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'Mosaic' single off of Such is Life

Recorded, Mixed, and Mastered by Roye Robley of RR Studios in Hammond, Indiana.

Lyrics and Music written by As We Once Were.


You try to make it last, but before you know it, 4 years have passed
the pressure you've put on yourself has caused your foundation to crack
but dearest friend of mine, I won't give up on you
the broken shards of hope can help create something new

Here we go again, I've been left in pieces
But I'm putting myself back together as of recent
I'm a shattered kid with a thousand faces
who feels alone in crowded places
Broken is beautiful just like a mosaic

Time moves way too fast, and before you know it eight years have passed
the pillars you built to sustain yourself are slowly turning to glass
the weight of reality has begun to cultivate new mass
Because everything you thought was gold is turning out to be brass
Handle it with care, we all grow so fragile
remnants of the past, pieced together into fractals
The colors rupture but they can be re-sutured
And eventually when they come to light, they form the portraits of our future

Here we go again, we’re being left in pieces
but We're putting ourselves back together as of recent
We're shattered kids with a thousand faces
who feel alone in crowded places
but Broken is beautiful just like a mosaic


from Such is Life, released June 15, 2016



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As We Once Were Tinley Park, Illinois

Alt-Rock/Pop Punk band from the south suburbs of Chicago.

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