• Run Until They Catch You
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Run Until They Catch You
on: September 01, 2015, 17:20:13
This one was originally written in Swedish but I always wanted a English version to be able to present it to the rest of the non-Swedish speaking world. I tried and tried but never succeeded, probably because I was so biased by the original lyrics that I was unable to change the perspective. Fortunately HardTwistMusic (www.reverbnation.com/hardtwistmusicsongwriter) heeded my call for help.
Somehow he managed to use the fragments I already had, put them in a different context and still managed to preserve the message of the song. After a few iteration I finally hade my English lyrics.
The new lyrics led to a few changes in the melody and also some changes in arrangement and some re-takes so in the end what we have is something that is not a new song but not just an English version neither.

For thoses of you who would like just the music:

Life don't take no prisoners
no mercy to be found
no remorse, no promises
just our boots on the ground
The cold stars shine upon us
like eyes that cannot see
indifferent to the suffering
of the likes of you and me
You can run until they catch you
doesn't matter in the end
you can hide but they will find you
to their will we all must bend
So, draw that precious final breath
as your life comes to it's end
ask yourself how you lived your life
what message did you send?
We don't dare ask or question
what it is we're fighting for
they tell us what we "need to know"
they tell us nothing more
So, waste no time on bitterness
don't think about revenge
and don't believe in anything
that your soul can't comprehend
For we are only soldiers
our lives they can forsake
and we're not allowed to ask
if there's a principle at stake
Ours is not to reason why
ours is not to ask.
we are duty bound to keep
our eyes upon the task.
So draw that precious final breath
though you know it goes to waste
how bittersweet the irony
of that final breath you taste
Let man's petty nations tear themselves apart
My land's only borders lie around my heart

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Re: Run Until They Catch You
Reply #1 on: September 01, 2015, 18:17:15
Hi Jammy,

amazing, i listened to this again, well watch it with the video on youtube

and i am amazed that you managed to make the mix and arrangment even better, it sounds to me, so crispy and flowing well this song

NICE, i gave you a thumps up on youtube, and......i will throw in a load extra karma points as well  :o :o :o :o :o :o

excellent this track
me, myself, and Pie

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Re: Run Until They Catch You
Reply #2 on: September 02, 2015, 07:14:43
I really enjoyed the track, nice composition, great lyrics
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