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Riff: OneRepublic – “Counting Stars”

Jul 18, 2013

I see this life like a swinging vine/Swing my heart across the line/And my face is flashing signs

from Counting Stars lyrics by OneRepublic

Another fine example of his songwriting prowess, even if it does resemble a more socially-conscious version of Train‘s “Drive By,” Tedder wishes he could give up the rat race and focus on a lifestyle where counting shining spheres is considered more important than counting dollar bills; [LISTEN].

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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