A modern-day warrior
Mean mean stride,
Today’s tom sawyer
Mean mean pride.

Though his mind is not for rent,
Don’t put him down as arrogant.
His reserve, a quiet defense,
Riding out the day’s events.
The river

And what you say about his company
Is what you say about society.
Catch the mist, catch the myth
Catch the mystery, catch the drift.

The world is, the world is,
Love and life are deep,
Maybe as his eyes are wide.

Today’s tom sawyer,
He gets high on you,
And the space he invades
He gets by on you.

No, his mind is not for rent
To any God or government.
Always hopeful, yet discontent,
He knows changes aren’t permanent,
But change is.

And what you say about his company
Is what you say about society.
Catch the witness, catch the wit,
Catch the spirit, catch the spit.

The world is, the world is,
Love and life are deep,
Maybe as his skies are wide.

Exit the warrior,
Today’s tom sawyer,
He gets high on you,
And the energy you trade,
He gets right on to the friction of the day.

**this song is a cover a RUSH**


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  • +2
    General CommentSick Rush cover, if for some reason you've never heard the original, this version is twice as fast and thats results in coolness.
    zeffezon August 26, 2005   Link
  • +2
    General CommentSong is about Tom Sawyer and his ez going life style which is not influnced by god or goverment but hes not a retard....
    TrippZon June 26, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General Commentthe cover is an ingenius juxtapositon
    brokennarcissiston June 23, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentNeat to hear. Doesn't top Rush, but rarely does a cover ever sound better then It's original.
    Justin Obsurveron February 23, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI happen to think it's a great cover......why?....just listen to Deadsy's cover of it......you'll kill yourself
    inusama59on January 20, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAgreed.
    TheEndIsNearon July 23, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentJustin - Bring the Pain. :P
    Spellahon April 24, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment^ now THAT, is agreed.
    and the bring the pain cover is actually better!
    AllOnBlack666on October 12, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHe did say rarely he didn't say never
    But yeah Bring the Pain is 200% better than Method Man's, but I agree with the majority this cover really isnt some of MSI's best work
    Brendonsohon April 07, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentas if that sound came from someone else but msi though. woah :)
    mcrooneyon October 12, 2008   Link

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