Icarus

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Bastille are an English rock band formed in London in 2010. They began as a solo project by singer-songwriter Dan Smith, who later decided to form a band. more »

Look who's digging their own grave 
That is what they all say
You'll drink yourself to death 

Look who makes their own bed
Lies right down within it
And what will you have left?

Out on the front doorstep
 Drinking from a paper cup
You won't remember this

 Living beyond your years  Acting out all their fears
You feel it in your chest 

Your hands protect the flames 
From the wild winds around you

 Icarus is flying too close to the sun
And Icarus's life, it has only just begun 
It's just begun 

 Standing on the cliff face
 Highest foe you'll ever grace 
It scares me half to death 

Look out to the future 
But it tells you nothing 
So take another breath

Your hands protect the flames 
From the wild winds around you

 Icarus is flying too close to the sun
And Icarus's life, it has only just begun 
This is how it feels to take a fall
 Icarus is flying towards an early grave

You put up your defenses when you leave 
You leave because you're certain 
Of who you want to be

You're putting up your armor when you leave 
And you leave because you're certain 
Of who you want to be, oh

 Icarus is flying too close to the sun
And Icarus's life, it has only just begun 
This is how it feels to take a fall
 Icarus is flying towards an early grave

Written by: ALESSANDRO RIZZO, GEOFF SMITH, ELLIOT IRELAND, CHRISTOPHER NEILL

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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Icarus