Believer

Album: Music Is the Weapon (2016)
  • When the valley couldn't hold me, they throw me in the river
    Thinking I would drown, but man, ah, good swimmer, whoa
    When the river didn't drown me, they throw me in the fire
    But the fire just cool, I could never burn, oh

    'Cause I'm a believer, I'm a believer
    I'm a believer, I'm a believer

    Hold up, pull up
    'Cause I'm a

    Freetown is my family (my family)
    Whole Caribbean follow we (follow we)
    Evergreen like the forest be
    Terrible, they can't manage me
    Africa, no apology

    'Cause I'm a

    When the valley couldn't hold me, they throw me in the river
    Thinking I would drown, but man, ah, good swimmer, whoa
    They say hotter the battle, yeah, we dance when we conquer
    It's been forever, it won't be much longer
    Stand firm, you will be much stronger, oh

    I'm a believer, I'm a believer
    I'm a believer, I'm a believer

    Freetown is my family
    Rough sea never bother me
    Whole Caribbean follow we
    Root deeper than a forestry
    Evergreen like the forest be
    Terrible, they can't manage me
    Africa, no apology
    Hold up, pull up

    Never fall down yet, don't digress
    Put us against any test
    Yeah, no stress, aright Writer/s: Sjoerd Janssen, Wouter Janssen, Phillip Meckseper, Thomas Wesley Pentz, Alexa Marcono, Damien Marcano, James Quashie, Louis Lyons, Muhammad Muwakil
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Peermusic Publishing, Downtown Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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