Cross to Bier (Cradle of Bones)

Album: Blood for Blood (2014)
  • I'm suicidal and maniacal
    To make it this far's a miracle I wouldn't wish upon my worst enemy
    From the succubus to the incubus
    From the non-believers to the bottom feeders
    Their crosshairs focused tightly on me
    They all want a little piece of me, a tiny piece of me
    Just take it all and leave me alone
    Just throw me on the pyre
    Gas it up and light that shit fire
    And let me burn inside of my hallowed soul

    So lyrical, it's criminal
    So criminal, I'm institutional
    So institutional that I'll never escape
    So I pray the lord my soul to keep

    Tear my off my cross to bier
    In my coffin, so cold
    Take me from this cross I bear
    In my cradle of bones

    I'm irrational and piratical
    Got no patience for satirical fucking idiots that always strap me
    I've got no trust
    I'm here to bust all the deceivers and fucking cheaters
    My sympathy tank bone dry on empty
    They'll take what they can get
    They'll take every little bit
    Everything that I hold dear to me
    So fuck 'em all
    The liars, string 'em up and light that shit on fire
    Then we cut 'em down and bury 'em deep

    So lyrical, it's criminal
    So criminal, I'm institutional
    So institutional that I swallowed the key
    And I pray the lord my soul to keep

    Tear my off my cross to bier
    In my coffin, so cold
    Take me from this cross I bear
    In my cradle of bones

    I'm always the one high in the tree top
    Life's hurricanes blow, but my will is a rock
    So when the bough breaks and it all falls apart
    Just carve your initials into my blackened heart

    So lyrical, it's criminal
    So criminal, I'm institutional
    So institutional that I'll never escape
    So let me go for Jesus sake

    Tear my off my cross to bier
    In my coffin, so cold
    Take me from this cross I bear
    In my cradle of bones
    Rip me off my cross to bear
    Buried in a shallow hole
    Take me from this cross I bear
    In my cradle of bones Writer/s: CHAD GRAY, GREG TRIBBETT, KEVIN CHURKO, TOM MAXWELL, VINNIE PAUL
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., BMG Rights Management
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