• Lecrae - Background (feat. C-Lite) Lyrics

    From the album Rehab

    (Chorus)
    I could play the background
    I could play the background
    ‘Cause I know sometimes I get in the way
    So won't You take the lead, lead, lead
    So won't You take the lead, lead, lead
    And I can play the background, the background
    And You can take the lead

    It's evident You run the show, so let me back down
    You take the leading role, and I'll play the background
    I know I miss my cues, know I forget my lines
    I'm sticking to Your script, and I'm reading all Your signs
    I don't need my name in lights, I don't need a starring role
    And why gain the whole wide world, if I'm just gonna lose my soul?
    And my ways ain't purified, I'll don't live according to Your Word
    I can't endure this life without Your wisdom being heard
    So word to every dancer for a pop star
    ‘Cause we all play the background, but mine's a rockstar
    Yeah, so if you need me I'll be stage right
    Prayin' the whole world will start embracing stage fright
    So let me fall back and stop giving my suggestions
    ‘Cause when I follow my obsessions I end up confessin'
    That I'm not that impressive, matter of fact I'm who I are.
    A trail of stardust leading to the superstar

    (Chorus)

    I had a dream that I was captain of my soul
    I was master of my fate, lost control, and then I sank
    So I don't want to take the lead
    ‘Cause I'm prone to make mistakes
    All these folks that follow me goin' end up in the wrong place
    So, just let me shadow You, and just let me trace Your lines.
    Matter of fact just take my pen, here, You create my rhymes
    ‘Cause if I do this by myself, I'm scared that I'll succeed
    And no longer trust in You, ‘cause I only trust in me.
    And see, that's how you end up headed to destruction
    Paving a road to nowhere, pour your life out for nothing
    You pulled my card, I'm bluffin', You know what's in my hand
    Me, I just roll and trust You, You cause the dice to land
    I'm in control of nothin', follow You at any cost
    Some call it sovereign will, all I know is You the boss
    And man I'm so at ease. I'm so content
    I play the background like it's an instrument

    (Chorus)

    I know I'm safest when I'm in Your will and trust Your word
    And I know I'm dangerous when I trust myself, my vision blurred
    And I ain't got no time to play life's foolish games
    Got plenty aims, but do they really glorify Your name?
    And it's a shame the way I wanna do these things for You, yet,
    Don't even cling to You take time to sit and glean from You
    It seems that You were patient in my ignorance
    If ignorance is bliss, it's cause she never heard of this

    (Chorus X2)