more from
Broken City Artists

The Hero and The Pain

from by Adam Watts

/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

      $1 USD  or more

     

lyrics

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

(chorus)
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

Chorus

(bridge)
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?

Chorus

credits

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

tags

license

all rights reserved

about

Adam Watts Brea, California

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

contact / help

Contact Adam Watts

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code