Live To Be Free

by The Nth Power

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1.
Freedom 06:51
Morning comes the light is shining Life is beautiful today. On the streets I see my Brother, He had a lot of things to say He said, "There's a war thats raging, Far away and here at home." I said, "Tell me whats the reason?" "From blood stained soil money grows." You run away and try to hide, But you can't fight that feeling inside. You long to be free From the pain of your reality-- But we know to feel so much is to be called. Answer and you will find freedom is in the mind. Afternoon the sky is open, I love the smell of summer rain. Seeking shelter under scaffold, I see my Sister who's in pain. I said, "Tell me whats the matter?" While the tears fall from her eyes, She said, "The Men with badges over their hearts They Killed my Baby Boy and.. I... " It makes no sense but you still try To search for answers asking, "WHY?" You long to be free From the pain of your reality-- But we know to feel so much is to be called. Answer and you will find freedom is in the mind. You long to be free From the pain of your reality-- But we know to feel so much is to be called. Answer and you will find freedom is in the mind. Reach beyond your conscious Mind. This is where true Freedom lies. Reach beyond your conscious Mind. This is where true Freedom lies. Evening comes the rain has lifted. A homeless Man, he begs for change. I have food that i give to him, He takes my hand and says, "Boy, let me know your name." I said, "Hi my name is Nicholas, I come from the Green Mountain State." He said, "Tell me, is there Love there? Or is it plagued, like me, by hate?" I said, "Love is all around you-- But you must love yourself to see. Men Try to separate us, But I am You and You are Me." You run away and try to hide, But you can't fight that feeling inside. You long to be free From the pain of your reality-- But we know to feel so much is to be called. Answer and you will find freedom is in the mind. You long to be free From the pain of your reality-- But we know to feel so much is to be called. Answer and you will find freedom is in the mind.
2.
Truth 06:05
Gil said, "The REVOLUTION Won't Be Televised." These days I start to see it with my own eyes The Media has got you Fused with the State of Fear Got you believing all the hate and lies that you hear I used to believe everything that they told me was true But since 9/11 I know I Stay Lied To Go smash your TV You can choose to be Free Stand Up and Be a New Page in History Now I see, SPIRIT is our only WEAPON We need to learn again to Use our True Power Within They'll Never take that away, Never turn Night to Day They don't wanna Hear Me Say: TRUTH exists all around You Don't Believe what they spit at You They don't want you to know Love They don't want you to know that You are Strong They don't want you to look Above They don't want you to Know that You Belong They make you stupid with that ish that's on the radio They make you Sick with the Seed they Forced us all to Grow There's chemicals put in the water you and I drink To Calcify the Third Eye so we don't Think They push Acceptance with their Empty pharmeceuticals They get you Hooked, Incarcerate, and throw the Book at You Prison for Profit is real It doesn't matter how we feel Will you fight for what's right or will you Take the Deal Now I see, SPIRIT is our only WEAPON We need to learn again to Use our True Power Within They'll Never take that away, Never turn Night to Day They don't wanna Hear Me Say: TRUTH exists all around You Don't Believe what they spit at You They don't want you to know Love They don't want you to know that You are Strong They don't want you to look Above They don't want you to Know that You Belong The Elite operate under a Different pretense They're spilling Blood and getting Rich with NO Consequence It's time to Open Our Eyes Stop Buying their lies Do you wanna Give to Life or will you Let Life Die Now I see, SPIRIT is our only WEAPON We need to learn again to Use our True Power Within They'll Never take that away, Never turn Night to Day They don't wanna Hear Me Say: TRUTH exists all around You Don't Believe what they spit at You They don't want you to know Love They don't want you to know that You are Strong They don't want you to look Above They don't want you to Know that You Belong TRUTH exists all around You Don't Believe what they spit at You They don't want you to know Love They don't want you to know that You are Strong They don't want you to look Above They don't want you to Know that You Belong You Belong
3.
Joy 06:23
Joy! I'm on a mission y'all, Bringing rays like the Morning sun. 'Cuz life can come and go Be given, and taken away, So I bring rays like the Morning sun. Rain showers in the hot Summer night From the red skies of the Stuy And I fear not the rain or my fellow man. We all on a mission y'all, Something watches from above and below and Within. We Warriors Uprise with Joy. In Time We'll Love like a roaring river, In Time Our Joy Overcomes, In Time We roar like the Tidal Ocean, In Time A Joyful Song is Sung. I got a good feeling, Deep in my bones I got a good feeling Everything is gonna be all right. We keep Pushing on, Step by step, day by day, I have Faith in that my Strength Will Never Never Never fade. If you Ever feel weak or troubled, If you ever feel lonely or despaired, Remember Love is all around you, Rays like the Morning sun. In Time We'll Love like a roaring river, In Time Our Joy Overcomes, In Time We roar like the Tidal Ocean, In Time A Joyful Song is Sung. Sing a Song of Joy and Peace A Song of Hope and Love And Fire that Never does cease, Oh God. To Those lost and forsaken Hopeless and Forgotten, I Remember. It's gonna come around. I have been through some dark times, But nothing compares to some Brothers and Sisters. I send Peace to those alone. Through song the Hand Of God Does Caress our Holy Souls. I am here to Bring You Joy, I am here to Move your Heart. I am here to Bring You Joy, I am here to Move your Heart. In Time We'll Love like a roaring river, In Time Our Joy Overcomes, In Time We roar like the Tidal Ocean, In Time A Joyful Song is Sung.
4.
Right Now 09:32
Dig deep into the problem At the Root where it starts to grow We all have our problems If we don't look them in the eye We'll never let them go And build something better A future not born of pain Where fears and tears are not governed by the past By by the moment which together we make last Right now No need for hesitation It's a brand new situation Make your move and don't look back Right now Celebrate what you've been given This life is so worth living Right now Tonight I hear an echo My brother crying out in so much pain He's running in circles Behind a wall of self inflicted shame Take a long hard look in the mirror That's the one who won't let you be free I'm here for you brother You can call on me when you're ready to see Right now No need for hesitation It's a brand new situation Make your move and don't look back Right now Celebrate what you've been given This life is so worth living Right nowRight now No need for hesitation It's a brand new situation Make your move and don't look back Right now Celebrate what you've been given This life is so worth living Right now Light the fuse Keep it lit Light the Torch I'll carry it Ignite my soul With Spirit Cuz it gets cold Out there Push on through Blaze a trail Don't Turn back Truth Unveil Now's the time Light the fuse Keep it lit Light the Torch I'll carry it Ignite my soul With Spirit Cuz it gets cold Out there Push on through Blaze a trail Don't Turn back Truth Unveil Now's the time Open Your Eyes Right now No need for hesitation It's a brand new situation Make your move and don't look back Right now Celebrate what you've been given This life is so worth living Right nowRight now No need for hesitation It's a brand new situation Make your move and don't look back Right now Celebrate what you've been given This life is so worth living Right now
5.
Could It Be 08:46
You move through a song Through the night Everlong And soothe till morning light comes A memory from the sky Don't remember why Or how we grew apart Feels like you're on the other side of the world Could it be we learn to love again? Is it me, or has it always been? Deep inside of me, you've always been the One Heaven please, I'm down here on my knees Please help me get home I've learned another lover I lie here next to her It burns to silence the You in Me I always knew this day would come When I'd look into her eyes And think of you Could it be we learn to love again? Is it me, or has it always been? Deep inside of me, you've always been the One Heaven please, I'm down here on my knees Please help me get home I remember that morning we were lying in bed I touched her shoulder and she turned her head The tears in her eyes said what I already knew I was living a lie, and my Heart was still with you..
6.
Thirsty 05:40
I see you using me For indecent inspiration I know you need me to Satisfy this fixation I can feel you taking me Deep in your imagination But can you live up to my High expectations My mind has no limits Are you willing and able? I hold your card in my hand Tell me, do you want it on the table? I know you've never met anyone like me Someone beyond your labels Thats ok, I once was you But now I'm willing to enable Looks like you've got those Thirsty eyes I see you need to depressurize We can do more that Fantasize Watch out I'm known to hypnotize Its 4am you're in my room We begin to explore The many things that we do I begin to adore Lost in you I find myself Wondering what you have in store You bring me to new horizons That I have never seen before Looks like you've got those Thirsty eyes I see you need to depressurize We can do more that Fantasize Watch out I'm known to hypnotize Caught up in a trance now You asked me and I showed you how To feel more and more and more and more And More Looks like you've got those Thirsty eyes I see you need to depressurize We can do more that Fantasize Watch out I'm known to hypnotize Looks like you've got those Thirsty eyes I see you need to depressurize We can do more that Fantasize Watch out I'm known to hypnotize
7.
More & More 09:12
Saw you just in passing Aura stayed the same Never once did I think you Would Change Me Saw you more at parties With the closet friends Saw the Monsters come Out The Beams their eyes would send Now a light inside me Not as bright as before Tries all it's might to guide me From the Maze of More But I will not go down In Flames Like the Ones that came before me Reaching up above For strength With the hopes that you can show me What I'm here to do Again There's a reason why you brought me Through all of this Joy And Pain Show me the Way I will not go With open arms you'd take me Above the clouds we'd fly And talk Tall Tales of Dreams Illusions of Knowing the Sky You See how things got Darker? See how people change? Reality slips Away To Somewhere Far off and Strange Now a light inside me Not as bright as before Tries all it's might to guide me From the Maze of More But I will not go down In Flames Like the Ones that came before me Reaching up above For strength 'Cuz I know that you can show me What I'm here to do Again There's a reason why you brought me Through all of this Joy And Pain Show me the Way I will not go Like the Ones that came before me Reaching up above For strength 'Cuz I know that you can show me What I'm here to do Again There's a reason why you brought me Through all of this Joy And Pain Show me the Way I will not go More and More you lead me from the Truth More and More I find myself running back to you More and More you lead me from the Truth More and More I come running back to you
8.
Home 07:31
I don't live here anymore The key no longer fits in the door Days turn to night and nights turn to days But it's all the same And I don't care No I don't care I've tried so many times to change I've hurt so many in my past Placed so much blame Remember a home Remember the light Remember a dream Remember the fight that you fought To get here All that I know and All I see All the I've dreamt that I could be Is fading away in front of me Anyone can plainly see It's All In Me I walked in this morning 8:54 Pills, Powder and Pain Sprawled all over the floor I've created my own Personal Hell And into it's arms I fell, Again We're all addicted to The prisons of ourselves We must break the chains In silence I looked in the mirror And finally realized It was me All the time All that I know and All I see All the I've dreamt that I could be Is fading away in front of me Anyone can plainly see It's All In Me I can finally see The deepest part of me The place I've been searching to find I can rise above I've finally found my Love It's all inside of me All that I know and All I see All the I've dreamt that I could be Is fading away in front of me Anyone can plainly see I can finally see The doors Opening up for me It finally feels like home I can finally see The Doors opening up yeah I can finally see The Doors opening up yeah
9.
Take My Soul 09:47
Knee deep in the river I wait My savior says He's coming for me Darkness all around me And the pack of wolves is hungry for me I run through the forest My savior says he's coming for me I hear the wolves a howlin' Blood boils from my head down to my feet The torches coming closer I pray to God and Raise My Hand A slave ain't but a Master Caught up in another man's land I dream of sweet salvation 'Cuz I know that I will see my God soon I cry out in Desperation singing, "Lord, Lord take my should before they do" My hands are tied behind me Blood drips down my face I can't escape this pain And I cannot feel my Lord's sweet embrace My wife and daughter gone Murdered right before my eyes I pray to die and join them But before I must be the wolves prize They drag me back to Master His slave mistress sheds a tear for me I'm cut deep and broken And my holy holy river I cannot see They tie me to the Burning Post Many men stand around, many bottles on the ground They light the brush below me But my Savior is nowhere to be found I dream of sweet salvation 'Cuz I know that I will see my God soon I cry out in Desperation singing, "Lord, Lord take my should before they do" I feel my body burning I feel my spirit rising out I feel the hand of Gabriel I hear my soul begin to shout I feel my shackles melting I hear my freedom calling me I feel my blood joining With that of my family My God, My God Take my soul, Take my soul I feel my body burning I feel my spirit rising out I feel the hand of Gabriel I hear my soul begin to shout I feel my shackles melting I hear my freedom calling me I feel my blood joining With that of my family My God, My God, My God, My God Take my soul, Take my soul, Take my soul Take my soul before they do

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Members of the funk and soul quartet The Nth Power have performed with everyone from Beyonce to Kanye West, Jay-Z, Chaka Khan, Maceo Parker, Ivan Neville, The Meters, and more. Originally formed during a late-night jam session at JazzFest 2012, the band have developed into a profound talent of four powerhouse musicians: Nikki Glaspie (vocals, drums); Nate Edgar (bass); Nick Cassarino (vocals, guitar); and Courtney J. Mell Smith (vocals, keyboards).

The Nth Power continuously tear up the stage at concert halls and major music festivals such as Electric Forest, Summer Camp, Hullaween and more.

The band’s gospel-style vocals along with their soul, jazz, funk and world-beat riffs create a sound and experience that is made for a live show. At the request of their fans, the band decided to capture that energy on their upcoming dynamic new record, Live To Be Free. The nine-track album was recorded in July during two nights of intimate live performances in Boston, MA and one night in the band’s hometown of Brooklyn, NY.

In the last year, the band have been touring all over the country on the heels of their 2015 release “Abundance” spreading their message of love and unity along the way. The relentlessly funky and soulful band believes in music as a higher power tapping into an energy that is simultaneously sexy and spiritual, with songs that will inspire audiences to dance, groove, make love or just stand there with goose bumps.

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released November 11, 2016

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The Nth Power Brooklyn, New York

Simply put, there is something pretty magical happening in this band, and they’re only just getting started. Were going as far as you can go on the planet Earth and playing music, explains Glaspie. I don’t know how many times we’ve said it we are so blessed.

Together, The Nth Power wants to change lives through a message of musical love and understanding.
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