damascus lyrics – nerina pallot

years ago, you said to me,
“i think i’m losing the fight,
or the fight’s losing me, i’m not certain,”
and here we are-the closing scenes,
and all the house lights come up,
oh, the falling of our final curtain…
i’ve played a role for so long that i’ve forgotten myself,
but i said i’d be there and i’m keeping my word,
you’ve played yourself so well,
and now i want to be you,
a great imitation of losing my nerve.

oh, it’s over,
and everything is wrong, everything has gone,
and i know that everything means nothing,
oh, it’s over,
but i don’t want to fight, i don’t want to be right,
i know that everything means nothing,
on the road to damascus they fell.

i saw the light-i saw the light!
but hey, it never saw me,
oh, conversation has just left me heathen,
and we could wait a thousand years,
perhaps a million or more,
if it’s worth waiting for, but i’m leaving,
so on to a mecca of earthly delights,
depression is only desire deprived,
once more unto the breach and f*ck my getting it right,
we’ve died for so long, let’s just get out alive.

’cause it’s over,
and everything is wrong, everything has gone,
and i know that everything means nothing,
oh, it’s over,
but i don’t want to fight, i don’t want to be right,
i know that everything means nothing,
on the road to damascus they fell,
well i’ve been to damascuc.

it’s h*ll, h*ll is where i’m gonna be,
the devil my intimate friend,
and h*ll is other people’s hearts,
and knowing that everything must end.

oh, it’s over…
and everything is wrong, everything has gone,
and i know that everything means nothing,
oh, it’s over,
but i don’t want to fight, i don’t want to be right,
i know that everything means nothing,
on the road to damascus they fell,
well, i’ve been to damascus as well.

/ nerina pallot lyrics