Buttress, The - The Attic Lyrics




I've been here for so long
That my shadow left an imprint on the wall
From the same place where I cast it every day until dawn
From the same chair, I'm writing the same song
And I wrote all night
But I erased all of it cause all of it was wrong
And they say that as the day is long
I'm honest
And I promised myself that I would never belong
To no man or place
Neither time nor space -
No case can contain me
Or tame me
I'm the one who makes it great
This room was dead before it let me in
And many men -
Many many many men
Have came and went
With pain and sweat
Looking at the sky with tired eyes
We're screaming at the sun and we're begging for time
Yes, I am counted among them
I'm one of them
And we all want the same thing, and that thing being -
That my rhymes went the hardest
My ideas went the farthest
When I die I'm not forgotten...
And they'll call me an artist

This place giveth and it taketh away
I wanna stay and stay awake one more day for each and every wooden plank
I've counted them all and I call them all by name
Standing in the hall with wide eyes wondering when it will rain
And in its warm embrace I've forgotten the time, blind
Eternal yearning mindfuck of the forever thoughtless mind
No it's not your calling cause it's mine
To become important, a mortal giving form to the sublime
Amen, world without end
I'm trying to inspire awe and veneratioin in the hearts of many men
But I'm unsure where this place ends and I begin
And if a person could be like a place, then would that person be my friend?
Or does it really matter at all...
Whether this person makes the place or that person built the wall
Whether I succeed or if I fall
Whether I can put it into words or if I use no words at all

Why is it me singing the same song?
Why is it me singing the same song?
Why is it me singing the same song?
Why is it me singing the same song?
Why is it me singing the same song?
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  1. Caroline C

    Lyrics: I've been here for so long
    That my shadow left an imprint on the wall
    From the same place where I cast it every day until dawn
    From the same chair, I'm writing the same song
    And I wrote all night
    But I erased all of it cause all of it was wrong
    And they say that as the day is long
    I'm honest
    And I promised myself that I would never belong
    To no man or place
    Neither time nor space -
    No case can contain me
    Or tame me
    I'm the one who makes it great
    This room was dead before it let me in
    And many men -
    Many many many men
    Have came and went
    With pain and sweat
    Looking at the sky with tired eyes
    We're screaming at the sun and we're begging for time
    Yes, I am counted among them
    I'm one of them
    And we all want the same thing, and that thing being -
    That my rhymes went the hardest
    My ideas went the farthest
    When I die I'm not forgotten...
    And they'll call me an artist

    This place giveth and it taketh away
    I wanna stay and stay awake one more day for each and every wooden plank
    I've counted them all and I call them all by name
    Standing in the hall with wide eyes wondering when it will rain
    And in its warm embrace I've forgotten the time, blind
    Eternal yearning mindfuck of the forever thoughtless mind
    No it's not your calling cause it's mine
    To become important, a mortal giving form to the sublime
    Amen, world without end
    I'm trying to inspire awe and veneratioin in the hearts of many men
    But I'm unsure where this place ends and I begin
    And if a person could be like a place, then would that person be my friend?
    Or does it really matter at all...
    Whether this person makes the place or that person built the wall
    Whether I succeed or if I fall
    Whether I can put it into words or if I use no words at all

    Why is it me singing the same song?
    Why is it me singing the same song?
    Why is it me singing the same song?
    Why is it me singing the same song?
    Why is it me singing the same song?
    Why is it me singing the same song?
    Why is it me singing the same song?
    Why is it me singing the same song?
    Why is it me singing the same song?
    Why is it me singing the same song?
    Why is it me singing the same song?
    Why is it me singing the same song?
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    Why is it me singing the same song?

  2. apsah

    i can’t believe this is almost 4 years old
    omg the first time i watched this i was in my grade 11 math class and i started crying lmao

  3. Joseph Cassin

    Still one of my favorites

  4. Angel Rojas

    I find myself coming back to this every now and then.

  5. Emily Perrett

    I want this played at my funeral so I can be remembered as a badass

  6. Aj Sampson

    Its been so long since I've heard this. Thank god I remembered 💖

  7. Arsyn Asmodeus

    Shit makes me cry every time because I feel this song on such a deep level 🙏🏻🖤

  8. siren Head

    Zere in zhe attic

  9. Angel Rojas

    2019 anyone?❤🤘💯

  10. RECTAL Siphon

    Ummmm.....rape

  11. Sodium Fine

    WHY FUVK HAVENY YOU BLOWN UP YET BUTTRESSS

  12. SkyTwerp

    VSauce, Michael here.

  13. sachi san

    I'd fuck I dunno

  14. Alexander Anstand

    EVERYTHING THATS GOING ON HERE IS SO BEAUTIFUL!!! i slept on buttress for wwwwwwway too long!

  15. Jennifer2017

    I've just recently discovered Buttress. lol. I love saying the name haha. And so far, I'm digging this music. First Buttress song I ever heard was Brutus

  16. leak smoke

    Who's watching in 2021?

  17. Xylophone

    "Why is it me singing the same song!"
    So powerful.

  18. Angel Rojas

    2019?!!!!❤❤

  19. OG Spaz Murda

    This song is beautiful af!

  20. hamburger splash

    They in ze attic

  21. peachsprite jn

    This is like a sailors widowed daughter who went out to sea with her father one day and never returned. her father passed away and she was left to survive on her own at sea, she lived a very lonely but beautiful life in the water watching the sun rise and set everyday. Learning the constellations and speaking to the spirits that would come to her. eventually she would throw herself in the water to be reincarnated as a protector of the ocean- a goddess that watches over lonely travelers and visits young women in their dreams. a pieces dream ⛵🌌

  22. Ali O.

    A freaky siren

  23. robocat Vii

    Your passion for life is very refreshing. Fucking just found you and...damn

  24. g35x518

    Wow.. fucking amazing

  25. wrci

    always been in love with this vibe

  26. Christopher Rhea

    Fucking brilliant. No other artist can let you into their own world like this. Thank you for what you create.

  27. IAREBELOST

    No words for how this makes me feel <3

  28. Trey Dog Whistle

    this one was different, impressively ingenious

  29. writing songs for frogs

    ive been trying to find this song for years holy shit

  30. IAREBELOST

    This song raises so many mixed feelings for me, its like no other song i have heard before

  31. cdedberry

    I think “no it’s not your calling cause it’s mine” is actually weirdly my favorite line in this like it just rings so true and I also always forget it lol so when I hear it I’m just like wow real shit every time

  32. Raven C

    now i’m scared AND horny

  33. Alexis

    Come back Bethany♡♡♡

  34. Shellbombs

    Damn... you the female Aesop Rock. Love your artistry.

  35. jahron simon

    <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3

  36. Dennis Bland

    Jezabels jam lol

  37. Lpcxbox234

    these videos make so much more sense when youre tripping. wow

  38. pwnzro

    SO FUCKING REAL

  39. Dunky

    Do you produce your own beats?

  40. Engel MK

    Wow! I'm crying.. These lyrics speak to me on many levels!
    You're so fucking talented! ♡♡

  41. Jaime Lauro

    Awesome

  42. A. Quinn

    Verses of lyrics. This is close to the high style: tragedy and war. I’ll be Mars, the god of war. No Cupid.

  43. Nicholas Green

    Hey Buttress, i just can't stop listening to your stuff and watching the videos. On both fronts they've managed to resonate and connect with me on many levels. Thank you so much for all the hard work.

    Buttress

    hey thank u so much !! <3

  44. Macellaio1985

    Ti amo❤️questo pezzo è una bomba💣

  45. SickBoy666100

    damn it. i cant watch this because she so hot that I cant take it. it ruins it for me

  46. Warwick Player

    Boner Detected.

  47. Calvin Mooney

    this still fucking slaps, my idol

  48. xxDESENTxx

    im so fucking glad i found this track. this shit goes so fucking hard ive been playing it all day. listen to it again at work in between break and lunch made it home at 11pm and listened to it again right now. i wish she made more like this one. mad props Buttress. I feel your pain, i feel the hurt, you made your point across perfectly. wish i heard this years ago when i really needed it. im writing alot now ok ill stop. thanks for this song tho.

  49. leaveBlank777

    Goddess

  50. Kanye East

    Who would've thought that a rap video would give me nightmares.

  51. yourlipslikeice

    its like, I dont know if I want to be you or be on you

  52. Portamaula

    This is one my favorite songs of all time

  53. MonsterKat

    Wondering why I get a little reggae vibe from this...

  54. MonsterKat

    Wondering why I get a little reggae vibe from this...

  55. cintamani

    This goes SO FUCKING HARD i cant believe how thoughtful and talented you are bitch !!

  56. Fox7seven

    "Light by jak " lol

  57. Sarah Rose

    ILY THE BUTTRESS

  58. San Cami

    the sample on the beat is so familiar but i cant put my finger on it, anyone knows where is it from?

  59. E1don Donalson

    Yo I PUT THE 380 LIKE N YA HAND .THANK MY NEW FAV ARTIST U WILL NOT BE FORGOTTEN

  60. Katie Blue

    Girl. I am in love with your music. I'm torn between having mad respect for you wanting to be underground and being suuuper bummed that you aren't famous as fuck.

  61. Christopher Hillin

    I love this so much!

  62. HoodyHasDaBooty

    Oh rip the yellow wallpaper. I wish I knew of this song when I had to do a report on this in high school

  63. fag theory

    Holy shit this is so good

  64. gea

    i'm fucking obsessed this is actual art

  65. Jessie Reyes

    Such a great song, love it

  66. yungbarchette

    U INSPIRE ME TO MAKE FUCKIN ART AND MUSIC AND BE DIFFERENT AND NOT CARE I LOVE U NEVER STOP PLEASE

  67. BLANKANVAS

    im fucking in love with this

  68. 1999Fabion

    Oh shit, you made the beat for this? That's dope as fuck!. You are an inspiration!

  69. Sodium Fine

    for sum reason the line "i promised myself id never belong to no man or place, neither time nor space, no place can contain me or tame me im the one who makes it great" really inspired me

  70. Gene Banyard

    Beautiful, Brutal & Brilliant.

  71. TCVB491

    You're fucking dope Buttress, watched Kuso yesterday, your the highlight for me. Fan 4 lyfe.

  72. Space Ghost

    What's the name of your song in Kuso?

  73. Jeff Beach

    goddddamn this is fkn amazing

  74. Cosmic Kinsey

    anybody else kinda relate to this in regards to depression.?

  75. Flower Child

    CAN SOMEONE PLEASE TELL ME WHAT THE NAME OF THE ASIAN SONG IN THE BEGINNING AND CHORUS IS ? SHE LINKED IT BEFORE BUT THE LINK DOESN'T WORK AND I REALLY REALLY WANNA KNOW WHAT IT IS !!

    Buttress

    粉紅色的腰帶 · 陳小雲
    /watch?v=u07XuWqGTYE

  76. sam sam

    female sole

  77. meggomyeggo

    Why did this make me cry?? I love this so much??

  78. Rebecca Grindle

    Song is still dope af👌 nothing quite like it

  79. Jonny Valiant

    Such an artistic and beautiful song.

  80. Atomic Comet

    this reminds me of meth mixed with dissociatives lol. i love it

  81. Ayethere M8

    not sure where this place ends and i begin, if a person was this place would that person even be my friend ... damn shit brought me to tears

  82. ɥ†ɐǝᗡ ɔı†ɐɯǝuıƆ

    fiona Apple is that you

  83. Micah Kimsey

    I love you girl you are the fkn empress, being a queen too basic for this kinda music.

  84. Margie

    I just absolutely love your style/music. This is art. Blessed. Thank you

  85. Jade Nicole

    Sample?

  86. Manu

    creepy but good ❤️

  87. Sapphire C

    Had to come back and revisit this I had completely forgotten about it.Still as amazing

  88. nishi

    cool. I have not observed this aesthetic before !

  89. Oren freeman

    I feel somewhat complete, thank you.

  90. Susan Gibne.Y

    you need the love of Christ in you heart

  91. SkateaTree ConorRenaud

    just found your music today, incredible. reminds me of a female version of one of my favorite artists, sadistik. and that beat is epic, hypnotic, crazy, I love it. thank you for making these songs

    SkateaTree ConorRenaud

    first time listening through a decent sound system. bumps in the car. you are the greatest female artist, musician, you rock Buttress.

  92. Jane Lane

    the buttress is thee shiiit

  93. Kael

    amazing

  94. Josh Floyd

    Your fuckin awesome in every way!!