How to Save a Life

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The Fray is an American rock band from Denver, Colorado. Formed in 2002 by schoolmates Isaac Slade and Joe King, they achieved success with the release of their debut album, How to Save a Life in 2005, which was certified double platinum by the RIAA and platinum in Australia, Canada, New Zealand an… more »

Step one, you say we need to talk
He walks, you say sit down, it's just a talk
He smiles politely back at you
You stare politely right on through 
Some sort of window to your right 
As he goes left, and you stay right  Between the lines of fear and blame 
You begin to wonder why you came

 Where did I go wrong?
I lost a friend  Somewhere along in the bitterness 
And I would have stayed up with you all night 
Had I known how to save a life

Let him know that you know best
 Cause after all, you do know best
Try to slip past his defense  Without granting innocence 
Lay down a list of what is wrong 
The things you've told him all along 
And pray to God he hears you
And I pray to God he hears you

 Where did I go wrong?
I lost a friend  Somewhere along in the bitterness 
And I would have stayed up with you all night 
Had I known how to save a life

As he begins to raise his voice 
You lower yours and grant him one last choice  Drive until you lose the road
Or break with the ones you've followed 
He will do one of two things 
He will admit to everything 
Or he'll say he's just not the same
And you'll begin to wonder why you came

 Where did I go wrong?
I lost a friend  Somewhere along in the bitterness 
And I would have stayed up with you all night 
Had I known how to save a life

 Where did I go wrong?
I lost a friend  Somewhere along in the bitterness 
And I would have stayed up with you all night 
Had I known how to save a life

How to save a life
How to save a life

 Where did I go wrong?
I lost a friend  Somewhere along in the bitterness 
And I would have stayed up with you all night 
Had I known how to save a life

 Where did I go wrong?
I lost a friend  Somewhere along in the bitterness 
And I would have stayed up with you all night 
Had I known how to save a life

How to save a life
How to save a life

Written by: ISAAC SLADE, JOSEPH KING

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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