Sweet Mistakes

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Ellis Paul

Ellis Paul (born Paul Plissey; January 14, 1965) is an American singer-songwriter and folk musician. Born in Aroostook County, Maine, Paul is a key figure in what has become known as the Boston school of songwriting, a literate, provocative and urbanely romantic folk-pop style that helped ignite th… more »

Pop the cork, a champagne glass 
Raise to the future, drink to the past 
Thank the Lord for the friends he cast, 
In the play he wrote for you. 

And if you love the girl, man, light up a torch 
Blaze a trail to her front porch 
Kiss her till your lips are scorched 
Till the rain comes down on you 

Bless your sweet mistakes, 
That crumbled you down to your knees. 
That brought you to this place 
Changing you by degreesâ?¦ 
When change was just what you neededâ?¦ 

So if you live your life in a three piece suit, 
In a cocktail dress, or combat boots 
You pick your path, you walk your truth 
And the world will come round to you. 
It's a long ride, I can't tell you why 
But there's a place in your pocket where peace can abide 
You pull it out, it's a compass, a guide 
And it will put a little soul on you. 

Bless your sweet mistakes, 
That crumbled you down to your knees. 
That brought you to this place 
Changing you by degreesâ?¦ 
When change was just what you neededâ?¦ 
What you neededâ?¦ 

And in this wild blue world 
There is a soul weavin' fine feelin' girl 
You've got to walk in paradise to find a pearl 
If you only believe, 
You'll get what you needâ?¦ 
What you neededâ?¦ 

Conquer your fear and you'll master the game, 
Life is always and never the same. 
Use a little faith to light the flame 
And I know you'll connect to you. 

Bless your sweet mistakes, 
That crumbled you down to your knees. 
That brought you to this place 
Changing you by degreesâ?¦ 
When change was just what you neededâ?¦ 
What you neededâ?¦

Written by: ELLIS PAUL

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