#1
The fact of the matter is
there isn't one
it's just another scorching day
under the cold heartless sun

i've been here for four weeks now
i'm ready to come home
but everything has changed now
from everything i used to know

CHORUS:
i've become a different man
with an outlook i hope you'd understand
i don't think like i used to
and yeah i've got a story or two


I've done things you'd be proud of
and others not so much
you wouldn't believe what i've been through
but then again i already told you

here you're always on my mind
i wonder what you're doing, tonight
just know that i'm alright
yeah i'm just fine

i've been here for nine weeks now
i'm finally coming home
but i have changed now
from the boy you used to know

Chorus

now i'm going to a place far away
just one last time i need to here you say
"i'll be here waiting for you"
"you're in my thoughts with everything i say and do"

Interlude

i've been here for 12 months now
i'm finally coming home home
but i have changed now
from the man you used to know

Chorus

but i'm still the same man
a man everyone can understand
i sit next to you in the church pew
and yeah i've got a day job just like you

i just do what im told
and yeah it gets old
but i'm doing what i'm supposed to
i'm protecting freedom for you

outro

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