Silverstein – Retrograde lyrics


And every light that shines is a dead reflection. Scarecrows and hotels, a savage thrill,
They come to life as your guts start to spill. Cold hearts on a colder night,
The stronger the ties, the sharper the knife,
The stronger the ties, the sharper the knife. I wish I could forget it,
It’s so hard I’ll never get it right. [Verse 1]
It all hangs in the balance, it’s all a blur,
This broken neck holds the weight of the world,
The Devil’s finally admitted every deed. Cold hearts on a colder night,
The stronger the ties, the sharper the knife. [Verse 2]
They said this place would be different, it’s still the same,
I’m sanded faceless you’ve taken my name,
A beaten mind won’t heal, it takes you where you’ve been. I wish I could forget it,
It’s so hard I’ll never get it right. Cold hearts on a colder night,
The stronger the ties, the sharper the knife. [Hook]
So I walked out of the valley,
I let myself feel the sun on my bare back,
And melt the dirt off my skin. I let the breeze of the wind cleanse me,
I let the elements in. [Chorus]
I wish I could forget it,
It’s so hard I’ll never get it right. Cold hearts on a colder night,
The stronger the ties, the sharper the knife. With hands as cold as steel I feel you holding me,
I stand here frozen, I stand here frozen! [Chorus]
I wish I could forget it,
It’s so hard I’ll never get it right. Cold hearts on a colder night,
The stronger the ties, the sharper the knife. And again I was whole,
And again I thought I could feel something one day. [Outro]
I wish I could forget it,
It’s so hard I’ll never get it right. [Bridge]
It was my only fucking option! Thorn in my stomach, pain in my side,
You’re smashing protons as two worlds collide. But this planet doesn’t have a sun,
It only has a moon that’s lifeless. Cold hearts on a colder night,
The stronger the ties, the sharper the knife. And as it cuts and bleeds, a statue forms in me,
I stand here frozen, I stand here frozen! I wish I could forget it,
It’s so hard I’ll never get it right.