The Press Corpse

Album: For Blood and Empire (2006)
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  • The (Downing Street) memo says

    We gotta work to make the facts fit the false charges
    Pull the wool over the eyes of the filthy masses
    Stab the people in the back for the corporate choice
    Roll the propaganda out using The People's Voice

    We don't want to talk about it

    The press scribble scribble every half-truth spoke
    Then shoot it round the country like an April Fools joke
    Hype the nation for a Desert Storm love affair
    Wave the stars and stripes like you just don't care!

    They talk it up all day, talk it up all night
    Talk until their face turns blue - Red white and blue!
    But when the truth escapes the night and crawls into the day
    We find the picture still askew

    They don't want to talk talk talk talk talk about it
    They want tiptoe, walk around it
    Wave the flag and mindlessly salute
    They don't want to talk about it
    They want tiptoe, walk around it
    Wave the flag and cowardly salute

    And on the TV screen
    Diversion and aversion is the flavor of the day
    Was it WMDs? Or Democracy?
    Blame it on MI-6 or the CIA
    The White House Press Corpse only has one thing to say...

    "We don't want to talk about it!"

    The White House boils over, "Al Jazeera got it wrong!"
    The Press Corpse jumps onboard singing the White House song
    While over in Iraq thousands are dead because of lies
    The spineless war drumming-press corpse have taken lives

    They talk it up all day, talk it up all night
    Talk until their face turns blue - Red white and blue!
    But when the truth escapes the night and crawls into the day
    We find the picture still askew

    They don't want to... talk talk talk talk talk about it
    They want tiptoe, walk around it
    Wave the flag and mindlessly salute
    They don't want to talk about it
    They want tiptoe, walk around it
    Wave the flag and cowardly salute

    Fires fueled on endless lies
    Black shrouds coat desert skies
    A nation's viewpoint blurred and led
    As embeds report what they're fed

    We don't want to talk about it
    We don't want to talk about it
    We don't want to talk about it
    We don't want to talk about it

    (We don't want to talk about it)
    We don't, don't want to, we don't wanna talk about it
    (We don't want to)
    We don't, don't want to, we don't wanna talk

    They don't want to, talk talk talk talk talk about it
    They want tiptoe, walk around it
    Wave the flag and cowardly salute
    They don't want to talk about it
    They want tiptoe, walk around it
    Wave the flag and cowardly salute Writer/s: CHRISTOPHER LEE BARKER, CHRISTOPHER MARK HEAD, JUSTIN CATHAL GEEVER, PATRICK C BOLLINGER, PATRICK C. BOLLINGER
    Publisher: Wixen Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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