World in Trouble

(Brian Hendrix)

I was checking Netflix for those original Superman movies, Christopher Reeve, and only found Supergirl. I'm a country music writer. Even still, I challenged myself to write a song that could be used as a theme for a superhero show, movie, series, etc. Five minutes later, this is what I had come up with. I think it's a great song. It's really about a girl who thinks she needs to be the best at everything to be loved, but the truth is that life is indifferent to you. Even if you're a hero, they only care about the hero, not about you, and they'll forget your name when you're gone. But it's laced with superhero references so hopefully I can one day hear it on a Netflix show. Enjoy.

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(Chorus) A world in trouble stays in trouble 'Til you save it, baby Put on your cape and fly on over And we'll dance the night away A hero's flight, a hero's might And we long to see you try A world in trouble stays in trouble 'Til you come save it tonight V1 Lace up your boots, the trial is over The blistered ground sounds beneath The weight of tensed lungs on your shoulders The stomp pounds, grants their release Free as birds, they soar above Can't see if they drift into love They forget your name, the trial is over And they forget your name, the trial is over (chorus) V2 Hold on to your gun, the sky has fallen The clouds ease the ground for none Just make it harder to see the target Dizzy when the rain falls up Steady your hand to make a stand There's a line, can't see the sand You shoot for us now, the sky XXX XXXXXX XXXX XXX XXXXX XXX XX XXXX XXX XXX XXX XXXXXX XXXXXXXX XX XXXXX XXXX XXX XXXXXXXXX XXXX XXX XXX XXXXX XXX XXXXXXXXX XXXXX XXXX XXX XXXXXX XXX XXXXX XXXXXX XXX XX XXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXX XXX XXXXXX XXXX XXXXXXX XXX XXXXX XXX XX XXX XXXXX XXXX XXX XXX XXXXX XXX XXX XXXXX XX XXXXXX XXX XXXXX XXXXXXXXX XXXX XXX XXX XXXXX XXXXX XXX XXXXX XXXXXXXXX XXXX XXX XXX XXXXX XXXXXXXX

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