Who I Am Hates Who I've Been by Relient K


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Who I Am Hates Who I've Been
by Relient K

Album: The Bird and the Bee Sides
by Relient K


I watched the proverbial sunrise
Coming up over the Pacific and
You might think I'm losing my mind,
But I will shy away from the specifics...

'Cause I don't want you to know where I am
'Cause then you'll see my heart
In the saddest state it's ever been.

This is no place to try and live my life.

(Pre-Chorus)
Stop right there. That's exactly where I lost it.
See that line. I never should have crossed it.
Stop right there. I never should have said
That it's the very moment that
I wish that I could take back.

(Chorus)
I'm sorry for the person I became.
I'm sorry that it took so long for me to change.
I'm ready to try and never become that way again
'Cause who I am hates who I've been.
Who I am hates who I've been.

I talk to absolutely no one.
Couldn't keep to myself enough.
And the things bottled inside have finally begun
To create so much pressure that I'll soon blow up.

I heard the reverberating footsteps
Sinking up to the beating of my heart,
And I was positive that unless I got myself together,
I would watch me fall apart.

And I can't let that happen again
‘Cause then you'll see my heart
In the saddest state it's ever been.

This is no place to try and live my life.

Stop right there. That's exactly where I lost it.
See that line. I never should have crossed it.
Stop right there. I never should have said
That it's the very moment that
I wish that I could take back.

Stop right there. That's exactly where I lost it.
See that line. I never should have crossed it.
Stop right there. I never should have said
That it's the very moment that
I wish that I could take back

I'm sorry for the person I became.
I'm sorry that it took so long for me to change.
I'm ready to try and never become that way again
'Cause who I am hates who I've been.
Who I am hates who I've been.

Who I am hates who I've been
and who I am won't take the second chance you gave me.
Who I am hates who I've been
‘Cause who I've been only ever made me...

So sorry for the person I became.
So sorry that it took so long for me to change.
I'm ready to try and never become that way again
‘Cause who I am hates who I've been.
Who I am hates who I've been.


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