when i die lyrics – lowkey

“when i die”

every single human being that has ever lived was an entirely unique creation.
never, ever, ever to be repeated again.

sometimes i wonder, what they’ll say when i die.

when i die, when i die when i die, let me fly. let me fly.
when i die, when i die when i die, let me fly. let me fly.

[verse 1:]
when i die please don’t mourn, cry not for me.
when i die please don’t lie, write a song for me.
tell ’em what i did right and what i did wrong.
don’t say rest in piece, help me live on.
peace to any enemies in my memories, i forgive ’em.
most rappers died before their legacy started living.
whether, it’s by natural causes or a car collision,
think of hard hitting bars i’ve written, not my chart position
in the event of my death be happy that i left the drama.
those who love me, don’t paint me as an ‘effin martyr.
what i’ve done in life, i hope it echoes ever after.
some wanna’ re*ssure [?] me, i’m more like kevin carter.

’cause every lyric that i’ve written is a photograph.
they think life is infinite, but don’t know the half.
names die every day, time won’t remember most of ours,
just remember me as a true soul that showed his heart.

when it’s me, when it’s me when it’s me. set me free. set me free.
when it’s me, when it’s me when it’s me. set me free. set me free.

[verse 2:]
when it’s me, i want you to know that i loved you all.
i wasn’t happy here, i could never be comfortable.
this one’s for you if we fell out over something small.
don’t watch it, we’ll all imperfect and vulnerable
this ain’t about being scared or brave.
when it’s me, death is something i’m prepared to face.
when it’s me don’t even waste your tears, i’m safe.
hairs were raised by my music, anywhere it’s played.
when i die, don’t lie about what my life was.
if i die with nothing else, just take my love.
when i’m dust in the ground with my eyes shut.
don’t count my money, just count the lives that i’ve touched.
when it’s me, play this on your mp3.
it’s about the fans, not how press see me.
don’t say “rest in peace” just let me be.
when it’s me, please god, just set me free.

when i go, when i go when i go. save my soul, save my soul.
when i go, when i go when i go. save my soul, save my soul.

[verse 3:]
when i go, will i be destined for heaven, or h*ll below?
until then, i will never know.
pray for my family, pray for my enemies.
pray that i’m sent to a place that is heavenly.
pray for my present and pray for my legacy.
and pray that it’s in a positive way they remember me.
the second i die someone will start a new life.
so ask yourself, what will they say when you die?

when you die, when you die when you die. say “goodbye” say “goodbye”.
when you die, when you die when you die. say “goodbye” say “goodbye”.

/ lowkey lyrics