Where Is Home?

Album: A Weekend in the City (2007)
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  • After the funeral breaking cola nuts
    We sit and reminisce about the past
    And in her voice only sadness
    Her only son taken from her

    In every headline we Are reminded
    That this is not home for us

    The second generation blues
    Our point of view not listened to
    Different worlds and different rules
    A question of allegiance
    Clinging to her bible and her scapula
    And the memory of the way things were
    I don't see hope, I cannot smile
    I burn with anger all the time

    We all read
    What they did
    To the black boy

    In every headline we are reminded
    That this is not home for us

    Where is it?
    Where is home?

    I walk this modern tight-rope
    Of humility and belligerence
    This tommy-rot and flag waving
    Is getting me down
    I want to stamp on the face of every young policeman
    To break the fingers of every old judge
    To cut off the feet of every ballerina
    But I cannot
    So I just sigh, and I just sulk
    And pretend there's nothing wrong
    The teeth of this world tear me in half
    And every day I must ask myself
    Where?

    Where is it?
    Where is home?

    In every headline
    We are reminded
    That this is not home for us

    In every headline we are reminded
    That this is not home for us Writer/s: GORDON MOAKES, KELE OKEREKE, MATT TONG, RUSSELL LISSACK
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Sven from Huntington Beach, CaMove to the U.S., guy! We might be a little racist still, but you can be president if you want to. :)
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