Fear of Failure

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No, you don’t want to see the truth
It’s all fat and dingy
You’d rather see it and for that I commend you
So carve it out of my spine
Because I am feeling so dangerous
So dangerously low

Crossbones in cross hairs
I wonder how much this cross
Can truly bare it’s getting rather heavy
Darling am I insane?
Cause the fear of failure
Is running wild and running over me

Yeah, I know it hardly seems fair
Yet you’ve only had your whole life to prepare
For the biggest deal you built up inside your head

Still the pervert in me wants a chemical reaction
To peel your skin off to my satisfaction
My dreams can’t be all the same
All the same about you

Step into the light
To be the one that calls my name
If I can’t be the one that you want
I will be the one that you blame

Baby, baby I love the fear of failure

To get what you’ve never had
Do what’s never been done, oh yeah
So don’t delay the hands of fate at play
Working hard
Working hard to carry you home

Though bones will break I will not fall
I have the strength to do it all

You’ll have the strength to carry me to my grave

When I die please laugh
At my sarcastic epitaph
If I can’t be the one that you want
I will be the one you ignore

Baby, baby I love the fear of failure
Baby, baby I love the fear of failure
My baby, baby I love the fear of failure


from Beardlip, released October 11, 2019


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