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He was born in the woods, torn from his home
He was naked and destined, to be out on his own
And he waited in darkness, hoping someone might see
From something so rough, what a treasure he'd be

Stronger than steel and wood
Seen me through the bad and good
When I'm hanging by a string
Every little thing is understood
Between Martin and me

He's hollow in the middle, from the shape that he's in
He's either filled up with music, or locked in his shell again
And it takes some fine tuning, to make him come around
But he's a huge piece of me, and I'll never put him down

Stronger than steel and wood
Seen me through the bad and good
And when I'm hanging by a string
Every little thing is understood
Between Martin and me

He is a good friend, and he has his own voice
And you get what you give, sometimes it's just noise
But if you treat him well, he will last your life along
If your honest and open, he will write you a song
(Write you a song)
Write you a song

Stronger than steel and wood
Seen me through the bad and good
When I'm hanging by a string
Every little thing is understood
Hanging on (hanging on) by a string
Every little thing is understood
Between Martin and me

Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah



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    UnregisteredSep 6, 2012 at 12:33 am
    I got to sit with zac an an eat and greet last week and spoke to him about the maining of this song. It is about a martin gutair his dad gave him when he was younger.
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    dwb12157Aug 8, 2011 at 12:45 pm
    he's singing about his guitar. you can always find your happy place if you can play a instrument that you love. i wish i could play. all i can do is sing with the radio if i turn it up high enough.

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