How to Be Dead

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Snow Patrol are a British alternative rock band formed at the University of Dundee in 1994. The group comprises Gary Lightbody (vocals, guitar), Jonny Quinn (drums), Nathan Connolly (guitar, backing vocals), Paul Wilson (bass guitar, backing vocals) and Tom Simpson (keyboards). (piano, guitar, backing vocals). Initially an indie rock band, their first three records, the EP Starfighter Pilot (1997), and the studio albums Songs for Polarbears (1998) and When It's All Over We Still Have to Clear Up (2001), were commercially unsuccessful and were released by the independent labels Electric Honey and Jeepster respectively. The band then signed on to the major record label Polydor Records in 2002. more »

Please don't go crazy, if I tell you the truth, 
No you don't know what happened, and you never, will, 
If you don't listen to me while I talk to the wall, 
This blanket is freezing, its been out in the hall, 
Where you fight me for hours, 'til I'm sure what I want 
But darling I want the same thing, that I wanted before, 
So sweetheart tell me what's up, I won't stop, no way.

Please keep your hands down, and stop raising your voice, 
Its hardly what I'd be doing, if you gave me a choice, 
Its a simple suggestion, can you give me some time, 
So just say yes or no, why can't you shoulder the blame?
'cause both my shoulders are heavy, from the weight of us both, 
You're a big boy now, so lets not talk about growth, 
You've not heard a single word I have said, Oh My God, 

Please take it easy, It can't all be my fault, 
I haven't made half the mistakes, that you've listed so far, 
Baby let me explain something, its all down to drugs, 
At least I remember taking them, and not a lot else, 
It seems I've stepped over lines, you've drawn again and again, 
but if the ecstasy's in, the wit is definitely out, 
Dr Jekyll is wrestling Hyde, for my pride.

Written by: NATHAN CONNOLLY, GARY LIGHTBODY, MARK MCCELLAND, JONATHAN QUINN

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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