Withhold The Sun

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Suddenly you fell from the sky
Quickly I left you behind
The scars will open in time
Will I ever find you again?

Shut up, don't speak the words
it's not what they wanna hear
Withhold your narrow mind
That drives away your peers
If nothing seems so good
then how are you exempt?
The only strain of conceit
"I hate myself more than you"

Give it up, you're only greener
Give it up, you're getting meaner
Give it up, you're growing colder
You can't help from getting older

Don't wanna go, I wanna stay right here
With you, I realize I'm impossible to bear
Orphan the pessimist, how can you stand the sight?
Breathe in the air before you suffocate, and die in the sun

I am drowning, I'm pulling you down
Take me out back, put this joke to an end
"The world is so dark to me"
Who am I to judge for you?


from Iris In, released September 26, 2013
Music by Optic
Lyrics by Steve Christopher



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As one of the few progressive bands on Long Island, Optic strives to maintain a level of musical integrity, both for ourselves, and for our audience. Our music is honest expression, whether it contains hope, depression, relief, or excitement; prepare yourself for an emotional journey unprecedented by our contemporaries. ... more

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