Album:Not The Actual Events
"Dear World," is the second track on the 2016 EP Not The Actual Events.
- Not The Actual Events
This is the only known version.
"Dear World," has been a setlist rarity. It appeared four times on the Cold And Black And Infinite Tour, making its live debut at the first show in Atlanta.
Yes, everyone seems to be asleep Hey look, you didn't even notice You couldn't even tell Just when it started happening Maybe just as well After all, everything is getting unfamiliar now Trajectory in decline And we become obsolete A frame at a time I'm locked inside here I have to stay With people who aren't here All the way Pictures and faces On display Of people who aren't here All the way And you didn't even notice And you didn't even notice That you're missing Dear world, I can hardly recognize you anymore And yet I remain certain there is an answer in you I feel like I have lived so long Sometimes run out of things to try to do I can't concentrate What about… I begin to go through another that we have been I have been entirely patient No, no, not this time I am leaving because I can't recognize who I have been You go on spoiling It's happening Without me you didn't even notice Of course it's been happening all along Permanent intervals As you become obsolete Who are you? Oh, this place... I can't concentrate But I know I can't trust myself I'm locked inside here I have to stay With people who aren't here All the way Pictures and faces On display Of people who aren't here All the way Yes, everyone seems to be asleep