The Airborne Toxic Event Lyrics: Half of Something Else (Acoustic Version)

Going the DistanceFrom The Album Going the Distance: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (2010)
Lyrics by Mikel Jollett

Half of Something Else (Acoustic Version)

On the night that we met, you said that you wanted something more from me. And it was all that I could do. I remember your face, like a child, the way that you blushed and the way that you smiled.

Now it’s all that I can do. And I wake up feeling used.
There’s so much more that I never knew.

So I think of all the years spent alone, it’s like you’re searching for something to make you feel whole. Like you’re half of something else.
Just a fragment of yourself.

Don’t take it so hard. We did what we could. There were no easy answers to be understood. It was all that we could do. We’re the only ones who knew. And all I think about is you.

The way that you laughed.
The way that you smiled.
The way that your voice would shorten the miles.

The way that you told me I was wrong.

And the way that you’d sing when you’d hear a song.

And the way that you answered when you knew I was gone.

Now I know that I’m blind and that you’re all I see and I know it’s not clever, but I just want you with me.

I’m only half of something else.

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