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Christine DeLeon: SONG CLIPS & LYRICS

I Will Not Be Silent

(Christine DeLeon)
September 21, 2012
The repeating line at the end of the song "I will not be silent" had been swirling around in my head for more than 20 years before I finally became a songwriter and did something about it.

I made up for that lost time by making this the most produced cut on this record. There are six layers of vocal tracks that make up the weaving and enveloping harmonies. It is my intention to enjoy countless audiences reflecting that theme with clapping hands, dancing and happy conviction for years to come.
With my heart and with my hands
I will pierce the dark with light
On my ground I firmly stand
I will not be silent

I don't want to close my eyes
I don't need to turn my face
From the storm front bringing in the winds of change
They don't try to knock me down
They will hold me up instead
When I listen I can hear them say
Stop your foolish running
Wait your time is coming
Sooner than you know

We're a part of all we see
And we carry what we know
In our freedom we can stay or go
We can say what we believe
Question all we can't perceive
And no one can ever tell us no
So take a look around
At all we're given now
We can choose to live
In peace and harmony

We stop our foolish running
Wait our time is coming
We can light the way