Lyrics

Unwind

VanVelzen’s debuutalbum kwam op 1 binnen in de album top 100. Het is bekroond met de TMF Award voor Beste Album in 2007 en een Platina Plaat in 2009.

Klik op de titels van de nummers om de lyrics te zien verschijnen.

1. Unwind

How could I find you?
How could you break on through to me?
I must have been blinded
By a light I did not see

I’m in love
I’m in wonderful love
I’m in deep this time
All heart, no mind
I’m in love
I can feel my life unwind

One in a million
One of the lucky chosen few
Could have been different
Could have been me here without you

I’m in love
I’m in wonderful love
I’m in deep this time
All heart, no mind
I’m in love
I can feel my life unwind

Unwind into something new
Unwind into something true
I see a million different colours
With each and every step I take
I find myself now I’m falling into you

I’m in love
I’m in wonderful love
I’m in deep this time
All heart, no mind
I’m in love
I can feel my life unwind

I’m in love
I can feel my life unwind
Unwind

2. Baby Get Higher

You gotta flow, like a river
Heading the same way forever
I love you, love you, love you
And I’m trying to figure out
How to make it better

If you don’t hide away inside
You’ll your wings would open
So free your mind and you will fly

Baby get higher
You know that’s all I’m asking for
Baby get higher
I don’t think I can take no more
You’re bringing me down
You’re stuck on the ground
How do I turn this thing around?
Baby get higher

You’re stuck in a groove, like a record
You don’t even know what you’re looking for
And you never, never, never see that I’m trying, no
I want you to feel
So much more

Let it all out, you scream and shout
Tear down the walls around you
So free your mind and you will fly

Baby get higher
You know that’s all I’m asking for
Baby get higher
I don’t think I can take no more
You’re bringing me down
You’re stuck on the ground
How do I turn this thing around?
Baby get higher

3. Burn

You
Struck a match inside
This frozen hart of mine
You set my world on fire
Stranded dazed and confused
Stumbling drunk on you
Consumed by my own desire
Tell me how tell me how

You burn right through me you undo me yeah
What a way to go
Oh you twist and turn me
Ignite and stir me yeah
You know I’ve got to learn how you burn

Lost in a stadium full of frowns
Till your smile turned it all around
Now the mention of your name
Fans the flame

A flame that
Burns right through me you undo me yeah
What a way to go
Oh you twist and turn me
Ignite and stir me yeah
You know I’ve got to learn how you burn how you burn

Oh I wanted just to know you
Even just to come close
But every time we touch
That fire goes up in smoke

Cause you burn cause you burn
What a way to go
Oh you twist and turn me ignite and stir me yeah
You know I’ve got to learn
How you burn right through me you undo me yeah
What a way to go
Oh you twist and turn me ignite and stir me yeah
You know I’ve got to learn how you burn how you burn
How you burn

4. Waiting For The End

This summer heartbeat is the last
It shivers, then it’s gone
Now the days are moving fast
I’ve been waiting here too long
I’ve seen the dewdrops turn to frost
Reminding me of what i lost

I’ve seen it all before
I played your little games
I fought in all your wars
They always end the same
I won’t fight you anymore
There’s nothing to defend
My back’s against the wall
I’m waiting for the end
Just waiting for the end

We move in circles, we don’t speak
There’s nothing left to say
I may look strong, but I feel so weak
Now the silence is here to stay
It’s in our heart, it’s in our heads
Right between us in our bed

I’ve seen it all before
I played your little games
I fought in all your wars
They always end the same
I won’t fight you anymore
There’s nothing to defend
My back’s against the wall
I’m waiting for the end
Just waiting for the end

I’m waiting for the end
I’m waiting for the end

I’ve seen it all before
I played your little games
I fought in all your wars
They always end the same
I won’t fight you anymore
There’s nothing to defend
My back’s against the wall
I’m waiting for the end

I’m waiting for the end, I’m waiting for the end
I’m waiting for the end, I’m waiting for the end

5. I’ll Stand Tall

You are in over you head
Don’t see much of the sky
But I know you should know
Just look up when you’re low
We’ll spin this around
I can hear you call

When you fall
I’ll rise and make you whole
I’ll stand tall
You’ll be safe and sound
Miles above the ground
i’ll stand tall and make you high
Give you wings and make you fly
I’ll stand tall

Drive it out of the slow lane
Speed things up to you pace
There might only be four walls
You need a map of the maze

I can see that you suffer
But in time you will see
there’s a new way to go
Just look up when you’re low
We’ll spin this around
I can hear you’re call

When you fall
I’ll rise and make you whole
I’ll stand tall
You’ll be safe and sound
Miles above the ground
i’ll stand tall and make you high
Give you wings and make you fly
I’ll stand tall

6. Rise

So you’ve lost control
You think that life is after you
It feels like drowning in the crowd
And your sun is down and out

Now you’ve lost your soul
Your blue eyes getting darker every night
You don’t even see me, you hide behind the blinds
So open up, don’t keep it all inside

We’ll erase the clouds out of the sky
We will stand the storm
And I’ll keep you warm
Soon you’ll wake up and you’ll rise
A new sun will meet your eyes

Don’t you rule me out
Solitaire’s a silly game to play
You don’t even see, how your world has turned to grey
But the morning will be brighter then today

We’ll erase the clouds out of the sky
We will stand the storm
And I’ll keep you warm
Soon you’ll wake up and you’ll rise
A new sun will meet your eyes

And when the night is over
And the dark turns into blue
You will face a different mirror
And you’ll get a better view

And then the sun arises
Just to lighten up your mind
And charge your heart with fire
It will make you rise and shine

7. Deep

Whenever she’s around, I feel my heart melt down
And I’m in deep, yeah I’m in deep love now baby
When she takes my hand, I’m under her command
And I’m in deep, yeah I’m in deep love now baby

And I just can’t stop this feeling baby
I just can’t let this feeling go

Cause when the moon is high
And the music plays
I lose myself, I’m a real bad case
And when she takes me to her secret room
I lose myself, so slap my face
I’m in deep

No matter how I try
to keep the cool inside
I’m still in deep, I’m in deep love now
And there’s no other way,
I’m feeling lost and dazed
I’m in deep, I’m in deep love now, yeah

And I just can’t stop this feeling baby
I just can’t let this feeling go

Cause when the moon is high
And the music plays
I lose myself, I’m a real bad case
And when she takes me to her secret room
I lose myself, so slap my face
I’m in deep
Deep, deep, deep, I’m in deep love now baby

I’m in deep love now baby

Come on, come on, come on, come on
Come on, come on, come on, come on
Ooooh

Cause when the moon is high
And the music plays
I lose myself, I’m a real bad case
And when she takes me to her secret room
I lose myself, yeah

Cause when the moon is high
And the music plays
I lose myself, I’m a real bad case
I lose myself, so slap my face, slap my face
I’m in deep, deep, deep, deep
I’m in deep, I’m in deep love now,
I’m in deep, whohoo
I’m in deep love now baby

8. Chasing The Sun

Give me just a minute to think out loud
If you have a minute to spare
You hide and seek and you’re running round
It doesn’t seem to get you anywhere

You’re focus is off, let me rub you’re eyes
So wake up, and make me up
The act you’re putting on is a cheap disguise
So break out, I’ll break you out

All this time you’re run
Waiting for life to start off
But it’s already begun
Oh this race is never won
You know that it can’t be done
You might as well be chasing the sun

Tell me how it feels to be on the ground
Now that you’ve changed you’re game
You’re catching your breath and it’s slowing down
But the need to hunt remains

You try to find your way but you’re getting lost
So brake it off, and shake it off
I promise I’ll let you readjust
Don’t shut me out, don’t shut me out

All this time you’re run
Waiting for life to start off
But it’s already begun
Oh this race is never won
You know that it can’t be done
You might as well be chasing the sun

9. Fool For Life

Is this the way I wanna live
Trying hard not to miss anything a life might give
Or do I keep on running round

Chasing my tail, never exhale
How com I never settle down
Well I have rest my head
And peace, at ease,
And in the need of nothing else
I ask of you

If only fools are satisfied
take my sanity away
If only fools, fools are satisfied
Let me be a fool

When will I ever lose this drive
I tried but I don’t seem to win this fight
I’m like a house with out a soul
The emptiness keeps me going

Maybe you can make me howl
And soothe my head, and peace at ease
in the need of nothing else
I ask of you

If only fools are satisfied
Please take my sanity away
If only fools, fools are satisfied
Let me be a fool

If only fools are satisfied
Take my sanity away
If only fools, fools are satisfied
Let me be a fool, For life

10. Shine A Little Light

Crush me
You gotta take this ego off me
You gotta do it to me baby
You’re everything I want

Now show me
Only through your eyes I can see
Only through your wounds I will bleed
Into something, someone good

Shine a little light on me
Shine a little light on me
When it’s getting dark, too dark to see
Shine a little light on me

Go, go
I’m getting ready for the new road
I’m getting ready to be overthrown
So come and take me over

Now lover
Oh let the music take control of
Of this body, mind and soul

Shine a little light on me
Shine a little light on me
When it’s getting dark, too dark to see
Shine a little light on me

Oh, let me turn you over baby
Oh, let me slip deep inside
Oh, let me be your comfort darling
Oh, let me be your lover tonight
And fly, fly

Shine a little light on me
Shine a little light on me
When it’s getting dark, too dark to see
Shine a little light on me

Shine a little light on me
Shine a little light on me
When it’s getting dark, too dark to see
Shine a little light on me

Shine….
Shine….

11. Someday

Life is seldom fair
But it’s far from trough
Dust off the fear that’s blinding you
Risk a second take
Take a leap of faith
Who knows what you might fall into

Someday it’s gonna turn out that way
Can’t wait to see what happens
It’s gonna set your world on fire
I know it’s been a long time coming
But the wait will seem like nothing
When the lightning hits the wire
Someday it’s gonna turn out that way

You’ve been more than brave
You rewrote the page
Of all the rules that tied you down
So brush off the luck
Yeah you won’t need much
For you to turn this all around

Someday it’s gonna turn out that way
Can’t wait to see what happens
It’s gonna set your world on fire
I know it’s been a long time coming
But the wait will seem like nothing
When the lightning hits the wire
Someday it’s gonna turn out that way

And then you’re gonna wake up
In the middle of a dream
Just to find you’re not asleep
Somewhere when the sun refuses to shine
You’re gonna light your own sky
In the middle of the night

Someday it’s gonna turn out that way
Someday it’s gonna set your world on fire

Someday it’s gonna turn out that way
Can’t wait to see what happens
It’s gonna set your world on fire
Someday it’s gonna turn out that way
For you

12. One Angry Dwarf

September ’85 I was 47 inches high
Mom said by christmas I would have
A bad ass mother G.I. Joe
for your little minds to blow
I still got beat up after class

Yeah
Now I’m big and important
one angry dwarf
and 200 solemn faces
are you
If you really want to see me
check your papers and your T.V.
Look who’s tellin’ who what to do
Kiss my ass good-bye

Don’t give me that bullshit
you know who I am
I’m your nightmare little man
Vic you stole my lunch money
made me cry
Jane remember second grade
Said you couldn’t stand my face
Rather than kiss me you said
you’d rather die

Now I’m big and important
one angry dwarf
and 200 solemn faces
are you
If you really want to see me
check your papers and your T.V. oh
Look who’s tellin’ who what to do
Kiss my ass good-bye

You’ll be sorry one day
Yes you will, yes you will
You shouldn’t push me around
Cause I will, yes I will
You will be sorry when I’m big
Yes you will, yes you will
You will be sorry

Now I’m big and important
one angry dwarf
and 200 solemn faces
are you
If you really want to see me
check your papers and your T.V. oh
Look who’s tellin’ who what to do
Kiss my ass good-bye

Kiss my ass kiss my ass good-bye now
Kiss my ass kiss my ass good-bye now

September ’85
September ’85

Take Me In

Het eerste deel van het tweeluik Take Me In & Hear Me Out (eigenlijk drieluik aangezien de DVD Paradiso Live er ook bij zat). Van dit album kwamen de singles Love Song en On My Way. Daarnaast werden in België de singles Take Me In en Follow Me/Follow You uitgebracht.

Klik op de titels van de nummers om de lyrics te zien verschijnen.

1. Take Me In

Go on Go on Go on
and seduce me
I can’t pretend no longer
this feeling’s taking me over now
I’m completely yours

Go on Go on Go on
I surrender
There ain’t no ego left to defend here
I can’t resist to go where your wild heart grows

Oh oh oh
Are you willing to play the game?
Are you ready to start again?
You got to let me know
Are you ready to go?
Oh oh oh
Are you willing to lose control
If you’re ready to begin:
Take me in

Go on Go on Go on,
I’ll reduce myself into
Nothing just to see how far
You can go on and on with temptation baby
You drive me crazy and everything is hazy
I’m completely yours

Oh oh oh
Are you willing to play the game?
Are you ready to start again?
You got to let me know
Are you ready to go?
Oh oh oh
Are you willing to lose control
If you’re ready to begin
Take me in

Make up your mind come on, come on
Don’t waste time
Jump on the train and don’t let it pass you by
You got to let me know

Oh oh oh
Are you willing to play the game?
Are you ready to start again?
You got to let me know
Are you ready to go?
Oh oh oh
Are you willing to lose control
If you’re ready to begin
Take me in

2. Love Song

Come on baby won’t you pick up the phone
Cause I’m here on my own in my private twilight zone
I can’t recall when I last had a laugh
and my friends are talking behind my back
They all worry about me when they go out without me
Cause I’m kinda stuck in a broken hearted state
But I don’t want to think that it’s too late
and I want to make things right

It’s a beautiful morning, the sun is shining down on me
And wherever you are now
Won’t you listen when I’m asking you to…

Hold on I’ll sing you a little love song
I promise to make it short and sweet
Do you like it, will you listen while I
Keep on singing a little love song
I hope it will make you stick with me
Do you like it, will you listen to me now

If I could get it on the radio
Make a hit on the air so you would hear it everywhere
And you would think that it is pretty good
‘till your friend told you and you understood that it’s me
And I am hoping for a new beginning
Cause I never saw that sign that says the end
And I would make you want to see me again
Oh excuse me I just fantasized

But if you happen to hear it
Won’t you listen when I’m asking you to…

Hold on I’ll sing you a little love song
I promise to make it short and sweet
Do you like it, will you listen while I
Keep on singing a little love song
I hope it will make you stick with me
Do you like it, will you listen to me

I’ll sing in the street and I’ll sing in the car
I’ll sing on the bus and I’ll sing at the bar
I’ll sing it to everyone you’ll ever meer
I’ll sing for the moon and I’ll sing for the stars
I sing it to Jupiter, Venus and Mars
And hopefully I’ll sing you back to me oh yeah

Why won’t you hold on I’ll sing you a little love song
I promise to make it short and sweet
Do you like it, will you listen while I
Keep on singing a little love song
I hope it will make you stick with me
Do you like it, will you listen to me now
Do you like it, will you listen to me now

3. Follow Me/Follow You

Sometimes in life
It can be hard
To figure out the right way

So many roads
You walk alone
Fighting to make it through the day

Lost in a maze
You try to go back
Wanting to find the right track

And when you’re up against the wall
I will stick with you through it all

Every time you break
I’ll break in pieces
Every time you fall
I’ll fall with you
At the end of every road
I will be there
In the darkest night
I’m shining through
Follow me and I’ll follow you

I know your pain
I see the tears
That you won’t show to anyone

I see your eyes
The hurt and the lies
No need to pretend it’s all right

Cause I’ve been there too
And I made it through
And I will be right beside you
You don’t have to face this world alone, no

Every time you break
I’ll break in pieces
Every time you fall
I’ll fall with you
At the end of every road
I will be there
In the darkest night
I’m shining through
Follow me and I’ll follow you

I’ll be your place to hide
I’ll be by your side
No matter what you do
I’ll be there for you
I’ll be there for you

4. On My Way

I want a picture in my pocket from the day we met
Remember when we drank too much
I want to carry it around with me
and show it off to everyone we meet
If that’s okay with you

I want to rent a plane and write our names across the sky
In big white fluffy letters
Or just whisper something silly in your ear
When we’re not supposed to laugh
If that’s okay with you
Is that okay with you
‘Cause you make it real

One of these days I’m gonna find you
Baby I’m on my way
Baby I’m on my way
I may be a step or two steps behind you
But, baby I’m on my way
Baby I’m on my way

I want to look at you from way across the room
And know exactly what you’re thinking
Every corner of your body
Every perfect imperfection I will know
If that’s okay with you

I want to take you on a thousand or more first dates
And everytime I make it better
Lie in bed with you for days on end
and never let you go
If that’s okay with you
If that’s okay with you
‘Cause you make it real

One of these days I’m gonna find you
Baby I’m on my way
Baby I’m on my way
I may be a step or two steps behind you
But baby I’m on my way
Baby I’m on my way

And when we’re grey and old
I’ll still be by your side
Warming your hands in mine
We’ll share the memories

You make it real
One of these days I’m gonna find you
Baby I’m on my way
Baby I’m on my way
I’m only a step or two steps behind you
Baby I’m on my way
Baby I’m on my way

I just want to lie with you
Share my life and die with you
Love you every single day Baby,
I’m on my way

5. Right This Time

Sun begins to chase the shadows
The wind starts playing with the candles
We can only run no place to hide

If there’s a place called inspiration
It’s the final destination
Meet me where the dark turns into light

Somewhere in between what’s wrong and right
On the edge of reason
We will run across the endless night
To find a deeper meaning
Don’t stop now
I’ll be right behind
To make sure
We will get it right this time

Goes by so slowly
All the things I got to know
All seem to disappear
The world is changing fast

City sirens in the distance
Shake this night into existence
Present slowly fading into past

Somewhere in between what’s wrong and right
On the edge of reason
We will run across the endless night
To find a deeper meaning
Don’t stop now
I’ll be right behind
To make sure
We will get it right this time
We will get it right this time, this time

So don’t stop now
I’ll make sure
We will get it right

Sun begins to chase the shadows
Wind defeated all the candles
Meet me where the dark turns into light

6. Truth Of The Matter

Home alone, Friday night
Counting down all city lights
Cause all that’s left
don’t seem to turn out right

Result of too much hangin’ round
I scream but don’t hear a sound
Need someone to bring my circus back to town

You said you’d be right over
You said you’d be the girl that sells the truth

But the truth of the matter is
I’m over you
The truth of the matter is
I’m over you
The truth is never far behind
I’d catch it if I could

To call this off, and start anew
Would be the sensible thing to do
So why do I still want to be your fool

You said you’d be right over
You said you’d be the girl that sells the truth

But the truth of the matter is
I’m over you
The truth of the matter is
I’m over you
The truth is never far behind
I’d catch it if I could

Girl someday soon
We’re gonna bend the rules

You said you’d be right over
You said you’d be the girl that sells the truth

But the truth of the matter is
I’m over you
The truth of the matter is
I’m over you
The truth is never far behind
I’d catch it if I could

The truth of the matter is
I don’t matter much to you

Oh no!

7. Dream With Me

Time and place are so unreal
It´s how we see the things or feel
You´re half a world away
But I can feel you near

You made your way right to my soul
Picked up the pieces and made me whole
Your presence seems so real
I close my eyes

Dream with me
Touch me baby
Dream with me

Move me like you used to do
I can see through the curtains of time
I can feel through the darkness of night

It’s real, don’t wake up
Don’t let the bright light fool you
Just dream with me

And all the lights that guide the way
Make all the other things turn grey
There’s too much to reveal
Just close your eyes and

Dream with me
Touch me baby
Dream with me

Move me like you used to do
I can see through the curtains of time
I can feel through the darkness of night

It’s real, don’t wake up
Don’t let the bright light fool you
Just dream with me tonight

And when we get to cloud nine
You’ll know just what to do
We’re gonne make the sun shine on through

Move me like you used to
Move me like you used to
Move me like you used to
Move me like you used to do

8. Broken Tonight

You see the world through your window
You don’t even go outside anymore
You only feel safe feeling hollow
You think your scars are too deep to be cured

But stay for a while
Let me hold you tonight
Just open your eyes you will see the light shine
You don’t have to be frozen
You don’t have to be broken tonight

You hide your heart in the shadows
So afraid to open up to anyone
But I can see your faded halo
And I can make it burn again, like the sun

If you stay for a while
Let me hold you tonight
Just-open your eyes you will see the light shine
You don’t have to be frozen
You don’t have to be broken tonight

Just stay for a while
Let me hold you tonight
Just-open your eyes you will see the light shine
You don’t have to be frozen
You don’t have to be broken
You don’t have to be broken tonight

9. Stay A Little Longer

You say you haven’t been yourself
Too long have you been on the shelf
Filling up with doubt
Well you may feel you’ve lost control
But tell me, who ever has it all figured out?

You need to get back on your feet
I’ll turn you upside down for you

Stay, stay a little longer
I will build you stronger girl it’s true
I’m not quite through with you
Stay, stay a little longer
I will fill the hunger girl it’s true

In the place you were before
Just bits and pieces on the floor
Like a jigsaw mix up
But I can put you back together
Cause I vividly remember
The way you were

It takes time to rearrange your mind
I’ll turn it inside out for you

Stay, stay a little longer
I will still the hunger girl it’s true
Oh, all of the things we’d do

What can I say?
You gotta understand
I feel the urgency to keep you near to me
Anyway nothing I rather do
Make you as good as new
All I need is you and one more day

Stay, stay a little longer
I will build you stronger girl it’s true
I’m not quite through with you
Stay, stay a little longer
I will fill the hunger girl it’s true

Oh, all of the things we’d do
Hmmmm…

Hear Me Out

Het tweede deel van Take Me In & Hear Me Out kwam uit op 4 september 2009. Op dit album stond onder andere de hitsingle When Summer Ends en de met Armin van Buuren uitgebrachte danceplaat Broken Tonight.

Klik op de titels van de nummers om de lyrics te zien verschijnen.

1. I’m Here

When you’re emtpy and you don’t know
Why it all escapes you, escapes you
If those dreams you’re holding on to shatter
And it breaks you, breaks you

When you try so hard and you just can’t win
Yeah I know that feeling
You don’t wanna talk but you still want a friend
Anytime you need me
I’m here, here, I am here

When you need a prayer but you can’t find the words
Then I’ll pray for you, for you
And if the night comes down so hard
That you’re lost in the dark
I’ll find you, I come and find you

When you try so hard and you just can’t win
Yeah I know that feeling
You don’t wanna talk but you still want a friend
Anytime you need me
I’m here, here, I am here

Anytime you’re lonely, anytime you’re crawling
Anytime you’re falling down

You try so hard but you just can’t win
I know that feeling
You don’t wanna talk but you still want a friend
Anytime you need me
I’m here, I am here
I’m here, here, I am here

2. Crawl

On a way home, down the same road
I can feel it again, the floor beneath both of us
Is trembling now, because the words are shaking
Telling me now, doesn’t change anything
You’re telling me how, I should have done something else

But how can I be guilty of a crime you started
Stop right there, ’cause you can do better

I’m not gonna crawl, that’s not what I want
I’m not afraid to stand, where the others turned and ran
If you have to cry, I’ll make your tears mine
You’re the one I want, but I’m never gonna crawl

Standing outside, thinking how lucky I was
Hitting my stride, being there with you
But now it’s like your emotion, wants to claim something
Gone so wrong, ’cause you can do better

I’m not gonna crawl, that’s not what I want
I’m not afraid to stand, where the others turn and ran
If you have to cry, I’ll make your tears mine
You’re the one I want, but I’m never gonna crawl

I will make that we stay, no I’m gonna change it
You can leave me astray, from your heart
somewhere deep in your soul, there’s a wait to get out of all
You hurt, and make this matter

I’m not gonna crawl, that’s not what I want
I’m not afraid to stand, where the others turn and ran
If you have to cry, I’ll make your tears mine
I’m never gonna crawl

3. When Summer Ends

Ever since I met you
I’ve been waiting for the snow to fall
Waiting for the moon to call
The sun out of my eyes
And I can’t help but wonder
Why you would spend your days with me
Why you would have your way with me
Why you’re with me at all

And I wish it was forever
But nothing lasts forever at all, no

I know our time is now
Still I tell myself somehow
This thing won’t end as it began
You’re still here
When summer ends

Another day is dawning
And I can’t believe the light I see
You’re standing right in front of me
A wonder to my eyes
And I don’t dare to look away
Afraid that you might disappear
And you were never really here
It’s all been in my mind again

And I wish it was forever
But nothing lasts forever at all, at all

I know our time is now
Still I tell myself somehow
This thing won’t end as it began
You’re still here
When summer ends

I used to prefer to be lonely
But you seem to be the only
One I can’t let go

I know our time is now
Still I tell myself somehow
This thing won’t end as it began
You’re still here
When summer ends

This thing,
This life won’t end as it began
You’ll still be here
When summer ends

Ever since I met you
I’ve been waiting for the snow to fall

4. Was It Worth It?

Before I begin, let me tell you the state that I’m in
I’m throwing out reason again, and it takes me back
Well, as I rewind, leaving the darkness behind
It’s turning increasingly bright, and it burns my eyes

To see us both on fire, makes me weak inside
And my breathing, slows down
I try to fight it, but I can’t help it now

Was it worth the try?
Wasn’t all this waiting for you, worth the while?
Was it worth, the goodbye?

From of the top of the hill, the signs are so clear
We choose not to see, ignore what we feel
And the promise, kept us blind

Now I’m waving a flag, won’t you please help me out?
We can’t go back, and we can’t stop now
I play it over and over and over, in my mind

I see us both on fire, makes me weak inside
And my breathing, slows down
I try to fight it, but I can’t help it now

Was it worth the try?
Wasn’t all this waiting for you, worth the while?
Was it worth, the goodbye?

I took the pros and the cons
The right and the wrongs
And the heart and the songs

But the pain lingers on
But the pain lingers on

Was it worth the try?
Wasn’t all this waiting for you, worth the while?
Was it worth, the goodbye?

5. Anything is Possible

When all the things that seem to matter
Slowly vanish in the haze
When all your dreams are suddenly shatterd
Or life just seems to laugh you in the face

Don’t hold on to what you know
Sometimes you just have to let it go

Keep on reaching, for the stars
Anything is possible
Keep believing, it’s not that far
Anything is possible

When you just worry ’bout tomorrow
When you’re too trouble to appreciate, today
When you get lost on the road, you follow
I might have to change your ways

Don’t hold on to what you know
Sometimes you’re gotta have to let it go

Keep on reaching, for the stars
Anything is possible
Keep believing, it’s not that far
Anything is possible

It’s never right around the corner, are we getting warmer?
Nobody knows
And if love waits, just around the corner
Why wait ’till it shows?

Keep on reaching, for the stars
Anything is possible
Keep believing, it’s not that far
Anything is possible

6. Other Side Of Me

Why do you misunderstand me
Though I kept silence, I’ve got plenty
To say where I can find
The words again oh why

Do you think I don’t need you
I may be blind
But hey I can still read you
Let’s turn the page we’re on
Not close the book

You think this is the perfect time to end this
But I know there’s still a chance for us to went this
Open your eyes, to who I really am and see
There’s still an other side of me

Try to see the good that’s in me
Cause I know I’m just not ready
To burn a house down
Down to the ground
and I feel we’re on to so much more
If only you’d explore
the road I see ahead to you
I think this is the perfect time to end this

Though I know there’s still a chance for us to went this
Open your eyes to who I really am and see
There’s still an other side of me

Open your eyes to who I really am and see
A perfect opportunity
To meet the man that I could be
I’ll show you an other side of me

7. Bigger Heart

Nothing you say, can change my mind
None of your words will bend my course
I’m like a train but without the rails
I’ve got the wind blowing in my sails
I don’t need no signs ahead
To tell me where I’m going to

Wherever we stand becomes my way
Wherever we trade did find my grow
Don’t think too much ’cause we’ll go insane
Let’s just kiss and resolve the pain
No need to understand, as long as we believe it’s true

So let’s get high on a bigger love, on a bigger heart
Let’s not swim for the show and try right from the start
Let’s get high on a bigger love, on a bigger heart

But I would rather rejump an fall,
Yeah I would rather rejump than to never fly at all

We could never get hurt, the way we are
We gotta get down to feel the floor
We won’t get bruised and we never run
But why regret what we haven’t done
Let’s not sit and wait, but let just try and make it true

‘Cause all I know is given a change, we should take it
Every closed door we’ve got to find out what there hides, hides

So let’s get high on a bigger love, on a bigger heart
Let’s not swim for the show and try right from the start
Let’s get high on a bigger love, on a bigger heart

So let’s get high on a bigger love, on a bigger heart
Let’s not swim for the show and try right from the start
Let’s get high on a bigger love, on a bigger heart

8. Hear Me Out

Hush, don’t make a sound
Trust, that we can will somehow
Breathe, before you run away
If you could just believe that we could find the way
I’d make you stay

You’re here, but your heart is on the run
Can’t keep holding on, with i’m the only one
So deside, deside make up your mind
I’ve drawn a line, but now the end’s in sight
You’re out of time

How are we supposed to last, when you’re leaving
Looking for the greener grass, on the other side
And it’s here and now

If you could just stop running
How are we supposed to shine
When you always keep me in the dark
The time is here and now
Just hear me out

I never thought that I would risk it all
I never thought we’d walk the line
But now I’m pushing up against the wall
Won’t you meet me on the other side?
Hear me out, hear me out
Just hear me out, just hear me out

Hear me out
Hear me out

How are we supposed to last when you’re leaving
Looking for the greener grass, on the other side
When it’s here and now
If we could just stop running
How are we supposed to shine
When you always leave me in the dark
The time is here and now
Hear me out

9. Broken Tonight

You see the world through your window
You don’t even go outside anymore
You only feel safe feeling hollow
You think your scars are too deep to be cured

You hide your heart in the shadows
So afraid to open up to anyone
But I can see your faded halo
And I can make it burn again, like the sun

If you stay for a while
Let me hold you tonight
Just-open your eyes you will see the light

If you stay for a while
Let me hold you tonight
Just-open your eyes you will see the light
Shine

You don’t have to be frozen
You don’t have to be broken tonight

But I can see your faded halo
And I can make it burn again, like the sun

Just stay for a while
Let me hold you tonight
Just-open your eyes you will see the light shine
You don’t have to be frozen
You don’t have to be broken
You don’t have to be broken tonight

The Rush Of Life

Het derde studioalbum: ‘The Rush Of Life’. De twaalf songs, zijn meest persoonlijke ooit, hebben allemaal een ander geluid. Van beat tot ballade, VanVelzen vertelt in de nummers over zijn bijzondere leven als artiest. Over het album zelf Twittert hij: ‘Het beste album wat ik tot nu toe heb gemaakt.’

Klik op de titels van de nummers om de lyrics te zien verschijnen.

1. Sing Sing Sing

It started with a simple melody
Right there from the heart
While driving in his car
And when I learned to sing in harmony
I fell into a dream I hadn’t seen before
He told me just to sing and not think anymore

Sing sing sing
Cause I couldn’t live without it
I’m singing as soon as I get the chance
Sing sing sing
There’s something grand about it
And if you want some more my friends
I’ll sing for you again

No matter if you’re lost or all alone
You only need a tune
Just hum and you’ll be home (hmm)
My life has changed in oh so many ways
But some things never change
I’m still strumming dad’s guitar
And I never stopped singing
Now look at where we are

Sing sing sing
Cause I couldn’t live without it
I’m singing as soon as I get the chance
Sing sing sing
There’s something grand about it
And if you want some more my friends
I’ll sing for you

Strawberry fields forever
(along, sing along, sing along, sing along, please sing along)
The long and winding road
(along, sing along, sing along, sing along, please sing along)
Got to get you into my life
(along, sing along, sing along, sing along, please sing along)

Sing sing sing sing sing
Cause I couldn’t live without it
I’m singing as soon as I get the chance
Sing sing sing
There’s something grand about it
And I will sing ’till the very end
Take me in

2. The Rush Of Life

It’s like thunder
Lighting up my skies
Just like sugar
It keeps my spirits high

They’re saying
Slow down, watch your step now
Don’t you stumble, don’t you fall
But it’s useless
It’s the only way I know

I need the rush
I need the push, (push, push to move on)
I need the rush
You know I just can’t get enough of it

(I need the rush)
I need the rush of life
(I need the rush)
I need the rush of life
I need the push

It moves the body
It fires up the brain
It lifts me up as I
Feel it running through my veins

So I can’t
Slow down, watch my step now
I won’t stumble, I won’t fall
I can’t help it
It’s the only way I know

I need the rush
I need the push, and move on
I need the rush
Can’t get enough of it

(I need the rush)
I need the rush of life
(I need the rush)
I need the rush of life
I need the push
I just can’t get enough of it

It’s not that I’m in a hurry
It’s not that I’m missing out
It’s not that I never worry
I’m in the here and now

I need to keep pushing forward
I need to feel lows and highs
And I could go on forever
I just enjoy the ride

3. Fight This Feeling

If it would have been an other day
If I would have been an hour late
Oh-ohhoho, I might have missed my fate

Well, I would have been where I’ve always been
Stuck hard in the same routine
Oh-ohhoho, just praying for a change

I thought my luck had run out
But then she turned my world ’round
And now I can’t tell up from down

Oh oh oh
I thought I told myself – I’d try to take it slow, oh no
So I should fight this feeling, let it go
Oh oh oh
Everytime I say goodbye, I hear hello, hello
I should fight this feeling but I won’t

So it seems all the bets are off
Thank God, ’cause I had enough
Who oh-oh-oh, now everything’s changed

Was the grass always green before?
Since today, well I’m not too sure
Who oh-oh-oh, I don’t remember anymore
Eversince this girl just turned my world around

Oh oh oh
I thought I told myself I’d try to take it slow, oh no
So I should fight this feeling, let it go
Oh oh oh
Everytime I say goodbye, I hear hello, hello
I should fight this feeling but I won’t

I should fight this feeling but …

She took away my fears and doubts
Turned this whispers into shouts
Redifining every inside to be out
She lightened up all colours
She brightened up the sounds
She’s even got me singing, singing singing out loud

4. Cross Your Heart

Stuck down
Not moving
Never going anywhere

Had to have it
To loose it all
Like a drunk in a game of cards

We can win it back
We can change our luck
Gotta keep on keep on keep on doing it
We could lose it all
But we’re still young

Come on now
Let’s head out
We still got time
To blow our minds
And f*ck it up
Come on now
Just cross your heart
And I’ll cross mine
And hope to die
(whooo)
And hope to die
(whooo)

So cross your heart and I’ll cross mine

Been waiting
To shake the world
Shake it up
Shake it up
Yeah I shake it up

Can you hear this
Can you hear this now
Turn it up
Turn it up
Gotta turn it up

We can change our luck
Cause we’re still young

Come on now
Let’s head out
We still got time
To blow our minds
And f*ck it up
Come on now
Just cross your heart
And I’ll cross mine
And hope to die
(whooo)
And hope to die
(whooo)

Sing it boys

Ooooh…Ooooh…Ooooh…Oooooh

Gotta keep on, keep on, keep on doing it
Gotta keep on, keep on, keep on doing it
We could lose it all
But we’re still young

Come on now
Let’s head out
We still got time
To blow our minds
And f*ck it up
Come on now
Let’s head out
We still got time
To blow our minds
And f*ck it up
Come on now
Just cross your heart
And I’ll cross mine
And hope to die

5. Too Good To Lose

So many times I said goodbye
Just gave in and let it slide
I would hardly put up a fight

Always one eye at the door
Should I run just like before?
Till can’t feel a thing anymore

My thoughts abusing me
through the night
I’m all confused

Cause it’s too good to lose
And it’s too hard to keep
But I still got you to hold on to
Better make up my mind
While there’s choose
Cause this time it’s too good to lose

I taught myself how to survive
But I should leave that time behind
Cause it sure feels like home this time

Oh I’d love to settle down
I’m scared to death, I don’t know how
Won’t you please show me now

Stuck in middle of the bitter and the sweet
Sometimes what you want is & not what you need

6. Wrecking Ball

Struck down, something has hit me bad
Simply knocked me off my feet
Best wakeup call, that I’ve ever had
Now I’m up and running, I’ll follow your lead
I must have been asleep

So now, we’re moving at the speed of sound
You’re the only thing that I see
Somehow, it took a while to come around,
Now you got me beggin’ you down on my knees
For more than friends and fun
Baby I finally see
We’ve only just begun

And for the first time in years
Someone came along
To tear down these walls
You know this breakthough
Went straight to the bone in me
But don’t hurt at all

Woho ho ho ho
This love is like a wreckingball
That hits your heart
Wo ho ho ho ho
This love’s like a wreckingball
You hit me hard

Knocked down, bits and pieces on the floor
But a solid smile on my face
Won’t have to fight my feelings anymore
All the pieces finally fall into place
You make me feel complete
Nobody else could replace
This crush is all I need

You weren’t ready for the blow
You’ve always tried to take it slow
But when it hits you, then you’ll know
It’s your time to go

So now you’ve made me feel the flow
And now I’m ready to go

7. She Breathes Love

Whenever I’m with her
It’s always around
Like a silent-transmitter
Of a safe sound

Without even knowing
She lights up the sun
She knows where I’m going
When the night comes

Always pointing like a beam in the right direction
Following the dots making all the connections
Nothing in between and no concessions at all

She will bring spring when you’re stuck in the heart of the fall

It’s like
She breathes love in my life
She breathes love in my life
And there’s nothing in the world that could cause this much and
Nothing that compares to whenever we’re touching
Sometimes, somehow
She can breathe brand new love in this heart of mine

She is the whisper
In the back of my mind
Making sure my decisions
Turn out right
She will ignite me
When she don’t even try
Starting a fire in me
With that look in her eyes

She will cause a storm when you’re stuck in the heart of July

It’s like
She breathes love in my life
She breathes love in my life
And there’s nothing in the world that could cause this much and
Nothing that compares to whenever we’re touching
Sometimes, somehow
She can breathe brand new love in this heart of mine

No man, has ever tied her down
Or even kept her grounded
She comes and goes with the wind
She breathes

She breathes love in my life
She breathes life into love

She breathes love in my life
She breathes love in my life
And there’s nothing in the world that could cause this much
Nothing that compares to whenever we’re touching
Sometimes, somehow
She can breathe brand new love
In this heart of mine

8. Making Memories

I’ve spent my whole life, looking back
And photographs, were all I had
Embraced the pages of my past
Somehow I knew that couldn’t last

I never dreamed, to break away
Was living life just day to day

But then I lost my heart
She broke right though my guards
The making of new memories
And fantasies could start

And when I lost my heart
When I found my guiding star
Suddenly new memories
Could all become a part
Of her and me

I feel like making memories

Still got the books, they’ve done me well
But I made some room up on the shelve
Unafraid of what lies ahead
We’ll make the plans and make them last

I never dreamed, to break away
Kept living life just day to day

But then I lost my heart
She broke right though my guards
The making of new memories
And fantasies could start

And when I lost my heart
When I found my guiding star
Suddenly new memories
Could all become a part
Of her and me
I feel like making memories

I spent my whole life looking back
Now I’m looking forward
Facing the life that’s ahead
I’d spent my whole life looking back
But then I lost my heart

I feel like making memories

Then I lost my heart
She broke right though my guards
The making of new memories
And fantasies could start

And when I lost my heart
When I found my guiding star
Suddenly new memories
Could all become a part

I feel like making memories
Of her and me

9. She Brings Me Out

Here I stand
The luckiest man
Who’s been exposed
To the brightest glow

And now my eyes
Can take the light
I clearly make out
What it’s all about

Well I can’t believe, that it took so long to see
Out of all I want, there is one I really need

She brings out, she brings the best in me out
She leaves, she leaves the rest of me out
She brings the one I wanna be out
(Oh oh, I can’t resist her)

She brings out, she brings the best in me out
She leaves, she leaves the rest of me out
She brings the one I wanna be out
(Oh oh, I can’t resist her)
She brings me out

Suddenly
I’m holding the key
I must admit
It’s a perfect fit

That smile, that face
It all falls into place
So here we go
Let’s not take it slow

Out of all I want, there is one I really need

She brings out, she brings the best in me out
She leaves, she leaves the rest of me out
She brings the one I wanna be out
(Oh oh, I can’t resist her)

She brings out, she brings the best in me out
She leaves, she leaves the rest of me out
She brings the one I wanna be out
(Oh oh, I can’t resist her)

She brings me out

Here I stand
The luckiest man

10. If You Were Leaving

If you were leaving
Looking for more
Would you be searching
In places that we’ve been before?

And would I cross your heart, your mind
Or would I be by your side?

If you were leaving
And came undone
What would you be escaping?
Or who would you be running from?

But time goes by and chances are
You won’t be answering the call
And you won’t be going very far

If you were leaving
Just to explore
Would you try to erase us?
Or would you keep an open door?

And would I cross your heart, your mind
Or would I be by your side?

If you were leaving
If you were leaving

11. The Proof

Your eyes affect me
We speak without a sound
When minds connect
It’s hard to get your head around it

I guess this was written
It gets harder to deny
You feel me without touching me
It fills me up inside

It’s lust and love and laugh

If heaven’s on earth
You are the proof
You are the proof
And if this is His work
You are the proof
You are the proof

No need to question why I’m here
I feel the best when you are near
You are the proof

Sometimes I wander
But I never too far off
No matter where I run
You’re on my mind I can’t get lost

So no second guessing
This all time high
I smile and count my blessings
And I leave the rest behind

Just lust and love and laugh

If heaven’s on earth
You are the proof
You are the proof
And if this is His work
You are the proof
You are the proof

No need to question why I’m here
I feel just the best when you are near
You are the proof

And I’ll be watching over you
You can be sure that I’ll be watching
I’ll be your proof

12. You Should Know

So you’ve made it to the outside
A pretty wild place, I’ll be here to show you around
And should it be a rough ride
Guess who’s gonna bail you out

Take a look at all the colors
Mix ‘m up, nothing that you can’t paint
All the sisters and the brothers
Livin’ it up, every moment of the day

With an open mind and eyes that glow

But it won’t come cheap – oh no
You gotta dig real deep – oh oh
You’ll surely find
A life so unusual
You should know

Soon you’ll get to know me,
Figure out, I was once just like you
Sometimes moving slowly
But mostly in a running mood
You’re finding your way
As I capture each moment
Of our day

With an open mind and eyes that glow

But it won’t come cheap – oh no
You gotta dig real deep – oh oh
You’ll surely find
A life so unusual

But it won’t come cheap – oh no
You gotta dig real deep – oh oh
You’ll surely find
A life so unusual
So bright and so beautiful

You should know

Overige

Nummers die (nog) niet op VV-albums verschenen zijn. Waaronder twee danceplaten met Regi en Armin van Buuren en een nummer samen met de andere coaches van The Voice Of Holland (Nick & Simon, Angela Groothuizen en Marco Borsato).

Klik op de titels van de nummers om de lyrics te zien verschijnen.

Song For Furaha

She had the darkest eyes
She had the saddest smile
And she was glowing
Were just a child before, but no more
Though something kept her going

She said don’t look, don’t look, don’t look back
I see diamonds on the road ahead

Furaha, tell me what you know
Furaha, show me where to go

So far away from home
A yellow dress, all torn
She came a long way
But when she passes that place
Where it all took place
She never looks away

And says don’t look, don’t look, don’t look back
I see diamonds on the road ahead

Furaha, tell me what you know
Furaha, show me where to go
Furaha, tell me what you know
Furaha, show me where to go

Oh, some time she walks with me
In a little yellow dress
And where she goes the road lights up
So many steps ahead

So I don’t look back

I believe you can see diamonds on every road (4x)

Furaha, tell me what you know
Furaha, show me where to go, go, go, go
Tell me what you know
You show me where to go

Don’t look back, keep on walking, keep on walking (4x)

The Blessed Days

Ongoing complications
Abandoned fake relationships
And a burning bridge

The same old situations
Way past the expiration date
And it’s getting late

But all these clouds
Can’t hide their silver linings
And to put this story in a different light

These are the blessed days
In all of the best ways I keep looking at you
These are the highlights
These are the bright times

My crazy thought collection
Mixed up but no connections yet,
Stuck in my head (stuck in my head)

Running round without direction
Out of breath again and catching colds
And it’s getting old

But all these clouds can’t hide their silver linings
And to put these stories in a different light

These are the blessed days
In all of the best ways I keep looking at you
These are the highlights
These are the bright times

Up all night
It’s keeping me
Up all night
Is anybody
Up all night
Just like me?
I can’t wait for the morning light

These are the blessed days
In all of the best ways I keep looking at you
These are the highlights
These are the bright times, yeah!
I still keep looking at you
In all of the best ways
These are the blessed day

It Feels Like

Look at me standing here
Waiting for the train that doesn’t stop here
In my mind I decline love drifts away more than a light-year
Never to returnAnd though it won’t be easy
You and I should go our own way

It feels like, it feels like, it feels like love is on it’s way
‘Cause I don’t see the sunlight in your eyes
It seems like, it seems like the love we had has slipped away
And so I’ll say goodbye

In review, I look at you
Now what am I supposed to so without you
Faithfully, I believe I never will forget what we have been through
Forever in my mind

But now the story’s ending,
You and I must go own way

It feels like, it feels like, it feels like love is on it’s way
‘Cause I don’t see the sunlight in your eyes
It seems like, it seems like the love we had has slipped away
And so I’ll say goodbye

And we wait for the moment
When we say you’re my best friend
We know that is how we’ll feel
Heaven knows that time will heal the wounds

But now the story ends here,
You and I will go own way

It feels like, it feels like, it feels like love is on it’s way
‘Cause I don’t see the sunlight in your eyes
It seems like, it seems like the love we had has slipped away
And so I’ll say goodbye

Goodbye

Next To Nothing (ft Regi)

Something’s changed, something’s lost
You’re losing sight of us, seems like we’re losing touch
When you hold me, you don’t reach me anymore
Lately you make me feel..

Next to nothing, we were more than everything
So next to nothing,
You make me feel
Next to nothing, but there’s one thing
If you only knew
Someday you’re gonna need me, next to you
I feel it underneath my skin, devoid deep inside of me
Right where we used to be
When you call me, I don’t hear you anymore
Lately you make me feel..

Next to nothing, we were more than everything
So next to nothing,
You make me feel
Next to nothing, but there’s one thing
If you only knew
Someday you’re gonna need me, next to you

All there’s left, is next to nothing
While this used to be more than everything
All there’s left, is next to nothing now, now

Next to nothing, we were more than everything
So next to nothing,
You make me feel
Next to nothing, but there’s one thing
If you only knew
Someday you’re gonna need me, next to you

More than everything

Take Me Where I Wanna Go (ft A. v Buuren)

Close your eyes, open up
No need to be afraid, I hear you calling
Take me where I wanna go
Let it in before it’s gone, goneYou tell me what I need to know,
It keeps me holding on, holding on
Hold on, keeps me holding on, hold onTake me where I, take me where I,
Take me where I, take me where I wanna go

Sandra

Sandra, Sandra,
Why won’t you answer my call?
January, February, (March,)
Don’t keep me waiting so long
Every morning I try to catch your eye
I quietly pass you by
So much to say, but completely lost for words
(Maybe, maybe,) maybe someday

Sandra, (Sandra,)
Why won’t you answer my call?
(won’t you answer my call)
January, February, (March,)
Don’t keep me waiting so long
I know that I am not the obvious choice
But if you let me be yours
(If you let me be yours)
Soon you will find, that I love you most of all

(Maybe, maybe,) maybe someday
Sandra, (Sandra,)
Why won’t you answer my call?
(won’t you answer my call)
January, February, (March,)
Don’t keep me waiting so long

When I wake up, after one more sleepless night
I tell myself that everything will be fine
I’ll pull myself together, maybe one more letter
Maybe then we’ll be along together

Sandra, (Sandra,)
Why won’t you answer my call?
(won’t you answer my call)
January, February, (March,)
Don’t keep me waiting so long

Not Supersticious At All

I’ve got a house and a car
Several drinks at the bar
For the local harmony
Before I get angry and start slamming doors
I take my racket to the tennis courts
I gotta think that life’ll keep me down
Keep my feet on the ground
No, I’m not superstitious at all
Even on a friday 13th I’ll have a ball

I would walk under ladders
With my thirteen black cats
You can keep your broken mirrors
I don’t care about that
‘Cause I’m not superstitious at all

I’ve got a cat and a job
And my kids and dog
And a brand-new saxophone
I’ve got a cat and a job
And my kids and dog
And a brand-new saxophone

I gotta think that life’ll keep me down
Keep my feet on the ground
No, I’m not superstitious at all
Even on a friday 13th I’ll have a ball

I would walk under ladders
With my thirteen black cats
You can keep your broken mirrors
I don’t care about that
‘Cause I’m not superstitious at all
No, not at all, not at all

On my birthday, once a year
All my troubles, they dissapear
I eat my breakfast in bed
Don’t have to work, but instead
I blow my saxophone

You know, I’m not superstitious at all
Even on a friday 13th I’ll have a ball
I’m not supersticious at all
Even on a friday 13th I’ll have a ball

Well I would walk under ladders
With my thirteen black cats
You can keep your broken mirrors
I don’t care about that
‘Cause I’m not superstitious at all
No, not at all, not at all

Things I Cannot Change

There was a time I lived a lie
Getting high, oh, was the only thing on my mind
I didn’t care, just who was there
Couldn’t see that I was heading nowhere
Now I’m looking for serenity
Oh little sister, please believe in me

Ooh-oh-oh-oh
Got to accept the things I cannot change
Ooh-oh-oh-oh
And that’s the only way to play this game
Ooh-oh-oh-oh, ooh-oh-oh
I hit the ground, you never let me down
I’m only here because you were around
A helping hand, now I’m a better man
You tought me how to love myself again
I was looking for serenity
Oh little sister, please believe in me

Ooh-oh-oh-oh
Got to accept the things I cannot change
Ooh-oh-oh-oh
And that’s the only way to play this game
Ooh-oh-oh-oh, ooh-oh-oh

I went to the high-lands, I went to the high-lands
I went to the high-lands, I went to the high-lands
Looking for my destiny, looking for my destiny
I’m looking for my destiny and there I found serenity

Ooh-oh-oh-oh
Got to accept the things I cannot change
Ooh-oh-oh-oh
And that’s the only way to play this game
Ooh-oh-oh-oh
Got to accept the things I cannot change
Ooh-oh-oh-oh
And that’s the only way to play this game
Ooh-oh-oh-oh, ooh-oh-oh

Change the things you can’t accept
Accept the things you cannot change

If I Could Write Us A Song

If I could put down in words
What you did to my world
You made it come to lifeIf I could come up with a melody
It would be a perfect harmony
For you, for me

If I could write us a song
You would sing it along
We would sing it together
About how we were young
And how we belong togetherIf I could learn how to play
I would play for you every day
I hope that you don’t mind

If I could come up with a melody
It would be a perfect harmony
For you, for me

If I could write us a song
You would sing it along
We would sing it together
About how we were young
And how we belong together, forever

We would sing every hour
Even sing in the shower
We would sing it everywhere
Just you and me

If I could write us a song
You would sing it along
We would sing it together
About how we were young
And how we belong together

If I could put down in words
What you did to my world
You made it come to life

One Thousand Voices (TVOH)

(N) We’re all born alone
And we’re searching, for a voice
A voice of our own(S) Used to live in silence
Untill I heard you speak
And then it happened
I don’t know where you changed everything

(A) You win me over
The moment you’re moving closer
And your whisper, turns into…

(All) One thousand voices
Are calling out my name
Drowning out the noises
I wanna hear it again and again

And I come to life
All because of you
When I speak it turns into…
One thousand voices

(R) It’s getting louder
With every breath I take
You give me the power
To create the sound I make

(M) You win me over
The moment you’re moving closer
And your whisper, turns into…

(All) One thousand voices
Are calling out my name
Drowning out the noises
I wanna hear it again and again

And I come to life
All because of you
When I speak it turns into…
One thousand voices

(R) Oh, scream it out
(All) Scream it out
(R) Scream it out
(All) Who-ohoh, who-ho-ohoh

(R) Scream it out
(All) Scream it out
(R) Scream it out
(All) Who-ohoh
(M) One thousand voices
Drowning out the noises
I wanna hear it again and again

(All) And again and again and again (etc.)
And I come to life
All because of you
When I speak it turns into…
One thousand voices