Ten Feet Tall

We spent the hour on a random bar’s balcony with beer and view –
you don’t ask anything about me, you don’t offer much about you

It’s been a year, and I hear you’re cool with everyone these days
I shouldn’t let your disinterest phase me, but it’s not that easy

We sit there and I watch you not care about anything
Ten Feet Tall and Bullet Proof
and I am silently wailing against your iron-clad, bitter, bad attitude

I come and go now, my life isn’t slowed down like it used to be,
when we laughed and you shared and you weren’t trapped inside your
beloved and revered state of being unhappy.

<Chorus>
You tell me to go but I won’t
You ask me to go but I won’t
You tell me please go but I won’t
You are Ten Feet Tall and Bullet Proof

If your strength is measured in cupfuls, then I feel your cup runneth over,
your sadness swirling in the beer by the gulpfull,
and fear is being held by the throat

But who am I to say I know who you’ve become?
I’m just stranded in my friendly boat trying to cross your nasty moat
filled with gators and craters smile haters

<Chorus>
You ask me to go but I won’t
You are Ten Feet Tall and Bullet Proof

When I go I’m still here; when I’m gone, I’ll appear…Somehow
When I go I’m around; When I’m gone, I’ll make sound…Somehow
When I go I’m still here; When I’m gone, I’ll appear even when
You are Ten Feet Tall and Bullet Proof

Perhaps I should just lift my glass, clink your armour, say cheers to your mood,
let you brood over unworthy “old” friends because it’s time for me to go again,

I come and go now, my life isn’t slowed down like it used to be
I only had this hour on this random bar’s balcony with beer and view
and my love for you, if you’d only believe me.

But you are too busy being ten feet tall, too busy being bullet proof
Too busy trying not to fall, too busy hauling your armour,
too busy getting harder, too busy hauling your armour.We spent the hour on a random bar’s balcony with beer and view –
you don’t ask anything about me, you don’t offer much about you

It’s been a year, and I hear you’re cool with everyone these days
I shouldn’t let your disinterest phase me, but it’s not that easy

We sit there and I watch you not care about anything
Ten Feet Tall and Bullet Proof
and I am silently wailing against your iron-clad, bitter, bad attitude

I come and go now, my life isn’t slowed down like it used to be,
when we laughed and you shared and you weren’t trapped inside your
beloved and revered state of being unhappy.

<Chorus>
You tell me to go but I won’t
You ask me to go but I won’t
You tell me please go but I won’t
You are Ten Feet Tall and Bullet Proof

If your strength is measured in cupfuls, then I feel your cup runneth over,
your sadness swirling in the beer by the gulpfull,
and fear is being held by the throat

But who am I to say I know who you’ve become?
I’m just stranded in my friendly boat trying to cross your nasty moat
filled with gators and craters smile haters

<Chorus>
You ask me to go but I won’t
You are Ten Feet Tall and Bullet Proof

When I go I’m still here; when I’m gone, I’ll appear…Somehow
When I go I’m around; When I’m gone, I’ll make sound…Somehow
When I go I’m still here; When I’m gone, I’ll appear even when
You are Ten Feet Tall and Bullet Proof

Perhaps I should just lift my glass, clink your armour, say cheers to your mood,
let you brood over unworthy “old” friends because it’s time for me to go again,

I come and go now, my life isn’t slowed down like it used to be
I only had this hour on this random bar’s balcony with beer and view
and my love for you, if you’d only believe me.

But you are too busy being ten feet tall, too busy being bullet proof
Too busy trying not to fall, too busy hauling your armour,
too busy getting harder, too busy hauling your armour.

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DISCOGRAPHY

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