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

Lyrics and Music written by As We Once Were.

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Lift your head up, stop looking through the clouds
I was always told that self loathing is not allowed
I can't see straight, not any more than you can
But I still have this sticker on my head that says
"I'm the kid with all the issues"
And when I see myself five years from now
I'd like to think that I won't still be down
Until then, I’m left bearing this weight
the rooms walls keep caving in, as my mind fights off decay

I can't think about anything else other than
Wanting to break this chain link fence all around myself
I wish that I could hate you as as much
As I hate the feel of my own empty shell

Why can't you see me for me?
Why can't I let myself be okay
Why can't you see me for me?
I think I'm finally starting to feel okay

Is this what you wanted?
A deer in the headlights with nowhere to run away
Is this what you wanted?
I think I'm finally starting to feel okay

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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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