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Upper Me - Lyrics by Alan Parson Project, The


Lyrics

The ego and the id


Lead vocal: eric stewart


The time has come the wild one said
When we must all decide
We cannot carry on this way
And so we must divide
The road before us runs both ways
So which one do you choose
But all will not go well if you refuse

What becomes of the upper me when the fire burns in my mind
How can i leave my ego behind
I return to another me or i lose the will to survive
How can i keep my hero alive

It seems to me the wise one said
That mountains are so high
The river is too deep to cross
And none of us can fly
But i believe that compromise
Is what is needed here
Or surely we become the things we fear

But the good in me don't wanna believe
That the evil me is so
And a voice somewhere said do as you please
But the upper me said no, no, no, no, no, no

What becomes of the upper me when the fire burns in my mind
How can i leave my ego behind
I return to another me or i lose the will to survive
How can i keep my hero alive
To survive
How can i keep my hero alive