Jerusalem (Out of Darkness Comes Light)

Album: Youth (2006)
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  • In the ancient days, we will return with no delay
    Picking up the bounty and the spoils on our way
    We've been traveling from state to state
    And them don't understand what they say
    Three thousand years with no place to be
    They want me to give up my milk and honey
    Don't you see, it's not about the land or the sea
    Not the country but the dwelling of his majesty

    Jerusalem, if I forget you
    Fire not gonna come from me tongue
    Jerusalem, if I forget you
    Let my right hand forget what it's supposed to do

    Jerusalem, if I forget you
    Fire not gonna come from me tongue
    Jerusalem, if I forget you
    Let my right hand forget what it's supposed to do

    Said, ah, rebuild the temple and the crown of glory
    Years gone by, about sixty
    We were burned in the oven in this century
    And the gas tried to choke, but it couldn't choke me

    Will not lie down, I will not fall asleep
    So they come overseas, yeah they're trying to be free
    Erase the demons out of our memory
    Change your name and your identity

    Afraid of the past and our dark history
    Why is everybody always chasing we?
    Cut off the roots from your family tree
    Don't you know that's not the way to be

    Jerusalem, if I forget you
    Fire not gonna come from me tongue
    Jerusalem, if I forget you
    Let my right hand forget what it's supposed to do

    Jerusalem, if I forget you
    Fire not gonna come from me tongue
    Jerusalem, if I forget you
    Let my right hand forget what it's supposed to do

    Said they caught up in their ways, and the world's gone craze
    Them don't know it's just a phase, case of the Simon says
    If I forget the truth, my words won't penetrate
    Babylon burning in the place, can't see through the haze
    Chop down all of them dirty ways
    That's the price that you pay for selling lies to the youth
    No way, not ok, there's no way, not ok

    Ain't no one gonna break my stride
    Ain't no one gonna pull me down
    Oh no, I got to keep on moving

    Ain't no one gonna break my stride
    Ain't no one gonna pull me down
    Oh no, I got to keep on moving, say

    Jerusalem, if I forget you
    Fire not gonna come from me tongue
    Jerusalem, if I forget you
    Let my right hand forget what it's supposed to do

    Jerusalem, if I forget you
    Fire not gonna come from me tongue
    Jerusalem, if I forget you
    Let my right hand forget what it's supposed to do

    Jerusalem, if I forget you
    Jerusalem, if I forget you
    Jerusalem, if I forget you
    Jerusalem, if I forget you Writer/s: GREGORY PRESTOPINO, IVAN CORRALIZA, JIMMY DOUGLASS, MATTHEW MILLER, MATTHEW WILDER
    Publisher: A SIDE MUSIC LLC D/B/A MODERN WORKS MUSIC PUBLISHING, CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
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