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EYES TO THE SKY Lyrics

by Jon Bellion

[Verse 1/Intro:]
(Oh yeah)
Anxiety dances? across my pillow case, my god it dances
It?s like, 1, 2 step
It?s asking stupid questions
Like are you living, right such stupid questions
Because I'm just trying to
I'm trying live, I'm trying rise, above the shit, the devil tries
Which is why I keep my eyes to the sky

[Hook:]
I.i.i.i.i.i.i.i.insert something really dope right here
I?m supposed to write a hook but all I wanna say is
I just want to be happy?(I just want to be happy).. want to be happy (eh yeah)
I?m supposed to write a f?in hook right here
Money and riches blah blah yeah yeah
I just want to be happy?(I just want to be happy).. want to be happy (eh yeah)

[Verse 2:]
I've been working my ass off
That?s why Christina left me, been working my ass off
On this project, but I guess that it?s okay
My family never liked you, I guess that it?s okay
Now I?m just I?m just
I?m trying live I'm trying rise
Above the shit the devil tries
Which is why I keep my eyes to the sky

[Hook:]

[Verse 3:]
Listen boo boo, bear with me (yeah)
Smarter than your average
Raised around Brooklyn based Italian
There?s so much soul up in my Johnson, I don?t need a rapper on it
Because the urbans in my testes but I come and pop packaging (yikes)
Bunch of freaks talk shit we call that cactusing
We don?t want no fight, club don?t want no Brad Pitt?in
Braymance like this shit just when I'm ad-libbin'
Fronting on my Sean Penn what movie are you actin in?
Seventh grade I said I?m bout to leave the masses then
My ex-girlfriend's sister said ?you babbling?
Even back then cook crack, drug trafficking

[Outro:]
I'm trying live, I'm trying rise, above the shit, the devil tries
Which is why I keep my eyes to the sky
(You?re gonna be okay kid, you?re gonna be, O-Kay)




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Daddy Yankee
Y me gusta tanto cuando se pega pega
Y me guaya guaya
Y se pega pega
Cuando le sueltan el dembow
Dembow bow bow
Papoose
So before leavin', yo it's a wise man I'm repeatin'
Two wrongs don't make a right, I believe in it makes a even
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
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