A Beautiful Prison

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lyrics

You said your life is your own
But is it?
All the stories you told
Did anybody listen?
Everything that you've known
Now it's gone do you miss it?

In a beautiful prison
And there's no way home
You're surrounded by strangers
Who number you as their own

They watch you stare out to sea
A mystery
Every face in the street
Says you just need convincing
All they want from you is peace
But you can't stop resisting

In a beautiful prison
And there's no way home
You're surrounded by strangers
Who number you as their own

They'll be, they'll be, they'll be seeing you
Disappear

Disappear into the crowd
You're just one of the crowd
You'll see, you'll see
You're just one of the crowd
You'll see, you'll see
But you're not one of the crowd
And maybe they'll see

In a beautiful prison
And there's no way home
You're surrounded by strangers
But still you're always your own...

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from Dreamers & Runaways, released October 19, 2018
Written by Vance Kotrla. Published by Antique Robot Songs (ASCAP).

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Sci-Fi Romance Los Angeles, California

Sci-Fi Romance is an independent folk band from Los Angeles that blends unique arrangements and a dark, percussive take on acoustic music into a sound that has been labeled "steamfolk." It began as the solo project of singer/songwriter Vance Kotrla.

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