From the recording Low and Slow

I wrote this song in the studio during the election in 2016.
Vocals by Cello Joe.
Cello, Beatbox, and Production by CelloJoe.
Mixed & Mastered by Random Rab
Quote by Marianne Williamson

Lyrics

I ain’t afraid of the future ‘cause I know we’ll survive
when we work together the culture will thrive
the media’s controlling us with their scare tactics
problems everywhere and the things are getting drastic
there’s a hole in the ozone and the ocean’s full of plastic
the pipelines are leaking and the oil is peaking
Climate catastrophes making these disasters
While we’re all slaves for our corporate masters
People 'round the world living in fear
But things are often not what they appear

We the people we are strong
We the people with the power of our song
We’re not afraid to let our light shine
We’re not afraid to let our light shine bright
Through the darkest of night

It seems like the forces of darkness are closing around us
The people are losing their trust in the government
And our politicians are bent and crooked as ever
The current flavor is fascist pie
Slow motion race riot stinks of genocide
And it makes me wanna hide makes me wanna cry
Curl up and die
But I got to keep my head up
Never give up on hope
Even if it’s hard to cope with the constant stream of bad news
Giving me the blues
But it’s up to me to choose
To hide in the dark or to shine my light bright

We the people we are strong
We the people with the power of our song
We’re not afraid to let our light shine
We’re not afraid to let our light shine bright
Through the darkest of night

Don’t be afraid to let your light shine
Dont hide it!
Don’t be afraid to let your light shine
Dont hide it!

We the people we are strong
We the people with the power of our song
We’re not afraid to let our light shine
We’re not afraid to let our light shine bright
Through the darkest of night

I know you wanna make this world better (for the one’s to come)
I know you wanna make this world better (for the children)
I know you wanna make this world better (for all life)
I know you wanna make this world better (for the birds and the bees and the flowers and the trees)
I know you wanna make this world better

[Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light not our darkness that most frightens us. We are all meant to shine as children do. It’s not just in some of us. It’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others. Quote by Marianne Williamson]