"Beneath, Between, And Behind" as written by and Alex Zivojinovich Neil Elwood Peart....
Ten score years ago, defeat the kingly foe
A wondrous dream came into being
Tame the trackless waste, no virgin land left chaste
All shining eyes, but never seeing

Beneath the noble birth
Between the proudest words
Behind the beauty, cracks appear
Once, with heads held high
They sang out to the sky
Why do their shadows bow in fear?

Watch the cities rise
Another ship arrives
Earth's melting pot and ever growing
Fantastic dreams come true
Inventing something new
The greatest minds, and never knowing

The guns replace the plow, facades are tarnished now
The principles have been betrayed
The dream's gone stale, but still, let hope prevail
History's debt won't be repaid

Lyrics submitted by shed27, edited by digitalman

"Beneath, Between & Behind" as written by Alex Zivojinovich Neil Elwood Peart


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    General CommentThe first line of the chorus is "Beneath the noble bird", not "birth". The reference is to the bald eagle.
    hillcowon May 17, 2012   Link

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