I will never defend
The men who make amends
With any enemy's friends
I will never pretend

There we were
The three of us:
The Theif, the King, and I
Finally we were forced to see
We were equals in the night (that starry, starry night)

Looking down between the trees
At the town we knew we had to leave
For what it's worth, we will walk the earth
Until we find the things we seek

And the King said:
I believe that I'm a non-believer now
I was a leader, but I had to leave them all
No one will ever know the things I held inside
So I let them go

Oh my god
Oh my god
Yes, oh my god

I will never defend
The men who make amends
With any enemy's friends
I will never pretend

I will never bow down
To another man
Even when everyone's saying I've sinned
I will never repent

Whoa, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
Whoa, oh, oh, oh, oh

Whoa oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
Whoa, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh

They will not protect us (we will fall)
They will not defend us
We'll be left behind
We'll be left behind

I never gave a damn about the story's end
Or even how it all began
And the one word that I seek is one that I can tell myself

And it's a long and winding road
But if you reap the seeds you sow
You'll see you're really not alone

I will never defend
The men who make amends
With any enemy's friends
I will never pretend

I will never bow down
To another man
Even when everyone's saying I've sinned
I will never repent

There we were, the three of us:
The Priest, the Tramp, and I
Years ago we had left to roam
But reunited on that night (that starry, starry night)

No one had to speak a word
For we all knew what the others learned
That everything that we ever did was but a way to pass the time

And the Priest said:
I believe that I'm a true believer now
I was a sinner, but I came to see the light
The bum and me did not agree, but I must confess some jealousy

Oh my god
Oh my god
Yes, oh my god

I will never defend
The men who make amends
With any enemy's friends
I will never pretend

I will never bow down
To another man
Even when everyone's saying I've sinned
I will never repent


Lyrics submitted by crazydog, edited by Fayiirah

The Three of Us song meanings
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  • +2
    My InterpretationIt definitely insinuates that perspective is the only thing that makes one man better than another. The thief and king are both men, in the end. Only men.
    jon1070709on September 15, 2014   Link
  • +1
    My Interpretation"I will never bow down to another man even when everyone's saying I sinned. I will never repent!" I think that this line means that, the narrator doesn't care about anyone els's religious judgement because he stands firmly behind his own beliefs and morals. Fucking amazing band
    ADLaRochaon July 01, 2013   Link

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