"Kenai" as written by Steven Holt, Brock Lindow, Thomas Noonan and Mick Whitney....
Over mountains I feel safe
Sacred were those summers
And these memories I place in my heart for shelter
And I modify, just to smell the ocean
And I underline, visualizing motion

And I guess I miss my home
I could not stay
I'll return, it's alright, I'm okay

Reoccurred daydream, tie up stern first
And these gifts I've learned, never leave me
And I redesign, family and growing
And I realign, forgetting nothing

Maybe in a few years it'll come back to you
Reflection becoming your virtue
So sort me out, lay me away
Over these mountains I feel safe
And bless the sound, return the day
Over these mountains I feel safe

Lyrics submitted by crazyfist

"Kenai" as written by Brock Nicholas Lindow Steven Matthew Holt

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentThis song is about how they moved from Alaska to Portland in order to get discovered. Kenai is the name of the town in Alaska where their guitarist grew up.
    friedfrognutson April 12, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis song has a special meaning for me as I moved to Alaska when I was young and lived there for eleven years before moving away. After I had moved and heard this song a year or so later, it brought me close to tears because it perfectly reflected my own feelings about the move and how much I miss Alaska, which has grown to be home for me. Even now, a couple years after the move, I still listen to this song and feel homesick.
    The line "over mountains I feel safe" especially reflects my feelings as after living with mountains looming overhead for so long, now that I live in a place where the land is almost completely flat as far as the eye can see, I feel somewhat like the opposite of claustrophobic.
    Jerilon December 20, 2004   Link
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    General CommentIm From Anchorage, I love 36 because there from the same place as me, ive been listning to them before anyone even knew who they were, and they have alot of AK pride haha, there like the only band that comes up here to see us. haha i love 36!!
    broken87on February 09, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is obviously about being homesick. These guys are awsome (I'm not just saying that 'cause we're from the same state). ALASKA RULES!!!!!!!!
    KornOfTheStoneAgeon June 04, 2005   Link
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    General CommentYes Alaska rules, now maybe we can get more than one halfway decent band.
    GrungeRockeron September 11, 2005   Link
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    General Commentbroken87 my sisters friend is liek you he was listenen to them when they use to play at koots
    alex907on June 01, 2007   Link
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    General Commentis koots like the kind place that is a bar and a concert thing? because i saw pics of it in their video for slit wrist theory... god i hate texas
    kman93on June 04, 2009   Link

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