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HARD ON YOURSELF Lyrics

by Mr. Probz

You try to do your best but never seem to get far
No gas in the car, looking for a buck in a jar
Your Ex girl's on the phone saying life is hard
And that bitch left you with no money on your cards
You're lying to yourself with no pause
How it's all part of your plan and written in the stars
In the real world you're sugarcoating your flaws
You've just lost your job and you shitted on your boss
And the rent is due but nobody wants to hear what you've been through
You're blaming everyone and how they did you
Everybody is looking at you in their rear view
It's like you're doing everything that you should not do
Why are you looking in the mirror when it's not you
Standing on the corner until the block cools
With something tucked in your belt
Why you make hard on yourself
Don't make it hard on yourself bro

Years gone by
Got something on your mind
No matter how hard you try, you try
Why you make it hard on yourself (x4)

It's like your glass is always half empty
But keep picturing yourself driving in that Bentley
Now picture yourself on the opposite of rich
And that's exactly what you get it if you don't step it up, quick
You never think about tomorrow
Your stress is getting worse with every penny you've borrowed
You might as well start packing up while you're staring at your mailbox
Bills stacking by the truckload
Trying to fool the whole world but your momma knows
She already knows how that song goes
Your pops was a rolling stone
The apple never fell far from home
And no body's picking up their phone
They don't wanna hear the same old shit in the same sorry ass tone
In the meantime tell them that you don't need no help
Listen, why you make it hard on yourself
Don't make it hard on yourself bro

Years gone by
Got something on your mind
No matter how hard you try, you try
Why you make it hard on yourself (x4)




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Paul Hardcastle
In 1965 Vietnam seemed like just another foreign war but it wasn't
It was different in many ways, as so were tose that did the fighting
In World War II the average age of the combat soldier was 26
In Vietnam he was 19
In-in-in Vietnam he was 19

The shooting and fighting of the past two weeks continued today
25 miles west of Saigon
I really wasn't sure what was going on

Ni-ni-ni 19, 19, ni-19 19
19, 19, 19, 19

In Vietnam the combat soldier typically served
A twelve month tour of duty
But was exposed to hostile fire almost everyday
Ni-ni-ni 19, Ni-ni-ni 19

Hundreds of thousands of men who saw heavy combat
In Vietnam were arrested since discharge
Their arrest rate is almost twice that of non-veterans of the same age
There are no accurate figures of how many of these men
Have been incarcerated

But a Veterans Administration study
Concludes that the greater of vets
Exposure to combat could more likely affect his chances
Of being arrested or convicted

This is one legacy of the Vietnam War

All those who remember the war
They won't forget what they've seen
Destruction of men in their prime
Whose average was 19

De-de-destruction
De-de-destruction
War, war

De-de-destruction, wa, wa, war, wa, war, war
De-de-destruction
War, war

After World War II the men came home together on troop ships
But the Vietnam vet often arrived home within 48 hours of jungle combat
Perhaps the most dramatic difference between
World War II and Vietnam was coming home
None of them received a hero's welcome

None of them received a heroes welcome, none of them, none of them
Ne-ne-ne, ne-ne-ne, none of them, none of them, none of them
None of them received a hero's welcome
None of them received a hero's welcome

According to a Veteran's Administration study
Half of the Vietnam combat veterans suffered from what
Psychiatrists call
Post-Traumatic-Stress-Disorder

Many vets complain of alienation, rage or guilt
Some succumb to suicidal thoughts
Eight to ten years after coming home
Almost eight hundred thousand men are still fighting the Vietnam War

De-de-destruction
Ni-ni-ni 19, 19, ni19 19
19, 19, 19, 19
Ni-ni-ni 19, 19, ni-19 19
19, 19, 19, 19

When we came back it was different, everybody wants to know
"How'd it happened to those guys over there?
There's gotta be something wrong somewhere
We did what we had to do

There's gotta be something wrong somewhere
People wanted us to be ashamed of what it made us
Dad had no idea what he went to fight and he is now
All we want to do is come home

All we want to do is come home
What did we do it for?
All we want to do is come home
Was it worth it
Cristina Vee
I've done everything I canAll the people that I see I will never understandIf I find a way to change, if I step into the lightThen I'll never be the same, and it all will fade to whiteEver on and on I continue circlingWith nothing but my hate in a carousel of agony
Cristina Vee
I've done everything I canAll the people that I see I will never understandIf I find a way to change, if I step into the lightThen I'll never be the same, and it all will fade to whiteEver on and on I continue circlingWith nothing but my hate in a carousel of agony
White Lies
rin
One Direction
She told me in the morning she don't feel the same about us in her bones
It seems to me that when I die these words will be written on my stone
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