The Artist

Album: Rescue (2011)
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  • The artist's palette falls
    The paint is spilled with blood
    Someone shot him down
    Left him without a soul

    His body's laid to rest
    And underground he'll stay
    With hopes to resurrect
    And live again another day

    Now they decide who lives and dies, now
    His peers won't come around
    They're too disgraced to face
    Another soldier down

    His life's work a waste
    And now these walls are bare
    No one pretends to care
    A distant memory
    His másterpiece inn disrepair

    Now they decide who lives and dies
    Now they will hold you back
    They will hold you back
    They will hold you

    We stand tall and illuminate
    We fight through and prevail
    We don't stop where you'd be giving up
    We won't ever fail

    A martyr takes his hand
    To make him live again
    With savage sleight of hand
    He'll force his legs to stand

    A sick and gutless joke
    A serenading hoax
    Interrupted peace
    A waste of time
    A pathetic excuse for hope

    The sleepless nights have no compassion
    And the dreams that come aren't true
    A charade of lies unconscious
    With so much left to be proved

    But the sun will rise and fall again
    And the nights will start to shorten
    The memories will fade into darkness
    You can't let it go

    Bur your world is turned upside down
    It's a panic you can't release
    Once you have it, you just can't
    Ever ignore it

    That's when you realize your best
    Days are behind you
    And all you ever live for is regret
    You can't take it away (you)
    You can't take it away (you) Writer/s: NEIL BOSHART, SHANE TOLD
    Publisher: Royalty Network Music Publishing Ltd.
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