Dust Bowl Dance

Album: Sign No More (2009)
  • The young man stands on the edge of his porch
    The days were short and the father was gone
    There was no one in the town and no one in the field
    This dusty barren land had given all it could yield

    I've been kicked off my land at the age of sixteen
    And I have no idea where else my heart could have been
    I placed all my trust at the foot of this hill
    And now I am sure my heart can never be still
    So collect your courage and collect your horse
    And pray you never feel this same kind of remorse

    Seal my heart and break my pride
    I've nowhere to stand and now nowhere to hide
    Align my heart, my body, my mind
    To face what I've done and do my time

    Well you are my accuser, now look in my face
    Your oppression reeks of your greed and disgrace
    So one man has and another has not
    How can you love what it is you have got
    When you took it all from the weak hands of the poor?
    Liars and thieves you know not what is in store

    There will come a time I will look in your eye
    You will pray to the God that you always denied
    Then I'll go out back and I'll get my gun
    I'll say, "You haven't met me, I am the only son"

    Seal my heart and break my pride
    I've nowhere to stand and now nowhere to hide
    Align my heart, my body, my mind
    To face what I've done and do my time

    Seal my heart and break my pride
    I've nowhere to stand and now nowhere to hide
    Align my heart, my body, my mind
    To face what I've done and do my time

    Well yes sir, yes sir, yes it was me
    I know what I've done, 'cause I know what I've seen
    I went out back and I got my gun
    I said, "You haven't met me, I am the only son" Writer/s: BENJAMIN WALTER DAVID LOVETT, EDWARD JAMES MILTON DWANE, MARCUS OLIVER JOHNSTONE MUMFORD, WINSTON AUBREY ALADAR MARSHALL
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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  • Megan from Stevenson, AlMarcus' voice is gorgeous! Love this...all of it<3
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