Heady Riser

Album: Peace Between Nations (2005)

Songfacts®:

  • This song is about a government that takes away everyone who is different. The singer refuses to believe that he is one of these people, but when everyone else is taken away he is the only one left and then he is taken away. >>
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    Hannah - Naples, FL

Comments: 3

  • John from Ny, NyHeady Riser is about a government leader coming to power under his own ego rather than people's beliefs hence "heady riser"
  • John from Ny, Nyum no adam ur kinda messing up all the meanings here heady riser is about a govnt leader comign to power under his own ego rather than ppls beliefs hence "heady riser"
  • Adam from Boulder, CoThis song is about a man considering suicide, but in the end he realizes that it is worth living in finding comfort from his wife.
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