Control

Story Behind The Song

I lived my early 20s in disillusion because I didn't get what I wanted. You can choose to heal or to hurt, pavement or the dirt. I chose to hurt and to travel by dirt. Cmon man...shake a leg and stop pitying yourself!

Song Description

"Control" is about not being able to control life with prayer or divine manipulation such as, "God, gimme what I want or I will swallow all these pills!" or "I will destroy myself and others because you made my life the pits." If there is a God, he certainly won't react to this manipulative posture. So man, stop trying to twist the Man's arm and just show some respect--for God and for yourself.

Song Length 4:30 Genre Rock - Alternative, Rock - Psychedelic
Tempo Medium (111 - 130) Lead Vocal Male Vocal
Mood On Cloud Nine, In High Spirits Subject Light, Luck/Coincidence
Similar Artists Nine Inch Nails, Madonna Language English
Era 2000 and later

Lyrics

it?s no truer for any other
that the earth and it?s course make us fit for the stage
thought i might arrange it at first
wrote my middle and my end when i began

sure sister, you can send up your alms
squeeze the wheel until it melts in your palms
you can choose pavement over dirt
to heal or to hurt

but you?re just fixing your hair for a wind
that will cause your hairs to bend
before I knew you
I knew
that hope is a sister to sorrow
but we
can?t waste our lives believing
that our best years have gone by...

believing
there's a hope for my son
believing
that a breakthrough is coming
believing
all the heroes aren't dead--not all

believing for a breakthrough
won't leave you when I do
the only hope for saving grace is to keep my faith in you

Lyrics Rory White Music Rory White
Producer Rory White Publisher Copa Music
Performance Rory White
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