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Volbeat – Dead But Rising lyrics

Dear wind of Mississippi can you call him by name
I have followed his wings on a sunny day

I like to believe he's the chosen one
I like to believe he's the fallen one
Dead but rising

I raise the fist with power and fate
And wishing that his claws will grab on to my hand

I like to believe he's the chosen one
I like to believe he's the fallen one
Dead but rising

I have been to the end of waters
I have been to the end of earth
I've been over mountains and riding the storms
Dear son your words have reached me
And for that I can carry on
I'll guide you in spirit
Today I'll be home

I like to believe he's the fallen one
I like to believe he's the chosen one
The rebirth of man heals a bleeding heart
The eagle of kings wears my fathers soul

Dead but rising



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    This song is about the lead singer's (Michael) fathers. Michael was in America for the first time and was driving to put his father's comb on Elvis's grave in Mississippi (his father was a huge Elvis fan), when his navigation system had went out and stopped working. Shortly after he saw an eagle in the sky, so he decides to follow it and see where it takes him. The eagle had lead him right to the grave. Michael believes that the eagle was his father guiding his way to the grave site, hence "The eagle of kings wears my father's soul", and "I'll guide you in spirit", so he decided to write this song about it.
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