What It Takes

Album: Act Of Valor Soundtrack (2012)
  • I learn what I know
    But I was born this way
    More of a number
    And less of a name
    I talk a little too quiet
    And not enough, they say
    I only tell my secrets
    When it's time to pray

    You wouldn't see the war just lookin' from the outside
    I've got red-dirt blood here runnin on the inside

    Sink or swim, live or die
    A saving grace and a blue sky
    All alone and unafraid
    It's never just another day
    And you don't back down or walk away
    But I know, I do, I am
    What it takes
    What it takes

    Wash away my footprints
    With the undertow
    While I'll walk the wire of the great unknown
    I got two parts too
    My storied soul
    One stands with my brothers, one waits for me back at home

    Sink or swim, live or die
    A saving grace and a blue sky
    All alone and unafraid
    It's never just another day
    And you don't back down or walk away
    But I know, I do, I am
    What it takes

    You wouldn't see the war just lookin' from the outside
    I've got red-dirt blood here runnin on the inside

    Sink or swim, live or die
    A saving grace and a blue sky
    All alone and unafraid
    It's never just another day
    And you don't back down or walk away
    But I know, I do, I am
    What it takes
    Oh, what it takes
    What it takes Writer/s: ANDREW M. DORFF, BARRY GEORGE DEAN, TROY VERGES
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, CYPMP
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