[Reckless Beat & SOTD] Needtobreathe (ft. Gavin DeGraw) – Brother

RECKLESS BEATS is a musical feature where I incorporate a little music into this bookish blog.

Today’s song of the day is one collaboration that needs to happen more often.

Christian rock group Needtobreathe and American rocker Gavin DeGraw join up together to make a phenomenal song that needs so much exposure, it’s not even funny. It’s moving, emotional, powerful, and all around the best thing to remind you that you’ve got someone on your side. Always. ❤

Brother is probably one of my favourite songs in a long time. I could easily hear this every day, all day long and not get tired of it.

Here’s Brother, everyone!

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LYRICS:

Ramblers in the wilderness
Yeah we can’t find what we need
We get a little restless from the searching
Get a little worn down in between

Like a bull chasing a matador
is man left to his own schemes
But everybody needs someone beside ‘em
Shining like a lighthouse from the sea

Brother let me be your shelter
Never leave you all alone
I can be the one you call when you’re low
Brother let me be your fortress
when the night winds are driving on
Be the one to light the way
Bring you home

Face down in the desert now
There’s a cage locked around my heart
I found a way to drop the keys where my failures were
now my hands can’t reach that far

I ain’t made for a rivalry
I could never take the world alone
I know that in my weakness I am strong
but it’s your love that brings me home

Brother let me be your shelter
Never leave you all alone
I can be the one you call when you’re low
Brother let me be your fortress
when the night winds are driving on
Be the one to light the way
Bring you home

And when you call
And need me near
Say it when you go
Brother I’m right here

And on those days
When the sky begins to fall
You’re the blood of my blood
We can get through it all

Brother let me be your shelter
Never leave you all alone
I can be the one you call when you’re low
Brother let me be your fortress
when the night winds are driving on
Be the one to light the way
Bring you home
Be the one to light the way
Bring you home

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