Manifest Destiny song

"Place for us" by Mikky Ekko

There is a wall of silence in our way
What's quiet in the voices I cannot say
Through all the walls I fought in my mind
And your eyes are the only refuge I find

So we moved under the spotlight
And never thought about the price we'd pay
When all the world around us slipped away

Hey, is there a place for us

Where flames flicker and wave for us

And we can see the future and the dreams it's made of

Hey, is there a place

A place for us

A place for us

Well I'm not afraid to die here
But damned if I go on living a lie here

So long we revelled in the spotlight
And never think about the price we'd pay
When all the world around us slipped away

Hey, is there a place for us
Where flames flicker and wave for us
And we can see the future and the dreams it's made of
Hey, is there a place
A place for us

A place for us

Now from the streets we run
Eyes wild like the sun
We are the new creators
We are the chosen ones

And as the city blazes
You hear a voice that you can trust
Singing is this the place for us

Hey, is there a place for us
Where flames flicker and wave for us
And we can see the future and the dreams it's made of
Hey, is there a place
A place for us

A place for us

A place for us

A place for us

A place for us

Analyisis

This song explains how the singer is trying to find a place where they can call home, similar to the Americans wanting to move west and settle. The bolded lyrics can relate to the American's belief that God sent them a message that they have been chosen to make it their duty to accomplish westward movement.

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