Paralyzed Lyrics

Sixpence None the Richer


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Matthew Preston Slocum
album: Track 8 in album Divine Discontent
release date: 2002-10-29
popularity : 6 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Pop Rock
length: 3:55

Cover Art

Sixpence None The Richer Divine Discontent cover art
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I look out to the fields
Where blood is shed upon the ground
I breathe in, breathe out
Change the channel, (mute) the sound
I take a match, a cigarette, and a walk to clear my head
Stomach seething at the thought of all those (human beings dead)

I breathe in, breathe out
I'm going to an interview
About a song, three minutes long
That will mean nothing to you
Especially when your dearest friend
Was sent to cover Kosovo
His last assignment brought a bullet
And now he's gone, he's gone

Feels like I'm (fiddling) while Rome is burning down
Should I put my (fiddle) down and rise up from the ground
God give me strength to pray that You will set things right
'cause I'm paralyzed, I'm paralyzed

There was a (Christian) in the office
Sent to tell the wife (the news)
Fell in shock, the baby kicked, shed a tear inside the womb
I breathe in, breathe out
Soak the ground up with my eyes
I try to say a healing word
But my tongue is paralyzed

Feels like I'm (fiddling) while Rome is burning down
Should I put my (fiddle) down and rise up from the ground
God give me strength to pray that You will set things right
'cause I'm paralyzed, I'm paralyzed


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Breathe Your Name
  • 2 Tonight
  • 3 Down and Out of Time
  • 4 Don't Dream It's Over
  • 5 Waiting on the Sun
  • 6 Still Burning
  • 7 Melody of You
  • 8 Paralyzed
  • 9 I've Been Waiting
  • 10 Eyes Wide Open
  • 11 Dizzy
  • 12 Tension Is a Passing Note
  • 13 A Million Parachutes