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Ives The Band – The Hero lyrics

Wait for the sound, Guns ringing loud
You could make your break for safety
Sneak behind the clouds
Smoke drifting in, It's close again
Oh you thought your heart was in it
But your feet won't move to the tune of those drums beating

And all that while you're running through town
The people will watch through the windows
Can't you see them flagging you down
They've already lost, you'll never be found
But on the winds you'll hear them say
That's awfully strange for a hero

Won't sleep tonight, But whie it's light
Gotta get as far away from feeling
Quite hard to tell, Weren't those the bells
Must've been a final plea for help
A bleaker farewell, a last attempt to find you

And all that while you were running through town
The people they watched through the windows
And you could see them flagging you down
But they'd already lost, you'd never be found
And now you know you heard them say
That's terribly low for a hero

And all the while you're running through town
The people will stare through the windows
And you can hear them cheering you on
They've already won, they knew you would come
And through the noise you'll hear them say
That certainly looks like our hero

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