Far Behind

by The Hippos

The Hippos were an American rock band formed in 1995 in Los Angeles, California, and disbanded in 2000. During the band's lifetime they released 3 full-length albums. Their early work is best classified as part of the third wave of ska music, or as ska-punk, though in the later years of their caree…




All I need is a walking cane
To guide me on my way
A hat to push away the rain
That would be okay
Starting over to begin
I'm standing here too strong
I never thought I'd ever see at all

I stand too tall,
But I shrink away.
I never thought I could feel as good as the way I feel today
So I run away
Cause things aren't quite going my way

Run away from yesterday
Tomorrow will be free
I slipped today, but that's okay
I need a new routine
Those who live and those who die
Shining like the sun
All trying to peak over the wall

I stand too tall, 
But I shrink away.
I never thought I could feel as good as the way I feel today
So I run away
Cause things aren't quite going my way

And when I turned on MTV
I saw just what I wanted to be
But that was yesterday
And things aren't quite going my way

Written by: Ariel Rechtshaid, James Bairian, Louis Castle, Richard Zahniser

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