"Slight The Odds" as written by and Ryan Curtis Clark....
I woke up on the edge
I felt my heart ascend
My hands were shaking
I heard that call again
Will hope bleed out the fear
Before I disappear
I'll wait in patience
Until I find it here

Wake me for the cull
If I suffer awake, I'm afraid I won't make the end
Save me for the soul
In a moment forsaken, pray that you take it all

Cut my teeth against the grain
Let me die without the pain (or live to slight the odds)
Same old trouble after all
Will I go before I fall (or live to slight the odds)

We thought you made amends
You turned your heart against
Grew up and out of
I found my place in it
I will not die for less
I dug my grave in this
No redefining
I won't be like the rest

Wake me for the cull
If I suffer awake, I'm afraid I won't make the end
Save me for the soul
In a moment forsaken, pray that you take it all
Cut my teeth against the grain
Let me die without the pain (or live to slight the odds)
Same old trouble after all
Will I go before I fall (or live to slight the odds)

Let me die without the pain
Let me face it all the same
Let me die without the pain
Let me face it all the same
Let me die without the pain
Let me face it all the same
Let me die without the pain
Let me face it all the same

Cut my teeth against the grain
Let me die without the pain (or live to slight the odds)
Same old trouble after all
Will I go before I fall (or live to slight the odds)

Cut my teeth against the grain
Let me die without the pain (or live to slight the odds)
Same old trouble after all
Will I go before I fall (or live to slight the odds)


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"Slight the Odds" as written by Ryan Curtis Clark

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    Song MeaningBehind the Song:
    Ryan Clark:
    “I’ve written songs about friends losing their faith before. As it continues to be an unfortunate reality in my life, it remains a relevant subject. In this song I attempt a more sympathetic approach, understanding that many seasons in life can seem unforgiving.

    Slight, in a sense, means to reject. As I see it, in terms of keeping my own faith, the odds are stacked against me. But I would rather die with my faith intact than live to see it dwindle away.

    We knew that we wanted to add a string section to one of the songs on the record, but didn’t know which song until the very end. Slight the Odds became the clear choice with its cinematic-inspired opening riff. As we began to formulate a final track listing, it became all the more fitting that, as the closing track (to the standard album), we would end on an epic note."
    Nacilon June 05, 2017   Link

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