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Raven (Main Song Page)
1995
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6.20
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6/23/2000 alternate lyrics

rise and reason this
our future is a mess
oh the brave man came to all
pick up your bed and walk
oh my neighbors beat your
pickle in your head
i've lived with a my mellow message
the future is a mess

so great God given walls
woah check over mine
lonely roll them easy
won't ya got living on
man oh all this rage ya'll
won't you keep them live on
life gives what you forget to rave on man
the wings of loving will

fall then tossed away
greed calls and all the gold lie away me
all i'll answer with
loneliness loves a good friend

don't want to lay here
don't stare up at your round, round
you dare not think to fix your pain
but no good laying about, about, about
oh oh lay here do
what's got to get your love more
man i'll wait here
their love since i forgot you were raising alone

rose and reason for a little one
won't ya keep it up lying
i've made a raven
with huge purple knowing eyes
so my lady raise, yeah
oh but you know no lie
why loving, what's in it
dream is here
killing like a dog

know the greater right, they're wrong
won't ya good lord
your lady layed on
you can lose into
alone i ever been tired
tired of raven on
i'll give you minutes to play giving
getting to love the life

fall time trust away
their greed has got the best of all grey
oh no, tired again
oh how I miss you

oh oh lay here
oh love you go round, down
tell them all that's in you
the best of times will roll round, down, down
all alone yeah
lover lead another
the raven only grows here
here to say there's nothing more than my point of view

give up don't ya agree

steal the best away
oh man know i'll leave you
a minute by the door
rush out and love will not obey
nothing fast enough

fall then tossed away
real love and all the wrong will leave your way
hold all God to play
oh and no one ever play
man oh we've been
all of the way down, down, down
there all lay there
and oh i'll leave you round around oh

oh oh yeah yeah yeah
oh oh love oh love begins today
but no way here
all we know is there's
lots of makings of wanting you
Raven
main lyrics
[Busted Stuff version]

What you got what you got in your hand? a father said to son
I got the whole world here Daddy between my fingers and my thumb
Well you take care of it please—it's the only one
Well it would take me a lifetime old man to undo what you've done
Oh come on now boy thing—what would Jesus do?
He shake his head like an angry mother
Smoke the boy and say I did what I could do
But you take care of it please
It's the only one you got
And it'd take ten lifetimes boy to undo what I've done
Boy shrugged walked away
The man stood and watched as he was leaving
Boy just walked away
The man stood alone thinking
One hand is bleeding and the other hand holds a gun
While everything is open everything is shut down, down, down
Begin to ending is really
Just a go round and round and round
As I stand here—the ground beneath is nothing more than one point of view
What you got what you got in your hand?
Your secret's safe with me
Well I found the truth friend
Let me whisper in your ear
Take good care of it please
It's the only one there is
Can I twist it please can I give it just a little twist
One hand is open and the other hand holds the gun
Everything is open
Now is everything coming down, down, down
No one is hoping, even if you know
You never know it all
Nothing more than my point of view
Boy shrugged walked away
The man stood and watched as he was leaving
The man stood there twisting

[2000 Studio Session version]

Rise and graze on this
the future is a mess
oh, will you take this thing
from us we give it in
no longer yet, oh oh no
won't you got your thing
I cheer then hesitate from
one other thing

One other thing
count out the radiant life
won't you give in now
out of the reasons
let a light is rushed

Stone and gate is lay
won't you got your lips
live up to your dreams and give
wondering you're over there

Dark then tossed away
breach all yourself
on love is a gaze
gone then tossed away
read the best you can and in

Oh I'll lay here
don't give up till you're down, down, down
they don't kneel
heaven's all underground
can we leave all
the lord knows it's all dark
rain is it you see this
I have to say it's nothing more than
my point of view

This pride reigns for a girl
she slides across the floor
looks good as an angel
how much I want some more

She's all needed to me
best thing I can come
what's all been played with me
the sweetest one of all
yeah the sweetest one of all

Come on raven give it up
won't you get it the light up
knowledge waiting
here like a dead log
when I say this I mean all
won't you go with your head
live life till you don't need any
but don't give up a bit

Fall then tossed away
oh, don't you give up
just a little stray
gone, then tossed away
read, God is on the page

Pray on word
have you say you get down, down, down
oh, we leave here
we need more love round, and round, and round
oh won't let it go on, oh man cower down be down
here no worry, to rest they say nothing more than I wouldn't do

Can't leave us alone to die, no
would you give your love
light up a way aha
if you like to live it down on it
won't let you down here
would you get you're locked up
we have to raise it up, to spread around the place

God got locked away
no, don't place any time
we walk away
then rise up your wings
read way out of the watch

Growing lady
oh the one gone round, and round, and round
lay down near you
but who be down no no down there
pray that we don't, we don't, we don't
who would leave this
I have to say it's nothing more than
my point of view
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