Album: Amaryllis (2012)


  • Lead vocalist Brent Smith penned this ballad about his son, Lyric Santana Smith, whom he had with his ex girlfriend Ashley. The baby boy was born in 2008 and Smith testifies on this song that the miracle of Lyric's birth and watching him grow up has saved his life.

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  • Kayleigh from UkMy husband and I's first dance song! Absolutely awesome lyrics! This song describes my husband and I to each other perfectly! I have to thank the band for writing such a perfect song!
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