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REASON TO STAY

Can you feel it, it's all happening
Better than you thought it would be
'Cause it ain't over, no it ain't over
Luv has come to set us free

 

But I ain't gonna lie, sometimes I know it ain't easy
Can you feel me
There ain't no denying, you bring out the best in me
But I ain't got time to wait and see

 

Break it to me gently
Sing it to me sweetly
I can't take another heart ache
Well if it ain't over, give me a reason to stay
Give me a reason

 

Keep believing in each other, keep believing in yourself
'Cause it ain't over, no it ain't over
Luv has come to carry us home

 

Now I ain't gonna lie, sometimes I know it ain't easy
Can you feel me
There ain't no denying, you bring out the best in me

 

Break it to me gently
Sing it to me sweetly
I can't take another heart ache
And if it ain't over, give me a reason to stay
Rock it to me slowly
Whisper to me softly
'Cause time is running away
But if it ain't over, give me a reason to stay oh yeah
Give me a reason

 

Now I ain't gonna lie, sometimes I know it ain't easy
Can you feel me
There ain't no denying, you bring out the best in me
But I ain't got time to wait and see

 

Break it to me gently
Sing it to me sweetly
I can't take another heart ache
And if it ain't over, give me a reason to stay
Rock it to me slowly
Whisper to me softly
'Cause time is running away
But if it ain't over, give me a reason to stay oh yeah
Give me a reason
'Cause I still got time to make things right

 

FALLING APART


You're in, you're out
Well tell me what it's all about
First it's black then it's white
Well something just ain't right for me
Once, twice, why can't you be nice
Oh if it ends tonight, well I won't be surprised

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Cause I'm falling apart, I can't let go
Even though it's the right thing baby, I don't have to like it
Yeah I'm falling apart, I can't let go
Even though it's the right thing baby I don't have to like it

 

Well I love you and I need you but I just can't believe you
Yeah it'd be better if you leave me, c'mon set me free
Oh if you want luv, to be loved
I'm down on my knees love
And if you want me, you got me
Well c'mon set me free

'Cause I'm falling apart, I can't let go
Even though it's the right thing baby, I don't have to like it
Yeah I'm falling apart, I can't let go
Even though it's the right thing baby I don't have to like it

 

Well hug me, kiss me, luv me, squeeze me
You're the only one I need
Why does it got to be this way yeah
Well hug me, kiss me, luv me, squeeze me
You're the only one I need
Why does it got to be this way honey, yeah

'Cause I'm falling apart, I can't let go
Even though it's the right thing baby, I don't have to like it
Yeah I'm falling apart, I can't let go
Even though it's the right thing baby I don't have to like it
Yeah I'm falling apart
Falling apart

WHO YOU ARE

They always say, live and learn but you can't see around your next turn
The pages fly sweetly by but when it's time we all fall in line

 

All the luv you had
A million laughs
You showed us who you are

 

I get this feeling it's what we bring in
When we are leaving, it's just beginning
The funny thing is the bell keeps ringing
Just show us who you are

 

You want to stay, so much to do
So many things I build for you
The cards are stacked, yet dreams come true
You give it back and they give to you

 

And all the luv you had
A million laughs
You showed us who you are

 

I get this feeling it's what we bring in
When we are leaving, it's just beginning
The funny thing is the bell keeps ringing
Just show us who you are, yeah

DO IT AGAIN


Seems like everything's inside out and I don't know where to go
Well I feel through the looking glass and I can't find my way home
But I've been chasing time down the hole, yeah
I'm feeling like I've still got miles to go

Well am I early, or am I late, or am I just in time
I wonder when I hit the ground, will I be alright
I try to turn the lock but it won't go
Well maybe I've been trying the wrong door
The tears begin to fall

I don't know what's been going on but I feel it in my soul
And if I had the chance to do it all again I'd do it

Who are you and who am I, sometimes nobody knows
There's plenty of room once you get inside but they don't want you to know
Can I get a witness to testify
Someone tell the king how hard I try
Or I'll be crucified

I don't know what's been going on but I feel it in my soul
And if I had the chance to do it all again I'd do it

I'm drowning in a sea of tears, through the darkness I can see your smile
In this world of make believe there is no where left for you to hide

I don't know what's been going on but I feel it in my soul
And if I had the chance to do it all again I'd do it

ELLA'S SONG

Its like a crack in the sidewalk
You know it's there but you fall every time
Like you're looking for something
You know it's there but somehow it hides

But I see in you what I can't see in myself
And I want for you all the things I do not have

It's like the sun in a rainstorm
You know it's there by the colors that shine
Like the highest mountain that you still got to climb

But I see in you what I can't see in myself
And I want for you all the things I do not have

It's like a train bound for glory
It's rolling down the track
It comes and it goes and you wonder is it coming back


It's like a thunderbolt of lightning flying through the air
It comes and it goes and you wonder was it really there

I see in you what I can't see in myself
And I want for you all the things I do not have

It's like being in luv
You know it's there by the feeling inside
And being alive one day at a time

It's like a train bound for glory
It's rolling down the track
It comes and it goes and you wonder is it coming back
It's like a thunderbolt of lightning flying through the air
It comes and it goes and you wonder was it really there
It comes and it goes and you wonder was it really there
It comes and it goes and you wonder

TRAVELIN' BOX

You want to put me in your traveling box
And show me off to your friends
But I don't do well in places that small
You'll have to find someone else

You want to tie me down with your strings
You like me down on my knees
But I don't do well if I ain't standing up
For what I believe

You never talk about it
You won't give it up
You say you luv me but I'm calling your bluff

If you want luv, you got to give it up
If you want me, you gotta give me some

You're throwing stones you're living a lie
I think you know what I mean
You are an island up in the sky
You're so hard to reach yeah

You never talk about it
You won't give it up
You say you luv me but I'm calling your bluff

If you want luv, you got to give it up

If you want me, you gotta give me some

I am the captain of my own ship
I'm riding on my own wave
You'll never catch me 'cause this is my trip
And I don't need to be saved

If you want luv, you got to give it up

If you want me, you gotta give me some

Up high down low
That's where the feeling goes
In time you'll see that I am all you need
I'm the one you need

CIRCLES

So when you coming, cause I've been waiting
Don't you think it's time to grace us with your presence
All the longing, to belong the place that I've been searching for

It circles around me
Inside I see all the possibilities
The circle surrounds me


And I can not stop the one from calling
I can not leave the path I'm on
I know it's coming I can feel it
My time

So will it take me or will it break me
Will it make me stronger than I was before
Will it crush me into pieces like it's always done before
It cuts me to the core

It circles around me
Inside I see all the possibilities
The circle surrounds me


And I can not stop the one from calling
I can not leave the path I'm on
I know it's coming I can feel it
My time

If I had a dollar for every time I put you first
A million wishes, I gave them up, for you I thirst
And all the answers that never came to bring me hope
They don't matter or come close

It circles around me
Inside I see all the possibilities
The circle surrounds me


And I can not stop the one from calling
I can not leave the path I'm on
I know it's coming I can feel it
My time

WHERE DID YOU GO

Well you lift me up, don't let me down
Well even if you're far away, you know you'll be back around
But it ain't easy living like you should
When all your world's in disarray you got to find something good

It's beautiful, it can't be wrong
I hear your voice it's calling
It's telling me

Baby where did you go
Where are you now and will you come back someday
Even when you are gone, the luv goes on, and you'll be right with me

What goes around comes around
Well everything that you give is gonna come and track you down
But don't worry 'cause you're not alone
Well even on your darkest day, luv will rise above

It's beautiful, it can't be wrong
I hear your voice it's calling
It's telling me

Baby where did you go
Where are you now and will you come back someday
Even when you are gone, the luv goes on, and you'll be right with me

What goes around it comes around
Everything you give will track you down
But don't worry 'cause you're not alone
Luv is gonna rise above


It ain't easy living like you should
You're so damn special and you knew you would
All of your world's in disarray, you gotta find your something good

It's beautiful, it can't be wrong
I hear your voice it's calling
It's telling me

Baby where did you go
Where are you now and will you come back someday
Even when you are gone, the luv goes on, and you'll be right with me

Baby where did you go
Baby where are you now
Yeah

CLOSER

Closer now than I’ve ever been
Couldn’t feel any further away from it

All my life you stand by me
If it weren’t for that I’d be down on my knees

All my life I’ve waited for this
All my life I dream

I will hold you close
I won’t let you go
You’ll be in my heart forever

Stronger now than I was then
But you know I’m feeling the weight of it
After all that we’ve been through
There’s just so much for us to do

All my life I’ve waited for this
All my life I dream

I will hold you close
I won’t let you go
You’ll be in my heart forever

Closer now than I’ve ever been
Couldn’t feel any further away from it
All my life you stand by me
All my life I dream

I will hold you close
I won’t let you go
You’ll be in my heart forever

ONLY YOU

So how you feeling now, do all the pieces fit
And are you reeling now or are you done with it
But do you hear you now, the words on your lips
I hear you screaming out, I hear you loud and crisp

It's time to act with no more indecision
I'd love to lend a hand now but only you can do it

Well can you see it now in your front row seat
If you believe it now, well get up on your feet
Do you like what you've found all sugary sweet
You've got to spread it 'round, don't be no greedy creep

If it's all the same to you my friend
Well I'd luv to lend a hand now but only you can do it

There ain't no more wasting time
Don't lose your place in line
We all live on borrowed time
'Cause what you got doesn't last forever
Karma skips all the cracks
Make sure you give some back
The power of luv's attack is everything and only you can do it
It's up to you, you know you gotta do it now
You gotta do it now, do it to it

There ain't no more wasting time
Don't lose your place in line
We all live on borrowed time
'Cause what you got doesn't last forever
Karma skips all the cracks
Make sure you give some back
The power of luv's attack is everything and only you can do it
It's all for luv you know there's nothing to it
There ain't no reason on earth to deny it
It's up to you, you know you gotta do it now
You gotta do it now, you gotta do it now
Well c'mon, do it, do it, do it now

I'M THE ONE

Give me something, fill my mind
It's all or nothing, I've done my time
I feel it burning, I try and try
I got to keep on breathing but still I find

I'm the one you're gonna hold on to
Right beside you when the day is through
There's no other I could ever luv, oh no
I'm the one

You gonna give me some?
Right beside you til the morning comes
There's no other I could ever luv, oh no

I'd walk through fire, I'll take you there
On luv's high wire, I float on air
I walk the tightrope with careful steps
I feel me falling, no safety net

I'm the one you're gonna hold on to
Right beside you when the day is through
There's no other I could ever luv, oh no
I'm the one

You gonna give me some?
Right beside you til the morning comes
There's no other I could ever luv, oh no

Funny when it comes, you're not looking
Maybe it was all meant to be
I'll never understand how we got here
It must be destiny

I'm the one you're gonna hold on to
Right beside you when the day is through
There's no other I could ever luv, oh no
I'm the one

You gonna give me some?
Right beside you til the morning comes
There's no other I could ever luv, oh no

WISHES

Just when I had given up, where did you come from
It's like staring at the sun and then you come undone
How did you find me
Well I was ready for the fall
Because I could not stand by silently and watch you take another man

I can't feel you anymore though I want to
I can't see you anymore when I look at you
I am blinded by the wall that surrounds me
I can't feel you anymore

When I'm wishing on a star, feel what it means to dream
It's not very far, it's right in front of me
How do I find you

I can't feel you anymore though I want to
I can't see you anymore when I look at you
I am blinded by the wall that surrounds me
I can't feel you anymore

Well I will be brave, I will be strong
I will be the one that cries out for you
You'll be amazed, it won't be long
And I will be the one that comes back for you
Don't be afraid, we could be wrong
But I won't be the one that gives up on you
You will be saved, yeah I'm gonna find you

When I'm wishing on a star

I can't feel you anymore though I want to
I can't see you anymore when I look at you
I am blinded by the wall that surrounds me now
I can't feel you anymore

But I will be brave, I will be strong
I will be the one that cries out for you
You'll be amazed, it won't be long
And I will be the one that comes back for you
Don't be afraid, we could be wrong
But I won't be the one that gives up on you
You will be saved and I'm gonna find you

La, la la la, La da da da

Every time it gets this way I wanna run away
Then I feel all the love it's all around me
Every time it gets this way I wanna run away
Can you feel all the love it's all around you

© ASCAP 2016

 

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