Rains - American Dream (The Story Of David) Lyrics




His mind is, lost in yesterday
He's standing, beneath a street light in L.A.
It doesn't matter, that I've lost everything
I've done my best to give it all away

I followed my American Dream
To a life of depression and poverty
A story that many of you don't know
I went from an American kid to a bum on the street in your neighborhood.
There are things about me that you don't know

I came from, small town U.S.A.
I've had my share, of failures along the way
Although I know success is a measure in your mind
You look at me now as I'm begging for a dime
You feel you have the right to judge me

I followed my American Dream
To a life of depression and poverty
A story that many of you don't know
I went from an American kid to a bum on the street in your neighborhood
There are things about me that you don't know

This is my story don't you see this could be every man?
All from some choices made not long ago
This is my story don't you see this could be any man?
Why we make choices no one else does

I followed my American Dream
I followed my American Dream
I followed my American Dream

I followed my American Dream
To a life of depression and poverty
A story that many of you don't know
I went from an American kid to a bum on the street in your neighborhood.
There are things about me that you don't know





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  1. Rain Of Wonder

    I'm making a speech for my debate class about The American Dream, Jeff Rains responded when I asked if he could give his input. DUUUUUUDE

  2. Jess Stewart

    absolutely in love with your music and today I felt like ending my life and well I was in the tub getting ready to cut my throat your song came on and there I sat with blade and my hand realising my life hasn't even started yet and so I put the blade down crying to your music... thank you your music saved my life today

  3. Scott Eggleston

    Solo? Ha! I think not.

  4. Trevin McCullough

    their a great band, i listened to them a lot over seas Rains,Shinedown and 5 finger death punch

    Christina Gorman

    👏👏👏❤❤

  5. vanityvengeance33

    I'm inlove with this song and especially this band. So amazing. 

  6. Captain Shipper Dipper

    Everyone has their stories.question is should we share them or keep them to ourselves

  7. bri bag

    my name is not David.... it was a big city..... and yes i had it all... the house, the cars, the kids, and the materials. After 1 day it was a dream,.... the American dream... and it was a good life... but after that dream life became real!

  8. thiago freitas

    very good awesome music and band cool man (y)

  9. badmotorv8

    Sorry I was creative with my comment. You know, I thought it would be kinda nice to have something original saying that I liked and replayed this song a couple times. And who the fuck are you to judge me exactly? Judge yourself first and let others be who they are.

  10. chain8647

    i believe you,i got your back.

  11. Delta2Almanac

    does anyone know the guitar tabs for this??

  12. Dave NoneyourB

    good song.

  13. Claudia Baez

    haha its funny how one minute im listening to skrillex or eisenfunk and the next minute im listening to rains, 10 years, hollywood undead and other bands that have nothing to do with each other

  14. david rosabal

    o.O......wtf.......sounds like me and i mean the song cuz my name is david and........wtf O.o

  15. fallensphoenix

    its amazing how some people think they have everything and others have nothing.. what would you do if you had to chose between life love or going broke for what you love... the american dream is wonderful but for some like me is hard to acomplish if noone believes in you or understand you

  16. Greenslime300

    Amazing song...

  17. MrBattousai408

    Ever since I heard Liar by Rains, i've been youtubing all over listening to these great songs :D

  18. badmotorv8

    i was so compelled by this band that i forgot where the like button was had to stop the song but didnt then i hit replay like an idiot...finally found it though