American Dream by Casting Crown (this one comes with chords and lyrics) is probably one of the most  beautiful Christian Musics out there. It is about a man named  Jack who have been very busy working chasing the American  Dream where in the end, he lost all the most valuable things in his life. THere are lots of reasons that can be learned from here.

The main idea of having the “American Dream” is to have a  better, richer, and happier life. This song tells us that  there are more valuable things than the American Dream.  Perhaps some of us can relate with this very nice song.

The song is a Christian Rock. So I guess the young people  will absolutely love this.

Chords Taken From:
D               bm                         D
All work no play may have made Jack a dull boy
bm                            D
But all work no God has left Jack with a lost soul
But he’s moving on full steam
bm                               D
He’s chasing the American dream
And he’s gonna give his family finer things


verse 1
D             bm                           D
Not this time son I’ve no time to waste
bm                             D
Maybe Tomorrow we’ll have time to play
bm             D
And then he slips into his new BMW
bm                       e
And drives farther and farther and farther away

Pre-chorus 1
e                     g                          D
‘Cause  he works all day and tries to sleep at night
e                             g                D
He says things will get better; better in time

D                  gm                   bm
‘Cause he works and he builds with his own two hands
D            gm               bm
And he pours all he has in a castle made with sand
D             gm             bm
But the wind and the rain are comin’ crashing in
D             gm                          D      D bm gm
Time will tell just how long his kingdom stands
D bm gm
His kingdom stands

Verse 2
D                   bm
His American dream is begining to seem
D                             bm
More and More like a nightmare
with every passing day
“Daddy, can you come to my game?”
“Oh Baby, please don’t work late.”
Another wasted weekend
And they are slipping away
Pre-Chorus 2
e                     g                          D
‘Cause he works all day and lies awake at night
e                             g
He tells them  things will get better
It’ll just take a little more time


Verse 3
D                              bm
He used to say, “Who ever died with the most toys wins.”
D                         bm
But if he loses his soul, what has he gained in the end
I’ll take a shack on a rock
bm                        e
Over a castle in the sand

Pre-chorus 3
e                     g                          D
Now he works all day and cries alone at night
e                             g
It’s not getting any better

Looks like he’s running out of time


All they really wanted was you
All they really wanted was you
All they really wanted was you

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