Something to Believe In Lyrics

Poison


publisher: ©O/B/O APRA AMCOS, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: John Melville Lee Archer, Douglas James Falconer, John Albert Howard, Robert David Miles, Mark Jeremy Seymour, Jeremy Stuart Smith, Michael Bernard Waters
album: Track 11 in album Flesh & Blood
release date: 1990
popularity : 26 users have visited this page.
length: 5:31
writer: Bobby Dall, C.C. DeVille, Rikki Rockett, Bret Michaels

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Poison Flesh & Blood cover art
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Well I see him on the TV
Preachin' 'bout the promised lands
He tells me to believe in Jesus
And steals the money from my hand
Some say he was a good man
But Lord I think he sinned, yeah
Twenty-two years of mental tears
Cries a suicidal Vietnam vet
Who fought a losing war on a foreign shore
To find his country didn't want him back
Their bullets took his best friend in Saigon
Our lawyers took his wife and kids,
No regrets
In a time I don't remember
In a war he can't forget
He cried forgive me for
What I've done there
'Cause I never meant the things I did"

And give me something to believe in
If there's a Lord above
And give me something to believe in

Oh, Lord arise
My best friend died a lonely man
In some Palm Springs hotel room
I got the call last Christmas Eve

And they told me the news
I tried all night not to break down and cry
As the tears rolled down my face
I felt so cold and empty
Like a lost soul out of place
And the mirror, mirror on the wall
Sees my smile it fades again

And give me something to believe in
If there's a Lord above
And give me something to believe in, oh Lord

Sometimes I wish to God
I didn't know now
The things I didn't know then
Road you gotta take me home

I drive by the homeless sleeping on
A cold dark street
Like bodies in an open grave
Underneath the broken old neon sign
That used to read
Jesus Saves
A mile away live the rich folks
And I see how they're living it up
While the poor they eat from hand to mouth
The rich is drinkin' from a golden cup
And it just makes me wonder
Why so many lose, so few win

And give me something to believe in
And give me something to believe in
If there's a Lord above
And give me something to believe in, oh Lord
And give me something to believe in
And give me something to believe in

You take the high road
And I'll take the low road
And give me something to believe in
And give me something to believe in
Yeah sometimes I wish I didn't know now
The things I didn't know then, yeah
And give me something to believe in, yeah, yeah


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Strange Days of Uncle Jack
  • 2 Valley of Lost Souls
  • 3 (Flesh & Blood) Sacrifice
  • 4 Swampjuice (Soul-O)
  • 5 Unskinny Bop
  • 6 Let It Play
  • 7 Life Goes On
  • 8 Come Hell or High Water
  • 9 Ride the Wind
  • 10 Don't Give Up an Inch
  • 11 Something to Believe In
  • 12 Ball and Chain
  • 13 Life Loves a Tragedy
  • 14 Poor Boy Blues