Emeli Sandé

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LYRICS:

You’ve got the words to change a nation but you’re biting your tongue

You’ve spent a lifetime stuck in silence afraid you’ll say something wrong

If no one ever hears it, how we gonna learn your song?

So come on come on, come on come on

 

You’ve got a heart as loud as lions so why let your voice be tamed?

Maybe we’re a little different, there’s no need to be ashamed

You’ve got the light to fight the shadows so stop hiding it away

Come on, come on

 

Chorus:

I wanna sing

I wanna shout

I wanna scream till the words dry out

So put it in all of the papers, I’m not afraid

They can read all about it, read all about it oh

 

Oh ohhh oh

Ohhh ohhh oh

Ohhh oh oh

 

At night we’re waking up the neighbours while we sing away the blues

Making sure that we’re remember yeah, cause we all matter too

If the truth has been forbidden, then we’re breaking all the rules

So come on come on, come on come on

 

Let’s get the TV and the radio to play our tune again,

It’s bout time we got some airplay of our version of events

There’s no need to be afraid, I will sing with you my friend

Come on come on

 

(Repeat Chorus)

 

Yeah we’re all wonderful, wonderful people

So when did we all get so fearful?

Now we’re finally finding our voices

So take a chance come help me sing this

 

Yeah we’re all wonderful, wonderful people

So when did we all get so fearful?

And now we’re finally finding our voices

Just take a chance come help me sing this

 

(Repeat Chorus x 2)

 

I hope that the world stops raining

Stops turning it’s back on the young

See nobody here is blameless

I hope that we can fix all that we’ve done

I really hope Martin can’t see this

I hope that we still have a dream

I’m hoping that change isn’t hopeless,

I’m hoping to start it with me

I just hope I’m not the only one

Yeah I just hope I’m not the only one

 

I hope we start seeing forever

Instead of what we can gain in a day

I hope we start seeing each other

Cause don’t we all bleed the same?

I really hope someone can hear me

That a child doesn’t bear the weight of a gun

Hope I find the voice within me to scream at the top of my lungs

I just hope I’m not the only one

Yeah I just hope I’m not the only one

 

Louder I cannot hear you

How can things be better left unsaid?

Call me, call me a dreamer

But it seems that dreams are all that we’ve got left

 

I hope we still have a heartbeat

I hope we don’t turn to stone

At night when you turn the lights off

I hope you don’t cry alone

I hope we stop taking for granted

All of the land and all of the sea

I’m taking a chance on loving

I hope that you take it with me

 

I just hope I’m not the only one

I just hope I’m not the only one

I just hope I’m not the only one

 

Dreaming only lasts until you wake up and you find you’re not asleep

Silence only sticks around till someone in the room decides to speak

And luck runs out and hearts go cold

We’re only young until we’re old

And summer leaves us wondering where it went

The friends you have can disappear

The whole world can change within a year

And money only lasts until it’s spent

 

But you , you

You last a lifetime

You last a lifetime

 

Truth will change and time will fly

The party lasts until the wine is gone

This time next week the radio will change its mind

And play a different song

We stay in touch till we forget

And Beauty fades the kiss will end

And fame will love and leave you just as fast

You’ll have it all Until it’s gone

The books get burnt and statues fall

Sometimes feels like nothing will ever last

 

But you , you

You last a life time

You last a lifetime

 

Hey love can we dance together?

Since I found you feels like time don’t matter

Hey love now I feel much better

You’ve shown me forever

 

See you , you

You last a lifetime

You last a lifetime

 

If you’re looking for the big adventure

And gold is all that’s on your mind

If all you wants someone to take your picture

Then I won’t waste your time

 

See maybe I’m too quiet for you

You’ve probably never noticed me

But if you’re too big to follow rivers

How you ever gonna find the sea?

 

Chorus:

So follow me, I’ll be your river, river

I’ll do the running for you

Follow me, I’ll be your river, river

I’ll move the mountains for you

Follow me, I’ll be your river, river

I’m here to keep you floating

Follow me, I’ll be your river, river

River, river

 

If all you want are answers to your questions

And you can’t seem to find no love for free

If you’re looking for the right direction, then darling look for me

See I can make the load much lighter, I just need you to confide in me

But if you’re too proud to follow rivers, how you ever gonna find the sea?

 

(Repeat Chorus)

 

Wherever you’re standing, I will be by your side

Through the good, through the bad, I’ll never be hard to find

Said wherever you’re standing I will be by your side

Through the good, through the bad, I’ll never be hard to find

 

(Repeat Chorus)

 

Wherever you’re standing, I will be by your side

Through the good, through the bad, I’ll never be hard to find

 

Breaking The Law

 

When you need to smile, but you can’t afford it

Go on point it out, I’m gonna steal it

When the floor is more familiar than the ceiling

I will break in late at night, shake up how you feeling

I’ll never stop breaking the law for you,

I’ll never stop, helping to pull you through

Whatever it takes, to get what you need

Ignore the alarms, ignore the police

I’ll never stop breaking the law for you

When you’re taking steps, but you need to go faster

We can speed through streets so the shadows can’t catch ya

When the corridors and all the stairs are making you tired

I will come for you, set the building on fire

I’ll never stop breaking the law for you,

I’ll never stop, helping to pull you through

Whatever it takes, to get what you need

Ignore the alarms, ignore the police

I’ll never stop breaking the law for you

I’ll never stop breaking the law for you

I’ll never stop, helping to pull you though

Whatever it takes to get what you need

Ignore the alarms, ignore the police

I’ll never stop breaking the law for you


 

Didn’t see it coming, no kind of warning,

I can’t work out what I’ve done wrong

His clothes are missing, but his keys still here,

please somebody please tell me what’s going on

 

My baby’s got a suitcase, he’s telling me it’s too late

But don’t nobody, please don’t ask me why

Cause all I did was love him, but I can’t stop him walking

My baby’s got a suitcase, but please don’t ask why

 

What changed so quickly? answer me.

If you must kill me at least please tell me why

He says don’t touch me, get out the way

Will someone tell me what’s going on tonight?

 

My baby’s got a suitcase, he’s telling me it’s too late

But don’t nobody, please don’t ask me why

Cause all I did was love him, but I can’t stop him walking

My baby’s got a suitcase, but please don’t ask why

 

I can’t stop my heart leaving through the door

I can’t unpack my heart cause he won’t look at me anymore

 

My baby’s got a suitcase, he’s telling me it’s too late

But don’t nobody, please don’t ask me why

Cause all I did was love him, but I can’t stop him walking

My baby’s got a suitcase, but please don’t ask why

 

Maybe


When we first moved in together

couldn’t keep hands off each other

Now we’re lying back to back and silence in the black

We used to laugh until we cried;

you used to look at me and smile

Now we hardly say hello and feelings never show

 

And all the signs seem to say love is lost

but I don’t wanna give up what we’ve got

 

Chorus:

Maybe you could stay a bit longer

I could try and bit harder

we could make this work

But maybe we should stop pretending

we both know we’re hurting

maybe it’s time to go

 

We broke up last Sunday night;

keep on thinking bout the fight

Rest my head against the wall

your bags are by the door

Then your key turns in the lock

you see me on the stairs and stop

Have you had a change of heart

can we go back to the start

 

But all the signs seem to say love is lost

but I don’t wanna give up yet because

 

(Repeat Chorus)

 

Maybe it’s time to go, maybe it’s time to go

Maybe it’s time to go

We can make it work, we can make it work

 

(Repeat Chorus)

 

Maybe we could make this work,

maybe it’s time to go

Maybe we could make this work,

maybe it’s time to go

 

I guess it’s funnier from where you’re standing

Cause from over here I missed the joke

Clear the way for my crash landing

I’ve done it again, another number for your notes

 

I’d be smiling if I wasn’t so desperate

I’d be patient if I had the time

I could stop and answer all of your questions

As soon as I find out how I can move from the back of the line

 

Chorus:

I’ll be your clown, behind the glass

Go ‘head and laugh, cause it’s funny I would too, if I saw me

I’ll be your clown, on your favourite channel

My life’s a circus circus, round in circles, selling out tonight

 

I’d be less angry if it was my decision

And the money was just rolling in

If I had more than my ambition

I’ll have time for please, I’ll have time for thank you as soon as I win

 

I’ll be your clown, behind the glass

Go ahead and laugh, cause it’s funny I would too, if I saw me

I’ll be your clown, on your favourite channel

My life’s a circus circus, round in circles, selling out tonight

 

From the distance my choice is simple

From a distance I can entertain

So you can see me, I put make-up on my face

But there’s no way you can feel it from so far away

 

I’ll be your clown, behind the glass

Go ‘head and laugh, cause it’s funny I would too, if I saw me

I’ll be your clown, on your favourite channel

My life’s a circus circus, round in circles, I’m selling out tonight

 

Mountains

He said I’m gonna have a bed with lots of pillows

And that we’re gonna build a house with lots of windows

And when we have the kids, we’ll tell them to remind we

Of where we were now so we never get lazy

 

Yeh we’ll climb mountains, climb mountains together

Yeh we’ll climb mountains, climb mountains together

 

I’d never work these hours if I didn’t love you

My hands are always red and sunshine I sleep through

If you say we’re gonna move somewhere with neighbours less crazy

You know I’m gonna be there, cause I trust my baby

 

Yeh we’ll climb mountains, climb mountains together

Yeh we’ll climb mountains, climb mountains together

 

I keep my fingers crossed that we’re gon’ be able

I touch the wood for luck on our broken table

I know that it’s our heart that’s gonna save us

If we never come back, how can they blame us?

 

Yeh we’ll climb mountains, climb mountains together

Yeh we’ll climb mountains, climb mountains together

 

Yeh we’ll climb mountains, climb mountains together

Yey we’ll climb mountains, climb mountains together

 

Where I Sleep

 

There’s nowhere that I wouldn’t follow

There’s nothing that I won’t do for your kiss

I love you like there’s no tomorrow

Cause nothing ever felt like this

 

There’s nothing I won’t steal or borrow

I’ll travel on a boat or aeroplane

I’ll explore a world of sorrow

Cause when I find you I know, I know Ima be OK

 

Chorus:

See the times are changing

And I’m sure of nothing that I know

Except this is us, and this is love, and this is where I’m home

 

In a world that’s breaking, where nothing is for keeps

Oh this is us, this is love and this is where I sleep

This is us, this is love and this is where I sleep

 

I’m from a generation undecided

I’m restless and I can’t help changing lanes

But in all the noise and the excitement,

you’re love is all that will remain

I’ve said all of my goodbyes to ego

I gambled all I got, there’s no plan B

It’s the first time that I’ve learnt to let go

It’s the only place I feel, only place I feel like me

 

See the times are changing

I’m sure of nothing that I know

Except this is us and this is love, and this is where I’m home

 

In a world that’s breaking, where nothing is for keeps

Oh this is us, this is love and this is where I sleep

This is us, this is love and this is where I sleep

 

I can’t buy your love, don’t even wanna try

Sometimes the truth won’t make you happy, still I’m not gonna lie

But don’t ever question if my heart beats only for you

It beats only for you

 

I Know I’m far from perfect, nothing like your entourage

I can’t grant you any wishes, I won’t promise you the stars

But don’t ever question if my heart beats only for you

It beats only for you

 

chorus:

Cause when you’ve given up

When no matter what you do, it’s never good enough

When you never thought that it could ever get this tough

That’s when you feel my kind of love

 

And when you’re crying out

When you’ve fallen and can’t pick your happy off the ground

When the friends you thought you had haven’t stuck around

That’s when you feel my kind of love

 

You won’t see me at the parties, I guess I’m just no fun

I won’t be turning up the radio singing baby you’re the one

But don’t ever question if my heart beats only for you

It beats only for you

 

I know sometimes I get angry and I say what I don’t mean

I know I keep my heart protected far away from my sleeve

But don’t ever question if my heart beats only for you

It beats only for you

 

chorus:

Cause when you’ve given up

When no matter what you do, it’s never good enough

When you never thought that it could ever get this tough

That’s when you feel my kind of love

 

And when you’re crying out

When you’ve fallen and can’t pick your happy off the ground

When the friends you thought you had haven’t stuck around

That’s when you feel my kind of love

 

Repeat chorus

 

He’s out your system yeah it took you a while,
You got your family back and you got your smile,
And you promised your sister that you’d never go back again

But friends keep telling you what he did last night,
How many girls he kissed, how many he liked,
And it’s hard to remember that
There’s no way you could ever be friends

But now you, you’re looking like you kinda like him, like him,
And now you’re feeling like you miss him, miss him,
And now you’re acting like you love him love him
And now you’re dancing like you need him, need him

Put it in your pocket don’t tell anyone I gave ya
It will be the one you run to, the one that saves ya
It’ll be your daddy daddy if you take it gladly gladly
Daddy daddy.

He kissed you on the lips and opened your eyes,
You had to catch your breath got such a surprise,
And you almost forgot how it feels to live in his light

He pulled you closer, said he’ll never let go,
You couldn’t trust him, but you never said no
In that moment you almost forgot how it feels when he’s gone

But now you, you’re looking like you kinda like him, like him,
And now you’re feeling like you miss him, miss him,
And now you’re acting like you love him love him
And now you’re dancing like you need him, need him

Put it in your pocket don’t tell anyone I gave ya
It will be the one you run to, the one that saves ya
It’ll be your daddy daddy if you take it gladly gladly
Daddy daddy.

But now you, you’re looking like you kinda  like him, like him,
And now you’re feeling like you miss him, miss him,
And now you’re acting like you love him love him
And now you’re dancing like you need him, need him

But now you, you’re looking like you kinda like him, like him,
And now you’re feeling like you miss him, miss him,
And now you’re acting like you love him love him
And now you’re dancing like you need him, need him

Put it in your pocket don’t tell anyone I gave ya
It will be the one you run to, the one that saves ya
It’ll be your daddy daddy if you take it gladly gladly
Daddy daddy.

Will you recognize me, in the flashing lights?
I try to keep my heart clean, but I can’t get it right.
Will you recognize me when I’m lying on my back.
Something’s gone inside me, and I can’t get it back.

Oh Heaven, oh Heaven, I wake with good intentions,
But the day it always lasts too lo-ong.
Then I’m gone, oh Heaven, oh Heaven, I wake with good intentions,
But the day it always lasts too lo-ong.

Then I’m gone, then I’m gone, then I’m gone, then I’m gone.
Then I’m gone, then I’m gone, then I’m gone, then I’m gone.

Will you recognize me when I’m stealing from the poor?
You’re not gonna to like me, I’m nothing like before.
Will you recognize me, when I loose another friend.
Will you learn to leave me, or give me one more try again.

Oh Heaven, oh Heaven, I wake with good intentions,
But the day it always lasts too lo-ong.
Then I’m gone, oh Heaven, oh Heaven, I wake with good intentions,
But the day it always lasts too lo-ong.

Then I’m gone, then I’m gone, then I’m gone, then I’m gone.
Then I’m gone, then I’m gone, then I’m gone.

Then I’m gone, then I’m gone, then I’m gone, then I’m gone, then I’m gone.
Say that you will wait, I try but always break ‘cause the day always last too long.

Then I’m gone, then I’m gone, then I’m gone, then I’m gone.
Then I’m gone, then I’m gone, then I’m gone, then I’m gone.
Then I’m gone, then I’m gone, then I’m gone, then I’m gone.
Then I’m gone, then I’m gone, then I’m gone, then I’m gone.

Then I’m gone, then I’m gone, then I’m gone, then I’m gone.
Then I’m gone, then I’m gone, then I’m gone, then I’m gone.

Verse 1

You won’t find him drinking under tables
Rolling dice or staying out ’til three
You won’t ever find him be unfaithful
You will find him, you’ll find him next to me
You won’t find him tryna change the devil
For money, fame, for power out of greed
You wont ever find him where the rest go
You will find him, you’ll find him next to me

Chorus

Next to me – wooh hooo
Next to me – wooh hooo
Next to me – wooh hooo
You will find him, you’ll find him next to me

Verse 2

When the money’s spent and all my friends have vanished
And I can’t seem to find no help or love for free
I know there’s no need for me to panic
Cos I’ll find him, I’ll find him next to me
when the skies are grey and all the doors are closing
And the rising pressure makes it hard to breathe
When all I need’s a hand to stop the tears from falling
I will find him, I’ll find him next to me

Chorus

Next to me – wooh hooo
Next to me – wooh hooo
Next to me – wooh hooo
I will find him, I’ll find him next to me

Bridge

When the end has come and buildings falling down fast
When we’ve spoilt the land and dried up all the sea
When everyone has lost their heads around us
You will find him, you’ll find him next to me

Chorus

Next to me – wooh hooo
Next to me – wooh hooo
Next to me – wooh hooo
You will find him, you’ll find him next to me

Next to me – wooh hooo
Next to me – wooh hooo
Next to me – wooh hooo
You will find him, you’ll find him next to me