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The Hero and The Pain

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The Hero And The Pain
Words and Music By Adam Watts

Caring has become a thing of the past
I broke bones, healed and I cut off the cast

Now nothing feels the same
And I’m numb inside but for this nagging shame...
Nagging shame

(Pre Chorus)
And I live but I never seem to learn
And I lie and lie so it doesn’t hurt
Now I’m on my own in this desert I’ve made
Where the sun beats down, and I have no shade

Another breath in
Another breath out
Another false win
I can lie to myself about
I’m the sky and the rain
I’m the wild and the tame
‘Cause I won’t choose death
I’m the hero and the pain

The hero and the pain
The hero and the pain

Now I’m loading the gun, and I’m planning attack
And I’m asking the Son, for my life back

‘Cause I killed all of my faith
When I cried for Him and no answer came...
No answer came

(Pre Chorus 2)
But I live, ‘cause there’s nothing else to do
And I scrape and grind, nothing left to prove

Got the devil inside and it’s hot as hell
And I serve my time, in this prison cell


Color me in or shoot me down
I could be black or underground
Start up war and scream my name
Save my life or dig my grave

I’m just a man that’s halfway done
Waiting for my ship to come
Will it come?



from The Hero And The Pain, released March 8, 2016
Performed, Produced, Engineered, Mixed & Mastered By: Adam Watts
@ Broken City Studios, Brea CA



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Adam Watts is an artist and co-founder of Broken City Artists.

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