Matt wrote this song about his experience with chronic pain and using sound for healing. *LYRICS BELOW* about his “rough chapter,” but also about his realization that his “story’s not over.” In this song, he makes the decision to start “writing [his] own life.”

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I’m walking down this old road

My friends passing me to and fro

Don’t wait up

Keep my eyes lookin straight

Trying to avoid the crowds of Broken dreams, killing me

And up ahead I see my fate

But I worry I’ll be too late

This monster of mine holding my line

holding me back I find momentum but I fall flat

Find the monster at my back

Claws in deeper I’ve tried to fight and tried to run

But he’s always two steps along

Stopping me from the life I wanna lead

I’ve been broken I’ve been beat

But it’s time I get back on my feet

Naw you can’t hold me can’t slow me down

*It might seem I’m on the ground

But I swear I won’t be kept down

You know I’ll be back up for the rebound

Imma fight imma fight with this mending sound*

There comes a time when you can’t wait

Yeah me and pain we’ve got a date

Show it I can give as well as take

True it was a rough chapter

But the story’s not over

Yeah I’ve made up my mind I’m writing my own life

Yeah I feel liberated, validated like my parking pass

Start my engine Imma hit the road fast

*Chorus*

Bridge – I’m alive

*It might seem I’m on the ground

But I swear I won’t be kept down

You know I’ll be back up for the rebound

Imma fight imma fight

Imma fight for me

Imma fight imma fight imma fight for me

Imma fight imma fight imma fight with this mending sound*