Phoenix – Identical


I don’t just know you
I’ve grown like that too

(Identical, identical)
(Identical, identical)

If I don’t dislike you
I’m withdrawn, unrighteous too

(Identical, identical)
(Identical, identical)

I don’t just know you
But a red rose lies, peonies too
(Identical, identical) A caress can hide the lassitude
(Identical, identical)

In the same room, on the same night
I found you caught in the headlights
(Identical, identical) Hold up to show your gratitude
(Identical, identical)

Un-forget
Un-washed away
Can’t forgive
What you were
No God forbid
To persuade
All your sins
Are counterfeit

I’ll follow my own mistrial
I heard the echo this time
So why not discuss this headline
Now we’re sitting on the same side of this aisle

Reflections on the protocol and reciprocity
Hey father, mother, daughter here’s another varsity
Gazing ’round the corner of the University
Can’t call it out, but keep calling you out loud

Tell me you’re trying
Trying to regret
Playing all night those video tapes
“I’m no prophet
I’m your friend
Take my advice, make your mistakes”

I’m right beside you
Unfold that I know you
I’m told that it’s my fault
I’d rather fall and lose control again

(Identical, identical)
(Identical, identical)

(Identical, identical)
(Identical, identical)

I’m losing my friend
I’m losing my grip
Praying all night to radio waves
“I’m no prophet
I’m your friend
Take my advice, make your mistakes”


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