"One by One" as written by Mark Tremonti and Myles Kennedy....
Underneath the desert sun
They bid my brother's blood to run
Many miles away
Hell has come today

Fire raining from the sky
See the face of fear asking one last time
Let me get home safe
Before it's too late

One by one
The brave will fall
Life is lost again
They gave it all

Deep within the castle walls
So many grieve as funeral songs
Echo endlessly
Ode to memories

This sacrifice of flesh and blood
For a promised land that may not be won
Let us not forget the hero laid to rest

One by one
The brave will fall
Life is lost again
They gave it all

And they gave it all
A price we can't ignore
Is there hope in what they're dying for?
Fore every hero born
From every family torn
We will honor forevermore

One by one
The brave will fall
Life is lost again
They gave it all

One by one
The brave will fall
Life is lost again
They gave it all


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"One by One" as written by Myles Kennedy Mark Tremonti

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    General CommentAt first I thought Crusades. The Crusades were fought in the desert, catapults could throw things that are on fire, a lot of people died, there were castles all around during that time period, and we will always remember the Crusades. Then I thought Iraq. Desert and bombs. Either way, I think it's more of an honoring the soldiers that gave their lives than a protest song. Too many people get caught up in wars and about them being right or not and they forget that people are dieing for something that they believe in(or most of them anyways). We all just need to remember that there are people fighting and dieing and that they have families that care about them before we start disrespecting them like some people are doing right now.
    me77469on December 03, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song's meaning so overt that it does not require discussion. I just saw Alter Bridge this week in Dallas and man do they ROCK! The venue was small and not filled, but you wouldn't know it by the way they played. Myles nailed everything and so did his band mates. I love this band!
    kaydeimon November 01, 2007   Link
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    General CommentFirst stanza kinda speaks for itself. Second one...not so clear.
    bainrex7on November 14, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think kennedy sings this sing as a brave person and he tells that this world doesnt have any value for the brave people every1 will die so i should go home before i die like other great and brave persons.
    zohaibon February 13, 2008   Link
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    General CommentFallen soldiers in Iraq....
    Validuson June 04, 2008   Link

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