Boot Stamping on a Human Face Forever

Album: The Empire Strikes First (2004)
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  • Drop dead, it doesn't matter, she said
    It only hurts when I laugh, she said
    Sometimes it's never a crime
    To spend the day in bed
    She made certain that the curtains were red
    To drape better by the light they would shed
    She leaned back, tilted her head
    And this is what she said

    You can't win, think it over again
    I can't win, look at the trouble I'm in
    We can't win and we're stuck here together
    Yeah, I hope it will last forever.

    Don't ever dare to hope, he said
    So I'm never let down too bad
    I know there's nowhere to go
    So I'll just stay here, instead
    He knew better than to pull at a thread
    They unravel like the thoughts in his head
    He looked out, it filled him with dread
    And this is what he said


    With good books and looks on their side
    And hearts bursting with national pride
    They sang songs that went along for the ride
    And the other side complied
    They said, "Hey, man, where do you reside?
    "And could it be mother's superior lied?
    "And is it possible too many have died?"
    It's only natural to reply

    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Peermusic Publishing, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., MOTHERSHIP MUSIC PUBLISHING
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