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Breathing Underwater

Verse 1

I'm the blade, you're a knife
I'm the weight, you're the kite
They were right when they said
We were breathing underwater
Out of place all the time
In a world that wasn't mine to take;

Post-
Verse

I'll wait

Chorus

Is this my life?
(ah-ha-ah-ha-ah)
Am I breathing underwater?
Is this my life?
(ah-ha-ah-ha-ah)
Am I breathing underwater?

Post-
Chorus

(uh-hu)
(uh-huh)
(uh-hu-uh)
(uh-hu)

Verse 2

I'm a blade, you're the knife
I'm the ways, you're the kite
They were right when they said
We should never meet our heroes
When they bowed at their feet
In the end it wasn't me

Chorus

Is this my life?
(ah-ha-ah-ha-ah)
Am I breathing underwater?
Is this my life?
(ah-ha-ah-ha-ah)
Am I breathing underwater?

Post-
Chorus

(uh-hu)
(uh-huh)
(uh-hu-uh)
(uh-hu)

Bridge

Nights are days
We beat a path through the mirrored maze
I can see the end   (a-ha-ah-ah)
But it hasn't happened yet
I can see the end   (a-ha-ah-ah)
But it hasn't happened yet

Chorus

Is this my life?
(ah-ha-ah-ha-ah)
Am I breathing underwater?
Is this my life?
(ah-ha-ah-ha-ah)
Am I breathing underwater?

Outro

Am I breathing underwater?
Am I breathing underwater?

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Writer(s): Emily Haines, James Shaw
Video: "metricmusic" YouTube Channel

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