Years and Years - Take Shelter Lyrics

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Years and Years – Take Shelter Lyrics

I’ll wait until you have to go,
I’ll make it so you never ever know
How much I have messed it up!

We’re running ’round like we don’t care,
It’s gonna leave its marks somewhere,
Do you want to show me something new?

(You go now, reached my top anyway
You go now, reached my top anyway)

Just tell me what I have to do,
To keep myself apart from you
All your colors start to burn

I know I wanted far too much,
Then I thought that wouldn’t be enough
All this talk is bruising you.

Take shelter,
Take the pressure,
Do what you want tonight, it’s alright,
If you want to get used,
You get used!

Take shelter,
Take the pressure,
Do what you want tonight, it’s alright,
If you want to get used,
Then get used!

I don’t really wanna stop myself
Nobody’s gonna tell me I need help,
Are you coming over soon?

I need you at the darkest time
You hold me, and I have to shut my eyes
I’m shy, cannot be what you like.

(You go down, reached my top anyway
You go down, reached my top anyway)

Just tell me what I have to do,
To keep myself apart from you
All your colors start to burn.

And take shelter,
Take the pressure,
Do what you want tonight, it’s alright,
If you want to get used,
Then get used!

Take shelter,
Take the pressure,
Do what you want tonight, it’s alright,
If you want to get used,
Then get used!

I don’t really need this pressure to go
If you wanna find love,
If you wanna find something more
I’ll be the one to run for you.
I don’t really need this pressure to go
If you wanna find love,
If you wanna find something more
I’ll be the one to run for you!

Take shelter,
Take the pressure,
Do what you want tonight, it’s alright,
If you want to get used,
Then get used!

Take shelter,
Take the pressure,
Do what you want tonight, it’s alright
If you want to get used!

[Lyrics to Take Shelter by Years and Years]

Thanks to egglasses and nikpup for the corrections!
Thanks to Sarah Howland for the small corrections!


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  • anxhi says:

    very very beauti cover

  • Aneree Nong says:

    You guys should check out the video to this song. Its amazing. I love Olly’s voice especially in this piece.

  • radioinahole says:

    Singer Olly Alexander says of the video: “The song is about a relationship, how I felt manipulated by somebody but sort of liked it. I’d always wanted to get Emily (browning, his costar in his upcoming movie and real life girlfriend) in a video, she’s totally captivating, she has a magical face that makes you want to look at it all day long and I thought it’d be cool to see her as this tripped out forest pixie girl who was puts a spell on the band and makes us lose our minds.”

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