ha haa)
 Holding my breath until I know you’re alright Because the water will only rise

Written by: SARA BAREILLES, MATT HALES

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Islands