The Devil's Got A Hold On Me

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The devil’s got a hold on me;
He knocked me right down to my knees.
I fight, and beg, and cry, and plead:
Lord, come take this burden off of me!

The devil’s got me in his hands;
I’m a slave to his vile demands.
I sing his songs and swing his dance;
Lord, come give this sinner one more chance!

The devil’s got me, ball and chain;
He feeds me lust to ease the pain,
And all that’s left of me can’t help but pray:
Lord, come find your son whose run away!

The devil’s got me in his lies;
No one can look me in the eyes.
This hell I’m in is cold as ice;
Lord, come rescue me, my Jesus Christ!


from Life, It Whispers, released June 30, 2015
Brian Johnson - Lyrics, Vocals, Guitars, Percussion
Travis Smith - Bass
Dan Hanns - Banjo

Produced by Tariq Shihadah
Mastered by Colin Althaus




The Northbound Champaign, Illinois

The Northbound plays Folk-Rock that is emotional, thoughtful, and heart-felt; formed in Urbana, IL. Their debut full-length, "Life, It Whispers" was released on June 30th, 2015.

The Northbound is currently on Indefinite Hiatus. You can check them out on Facebook.
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