Story Behind The Song

Lots of ways to die, lots of ways to live. I wanted to explore all of that and compare them.

Song Description

Everyone dies - but how did you live?

Song Length 4:55 Genre Folk - Americana, Folk - Americana
Tempo Medium Slow (91 - 110) Lead Vocal Male Vocal
Mood Serene, Moving Subject Lies, Light
Similar Artists Bruce Springsteen, Lyle Lovett Language English
Era 2000 and later


I was hoping I would find you
Is this what you had in mind?
Cause a road like this takes years to travel
And we don't have much time

Some will die of restless wanting
Some will waste away within
And someone will scatter their ashes cause that's all that's left of them
Some will die for lack of hunger
Some will never feed again
And no one will ever know their number or ever call their name

So why do we toil?
For silver cups and best of luck and rights of passage for kin
And what do we spoil?
If all the love spend is binded by our sin and everyone will end where they begin

Some will drown under a fortune
Some will rot under a bridge
And someone will bury the evidence to hide the things they did
Some will end it with a needle
Some will end it in their sleep
And no one will ever remember the promises they keep

So why do we toil?
For little pearls and baby girls and all the lust that burns within
And what do we spoil?
If all the love spend is binded by our sin and everyone will end where they begin

Some will die for their resistance
Some will burn up at the stake
And someone will clean their bodies and wake them up again

So why do I toil?
For ancient words that sing the verse of how the blood and water flow
And what do I spoil?
If all that I've been told is a lie that I've been sold
But I don't wanna pay for what I did

Lyrics Jeromy Darling Music Jeromy Darling
Producer Steele Croswhite Publisher Jack's Music Lab
Label Jack's Music Lab
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