Revival In My Lungs

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Bring up the lights!
My heart skips a beat and it pulls me under
My mouth is a cage for the rolling thunder
Revival in my lungs
Each crack of the snare drum takes me higher
I rise on the wail of the amplifiers and lose control

Oh! No chance the person that you know
Could be the one that I've become
Without these midnight minor chords

(Chorus)
God bless my memories
Every blank page night another chance to right the wrong
Each precious melody memorized
God save these memories
Everywhere I go the embers never cease to glow
So I can find my way back (home)

Oh, 18 is a blur in the rear-view mirror
But one night stands out a little clearer
The venue swayed and roared 'til the doors couldn't swing
And kids poured in through the backstage windows
And these days wherever my weary heart goes
That night goes with me

Oh! No chance the person that you know
Could be more than a shell of a man
Without these midnight minor chords

(Repeat Chorus)

Well I can promise you this: he's gonna come for you. If he hasn't already, someday that beast is gonna come at you with glowing eyes in a suit and tie, and he'll spin you lies laced with dollar signs. And if you don't know who you are, kid, it's gonna get ugly. But I cut my teeth in the legion halls and basements, and I've learned to love the bitter taste of failure more than his sugar-coated version of success. So if you see him, tell him to run. Tell him I've coming for him... with empty pockets, and a full heart, and that fire in my chest.

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from Waymaker, released March 31, 2017

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tags: rock Detroit

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