Song of the Week: “Slumber” by Needtobreathe


It seems like all of the great musicians are putting out new albums this year, and Needtobreathe is no exception.  They recently released two new singles from their upcoming album “The Reckoning”, and while I would definitely encourage you to check out both “Drive All Night” and “Slumber” at their website, Needtobreathe.net, I decided to focus in on “Slumber” as the song of the week because of its message.  In their typical roundabout poetic style, Needtobreathe urges us to stop living in the just-enough-to-get-by haze of mediocrity, to wake up from our slumber, climb out of bed, and see the glory waiting just outside.  Don’t sleep your life away – baby open up your eyes.  Link and lyrics after the jump.

“Slumber” by Needtobreathe

Days; they force you back under those covers

Lazy mornings; they multiply

Glory’s waiting outside your windows.

Wake on up from your slumber, baby open up your eyes.

Tongues are violent personal and focused

Tough to be with your steady mind

Hearts are stronger after broken.

Wake on up from your slumber, baby open up your eyes.

All these victims stand in line for

Crumbs that fall from the table just enough to get by

All the while your invitation.

Wake on up from your slumber, baby open up your eyes.

Wake on up from your slumber, baby open up your eyes.

Take from vandals all you want now

Please don’t trade it in for life

Replaced your feeble with the fable.

Wake on up from your slumber, baby open up your eyes.

Wake on up from your slumber, baby open up your eyes.

All these victims stand in line for

Crumbs that fall from the table just enough to get by

All the while your invitation.

Wake on up from your slumber, baby open up your eyes.

Wake on up from your slumber, baby open up your eyes.

Sing like we used to

Dance when you want to

Taste for the breakthrough open wide.

All these victims stand in line for

Crumbs that fall from the table just enough to get by

All the while your invitation.

Wake on up from your slumber, baby open up your eyes.

Wake on up from your slumber, baby open up your eyes.

Wake on up from your slumber, baby open up your eyes.

Come on sing like we used to

And dance like you want to.

Come on darlin’ open your eyes.

I wanna sing like we used to.

I wanna dance like we want to.

Come on darlin’ open up your eyes.

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