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Song: The Man

Unnatural

Album: Unnatural
Track: #10

Mp3s
Listen! "The Man" Lo-Fi Album Cut
Recorded: July 9, 2005
Length: 4:39
Instrumentation: Baritone Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Drums, Vocals
Listen! The Man (Acoustic) - Live at Lost River Brewing Co.
Recorded: March 12, 2010
Length: 4:32
Instrumentation: Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Listen! "The Man" Live October 21, 2005
Recorded: October 21, 2005
Length: 3:56
Instrumentation: Baritone Guitar, Vocals

Lyrics Print

An old wise Indian on a path to war
Sharpened axe and a heart of stone
Took the long high road most ignore
He's only going to win this war alone

He pillaged and he raged for thirteen days
Destroying all the world he'd come to loathe
His solace was in ruins, that's to say he wasn't pained
And the further that he went his fury'd grow

Cause the wind can't stop a rolling stone
And the tree that it hits still falls
And so is the man who walks alone
Should he walk away at all

The time came for resistance there would be hell to pay
Destroy the man destroying our device
The world's greatest warriors gathered here to find the way
Seven men on seven horses left that night

It wasn't hard to find him he was right there in their way
They attacked and he disappeared
That's the last report we heard of their foray
When they did not return we turned to fear

I was sent to find them it was four months and a day
In my path lay seven horses slain
Five men were still alive I tracked them to a grave
Where the Indian lay dead and the men hoorayed

I was overcome, my emotions way too strong
Those five horsemen suddenly were gone
In my hand was his axe, in my heart his anger poured
I screamed like hell and I rode off to war

Cause the wind can't stop a rolling stone
So the tree that it hits still falls
And so is the man who walks alone
Should he walk away at all
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