Bravest Face
by Rush

Album: Snakes & Arrows (2007)
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  • Though we might have precious little
    It's still precious

    I like that song about this wonderful world
    It's got a sunny point of view
    And sometimes I feel it's true
    At least for a few of us
    I like that world, it makes a wonderful song
    But there's a darker point of view
    But sadly just as true
    For so many among us

    Though we might have precious little
    It's still precious

    In the sweetest child there's a vicious streak
    In the strongest man there's a child so weak
    In the whole wide world there's no magic place
    So you might as well rise, put on your bravest face
    Put on your bravest face

    I like that show where they solve all the murders
    An heroic point of view
    It's got justice and vengeance too
    At least so the story goes (story goes, story goes)

    I like that story makes a satisfying case
    But there's a messy point of view
    That's sadly just as true
    For so many among us
    For so many among us

    In the softest voice there's an acid tongue
    In the oldest eyes there's a soul so young
    In the shakiest will there's a core of steel
    Oh the smoothest ride there's a squeaky wheel

    In the sweetest child there's a vicious streak
    In the strongest man there's a child so weak
    In the whole wide world there's no magic place
    So you might as well rise, put on your bravest face
    Put on your bravest face

    In the softest voice there's an acid tongue
    In the oldest eyes there's a soul so young
    In the shakiest will there's a core of steel
    On the smoothest ride there's a squeaky wheel

    In the sweetest child there's a vicious streak
    In the strongest man there's a child so weak
    In the whole wide world there's no magic place
    So you might as well rise, put on your bravest face (put on your bravest face)

    Though we might have precious little
    It's still precious

    In the softest voice there's an acid tongue
    In the oldest eyes there's a soul so young
    In the shakiest will there's a core of steel
    On the smoothest ride there's a squeaky wheel

    In the sweetest child there's a vicious streak
    In the strongest man there's a child so weak
    In the whole wide world there's no magical place
    So you might as well rise, put on your bravest face

    Oh, you might as well rise, put on your bravest face

    Put on your bravest face
    Put on your bravest face
    Put on your bravest face Writer/s: Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee Weinrib, Neil Peart
    Publisher: OLE MEDIA MANAGEMENT LP
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Comments: 2

  • Larry from Ft. Pierce, FlNothing is ever truly properly or entirely represented by what is perceived by looking at outward appearances.

    Outward perceptions can be--and often are--deceiving in that they are comprised of those values we most wish to convey about ourselves and NOT those truths (dirty little truths)that are most often swept into the dark corners of the soul.
  • Stacie from High Ridge, Mothough we might have precious little, its still precious!
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