Songs from a cliffside

 

Backup Plan

Everything's so complicated, ever since that day

When I got fired from my first job in New York and said

I swear, I'm fine, got plenty of time to sing

To get somewhere that pays the rent and now I'm just fine


Chorus:

And I'm flying throughout this tour in my van with me

I'm the driver of the piano, O just can't you see

And I took all my chances, folded them into one

As I play this hand, this is my life, this is my backup plan 

As I float down highway 95, or did I just wake up

Saw reflections in the rear view mirror, smiles lost on me

I swear, this time, I'm going to be seen

I will sacrifice nothing because now I'm fine 

Chorus:

And I'm flying throughout this tour in my van with me

I'm the driver of the piano, O just can't you see

And I took all my chances, folded them into one

As I play this hand, this is my life, this is my backup plan 

Cliffside

It's a long way down, at least beneath my toes

Time slowed now as I'm breathing in

Land slowly please, bring all your dreams

He said

Chorus:

Come with me I'll show you everything

I will play your song and we'll fall in love

Sunrise, cliffside until morning comes

We will dance through this flight, of our lives, we said tonight

We're back to life, pouring through our years

I took my time, with all our tears

Land slowly please bring all your dreams

Chorus:

Come with me I'll show you everything

I will play your song and we'll fall in love

Sunrise, cliffside until morning comes

We will dance through this flight, of our lives, we said tonight

Everything to me

I read the paper today, it shouted at me

'There's a mad man making promises we never thought we'd see'

He's got orange hair and blue eyes and wants to 

Cut down your cherry tree

We’re the nation of we

Not the nation of I 

and the more that I realize 

That’s everything to me 

Turned on the TV today, its a blank podium

“We’re awaiting, the announcement of the end of the world”

He’s got a plan for Armageddon and he simply calls it Fear

We’re the nation of we

Not the nation of I 

and the more that I realize 

That’s everything to me 

Love is evolving

Love is leaving

Love is letting go, when you need it

Love is real

Love is now

Love is this man on the saxophone

Cowboy Song

Well I should have bought those shoes

Instead I traded for some cowboy boots

Twenty dollars just made her day as I rode into the sun that May

Chorus:

Is there a time or a place 

That I could make my case

 To join you on this ride

To eternity by my side

Well the marshals got my face

Couldn't stay here, near this place

So come with me pretty girl this way, I swear we'll make it home some day

Chorus:

Is there a time or a place 

That I could make my case

To join you on this ride

To eternity by my side

Don't you worry we'll make new friends 

Time will heal us we'll make amends 

I didn't kill him, I swear my life, but he surely did steal my wife

Chorus:

Is there a time or a place 

That I could make my case

To join you on this ride

To eternity by my side