Fifty On Our Foreheads

Album: To Lose My Life… (2009)
  • On the cusp of Vessel 18
    A look of terror in our eyes
    The moonlight licked the face of danger
    Innocence made us like soldiers
    Untouchable and golden
    The quilt of darkness dotted with our teardrops

    I know you're sad I'm leaving
    So this may hurt a little
    But girl look from your window late tonight
    You think my heart is frozen
    While yours is slowly grieving
    You'll see the boy you loved start burning in the sky

    We were a dozen to the project
    With a galaxy of questions
    And all we heard was lies about the truth
    No choice but be obedient
    Like prisoners of war
    Caught on the wrong side of morality and youth

    We thought about our loved ones
    Tallied fifty on our foreheads
    With the pen your mother gave me in the Spring
    The sun beat at the windows
    Within an hour James had cracked
    Left the ship and died still clinging to the wings

    Start burning in the sky
    Start burning in the sky
    Start burning in the sky
    Start burning in the sky
    Start burning in the sky
    Start burning in the sky Writer/s: CHARLES CAVE, HARRY MCVEIGH, JACK BROWN
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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