C U R R E N C Y

jewel in my hands

wake up come on go on get up

get out of bed

you're tired but this is most extraordinary

I opened to find

too blind

you'll barely believe it

leave it

undercover

it's shimmering

I swear it wasn't there

a minute ago

where did it go

it's underneath you

if I were see through

would it be better

this sparkling

jewel in my hands

go on can't you see it

it's so hard

to understand

envy is a poison

and whether or not it's gold

it's the only one I hold

it's the only one I hold

so come on go on goodbye you know

i hate to leave

but I feel I must say something about it

if I were to hide

but why

how criminally unfair

with something so rare

what do you mean

that there's a possibility

they won't believe me

looks are deceiving

if i reveal it

you think they'll steal it?

well maybe I'll just tell it to them

or I could sell it to them

maybe trade it

for something better

(Chorus)

particle

i only wanted

a haven in your harbor

i only wanted

part of you

but you had to walk in

take all of my possessions

any day, any day

drifting farther and farther away

i’m only a particle

a drop in you, forever dissolving

look at us revolving

in a glass, intact, and trapped

and you can keep it all at bay

always an arms length away

but one of us is changing

read between the lines

don’t ask me to repeat it

what’s that? you’re breaking up

i only wanted

some kind of consolation

now i’m going somewhere

out of view

cause it’s just too much

too much light in the sky

an expired constellation

way up there.. are you there..

drifting farther and farther away

scared of letting go

stay the same route

someone tell me where to go

if i get locked out

i’m only a particle

a drop in you, forever dissolving

look at us revolving

in a glass, intact, and trapped

and you can keep it all at bay

always an arms length away

but what are we exchanging?

read between the lines

don’t ask me to repeat it

what’s that? you’re breaking up

i only wanted

someone to rely on

i only wanted

a point of view

now it’s just too much

too much light in the sky

an expired constellation

way up there, are you there

drifting farther and farther away

i can’t hear you now

[ how should i know? ]

scared of letting go

stay the same route

someone tell me where to go

if i get locked out

don’t ask me to repeat it

what’s that?

are we breaking up?

takeover

fly on the dash

sideways glancing

rolling past

will you take over now

will you take over now

cause i've been at it overtime

think i'm losing my mind

in dead-end conversation

slow it down

things you haven't said

broken glass

will it take over now

will it take over now

cause i've been at it overtime

think i'm losing my mind in

useless abstract chatter

don't break down

don't break down

i can take over now

i can take over now

everywhere

it's not flying around

it's right here on the ground

it's everywhere

i'm with you

i do

currency

(you're barely human, the way you walk away)

sovereign chain me

operate me

over take me

only for a night

if i act cowardly

it's all power that you tower over me

born to borrow

hard to rescue

i can feel your arms around my spine

give in, get out of it

the more i stand

the more that i lie

down

caesar how'd you manage

how'd you conquer

was there fever in your fight

all rise, all rise

all testify

at best i rest at your side

born to borrow

hard to rescue

i can feel your arms around my spine

give in give out of it

the more i stand

the more that i lie

down

sadness is a currency

i'll pay you every time

indebted to you being there

while i remain stuck in my chair

sadness is a chapel

i go there every time

in there it's free, no need to pay

time's the only currency

sadness is an ocean

you build up in your mind

a moat of moping

a river of rain

collected in your spine

but feeling it in any amount

is valuable and paramount

if loving you is to pay a toll

then love

is capital