mercy lyrics – matt nathanson

“mercy”

i want a real love
to let me in
i want to zero out
and be born again
no more false starts and no dead ends

’cause i’m no shape
do to whats right
i see up that’s down and black that’s white
it makes me dizzy i come apart
all this love love love in the dark

mercy mercy both hands
i need less drowning and more land
mercy mercy, understand
less drowning, more land, less drowning

fire in the crowd
just to watch you move
tie your hands and demand a salute
all these gardens full of snakes and fruit

its in the click click click
of the camera flash
its in the definite kick up in the fame ball blast
but they don’t call and they don’t last
and you’re gone
outshine

mercy mercy both hands
i need less drowning and more land
mercy mercy, understand
less drowning, more land, less drowning

come on kill the light
leave it all behind
i’m right by your side, your side

lean on the tick of time
put your hand in in mine
watch your …

/ matt nathanson lyrics