"Firebreather" as written by Edward Carrington Breckenridge, James Riley Breckenridge, Dustin Michael Kensrue and Teppei Teranishi....
Tell me are you free
Tell me are you free
In word or thought or deed
Tell me are you free
While the gallows stand

And bullets lance the bravest lungs
We fold our hands and hold our tongues

Tell me are you free
When the fear falls on you
Tell me are you free
When the fear falls on you

Tell me are you free
Tell me are you free
In word or thought or deed
Tell me are you free
While the gallows stand

And bullets lance the bravest lungs
Will I fold my hands or hold my tongue

Or let the flames lick at my feet
Or breathe in fire and know I'm free
Flames will rise and devour me
Oh, to breathe in fire and know I'm free

Know I'm free


Lyrics submitted by Spinnaay

"Firebreather" as written by Edward Carrington Breckenridge Dustin Michael Kensrue

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  • +2
    General Commentif you look at the song and consider the fact that Dustin is Christian then you will realize that he is talking about the persecution of Christians in the last days when we will be shot and hung and burned as the stake for our faith in Christ and how some will simply deny Christ by "holding their tongues" and how we may be physically free from death but are we really free if fear of death causes us to deny our beliefs. and in the end he says "ill breath in fire and know im free" free from the life lived on earth and set free to live with christ...
    peregrinuson April 30, 2008   Link
  • +2
    My Interpretationto me this song speaks about the persecution of christians. i may be (and probably am) wrong but the holy spirit is symbolized by fire. could a firebreather be one who spreads the message of god? just some food for thought. i love the chorus at the end.. great song allaround... GO TRICE!!! woot haha
    the second floodon November 19, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI believe this song is talking about standing up for what you believe in and then being ridiculed for your thoughts because you spoke up. Dustin is saying that when the time comes to stand up for yourself or your beliefs will you stand strong in what you believe and take the ridicule from others.

    "oh to breath in fire and know I'm free" - Taking heat(ridicule) from others but being able to be free and express yourself

    "Bullets lance the bravest lungs" - those who are brave/courageous enough to stand up for what they believe in get ridiculed, cast out, made fun of...etc.

    WHAT POWERFUL LYRICS
    embeddedon November 09, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHi there, I've put this song up, v/ incomplete lyrics but it's a start.

    Song is at,
    youtube.com/…

    Please well free to try and work out more lyrics,

    Spinn

    PS Firebreather might not even be the right title
    Spinnaayon May 15, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit's confirmed now, firebreather is the title, and it's the first track off the Fire disc. CANT WAIT FOR THIS ALBUM!
    mrguy6on September 16, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWARNING!!! Site contains 2 new songs and for those of you who do not wish to hear it till the album releases, I suggest you do not click the link.

    spinner.com/2007/09/17/new-music-thrice-fire-breather-and-digital-sea/

    Firebreather is there along with digital sea. So awesome... I wanted to wait for the album to release, but with the link sitting there in my e-mail i just couldn't wait any longer. Pure awesome.
    Mortisfacio3on September 17, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMeh, guess it's posted up on their myspace too. Only 29 more days!!!
    Mortisfacio3on September 17, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAs much as I didn't want to, I've been listening to the two new songs all day.

    Freaking wonderful and the intro is wonderfully heavy.
    WinterKisson September 18, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHey, I'm updating as I listen but I'm not great with lyrics. Any help?
    Spinnaayon September 18, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHere's what I have so far.
    Some little pieces might be wrong, but eh.





    Tell me are you free?
    Tell me are you free?
    What __________
    Tell me are you free?

    _______________
    ______ the bravest lungs
    Throw our hands up
    Hold our tongues

    Tell me are you free
    When the fear falls on you?
    Tell me are you free
    When the fear falls on you?

    Tell me are you free?
    Tell me are you free?
    _____________
    Tell me are you free?

    _________
    _________ the bravest lungs
    When I throw my hands up
    Hold my tongue
    And let the flames lick at my feet
    And breathe in fire
    And know I'm free

    Flames will rise and devour me
    To breathe in fire and know I'm free

    Oh, oh, oh
    Oh, oh oh
    Oh, oh, oh
    Oh, oh, oh
    (Know I'm free)


    Oh, oh, oh
    Oh, oh oh
    Oh, oh, oh
    Oh, oh, oh
    WinterKisson September 18, 2007   Link

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