From a Distance lyrics I've always wanted to be you If only I could do the things you do Wish I could do it all again To change the things that I've been through And in the photograph of me There's things I wish I wouldn't be The truth is not a work of art But from a distance I can see The image burnt into my mind Is something I have never known And though my fortune's often kind The beauty's never been my own Everything that I regret I will ask you to forget Let's pretend we never met Just how I'd hoped for it to end And if you have a change of heart Please will you play a bigger part? Another story soon to start But still the mirror stares at me The image burnt into my mind Is someone I have never seen And no-one I will ever find Just something that I could have been