Anthem (From "Chess")
Josh Groban
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Anthem (From "Chess") - Josh Groban
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No man, no madness
Though their sad power may prevail
Can possess, conquer, my country's heart
They rise to fail

She is eternal
Long before nations' lines were drawn
When no flags flew, when no armies stood
My land was born

And you ask me why I love her
Through wars, death, and despair
She is the constant, we, who don't care
And you wonder will I leave her
But how?

I cross over borders but I'm still there now

How can I leave her?
Where would I start?
Let man's petty nations tear themselves apart
My land's only borders lie around my heart

Written by Mathias Per Andersson, Mikael Berndt Claesson, Geir Pedersen, Robert Samsonowitz • Copyright © Universal Music Publishing Group