Riff: The Internet – “Runnin’”

Sep 24, 2013

I’m runnin’ from happiness/No place to go but towards the end/’Cause I’m not impressed with the mess that was sent by those claiming they know me/So I just focus on what I control

from Runnin lyrics by The Internet

Up until this point Syd has been fearlessly revealing pieces of her most vulnerable self, which in the mainstream eyes can pigeonhole her as the victim type. This is her response, a delicate yet convincing battle cry that has her pushing forward past shortsighted criticisms; [LISTEN].

Riff by Jeff Min

Jeff Min is a Chicago-based writer at SONGLYRICS. His work has appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, Wax Poetics, SLAM, and HOOP.

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