Rise Up

Album: Speed Of Darkness (2011)
  • God you say is always the answer
    But what is the answer for our cruelty
    We punish a life 'til it's life ever after
    Ever after the place that we all end up being

    O' such is a morn' as this to awaken
    Forgotten the hour that was yesterday
    With a standing blow to the head of frustration
    Divided we fall have you nothing to say?

    So let us rise up
    Stand and be counted, stand and be counted
    On that let's agree
    Rise up
    Dig out the cancer; dig out the cancer of futility

    Many's the word that's been broken true anger
    Lips that are sealed as the hour slips away
    Belief is a joke to this lost generation
    Building the walls as the mind segregates

    But when all is said
    The voice that is silent can't be heard

    So let us rise up
    Stand and be counted, stand and be counted
    On that let's agree
    Rise up
    Dig out the cancer; dig out the cancer of futility

    For we, we shall overcome, someday

    So we bring the head of the ol' palace tribe
    For there is the rapture that bleeds out a life
    Hand over fist from their pulpit they spew
    Liars they'll crumble not knowing the truth

    But when all is said
    The voice that is silent can't be heard

    So let us rise up
    Stand and be counted, stand and be counted
    On that let's agree
    Let us rise up
    Dig out the cancer; dig out the cancer of futility
    Rise up
    Stand and be counted, stand and be counted
    On that let's agree
    Let us rise up
    Dig out the cancer; dig out the cancer of all human greed

    For we, we shall overcome

    Rise up
    Rise up
    Rise up
    Stand and be counted, stand and be counted
    On that let's agree
    Dig out the cancer; dig out the cancer of futility Writer/s: INI KAMOZE, MICHAEL ANTHONY BENNETT, SLY DUNBAR, HANDEL WESLEY ALEXANDER TUCKER, PATRICK GEORGE ANTHONY BARRETT, ORVILLE BURRELL, MARK ANTHONY MYRIE, MAX ALFRED ELLIOTT, DIANA KING, ROSS KING, MICHAEL FARREN
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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