Your Name On A Grain of Rice

Album: Americano! (2004)
  • I see the sun settin' over America
    I'm tryin' to leave my darker side behind
    Feelin' my way down a blue desert highway
    Wish my rear view mirror could tell me a lie

    The harder I fight the stronger it's a comin'
    I wipe the tears from my eyes
    and keep on strummin'
    Baby, I ain't runnin' away
    I'm tryin' to find you something better inside me

    And now my second home is a third world cantina
    I spend years alone in the days I can't see you
    And to me the sunset sinkin' in the sea
    Looks like my own bleedin' corazon

    There's a man comin' over here
    Sellin' silver and souvenirs
    And I will pay full price
    For your name on a grain of rice

    I am a father, a son and a restless spirit
    I can see the light but I can never get near it
    What good is my love song
    If you ain't around to hear it

    I see the fighter planes tearing' across the desert sky
    Do I curse them or cheer them on?
    I still can't decideâ?¦.
    But the silence they leave behind
    Sounds like what I feel insideâ?¦

    And now my second home is a third world cantina
    I spend years alone in the days I can't see you
    And to me the sunset sinkin' in the sea
    Looks like my own bleedin' corazon

    There's a man comin' over here
    Sellin' silver and souvenirs
    And I will pay full price
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