Rootless Tree

Music and Lyrics by Damien Rice

From Live KCRW Recording

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         

                    
What I want from you, is
emp ty your head.
Well they say, be true, and don't stain your bed.



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 

 

               

     
 
 
 

     

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          






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     





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  
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we

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  

     

do what we need to be free,

 
 
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But

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less
tree.
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from
justlike
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and this leans on me


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us,
is emp ty your minds.
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   

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we

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  
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and this leans on me

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all we've been thr - ough. Isaid leave it

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  

    

go blind, when we've need ed to see,

You

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And we fake,
the fuss,
and frac ture the times,
 
   



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     
     

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       
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 

  
  
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Copyright © Steven Craft

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     
     

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'cos it's

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thing to you and if you hate me     45        let me out.                      let me out.            66                               of you. of all that's been told.                                              let me out.in                       .             51                                              and hate              me so good that you can let me out.    What I want                      let me out.              let me out. 58             learnto let go.                                         vent and be lieve.2               39       no. Let me out.              is        lers.                             Let me out. You                  from this.       let me out of this hell when you're around.         and this leans on           me                And kil          -            -      just like a root        less. Andno not.                        hell when you're around. re .

                 around. Let me out. Let me out.3 74                  and             80                                           and  hate            let me out.                   Let me out. let me out.     let me out 'cos it's  letme out. Let me out.                    'cos it's        no.              Let me out.thing to you and if you              hell when you're                 Let me out.               .    let me out.                               let me out.     99    let me out.      let me out.     let me out.                              all we've been thr . Isaid leave it hate me 87    let me out.                        hell when you're around.ough.                                Let me out.                                           93       me so good that you can let me out.                                       hell when you're around.                              letme out.

hell when you're around.thing to you and if you hate me     125     let me out.      and                                     no .4 106     Let me out. I said leave 119                                                      let me out 'cos it's      hell when you're around.                            all we've been thr .             113   let me out.              .                              let me out.                       let me out.                                   let me out 'cos it's hell when you're around.             'cos  it's                 and  hate     Let me out.         131                                       You                  Let me out.             let me out.           me so good that you can let me out.ough.         let me out. Let me out.                it                        Let me out.

         hell when you're        around.                .           let    me out.                let      me out.5 136     Let me out.