I long to taste adventure like the nature of the sea,
Always moving, always hiding all the creatures from beneath.
Singing silent songs of sadness my heart waits for its chance,
To dance upon the ashes of my burned up little plans.

And I stand alone before the night.
My nakedness is so clear in the glow of the moonlight.
Life is old but so short.
We are young we want more.

I'm drowning, but I don't care,
Because when you got what I got, what I got, what I got
Who needs air?

You don’t need air.

My addiction to danger like the rush of the sea,
Like a wave on the rocks the lessons crash down on me.
I don’t need to prove the world to you only to myself.
So step back and look away as I dive into the swell.

I'm drowning, but I don't care,
Because when you got what I got, what I got, what I got
Who needs air?
I'm drowning, but I don't care,
Because when you got what I got, what I got, what I got
You don’t need air.

Take me down to the river like a little child,
Take my hand and tell me its okay to be wild.
I never knew the world until I saw through your eyes,
I never knew my self until I ripped off my disguise.

I’m drowning, but I don’t care,
Because when you’ve got what I got, what I got, what I got
Who needs air?

I have come to the realization that life is more than what I have accomplished.
And life is more then the realization that we have accomplished nothing at all.
True success is so selfless so drown in the lyrics of your life and give up the air that you breathe.
You don’t need anything.



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    General CommentHey guys, I know there's the huge debate over if they are a "Christian band" or not and if Tooth & Nail is a "christian label". I have a bit of unique perspective on this as I am a musician and my old band had some dealings with T&N and some great friends of mine (Through A Glass) are discussing a deal with T&N. I myself am a Christian as were the guys in my old band and as are Through A Glass (I go to church with them here in Nashville) but neither my band nor TAG are specifically a "Christian band". Of course our personal faith comes through in our song writing because is part of who we are not only as believers but as musicians and songwriters. But I don't think christian who are in music are required by God to limit themselves to writing strictly only about Him and "Christian topics". Personally I think that kind of thinking in the music industry and general public is the main cause of most "Christian music" being considered sub-par and while it is true sometimes that is the case it's not universal. I guess I said this to say I would say that The Classic Crime is not a "Christian band" even though the members are Christians themselves. And T&N is not a "Christian label" even though the overwhelming majority of their artists are Christians as are the founders and staff at T&N and those deeply personal beliefs will come through in everything they do. Hope this helps with the confusion. Much love!
    Prometheus000on April 08, 2008   Link

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