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| Life Wasted | World Wide Suicide | Comatose | Severed Hand | Marker In The Sand |
| Parachutes | Unemployable | Big Wave | Gone | Wasted Reprise | Army Reserve |
| Come Back | Inside Job |

01) Life Wasted
          Time: 3:54
          Gossard, Vedder

You're always saying that there's something wrong.
I'm starting to believe it's your plan all along.
Death came around, forced to hear its song.
And know tomorrow can't be depended on.

Seen the home inside your head.
All locked doors and unmade beds.
Open sores unattended.
Let me say just once that...

I have faced it. A life wasted.
I'm never going back again.
Oh, I escaped it. A life wasted.
I'm never going back again.
Oh, I have tasted. A life wasted.
I'm never going back again.

The world awaits just up the stairs.
Leave the pain for someone else.
Nothing back there for you to find.
Or was it you, you left behind?

You're always saying you're too weak to be strong.
You're harder on yourself than just about anyone.
Why swim the channel just to get this far.
Oh, halfway there. Why would you turn around?

Darkness comes in waves.
Tell me, why invite it to stay?
You're one with negativity.
Yes, conflict is an energy.
But why let the sad song play? Ha ha ha ha.

I have faced it. A life wasted.
I'm never going back again.
Oh, I escaped it. A life wasted.
I'm never going back again.
Oh, having tasted. A life wasted.
I'm never going back again.
Oh, I erased it. A life wasted.
I'm never going back again.


02) World Wide Suicide
          Time: 3:29
          Vedder

I felt the earth on Monday.
It moved beneath my feet in the form of a morning paper.
Laid out for me to see.
Saw his face in a corner picture.
I recognized the name.
Could not stop staring at the face I'd never see again.

It's a shame to awake in a world of pain.
What does it mean when a war has taken over?
It's the same everyday in a hell man made.
What can be saved?
And who will be left to hold her?

The whole world. World over.
It's a worldwide suicide.
The whole world. World over.
It's a worldwide suicide.

Medals on a wooden mantle next to a handsome face.
That the president took for granted.
Writing checks that others pay.
And in all the madness thought becomes numb and naive.
So much to talk about there's nothing for to say.

It's the same everyday and the wave won't break.
Tell you to pray while the devil's on their shoulder.
Laying claim to the take our soldiers save.
Does not equate and the truth's already out there.

The whole world. World over.
It's a worldwide suicide.
The whole world. World over.
It's a worldwide suicide.

Looking in the eyes of the fallen.
You got to know that there's another, another, another, another, another way.

It's a shame to awake in a world of pain.
What does it mean when a war has taken over?
It's the same everyday and the wave won't break.
Tell you to pray while the devil's on their shoulder.

The whole world. World over.
It's a worldwide suicide.
The whole world. World over.
It's a worldwide suicide.
The whole world. World over.
It's a worldwide suicide.
The whole world. World over.
It's a worldwide suicide. Yeah.


03) Comatose
          Time: 2:19
          McCready, Gossard, Vedder

Consider me an object.
Put me in a vacuum free of all conditions.
Free of air and friction.
Yeah, I'll be hanging upside down and there I will swing for all eternity.

Feel it rising. Yeah, next stop falling.
Feel it rising. Comatose with no fear of falling.

Consider me an abscess.
Leave me in my vacuum.
Blood on all the pistons.
Running my transmission.

Feel it rising. Yeah, next stop falling.
Feel it rising. Comatose with no fear of falling.

Feel it rising. Yeah, next stop falling.
Feel it rising...

With high above.
I'll break the law if it's illegal to be in love.
Leave the hatred on the cross.

Yeah, I'll be hanging upside down and there how will I swing for all eternity.

Feel it rising. Yeah, next stop falling.
Feel it rising. Comatose with no fear of falling.

Feel it rising. Yeah, next stop falling.
Feel it rising.

Something you never thought you'd be part of. Ha.


04) Severed Hand
          Time: 4:30
          Vedder

Big man stands behind an open door.
Said, "Leave your lady on the cement floor."

"Got some kicks. Wanna take a ride?"
I said, "Yeah!"
"Take your pick. Leave yourself behind."
I said, "Yeah!"

Have no fear but for falling down.
So look out below I am falling now.
Oh, please understand I just need my friend.
A way, a way, a way home.

Tried to walk found a severed hand.
Recognized it from the wedding band.

Said, "It's okay, do you want some more?"
I said, "Yeah!"
"You'll see dragons after 3 or 4."
I said, "Yeah!"

Understand, I'm not falling down.
I said, "Look around. The room's taller now."
I can't close my eyes cause I see the sound.
In waves, in waves, lets me stay calm.

Oh, if I don't lose control.
Explore and not explode.
A preternatural other plane.
With the power to maintain.

Like a tear in all we know.
Once dissolved we are free to grow.
What is human? What is more?
I'll answer this when I get home.

Wooh.


05) Marker In The Sand
          Time: 4:23
          McCready, Vedder

There is a marker.
No one sees it cause the sand has covered over all the messages it kept misunderstanding.
What original truth was and out expanding in a faith but not in love. Yeah.

What went wrong?
Walking tightrope high over moral ground.
Seeing visions of falling up somehow.
Oh, do come down.
With the living. Let what is living love.
So unforgiving, yet needing forgiveness first.
God, what do you say?

Those undecided needn't have faith to be free.
And those misguided. There was a plan for them to be.
Now you got both sides claiming killing in God's name.
But God is nowhere to be found, conveniently. Yeah.

What goes on?
Walking tightrope high over moral ground.
Walk the the bridges before you burn them down.
Do come round.
With the living. Let what is living love.
Oh unforgiving, yet needing forgiveness first.
God, what do you say? (x2)

I feel a sickness, A sickness coming over me.
Like watching freedom being sucked straight out to sea.
And the solution? Well, from me, far would it be.
But the delusion is feeling dangerous to me, yeah.

What goes wrong?
Walking tightrope high over moral ground.
Seeing visions of falling up somehow.
Oh, do come down.
With the living. Let what is living love.
Oh unforgiving, yet needing forgiveness first.
Oh, what do you say?
God, what do you say? Yeah.

What do you say? Yeah.
Calling out. (x4)
Hey... (x13)
Woah


06) Parachutes
          Time: 3:36
          Gossard, Vedder

Why deny all the troubles when combined with the missing links.
It don't feel like home now.
That you're gone all the troubles suddenly explained infinitum.
You're always wishing and never here at home.
You. All the dreams we shared and lights we turned on.
But the house is getting dark.
And I don't want to know your past but together share the dawn.
And I won't need nothing else.
Cause when we're dead we would've had it all.
And died.
I would've fallen from the sky til you.
Parachutes have opened now.

Heaven knows if there's a ceiling, come so low with the kneeling.
Please know that, that I got all the friends I'm needing.
Before my light goes out.
As the doors are closing now.
And far away will be my home.
And to grasp this, I don't know.
But I don't need further back and forth.
A wave will break on me today.
And love.
Wish the world would go again with love.
One can't seem to have enough.
And war.
Break the sky and tell me what it's for.
I'll travel there on my own.
And love.
What a different life had I not found this love with you.


07) Unemployable
          Time: 3:04
          McCready, Cameron, Vedder

He's got a big gold ring which says, "Jesus Saves."
And it's dented from the punch thrown at work that day.
When he smashed the metal locker where he kept his things.
After the big boss said, "You best be on your way."

So this life is sacrifice.
Oh yeah.
Jumping trains just to survive.

Well, his wife and kids asleep but he's still awake.
On his brain weighs the curse of thirty bills unpaid.
Gets up, lights a cigarette he's grown to hate.
Thinking if he can't sleep, how will he ever dream again?

So this life is sacrifice.
Oh yeah.
To a stranger's bottom line.
Oh yeah.
I've seen the light.
Uh-oh oh oh, uh-oh oh oh.
I'm scared alive.
Near to death.
Uh-oh oh oh, uh-oh oh oh.
I've seen the light.
Scared alive.

Yeah.
So this life is sacrifice.
Oh yeah.
Was a dream that had to die.
Oh yeah.
I've seen the light.
Uh-oh oh oh, uh-oh oh oh.
I'm scared alive.
Near to death.
Uh-oh oh oh, uh-oh oh oh.
I've seen the light.
Scared alive.
Uh-oh oh oh, oh-oh.
I'm near to death.
Hear to die.
Scared alive.
Near to death.
Here to die.
Scared alive.


08) Big Wave
          Time: 2:58
          Ament, Vedder

I used to be a crustacean. Oh oh.
In an underwater nation. Yeah yeah.
And I surf in celebration. Oh oh.
I'm a billion adaptations. Yeah yeah.

I got me a big wave, ride me a big wave, got me a big wave.
Got me a big wave, ride me a big wave, got me a big wave.

I feel the need planted in me millions of years ago.
Can't you see.
The oceans size defining time and tide.
Arising.
Arms laid upon me.
Being so kind to let me ride.

I scream in affirmation. Oh oh.
Of connecting dislocations. Yeah yeah.
And exceeding limitations. Oh oh.
By achieving levitation. Yeah yeah.

I got me a big wave, ride me a big wave, got me a big wave.
Got me a big wave, ride me a big wave, got me a big wave.

I feel the need planted in me millions of years ago.
Can't you see the oceans size defining time and tide.
Arising.
Arms laid upon me.
Being so kind to let me ride.

Got me a ride. I got me a ride. Woah.


09) Gone
          Time: 4:09
          Vedder

No more upset mornings.
No more tiring evenings.
This American dream I am disbelieving.
When the gas in my tank feels like money in the bank.
Gonna blow it all this time.
Take me one last ride.

For the lights of this city.
They only look good when I'm speeding.
I wanna leave them all behind me.
Cause this time I'm gone.

Long gone.
This time I'm letting go of it all.
So long.
This time I'm gone.

In the far off distance.
As my taillights fade.
No one thinks to witness but they will someday.
Feel like a question is forming and the answers far.
I will be what I could be once I get out of this town.

For the lights of this city.
They have lost all feeling.
Gonna leave them all behind me.
Cause this time I'm gone.

Long gone.
This time I'm letting go of it all.
So long.
Long gone, I'm letting go of it all.
This time I'm gone.

If nothing is everything...
Yeah, if nothing is everything, I'll have it all.
If nothing is everything then I will have it all.

I... I'm gone.


10) Wasted Reprise
          Time: 0:53
          Gossard, Vedder

I have faced it. A life wasted. I'm never going back again.
Having tasted a life wasted. I'm never going back again.
I escaped it. A life wasted. I'm never going back again.


11) Army Reserve
          Time: 3:45
          Ament, Vedder, Damien Echols

How long must she stand before the ground, it gives way to an endless fall.
She can feel this war on her face.
With stars on her pillow.
She's folding in darkness. Begging for slumber.

I'm, I'm not blind. I can see it coming.
Looks like lightning in my child's eye.
I'm not frantic. I can feel it coming.
Violently shakes my body...

Her son's slanted.
Always giving her the sideways eye.
The empty chair where dad sits.
How loud can silence get?
And mom she reassures to contain him but it's becoming a lie.
She tells herself and everyone else.
Father is risking his life for our freedoms.

I'm, I'm not blind. I can see it coming.
Looks like lightning in my childs eye.
I'm not frantic. I can feel it coming.
Darling you'll save me if you save yourself.


12) Come Back
          Time: 5:29
          McCready, Vedder

If I keep holding out will the light shine through under this broken roof.
It's only rain that I feel.
I've been wishing out the days.
Oh, oh, oh. Come back.

I have been planning out all that I'd say to you since you slipped away.
Know that I still remain true.
I've been wishing out the days.
Please say that if you hadn't have gone now I wouldn't have lost you another way from wherever you are.
Oh, oh, oh, oh. Come back.

And these days they linger on. Yeah yeah.
And in the night I've waiting for the real possibility that I may meet you in my dreams.
I go to sleep.

If I don't fall apart will my memories stay clear.
So you had to go and I had to remain here.
But the strangest thing today.
So far away and yet you feel so close.
And I'm not gonna question it any other way.
There must be an open door for you, oh oh oh, to come back.

And the days they linger on. Yeah, uh uh.
And every night what I'm waiting for is the real possibility that I may meet you in my dreams.
Sometimes you're there and you're talking back to me.
Come the morning I could swear that you're next to me and it's okay.

It's okay. It's okay.

I'll be here. Come back. Come back.
I'll, I'll be here. Come back. Come back. (x2)

Who... who... who... who...


13) Inside Job
          Time: 7:08
          McCready, Vedder

Underneath this smile lies everything.
All my hopes and anger. Pride and shame.
I make myself a pact to not to shut doors on the past just for today.
I am free.

I will not lose my faith.
It's an inside job today.
I know this one thing well.

I used to try to kill love.
It was the highest sin.
Breathing insecurity out and in.
Searching hope. I'm shown the way to run straight, pursuing the greater way for all.
Human light.

How I choose to feel is how I am. (x2)
I will not lose my faith.
It's an inside job today.
Oh, holding on the light of night.
On my knees to rise and fix my broken soul again. Yeah.

Let me run into the rain to be a human light again.
Let me run into the rain to shine a human light today.

Oh, life comes from within your heart and desire.
Oh, life comes from within my heart and desire.
Oh, life comes from within your heart and desire.

Oooh, oooh. Yeah, yeah, running away.

 
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