River (3:04)

Cover of The Listening

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Out across cities I see buildings burn into piles
And watch the world in wonder as mountains turn into tiles
And trees losing their leaves and our faces becoming tired
I wish I could discover something that doesn't expire

MetroLyrics Full lyrics at MetroLyrics


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  • Simo_Pamyu

    how many memories...

    11 Feb 2014 Reply
  • ComeHereSparrow

    This an Savior are very easy to confuse for a new listener. I like both but almost instantly noticed that they have the same structure, same verse style, similar meaning, singing "River" over the last chorus just like singing "Save me" at the end of Savior... Perhaps it was intentional.

    21 Jun 2013 Reply
  • hungryayumuchan

    fave. lights song by far

    6 Nov 2012 Reply
  • thompsonmd

    I wanna go where you're going, a follower following.

    12 Apr 2012 Reply
  • tommiiw

    My least favorite Lights song. [2]

    16 Dec 2011 Reply
  • jerryhayani

    beauty song...

    13 Jun 2011 Reply
  • RosesOfTomorrow

    awesome 8D it is something, that reminds me of school.

    2 Jan 2011 Reply
  • jenny2

    the beginning reminds me of the degrassi theme song.

    14 Jul 2010 Reply
  • jebusxjuice

    I'm not a huge fan of 'The Listening' as an album in general, but this song is just perfection.

    1 Feb 2010 Reply
  • johnmcnamee

    Love this song!

    30 Sep 2009 Reply
  • Aldyn

    i could listen to this on loop foreveeeeeeer. one of the best tracks on the listening. the loud synth/guitar sounds sooo delicious. i love the little robotic noise that comes in right before the choruses.

    25 Sep 2009 Reply
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    18 Sep 2009 Reply
  • btank8

    This is such a beautiful song.

    16 Sep 2009 Reply
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    16 Sep 2009 Reply

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