Gregory Porter – Long List Of Troubles


Just like cold steel shot hot out of a gun
Just like a orange peel left all day in the sun
I’ve got no feel that’s done left me scarred
What don’t kill me has done made me hard

Just like storms feel when you’ve got no place to run
Just like love feels when you thought she was the one
From the school of hard-knocks
Trapped between a rock and a hard place
What don’t kill me has done made me hard

I’ve learned to breathe underwater
And lay fire to bed
I’m just a man under pressure
Like Muddy Waters said

Disappointment can drop me
From a thousand stories high
I got a spare set of wings
Watch me fly

Just like storms feel when you’ve no place to run
Just like love feels when you thought she was the one
The school of hard-knocks
Right between a rock and a hard place
What don’t kill me has done made me hard

I’ve learned to breathe underwater
And lay fire to bed
I’m just a man under pressure
Like Muddy Waters said

Disappointment can drop me
From a thousand stories high
I’ve got a spare pair of wings
Oh, watch me fly

Taxes are due
And I’m through with you
I’ve been lonely a long time
I’m hungry now
And I was hungry then

I’ve gotta know them
I’ve got a notice just the other day
They said that I’m underwater
I’m underwater


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