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We Three
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Age (at audition) 21-27
Sex Mixed
Act Band
Seasons 13
Position Reached Semifinalist

We Three is a band act from Season 13 of America’s Got Talent. They were eliminated in the Semifinals in the Judges’ Choice.

Background

If there is such a thing as a “Musical Gene” then there are three siblings in a quiet corner of Oregon that are living proof that it exists. Joshua, Bethany and Manny make up the HUMLIE trio, who have aptly named themselves ”WE THREE.” With parents that were immersed in a song, they spent their earliest moments being fed, bred, and bathed in a lush musical backdrop of melody and verse that came as easily as talking and walking. They have a bond that could only be forged in the fires of strong love. Mom taught them to breathe; Dad taught them to play instruments. Their self-written songs cover all the strands of emotion, from melancholic to the motivated, and the mountains of love that beg to be celebrated that lie in between. Sadly their Mother passed away just over two years ago, but what might normally devastate and distract had the opposite effect in unifying the already intensely strong bond that makes We Three a musical rarity. Joshua uniquely plays the Piano and Drums – sometimes simultaneously, Manny the Guitar, and Bethany the Bass. But there are no rules as each can adeptly swap instruments and often sound like a much larger ensemble. A strong lead vocal is complemented by lush harmonies that glide with superlative ease over complex arrangements that appear deliciously simple. Their music is positive, purposeful, yet subtle, with lyrics that can belie a wry twist and melodies that are incurably infectious. Teaching music by day, playing venues at night, it is only a short matter of time before we all will know We Three and we will all be the wiser…as the songbook begins to unfold.

Audition

We Three’s audition in Episode 1301 consisted of performing their original song, “Heaven’s Not Too Far Away.” Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum, and Simon Cowell all voted “Yes”, sending We Three to the Judge Cuts.

We Three Family Band Performs Song Tribute For Mother With Cancer – America’s Got Talent 2018 Audition

Judge Cuts

​​​​​​We Three’s Judge Cuts performance in Episode 1309 consisted of performing their original song “Lifeline”. Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum, Simon Cowell, and guest judge Martina McBride gave them standing ovations. Their performance was strong enough for the judges to send them to the Quarterfinals along with Noah Guthrie.

We Three Sibling Band Perform Touching Original Called “Lifeline” – America’s Got Talent 2018 Judge Cuts

Quarterfinals

We Three’s Week 1 Quarterfinals performance in Episode 1311 consisted of performing their original song “So They Say”. Heidi Klum and Mel B gave them standing ovations. They received enough votes to advance to the Semifinals in Episode 1312 instead of The PAC Dance Team and Flau’jae.

We Three Family Band Performs Powerful Original “So They Say” – America’s Got Talent 2018 Quarterfinals

Semifinals

We Three’s Week 2 Semifinals performance in Episode 1319 consisted of singing their original song “Makeup”. Mel B gave them a standing ovation. We Three finished in fourth, fifth or sixth place in America’s Vote. In the Dunkin Save, they recieved fewer votes than Glennis Grace. In the Judges’ Choice, Mel B voted for them, but Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, and Howie Mandel did not, eliminating them from the competition in Episode 1320 instead of Daniel Emmet.

We Three Amazing Band Returns With Original Song, “Make Up” – America’s Got Talent 2018 Semifinals

After the Show

On December 14, 2018, We Three released their self-titled debut album which includes all of their songs from their AGT appearances and nine new tracks.

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v • d • e Season 13 Acts

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Acrobats
Animal Acts
Bands NUNNABOVE • Spice Pistols • Street Drum Corps • The Melisizwe Brothers • Us the Duo • We Three
Comedians
Contortionists
Dance Duos
Dance Groups
Dancers
Danger Acts
Female Singers
Instrumentalists
Magicians
Male Singers
Novelty Acts
Rappers
Vocal Duos
Vocal Groups

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Rejected

Unknown

v • d • e Season 13 Auditions

Eliminated

v • d • e Season 13 Judge Cuts

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Week 1

Moved On

Week 2
Moved On Angel City Chorale (GB) • Hans • Joseph O’Brien • Rob Lake • Shin Lim • The Future Kingz • Vicki Barbolak
Eliminated
Week 3
Moved On Noah Guthrie • Quin and Misha (GB) • The PAC Dance Team • The Sacred Riana • The Savitsky Cats • UDI • We Three
Eliminated
Week 4
Moved On Brian King Joseph • Da RepubliK • Flau’jae (GB) • Glennis Grace • Lord Nil • Samuel J. Comroe • Yumbo Dump
Eliminated
Wild Card

Eliminated

v • d • e Season 13 Quarterfinals

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Week 1
Moved On Amanda Mena • Angel City Chorale • Courtney Hadwin • Junior New System • Shin Lim • Vicki Barbolak • We Three
Eliminated
Week 2

Moved On

Week 3
Moved On
Eliminated Hans • Joseph O’Brien • Rob Lake • The Future Kingz • UDI
Wild Card

Eliminated

v • d • e Season 13 Semifinals

1 • 2 • 3 • 4 • 5 • 6 • 7 • 8 • 9 • 10 • 11 • 12 • 13 • 14

Week 1

Moved On

Week 2
Moved On
Eliminated Aaron Crow • Angel City Chorale • Christina Wells • Da RepubliK • Noah Guthrie • We Three

Interview: We Three Discuss ‘Lifeline Tour’, Music and America’s Got Talent experience

Fresh off their stint on America’s Got Talent and following the release of their infectiously cool debut album, ‘Lifeline,” We Three –which consists of siblings Manny Humlie, Joshua Humlie and Bethany Blanchard—have embarked on their very first national headlining tour. One that will take the AGT semi-finalists across the country to meet their legions of fans and perform their insatiable brand of pop/rock.

What makes We Three so special, aside from their groove ridden and story-telling songs, is their high-energy performances. The trio promises to perform their album in its entirety on this tour, which includes the emotionally powerful “Heaven’s Not Too Far” as well as their latest single, “Lifeline.” They’ll also unveil some brand-new material and a few surprise covers as well.

AXS recently spoke with We Three about the Lifeline Tour, music and more in this exclusive new interview.

AXS: How has the Lifeline Tour been going so far?

Manny Humlie: It’s been absolutely amazing and a dream come true. Just coming off stage and knowing that we get to it, again and again, is so exciting. Watching people singing our songs and connecting with them is a surreal feeling. There are no words to describe it.

Bethany Blanchard: We’ve been in these amazing places and the venues are so beautiful. It’s something we’ve never experienced before.

Joshua Humlie: It’s been very emotional to see people right up in front singing every lyric to the songs. Even the newer songs in our set that no one has ever heard outside of the album.

AXS: What can fans expect from your live performance?

MH: A lot of energy and crowd participation. We don’t like people to be sitting down much. We’re having a party on the stage and would love for them to come join us. We’ll be playing the whole record, some new songs as well as a few covers.

AXS: How would you describe the sound of We Three?

BB: We like to say that our songs are married to each other, both lyrically and melodically. It’s pop-rock and there are a lot of artists we pull from. All of our songs tell stories.

AXS: What’s your writing process like?

MH: For me, I have to set a mood and a tone. I think Ed Sheeran said it best when he said songwriting is like studying for a test. I’m constantly writing down ideas and phrases so that when the heavens open up I’ll have a lot of ammunition ready to go. I may not use half of what I write down but I’ll always have something to work off of.

AXS: Can you tell me the origin of the track “Heaven’s Not Too Far?”

BB: That one originally came out of a late-night rehearsal. We had done a few shows that week and were very tired and wanted to go home. Manny brought the song in and from the first note we immediately knew what it was about. It was an emotional night telling our story in depth. We decided to put the song away for a bit because it was hard to come back to.

MH: For about a year I tried a bunch of different ways of writing the song from my perspective but none of them felt good enough. Then one day I was sitting at the piano and listening to a song with a similar vibe. I just started playing this chord and sang, “Honey, I thought you should know.” Our mom used to always call us “honey” and that literally flipped the switch.

AXS: How about the song “Lifeline?”

BB: That was a song that came together after a frustrating rehearsal. Joshua had left and I had already put my bass away. Then Manny just started singing the melody, “Can you call my lifeline ‘cause I give up. And I’ll raise my white flag and just give in,” to the chords. It was very low key. I remember I just looking at him and saying, “What is that? Because that’s exactly how I feel right now!” . It came together very fast after that.

AXS: Did you always know music would be your calling?

JH: We taught a lot and used to say that we were teachers by day and musicians by night. Slowly but surely performing took over, which was always the goal.

BB: Music has always been part of our lives but for me, it’s almost like I didn’t let myself dream big enough. The second all of this started happening was when I finally realized how this was something I’ve always wanted to do.

MM: I think we always would’ve been doing something with music and I feel so blessed to be able to do what we’re doing with it now.

AXS: As artists, what did you take away from your time on America’s Got Talent?

JH: I think one of the biggest things was authenticity and the idea of just being yourself. It was also helpful to be in that world of TV because we’ve had to do a little more of it since then.

BB: I learned that the stress leading up to the performance and the moment of walking out on stage can be absolutely terrifying. But once that falls away and we play that first note I know we’re exactly where we’re supposed to be.

For a complete list of We Three’s Lifeline Tour Dates be sure to visit their website.

We Three will be hitting the stage again in the third round of judge cuts on ‘AGT.’ This sibling band stole our hearts when they first performed. Here’s what you need to know about them!

The judge cuts continue on America’s Got Talent season 13, and that means more of your favorite acts from the auditions are returning. We Three will be performing for the judges and guest judge Martina McBride on the July 31 episode. This band could win it all. If you want to know more about We Three, check out the facts below!

1. Mel B and Tyra Banks cried during We Three’s first audition. The siblings — Josh, Bethany, and Manny — performed their original song “Heaven’s Not Too Far Away.” The song was written in the perspective of their mother, who passed away from cancer two years ago. The performance moved Mel B to tears because she also lost her father to cancer.

2. Their mother tragically died from cancer, and they honor her through music. Josh, Bethany, and Manny’s mom was diagnosed with cancer in Sept. 2015 and died four months later, according to KGW8. Writing “Heaven’s Not Too Far Away” was therapeutic for the siblings. “I think it was so impactful because it was like we got to have another conversation with her. Every time we listen to it, we get to have another conversation with her,” Manny told the outlet.

3. We Three has released a number of songs already. On the band’s official website, We Three has a number of songs available for fans to listen to, including “Lifeline” and a 4-song EP.

4. They want to “spread light and love” with their music. Fame has nothing to do with why these siblings want to make music. “It’s our way to connect with people, spread light and love and spread the vision of hope for a better tomorrow,” they told Portland Notes. “We hope to encourage and support people right where they’re at in their lives through our music.”

5. All three band members know how to play instruments and sing. They all took private lessons on the piano and later explored other instruments, they also revealed to Portland Notes. Josh plays piano and drums, while Bethany plays bass. Manny plays the guitar. “We learned to sing and play simultaneously,” they told the outlet.

Duncan Sheik – Barely Breathing – Lyrics Meaning

Duncan Sheik’s “Barely Breathing” was never intended to be a hit by the song writer himself, who included the track simply to round out his album. However, the 1996 release of the song catapulted Sheik to pop fame and the song became the 4th most played Billboard hit of the 1990’s. The meaning of the lyrics, however, went against the happy pop norms that typically ruled the charts.

Like many other pop numbers of the 1990’s, the song deals with the subject of relationships. This song, however, focuses in on relationships that are one-sided, where one party has significantly more affection for the other. As a result, the indifference and coldness leads to a sensation of emotional and physical suffocations, hence the chorus line of “I am barely breathing”.

Elements of the verses also deal with emotional troubles in a relationship, with the writer attributing the coldness of the relationship to depression and mental health issues in his partner. Finding her incapable of ever growing to return his love with an equal passion, he opts to make a clean break. However, what makes the song lyrics really powerful is the way that Sheik managed to convey the raw hurt of such a decision with just a few verses.

I’ve come to find I may never know. Your changing mind, is it friend or foe? I rise above or sink below every time you come and go. Please don’t come and go. -Duncan Sheik, “Barely Breathing”

Oh, that hair…

Anti-Spoiler Alert: I frickin’ love this song. “Barely Breathing” is the biggest hit off Duncan Sheik’s 1996 eponymous debut album, and the biggest pop hit of Sheik’s career. Though he never reached such heights on the pop charts again, Sheik transitioned into a career as a successful Broadway music writer. I must not be alone in my adoration of this song; it can be heard on local radio stations which play ’90s “alternative” music. If you create a Pandora Radio station built around ’90’s rock, you will hear this song – along with something by Third Eye Blind, the Gin Blossoms, and Matchbox 20 – within the first 25 minutes of pressing play. Is it OK to be a one-hit-wonder if your one hit helps define the sound of an entire era? I think it’s OK. So does Candlebox.

The song is a one-sided description of a love gone wrong. Sheik claims to know that the relationship is all but dead, and that his lover’s actions are all part of a larger scheme of manipulation. The irony and complexity comes in his ambivalence. “I could stand here waiting, fool for another day,” he says. Then, in line with the tenor of the rest of the song, “I don’t suppose it’s worth the price that I would pay.” Then finally, “But I’m thinking it over anyway.” When I was 16, I thought I understood the song, and I suppose I did. Its principles – anger, frustration, and confusion – are universal and simple enough to comprehend, especially when applied to a romantic relationship. My love for “Barely Breathing” lives on, though, because I lived through relationships like the one in the song. As I would come to learn as an adult, there’s a difference between understanding something and relating to it.

I spent the first three years of college in an on-again-off-again long distance relationship with my first love. It failed so spectacularly that to think about it all these years later is comical. How could I have been so stupid? It wasn’t worth the price I paid, but I kept thinking it over anyway. The most immediate impact that relationship had on me was ruining my chances at a successful subsequent relationship. Specifically, my three-year-long fiasco shaped the way I viewed disagreements. By the end of us, our arguments were so bitter and vicious that I would not be able to calm myself until long after I hung up the phone. The girl I was with next had her quirks, but she was great. Sadly, she never had a chance. I was a broken jerk by then.

Yeah, I’m that guy.

I teach Heart of Darkness in all of my senior classes. It is a novel I read in a British Novel class during my senior year at LMU. My copy is the same I used all those years ago. I wrote a nickname for my college girlfriend in it with a highlighter. On the cusp of college graduation, I thought I understood Heart of Darkness, and I suppose I did. It’s a person’s retelling of a person’s retelling of an experience he doesn’t fully understand. If that’s confusing, it’s supposed to be. It’s novel’s entire aesthetic.

It’s fitting that my college girlfriend’s name should be written in Heart of Darkness. Among the novels numerous themes is the idea that humans invariably perceive the world around them through the lens of their personal experiences and resulting biases. Marlow, the novel’s protagonist, has incomplete information regarding his situation. Every conclusion he comes to is a mix of that imperfect information and his own biases. He believes he is right, but like Duncan, he may never know.

Our experiences inform our thoughts and beliefs and nearly everything about us. It is the reason the “Kitchi-Bear” and I never had a chance; I had grown too cynical as a result of my prior relationship. All of her words and actions were filtered through my lens of paranoia. I constantly suspected a hidden agenda, some kind of manipulation. This second failed relationship (almost exclusively my fault), however, would also be part of the reason Lynnette and I ultimately worked out: I realized how and why I failed and made critical adjustments.

It is also the reason, though, that pop songs become runaway hits. A song like Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You” is the most generic kind of love song imaginable. There is nothing specific or detailed about the song at all. Anyone could be “I,” anyone could be “You.” Popularity comes when millions of people assign their own meaning and feelings to these songs. The “I” and “You” are filled in with specific names and all of a sudden, THIS IS OUR SONG.

If it sounds as if I am bashing this kind of songwriting, I am not. It is the most meaningful (because it is the most visceral) way to appreciate music. “Barely Breathing” has remained an iTunes staple because it is no longer just a Duncan Sheik song, it’s also a song about my first love. It’s the only way I could possibly write nearly 900 words about a pop song. What a song means is important, but never as important as what it means to me. Or you.

Meaning of “Breathin” by Ariana Grande

“Breathin” (written as “breathin”) is a song by American singer-songwriter Ariana Grande. The lyrics of this track center around the anxiety the singer (Grande) is suffering from and how a very special person in her life helps makes things better. Thanks to that person, she’s able to “keep on breathin’” despite the intense fears and worries brought on by her anxiety.

On June 25th, 2018, on Twitter, a fan of Grande’s asked her what the lyrics of this song were really about. She responded by saying the lyrics are about “anxiety”.

Grande suffered from severe anxiety attacks

During her appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Grande said the lyrics of the song are autobiographical. According to her, the song is about her anxiety attacks that got so intense that she often experienced great difficulty getting a “full breath”. She referred to that feeling as the worst kind of feeling.

How the song was born

According to Grande, she had been in the recording studio with her colleagues when she suddenly brought up the issue of how her anxiety was preventing her from breathing. Her colleagues liked the subject and decided to write a song about it.

Facts about “Breathin”

  • “Breathin” was written by Ariana Grande and four others, including Illya Salmanzadeh, Cesar Ovalle Jr., Savan Kotecha and Peter Svensson.
  • The song’s co-writer Salmanzadeh produced it.
  • This tune was released on August 17, 2018. It is the ninth track from the album Sweetener, which is the fourth studio album of Grande’s musical career.
  • This is just one of the few songs on the album not produced by American singer/songwriter/producer Pharrell Williams.
  • The song’s background vocals are sung by both Grande and Salmanzadeh. The latter produced and co-wrote the track.

Does “Breathin” sample any song?

No, it doesn’t.

What musical genre does “Breathin” fit into?

This tune fits very well into the pop musical genre.

Was this song released as a single?

No. The album Sweetener produced only two singles: “No Tears Left to Cry” and “God Is a Woman”.

Did Ariana Grande shoot a music video for this song?

Yes. There’s an official music video for “Breathin”. The video, which looks at Grande’s struggles with anxiety, was released on November 7, 2018. Barely 24 hours after it was released on YouTube, the clip garnered more than 6 million views. You can watch the official clip of Grande’s “Breathin” below:

In round one of the competition, Joshua, 27, Bethany, 24, and Manny Humile, 21, brought America’s Got Talent judge Mel B to tears with their original song “Heaven’s Not Too Far Away.” While there were no waterworks coming from the former Spice Girl last night, the band’s performance of another original song, “Lifeline,” once again made the judges very emotional.

When judge Howie Mandel asked what they were going to perform for the second round, Manny (who wrote the trio’s song about their mother in round one) explained that “Lifeline” was about facing your struggles head on.

“This song is about dealing with your demons, and coming to the realization that sometimes in life it’s okay to not be okay. And that being vulnerable can be really really powerful,” the 21-year-old declared.

Moments later, the trio began to sing.

Immediately, guest judge Martina McBride was hooked. When giving critiques later on, the country singer complimented the group’s lyrics, saying that the first line was “one of the best first lines I’ve ever heard.”

The lyric Martina was obsessing over was this one, where Manny openly sings about surrendering to his feelings:

Can you call my lifeline, ’cause I give up? And I raise my white flag, and just give in. ‘Cause I’m barely breathing, got no reason for grieving, that’s just how I feel. I’m just trying to be real.

Martina wasn’t the only one who was moved by the powerful performance. On Twitter, fans poured their hearts out over how much they loved the new song.

We three singing lifeline was amazing! #AGT @wethreemusic

— JenniferLDziedzic (@dziedzicjennif1) August 1, 2018

We Three make me BAWL MY EYES OUT #AGT

— jenna | jedi kristoff (@hollandsendgame) August 1, 2018

#AmericasGotTalent we three very talented in every way. Instrumentally, vocally and lyrically.
Music that reaches the soul. Inspiring. Meaningful.

— ❤Aztl’ana❤ (@JenCali15) August 1, 2018

We Three previously told GoodHousekeeping.com that their mom, who passed away from cancer in January 2016, is with them in everything that they do.

“We are forever changed and she’s forever a part of our story,” Bethany revealed to us. “In songs that aren’t necessarily about her, I would be lying if I said she’s not some part of a lot of them.”

Despite their family tragedy, the group says that they’ve become closer as musicians and as a family.

“I think we had to get to know each other on a deeper level than we did before,” Manny explained. “And how we each deal with things. We got to know each other in what we need and don’t need.”

We Three’s honest, touching lyrics have earned the group a spot in the live shows. Other acts who made it through from Tuesday’s episode include The Savitsky Cats, The Pac Dance Team, Noah Guthrie, UDI dance group, The Sacred Riana illusionist, and Quin and Misha (who received the golden buzzer from Martina).

The acts who got cut last night were Blue Tokyo, OC Music & Dance, Jeffrey Li, Angel Garcia, Ms. Trysh, Kazi, Bone Hampton, Jules and Jerome, Fratelli Rossi, Bensax International, and Oliver Graves.

Only one more episode remains until the live shows (and voting!) begins, so We Three fans better bring it.

Watch the next round of judge cuts America’s Got Talent on Tuesday, August 7 at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.

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Dad talks about how difficult it was to lose his wife. He says music is the kids outlet. The original song’s refrain is “I’m still a believer.” This band had Christian Contemporary written all over it. Howie says, “I think you transcended your story.” Their mom recently lost her battle with cancer. Mel B likes that they are original and write from their heart, “I kind of see you as a young current Dire Straits.” WHAT? No Mel. They’re kind of like Imagine Dragons. Hot AC Rock with vague spiritual overtones. Heidi loves their medley. Simon didn’t like them this week. He didn’t think it was a step up. I agree that it wasn’t the best of their past two performances.

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Viewer reactions:

Coleen Lysaker I can’t wait to tell my grandchildren when I’m old and gray that you guys played at our wedding reception before you were rich and famous. I’m so proud that you’re representing Oregon in this contest and that you’re humble and proud.

Thelma Johns I like them and voted for them . They each play multiple instruments and would have liked to see an example of that with them playing or one of them with different instruments then the ones they’ve already played previously. I hope they get a chance to advance so they can show their talents again. What is their number for the phone so I can vote for them there as well.

Sarah Ashleigh Smith I can respect what they do but I just think of a Fourth of July party at the mall (or somewhere and something like that) where they have live music playing. But that’s my opinion it doesn’t mean they’re bad but they sound generic.

Anna Kerr I love them, but it seems like you guys crammed most of the best acts into one episode tonight. I don’t think they can compete with some of the acts that were on tonight.

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We Three Kings

We three kings of Orient are
Bearing gifts we traverse afar
Field and fountain, moor and mountain
Following yonder star

O Star of wonder, star of night
Star with royal beauty bright
Westward leading, still proceeding
Guide us to thy Perfect Light

Born a King on Bethlehem’s plain
Gold I bring to crown Him again
King forever, ceasing never
Over us all to reign

O Star of wonder, star of night
Star with royal beauty bright
Westward leading, still proceeding
Guide us to Thy perfect light

Frankincense to offer have I
Incense owns a Deity nigh
Prayer and praising, all men raising
Worship Him, God most high

O Star of wonder, star of night
Star with royal beauty bright
Westward leading, still proceeding
Guide us to Thy perfect light

Myrrh is mine, its bitter perfume
Breathes of life of gathering gloom
Sorrowing, sighing, bleeding, dying
Sealed in the stone-cold tomb

O Star of wonder, star of night
Star with royal beauty bright
Westward leading, still proceeding
Guide us to Thy perfect light

Glorious now behold Him arise
King and God and Sacrifice
Alleluia, Alleluia
Earth to heav’n replies

O Star of wonder, star of night
Star with royal beauty bright
Westward leading, still proceeding
Guide us to Thy perfect light

Hmmm

Verse 1
Honey I thought you should know that I’m in a hurry
I’ve got to move up north, but it’s just temporary
I really tried not to lie, but this burdens getting heavy
No, you can’t come with me this time, you got your own destiny

Pre C.
When I look at you I see your beauty
Now my baby boy he’s gonna lose me

Chorus:
But heavens not too far away, I know someday you’ll visit
And I didn’t think I’d go this way, can I please have one more minute

Lyrics continue below

Verse 2
No honey I don’t want to go, please know that I have to
Look how the cancer has grown, I think it’s time I go home
I can still hear your voice, sounds just like it did
And I can still feel your hand, when it touches my skin

Chorus:
But heavens not too far away, I know someday you’ll visit
And I didn’t think I’d go this way, can I please have one more minute
I gave you life now you gotta watch it leave my eyes
But heavens not too far away, I know someday you’ll visit

Bridge:
As death rattles my cage, I can hear their voices fading
Each breath getting harder, I can hear the tears coming from my daughter
And to her older brother, he’s thinking back when he was younger
When he had a healthy mother, who asked him to take care of his little brother
And he’s not really sure about life, or that how could any of this be right
But I know my babies they will be fine, cause they can talk to me anytime

Chorus:
Cause, Heavens not too far away, I know someday you’ll visit
I didn’t think I’d go this way, can I please have one more minute
I gave you life now you gotta watch it leave my eyes
But heavens not too far away, I know someday you’ll visit

Epilogue:
Honey I thought you should know, that I’m in a hurry
I’ve got a move up north, but it’s just temporary