The Breath You Take

Album: Twang (2009)
Charted: 63
  • He looks up from second base
    Dad's up in the stands
    He saw the hit, the run, the slide
    There ain't no bigger fan

    In the parking lot after the game
    He said "Dad I thought you had a plane to catch?"
    He smiled and said "Yeah son I did"

    But life's not the breath you take
    The breathing in and out
    That gets you through the day
    Ain't what its all about
    You just might miss the point
    Trying to win the race
    Life's not the breaths you take
    But the moments that take your breath away

    Fast forward fifteen years
    And a thousand miles away
    Boys built a life, he's got a wife
    And a baby due today
    He hears a voice saying "I made it son"
    Says "I told you Dad, you didn't have to come"
    He smiles and says "Yeah I know you did"

    But life's not the breath you take
    The breathing in and out
    That gets you through the day
    Ain't what its all about
    You just might miss the point
    Trying to win the race
    Life's not the breathes you take
    But the moments that take your breath away

    Just like it took my breath away when she was born
    Just like it took my breath away when Dad took his last that morn

    Life's not the breathes you take
    The breathing in and out
    That gets you through the day
    Ain't what it's all about
    You just might miss the point
    If you don't slow down the pace
    Life's not the breathes you take
    But the moments that take your breath away Writer/s: CASEY BEATHARD, DEAN DILLON, JESSIE DILLON
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, HORI PRO ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
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