American Dreams

Album: Crooked Teeth (2017)
  • It feels like, American Dreams caught on fire
    We're tearing down the white picket fences
    A soldier bleeds, and a soldier dies
    Have you ever thought that war was a sickness?
    I'm a son of it, fucked up from it
    Casualty of my family 'cause of it
    We dare to dream, or live to die
    Reunited by the truth at the right time

    Something's wrong here
    Or so it seems
    'Cause I'm not sleeping in
    American Dreams
    American lies
    We're trying to see through the smoke in our eyes
    So give me the truth
    Don't tell me your lies
    'Cause it's harder to breathe
    When you're buried alive
    By American Dreams

    With every bullet hole, there's a blood stain
    Another family that's struggling to keep sane
    'Cause their neighborhood, ain't a safe place
    Got us all wearing black every Sunday
    And I'm growing numb to the violence
    Sing along to the sounds of the sirens
    We're trying to keep ourselves alive
    But it's hard to get by when it feels like

    Something's wrong here
    Or so it seems
    'Cause I'm not sleeping in
    American Dreams
    American lies
    We're trying to see through the smoke in our eyes
    So give me the truth
    Don't tell me your lies
    'Cause it's harder to breathe
    When you're buried alive
    By American Dreams

    'Cause I'm not sleeping in
    American Dreams
    American lies
    We're trying to see through the smoke in our eyes
    So give me the truth
    Don't tell me your lies
    'Cause it's harder to breathe
    When you're buried alive
    By American Dreams
    By American Dreams Writer/s: Anthony Aaron Esperance, Jacoby Dakota Shaddix, Nicholas Michael Furlong
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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