Citizen/Soldier

Album: 3 Doors Down (2008)
Charted: 96
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  • Beyond the boundaries of your city's lights.
    Stand the heroes waiting for your cries.
    So many times you did not bring this on yourself.
    When that moment finally comes, I'll be there to help.

    And on that day, when you need your brothers and sisters to care.
    I'll be right here.

    Citizen soldiers.
    Holding the light for the ones that we guide from the dark of despair.
    Standing on guard for the ones that we've sheltered.
    We'll always be ready because we will always be there.

    When there are people crying in the streets.
    When they're starving for a meal to eat.
    When they simply need a place to make their beds.
    Right here underneath my wing, you can rest your head.

    On that day, when you need your brothers and sisters to care.
    I'll be right here.

    Citizen soldiers.
    Holding the light for the ones that we guide from the dark of despair.
    Standing on guard for the ones that we've sheltered.
    We'll always be ready because we will always be there.

    Hope and pray, that you never need me.
    But rest assured I will not let you down.
    I walk beside you, but you may not see me.
    The strongest among you may not wear a crown.

    On the day when you need your brothers and sisters to care.
    I'll be right here.
    On that day when you don't have strength for the burden you bear.
    I'll be right here.

    Citizen soldiers.
    Holding the light for the ones that we guide from the dark of despair.
    Standing on guard for the ones that we've sheltered.
    We'll always be ready because we will always be there. Writer/s: BRADLEY KIRK ARNOLD, CHRISTOPHER LEE HENDERSON, MATTHEW DARRICK ROBERTS, ROBERT TODD HARRELL
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Niall from College Station, TxIts so amazing my mom was in the military and i am addicted to the military
  • Tom from Charleston, ScI was moved by it when I was on pre-deployment leave. My childhood bro and I went to see AVP and this was the first time I had ever seen the video, or even heard the song, form that moment I had to get my hands on this track.

    The oldest part of the Army is the National Guard, mintue men from the start.
  • Anthony from Cape May, NjI like to blaze this song on the radio especially when helping a friend in need, such as from a car break down; which i did recently. I also enjoy the National Guard movie commercial which features this song
  • Clarissa from Martinsburg, WvIt's a great song and you can tell the band is really passionate about it and its message when they perform it
  • Stephanie from Nashville, TnI really like this song. It's a really good song.
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