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This is the story of a man, Who conquered life drink in hand
Ship unmanned.
Marked by genius, channelled good, By some a bit misunderstood.
They'd been wrong many times before

Some times our saints are sinners,
They blur the lines and lead the way,
Their Way.
Raise hell and a glass in reverence,
The fearless lives of our great saints - our saints.

Never a stranger to late night snake bite fist fights and empty pints,
Unrivaled heights.
He led with songs, they sang along, created bonds that held so strong
Some were right and some were wrong

Some times our saints are sinners,
They blur the lines and lead the way,
Their Way.
Raise hell and a glass in reverence,
The fearless lives of our great saints - our saints.

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It's by the sea and at nights end that's when the sin and swill begin
That's when he had that certain light inside his head
For every whisper he would scream for every drought he shared a drink
For every sorrow there is a light from our St. James

On the sea by the cliff he watches, he waits the night to see
The day - his way
Last call will find us all
But there's a light that leads the way, our way.

Some times our saints are sinners,
They blur the lines and lead the way,
Their Way.
Raise hell and a glass in reverence,
The fearless lives of our great saints - our saints.



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    UnregisteredOct 2, 2013 at 12:19 am
    This is a fitting tribute to their mate/brother they lost all too soon under tragic circumstances. It encapsulates life with Jimmy and is just brilliantly put together in a way for all fans to enjoy/relate. The Rev lives not only through their music, but through the snakes bites and fist fight. Hence this song is cool. It's deep. Bring Heaven, Hell, God into this is plain fucken stupid -snakes can't talk, we can't survive in a whales stomach and a single man cannot part a sea. Just enjoy the music and who knows, they may see their friend again one day. Till then.
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    Beau StyronAug 28, 2013 at 4:59 pm
    Theodore No-Weiner your going to hell for saying that, don't judge the Rev your not God and didn't know his soul. You such an idiot that A7x talks about the afterlife as another chapter. For example in So far Away, part of the lyrics says "I will see you again, when He lets me" to me M. Shadows was speaking of God letting him see his friend again when its his time. Some people just so damn ignorant.

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