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This mirror's reflecting all that you don't want to see about yourself.
This spotlight shines so brightly down on you revealing all your doubts.

But stand proud, don't let it get you down.
Stand up straight, embrace the way you are.
You're so beautiful it's the world that's flawed.
You beyond incredible, your visions just so blurred.

If I could let you see the way that I have always seen you,
you'd be so sure of yourself,
you wouldn't need anyone else to say that.

Maybe you feel you're to blame like you're not, not strong enough.
And though you're trying, you're trying, sometimes too much, is just too much.
And if the weight of the world is too heavy to carry,
let me shoulder that, that burden I swear I won't let, let it bury you.

If I could let you see the way that I have always seen you,
you'd be so sure of yourself,
you wouldn't need anyone else to say that.

You're all I needed,
And I tried so hard to keep you happy and strong.
But I was so wrong.
And you didn't need it all along.
And I needed you more.
She kept me strong.

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from Letter to an Old Friend, released March 6, 2014

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Experimental rock band from Perth, Western Australia. Trying to do something different because we're weird.

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