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by Bryan K Poirier
©Manitou Passage Music, ASCAP 2005

Temptation's deep and wide
I?m frail with human pride
We were caught in our own lies
Knocked to the ground

Tipped the jar till it was dry
Walked the streets among red lights
Demons held me till I cried
Thought I would drown

I?ve laid the low road
I?ve beared my own load
My sins had left me stained
How to be clean again?
But, he has saved me
My burden?s empty
Freedom, Freedom, Oh I?m so free
Freedom, Freedom, Oh I?m so free

Got up and fell again
Destined for a sorry end
In the deep to sink or swim
No sign of land

Watched my friends all lose their fights
Drugs and aids and party nights
How did we get so lost in life?
And miss his plan


Break (Modulate whole step)

Chorus Twice
Short Song Description:
This came to me in a dream (no, really)!
Long Song Description:
This came to me in a dream (no, really)! I had a dream that I was sitting in a room. As I looked around, there were all of these men playing music. All colors -all ages. I suddenly realized these gentlemen were all deceased. One caught my eye, though
Story Behind the Song:
The chorus is straight from the dream. The verses are non-autobiographical. They list the trials that many of us face in life. Sadly, musicians and artists tend to face more than others - many self-inflcted. Because of the nature of it, creative credi
Lyric Credits: Bryan K Poirier
Music Credits: Bryan K Poirier
Producer Credits: Bryan K Poirier
Publisher Credits: Bryan K Poirier
Performance Credits: Bryan K Poirier
Song Length: 4:38
Primary Genre: Unique-Gospel
Secondary Genre: Folk-Contemporary
Tempo / Feel: Medium Slow (91 - 110)
Lead Vocal: Male Vocal
Subject Matter 1: Religion
Subject Matter 2: Heaven
Mood 1: Tranquil
Mood 2: Serene
Language: English
Era: 2000 and later

It Is What It Is!