Grand Canyon

Album: English Oceans (2014)
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  • We went to Grand Canyon
    And we stood at the expanse
    And we watched the rocks change colors
    And we watched the shadows dance
    And we probably didn't say anything
    As the sunset turned to night
    We let the spirits do the talking
    With cascades of faded light

    And we drove across the desert
    Saw the mountain range at dawn
    Heard the thunder rumbles echo
    Against the rocks that Gods were made from
    And we drove across the wastelands
    Until we finally reached the sea
    And I wonder how a life so sturdy
    Just one day cease to be

    I'm never one to wonder
    That the things beyond control
    I stare off in the darkness
    I'ma feel the highway roll
    I feel the highway roll

    And we roll on in the darkness
    To some city far away
    Lug our sorrows, pains and angers
    And we turn them into play
    There's no time to dwell upon it
    It's this life that we chose
    That made it all worth living
    Through the horrors that life throws

    If the recently departed make the sunsets
    To say farewell to the ones they leave behind
    There were technicolor hues to see our sadness through
    As the sun over Athens said goodbye
    Said goodbye

    Said goodbye

    There's a white owl out my window
    Soft-lit in fading light
    He'll go soaring through the clouds
    And go hunting through the night
    And in my dreams I'll still can see him
    Flying through a western sky
    And I'll think about Grand Canyon
    And I'll lift my glass and smile
    I'll lift my glass and smile

    And I'll smile Writer/s: PATTERSON HOOD
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