Heady Riser

Album: Peace Between Nations (2005)
  • Runnin them all away (8x)

    And when they stop
    You see the hand they carry's
    Brought on by what they refuse to believe
    And when they stop
    Formidable adversary
    Their conscience foraged to their greed

    By virtue of the definition of the heady riser
    He will move to his position of power
    To put things he has not seen
    In a position to his dreams
    He will not call till he know them true

    And they come for the leaders but we say we never lead
    They come for the believers but we say we never believe
    They come for the healers but we say we never touch no hand
    And they'll come for us there'll be no one left to stand

    Don't need no heady riser
    Don't need no heady riser
    Riser??
    Don't need no heady riser

    Runnin us all away (2X)
    Runnin them all away (6x)

    And when they stop
    You see the hand they carry's
    Brought on by what they refuse to believe
    And when they stop
    Unformidable adversary
    Their conscience foraged (formaged) to their greed

    By virtue of the definition of the heady riser
    He will move to his position of power
    To put things he has not seen
    In a position to his dreams
    He will not call till he know them true

    And they come for the leaders but we say we never lead
    And they come for the sleepers but we say we never dream
    And they come for the healers but we say we never touch no man (hand)
    And they'll come for us there'll be no one left to stand
    Yea they'll come for us there'll be no one left to stand

    Don't need no heady riser
    Don't need no heady riser
    Riser
    Don't need no heady riser

    And they come for us dreamers but we say we never sleep
    And they come for us tellers but we say we never speak
    And they come for us stealers but we say never rob no man
    And they'll come for us there'll be no one left to stand

    Don't need no heady riser
    Don't need no heady riser
    Riser
    Don't need no heady riser
    Riser
    Don't need no heady riser
    Riser

Comments: 3

  • John from Ny, NyHeady Riser is about a government leader coming to power under his own ego rather than people's beliefs hence "heady riser"
  • John from Ny, Nyum no adam ur kinda messing up all the meanings here heady riser is about a govnt leader comign to power under his own ego rather than ppls beliefs hence "heady riser"
  • Adam from Boulder, CoThis song is about a man considering suicide, but in the end he realizes that it is worth living in finding comfort from his wife.
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