by Cris Cameo

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"Return" is the first single from the forthcoming solo-album "The Reign of the Lost Son" This song has been highly inspired from the Parable of the Lost Son in Luke 15:11-31, the story of Joseph in Genesis 37-50 and the story of Moses in Exodus in the Bible.



A foreigner in the land, unaware of my surrounding
Searching for a place to reside until the morning
In the shadows I hide, the light pierces my sight
I dwell among the swine, but only for the night
For when the dawn comes so will be my embark
Into the commonwealth of man, yet I feel set apart
Isolated, as I toss and turn in the bitter cold
My eyes close in reverence as my hands fold
“Lord, I ask for your blessing as I progress,
And, forgive me of my past, so much I regret
Give me the strength to survive in this land,
As I cling to the instruction you gave to Abraham
Go before me and protect me of my pride
So that my spirit and my countenance be held high
I give you all the honor and I put my trust in You
I pray to return home, among the chosen few.
Among the chosen few

Favored among others, those being my brothers
The youngest of the sons, yet considered number one
My brothers shake their heads and become enraged
Why does our father favor, he should join us in labor
We should be the ones to play, throughout the entire day
We’ve earned the right to rest, we labor in vain
Remember the dream he told about the gathered grain
How we would bow down to him, he must be insane
Let’s take him away and cast him into the earth
Then sell him as a slave to see how much he’s worth
Their plot against me will bring a new start
I may be sent away but I will never be set apart
For my gift will bring me before lords and kings
And they too will render unto what word I bring
Lord, I pray for my brothers and I put my trust in You,
I pray to return them home, among the chosen few.
Among the chosen few

I flee into the wilderness as they plot against me,
So close to the day when I would come to be
Promoted to govern this land and the people
But, I seen that truly all weren’t considered equal
And, something deep inside was crying out loud
A voice I recognized but I couldn’t make out
Anger struck my mind so I struck back
Leaving one of my own flat on his back
What have I done, I never meant to hurt know one
I seen the redemption in their eyes asking to come
I set the captive free and became a public enemy
So I runaway leaving everything behind me
To face the long hot days and dark cold nights
And now that voice inside becomes my guiding light
I listen to the call and I put my trust in You
I pray to return again, among the chosen few.

Among the chosen few

We’re considered the lost ones, but consider the lost son

Among the chosen few

Consider the lost son

Among the chosen few

"Return" Original Lyrics by C."Cris Cameo" Hernandez


released December 31, 2016
Written and Performed: Cris Cameo
Produced: Troy Karanta (Troy K Beats)
Recorded & Mixed: Robert Horton @ Master's Touch Studios



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Cris Cameo Denver, Colorado

Cris Cameo, has been producing, writing and performing hip-hop music for over a decade. His heart is writing. His passion is performing and producing. His mission is to mentor this generation and the next who search for a down-to-earth definition of faith and a closer relationship with God. ... more

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