Rise Against — Anywhere But Here lyrics

We've been alright up to now
But the air that we breathe is about to run out
We've rehearsed our lines clear and loud
But the cue never came and the lights
They never went down
So we're passing the time
While time passes us
The fast lanes a term never applied to us
Without a dime to my name
Or a prayer in the world
I walk out the door

Destination: anywhere but here
Away from you

Now I'm on my way to the other side
(on my way)
Ill forget everything I left behind
(on my way)
These empty rooms
(on my way)
Are still filled with you
(on my way)

So I dropped out of my own race
A race with no finish line
No first or last place
I watch these faces all run right past me
I turn and walk away
'cause we finally know now what our time here's about we were not meant to be
Another face in the crowd
We're a forest of lives
We grow tall and wide
We won't ever be cut down

Now I'm on my way to the other side
(on my way)
Ill forget everything I left behind
(on my way)
These empty rooms
(on my way)
Are still filled with you
(on my way)

I'm so tired and turned around and scared
I'm lying in empty beds again
Ill wait for you to come
To your senses barbed-wire fences
Wont keep me from breaking through
I swear I will for you

Now I'm on my way to the other side
(on my way)
Ill forget everything I left behind
(on my way)
These empty rooms
(on my way)
Are still filled with you
(on my way)

I'm so tired and turned around and scared
I'm lying in empty beds again
Away from you
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Songwriters: PRINCIPE, JOSEPH / MCILRATH, TIMOTHY / BARNES, BRANDON / CHASSE, CHRISTOPHER
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