New Single “Powerful Love” feat. Pato Banton

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As a precursor to the much anticipated full-length album release “Cali Love”, The Ambassador is releasing a single entitled “Powerful Love,” which drops  July 7, 2015. The track features vocals from GRAMMY nominated artist Pato Banton. The Ambassador is a gifted singer/songwriter, producer and composer that focuses on pairing top notch musicianship and quality songwriting with positive, thought provoking lyrical content in his works.

The Ambassador spent much of 2014 in the studio recording Cali Love, a 17 track album that features various guest artists and musicians, including vocals from David Ornelas of Stranger, and the musical talents of Jah Oil of the Wailing Souls and Tim Pacheco of Psydecar just to name a few. He has teamed up once again with Andrew Mencher of Wisdom and Sound, who engineered, mixed and played the role of co-producer on the record. With the album in its final mixing stages, The Ambassador has decided to release Powerful Love as a single. The full length album will be available for purchase later this year, and will feature a remix of Powerful Love.

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Give Thanks Lyrics

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Once, twice, three times, I give thanks
Morning, evening and noon time, I give thanks

V1
What a beautiful morning, that I have been blessed with
I take a walk outside my door, and show love when and where I can
See there’s trials, tribulations, and times that test your patience
And there’ll always be more
My focus getting stronger now, I only want to grow

Once, twice, three times, I give thanks
Morning, evening and noon time, I give thanks

V2
I’m far from where I want to be
But I know I’ll surely run the race
Hope and faith in things unseen
Ohh I keep a steady pace
I pray all pride and lust would leave me
And all things self defeating
And I never look back
Spreading love around the workplace
A smile on a friend’s face
Defeating the enemies attack

Bridge
And I know, where I go, surely goodness and mercy will follow
And I’ll forgive the ignorant
They know not what they do nor how they live

Once, twice, three times, I give thanks
Morning, evening, noon time, I give thanks
Once, twice, three times, I give thanks
Morning, evening, noon time, I give thanks
Once, twice, three times, I give thanks
Morning, evening and noon time, I give thanks

Rise and Shine

History speaks for itself, with volumes of knowledge left on the shelf
How can we expect to learn and not burn, if words are spoken, not felt
Enslaved once, and colonized twice, doesn’t matter if third world is naughty or nice
It’s about materials taken by imperials while women and children die

It’s all happened before and it still goes on
Culture constructed in the fashion of Babylon,
Babel is the tower that grows taller by the hour and selfishness remains the theme song.
It’s time to give some extra thought and put your brother man first
We control our destiny and we can heal our hurt
Bring a cure for the sickness of a deeply troubled world
The hypocrite will talk but he will never back his words

Rise and Shine and live, and live
Rise and Shine and live, and live
Rise and Shine and live, and live

Who will you be when you walk out the door for work
What is your story when confronted by the world
When did you save a life or two from the grave simply because you gave
I hear talk of uniting for this cause or that
And people shouting out to give peace a chance
But the fire must be lit in the hearts of the youth
So it’s out of love that I’m challenging you to…

Rise and Shine and live, and live
Rise and Shine and live, and live
Rise and Shine and live, and live

When the Tide Comes

 

Lyrics:

When the tide comes and pulls you away
And the night comes and envelopes the day
Holding tight now, yet slipping away
From light, still slipping away

I’m trying hard to stay tuned in to what I’m doing
But even the wisest man has found ruin
Equipped with my guitar in the same room you’re in
Wanting to shed some light on where we’re moving

Just take a moment to live, and go
Good conversation you’ll find when you set sail and explore
The greatest treasures can be found in the smallest rewards
Just take a moment to live and go

Is it a case of one who knows and does nothing?
Or is it better to simply be ignorant
Hesitation, a pain he starts to front when
He can’t be real with who he’s become within

Take your punishment, take your pride
Learn from the two, toss one to the side
In a mad world, to question is to survive
Man says I know who I am, but who am I

Just take a moment to live and go
Good conversation you’ll find when you set sail and explore
The greatest treasures can be found in the smallest rewards
Just take a moment to live and go

The ocean’s just a moment’s walk
And we can sit and talk
Or run along white sandy beach,
between blue skies and green palm trees
And we can dive in, to waters crystal clear, so clear
And lay on our backs when the starry night draws near, so near
Just relax, make this time worth living for…
For yourself, for your health
Take it all in, and be yourself, patience is wealth

When the tide comes and pulls you down
Keep your head up hight and your feet on the ground
‘Cause it will hit you, pressure from all around
Sometimes you must loose yourself and truly be found

Take your punishment, take your pride
Learn from the two, toss one to the side
In a mad world, to question is to survive
Man says I know who I am, but who am I
When the tide comes

Reunion

Down by the water, I want to take you there
We’ll get lost in good memories as I run my fingers through your hair
Bet you never thought that we’d be here, in such a sub tropical place
Now we spend these moments together, I’m held captive by your beauty and grace

Oh baby please allow me, to treat you like the lady that you are
For so long you’re all that I’m sure of, day dreaming of your love from afar
And as I light the candles, baby won’t you please hold my hand
If you’re telling me your love is everlasting,
I’m telling you that I’ll be your everliving man, ohh yeah
Your everloving man

As a cool breeze blows in from the sea
And the rain takes it toll on the people below, we stroll on the beach
Now you’re on my island girl, and now you are my only girl
And if you want we can do it together, we can take on the world

Oh baby please allow me, to treat you like the lady that you are
For so long you’re all that I’m sure of, day dreaming of your love from afar
And as I light the candles, baby won’t you please hold my hand
If you telling me your love is everlasting,
I’m telling you that I’ll be your everloving man, ohh yeah
Your everloving man

Love’s your recipe and that’s my specialty
You’ve got the best of me and my heart
Now I say goodbye to all those feelings I once felt so torn apart

Baby please allow me, to treat you like the lady that you are
For so long you’re all that I’m sure of, day dreaming of your love from afar
And as I light the candles, baby won’t you please hold my hand
If you’re telling me your love is everlasting
I’m telling you that I’ll be your everloving man
Your everloving man