The River

Album: Good Morning Revival (2007)
Charted: 39
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  • As I walk through the valley of the shadow of LA.
    The footsteps that were next to me have gone their separate ways.
    I've seen enough nowto know that beautiful things don't always stay that way.
    I've done enough now to know this beautiful place isn't everything they say.

    I heard that evil comes disguised
    Like a city of angels,
    I'm walking towards the light.

    Baptized in the river,
    I've seen a vision of my life,
    And I wanna be delivered.
    In the city was a sinner,
    I've done a lot of things wrong,
    But I swear I'm a believer.
    Like the prodigal son,
    I was out on my own
    Now I'm trying to find my way back home.
    Baptized in the river,
    I'm delivered.
    I'm delivered.

    (M. Shadows)
    You're from a small town,
    You're gonna grow up fast
    Underneath these lights.
    Down in Hollywood on the boulevard
    The dead come back to life.
    To the praying mother,
    The worried father
    Let your children go.
    If they come back they'll come home stronger,
    And if they don't you'll know.

    They say that evil comes disguised
    Like a city of angels,
    I'm walking towards the light.

    Baptized in the river,
    I've seen a vision of my life
    And I wanna be delivered.
    In the city was a sinner,
    I've done a lot of things wrong,
    But I swear I'm a believer.
    Like the prodigal son,
    I was out on my own,
    Now I'm trying to find my way back home.
    Baptized in the river,
    I'm delivered.
    I'm delivered.

    Baptized in the river (on my own).
    Baptized in the river (on my own).
    I wanna be delivered.
    (on my own).
    (on my own).
    Baptized in the river (on my own).
    I wanna be delivered.
    Baptized in the river (on my own).
    I wanna be delivered.
    Baptized in the river (on my own).
    I wanna be delivered.

    I confess I'm a sinner,
    I've seen a vision of my life,
    And I wanna be delivered. Writer/s: BENJI MADDEN, DON GILMORE, JOEL MADDEN
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 7

  • Tw1ztidm1k3 from Port Charlotte, FlBaptized in "the river" is referencing to living in LA and getting to know the dirty side of LA after thinking all you've seen is the good side..the river of LA is the reference here
  • Kellan from TexasI love this song, its one of my favorites. I've listened to it at least a hundred times, and the biblical references make it so much better.
  • Rayna from Derby, United KingdomLike lots of people who listen to this song, I love all the religious links this song has. Like the main line in the chorus: "Baptized in The River."
  • Trina from New York, NyI love the religious imagery this uses, I analyzed it for an English class, it's one of my favorite songs, I've listened to it like a hundred times, it's amazing.
  • Billy from Perris, CaShadows and Gates make this song twelve times better
  • Bethanii from Okc, Okgood charlotte is so amazing. i love this song. they put so much meaning in this song. its got a lot of biblical meaning. and that makes it more meaningful.
  • Briana from Greensboro , NcDefinate Bible references.
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