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Wasis Diop - Everything (is never quite enough)

Moments take so very long… who has time to fear it?
Trust is set on precedent—why should it be I who bleeds?
Giving you a little less, forsaking what I need.
Everything is never quite enough.

Let machinery fake my face… who has time to chase?
Digital is where it is; love can always be replaced.
Welcome to my consciousness, welcome to our race.
Everything is never quite enough.

Can’t see my face…what are you thinking?
Fill in the space, please. Oh let me hear you..

Sterilized behind these gates, locked behind the green.
Even if I had you here, what we had was never clear.
No more words to say to you, no more thoughts appear.

Life was taking way too long…who had breath to waste?
Tired of disappointing you; bored with everything I do.
Every day there’s less of you. Me, I’ve been erased.

These lyrics are by Wasis Diop, from Everything (is never quite enough). Posted at 11:19pm on 21 July 2006.

Comments on Wasis Diop - Everything (is never quite enough)

  1. D Kind

    Does anyone have the complete lyrics of the French being sung?

    commented Wed 28 Nov 2007, 09:26:32 PM :: link
  2. RM

    Did you ever get the lyrics of the French part?? It is so beautiful, just can’t find the lyrics myself…

    commented Thu 31 Jan 2008, 11:37:10 PM :: link
  3. DS

    I too am looking for the french being sung. Its strange but all the websites says its the Wasis Diop lyrics but none of them give the lyrics actually sung by Diop.

    commented Fri 21 Mar 2008, 09:40:23 PM :: link
  4. If you/anyone knows the French lyrics, I will happily post them. But I haven’t found them yet either.

    commented Tue 25 Mar 2008, 07:40:37 PM :: link
  5. lhex

    this will be the wedding song for my future wife! i love it.. so refreshing..

    commented Mon 17 Aug 2009, 09:51:42 PM :: link
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