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Out of Our Heads
by Sheryl Crow



If you feel you want to fight me
There's a chain around your mind
When something is holding you tightly
What is real is so hard to find

Losing babies to genocide
Oh, where's the meaning in that plight
Can't you see that we've really bought into
Every word they proclaimed and every lie, oh

If we could only get out of our heads, out of our heads
And into our hearts
If we could only get out of our heads, out of our heads
And into our hearts

Someone's feeding on your anger
Someone's been whispering in your ear
You've seen his face before
You've been played before
These aren't the words you need to hear

Through the dawn of darkness blindly
You have blood upon your hands
All the world will treat you kindly
But only the heart can understand, oh understand

[Chorus]
If we could only get out of our heads, out of our heads
And into our hearts
Children of Abraham lay down your fears, swallow your
Tears and look to your heart

[Chorus]

Oh, let them go
Let them be
Let them go

Every man is his own prophet
Oh, every prophet just a man
I say all the women stand up, say yes to themselves
Teach your children best you can

Let every man bow to the best in himself
We're not killing any more
We're the wisest ones, everybody listen
'Cause you can't fight this feeling any more, oh anymore

[Chorus: x 2]

(If we could only get out of our heads, out of our heads)
(And into our hearts)
(Children of Abraham lay down your fears, swallow your)
(Tears and look to your heart)

[Chorus]
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written by CROW, SHERYL / BOTTRELL, BILL
Lyrics © Chrysalis One Music, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.