I cannot make you
Understand my soul
By painting it gold
For echoing rainbows

What have we become
In what seems only days
Thoughts and world of harms
We want out of this maze

So look us in the eyes
Don't take yes or no
There's no surprise here
There's nothing we won't show

Please wait a while for me
It will not take long
We will be right where we need to be
To sing a chosen song

Hey, hey oh-ohh (x8)

They will appear, may we behold them!
They will appear, may we behold them!
A horse nation will appear
A thunder being nation will appear
And they will appear, behold
They will appear, behold

They will appear, may we behold them!
They will appear, may we behold them!
A horse nation will appear
A geese nation will appear
And they will appear, behold
They will appear, behold

They will appear, may we behold them!
They will appear, may we behold them!
A horse nation will appear
A buffalo nation will appear
And they will appear, behold
They will appear, behold

They will appear, may we behold them!
They will appear, may we behold them!
A horse nation will appear
An eagle for an eagle nation
And they will appear, behold
They will appear, behold
They will appear, behold
They will appear, behold
They will appear, behold
They will appear, behold
They will appear, behold
They will appear, behold


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    General CommentThanks for the update dewds. For those of you who don't know the background on this song, the second half has a lot of lines from The Horse Dance chapter of Black Elk Speaks, which I read for a religion class. Black Elk was the holy man of the Oglala Sioux. There's something very spiritual about this song, not just because of its origins but because of the way the words are presented. They did wonderful justice to the borrowed phrases. This song, as well as the two that follow on the album, are kind of about...yeah, our group may be a little different, but we're the same as we ever were, we're not going to hide or change anything, and in fact we are even MORE free now. And to prove it, here are ancient words passed down for generations in a way that only akron/family could present them. This song is among their best.
    THEsolid85on January 31, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThis is absolutely and entirely the wrong words to this song.
    tylersnotemoon January 05, 2010   Link
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    General CommentEdited. Small fixes in the first part of the song, major ones below. Please update!

    I can only hope I get to hear this song in Nashville in February. Its SO hard to pick an all-time favorite, but this one might be it. Love love love love! P.S. Ak Ak


    I cannot make you
    Understand my soul
    By eighteen it gold
    For echoing rainbow

    What have we become
    In what seems only days
    Thoughts and world of harms
    We want out of this maze

    So look us in the eyes
    Don't take yes or no
    There's no surprise here
    There's nothing we won't show

    Please wait a while for me
    It will not take long
    We will be right where we need to be

    Sing a chosen song...

    Hey, hey oh-ohh (x8)

    They'll appear, they'll appear, oh they'll!
    They'll appear, they'll appear, oh they'll!
    A horse nation will appear
    A thunder being nation will appear
    And they will appear, behold
    They will appear, behold

    They'll appear, they'll appear, oh they'll!
    They'll appear, they'll appear, oh they'll!
    A horse nation will appear
    A geese nation will appear
    And they will appear, behold
    They will appear, behold

    They'll appear, they'll appear, oh they'll!
    They'll appear, they'll appear, oh they'll!
    A horse nation will appear
    A buffalo nation will appear
    And they will appear, behold
    They will appear, behold

    They'll appear, they'll appear, oh they'll!
    They'll appear, they'll appear, oh they'll!
    A horse nation will appear
    An eagle for an eagle nation
    And they will appear, behold
    They will appear, behold
    They will appear, behold
    They will appear, behold
    They will appear, behold
    They will appear, behold
    They will appear, behold
    They will appear, behold
    THEsolid85on January 15, 2010   Link

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