It's Been Burning For A While

Album: American Silence (2020)
  • Woke up this morning
    Saw that smoke up in the sky
    A crowd of people watching
    Askin' who and how and why

    Flames are rollin' down the city
    Rolling for a mile
    How'd it get so bad you ask?
    It's been burnin' for a while

    You say it's in the eye of the beholder
    Well I'll just go and check
    No it ain't no chip up on my shoulder
    That's your boot up on my neck

    How'd these flames go far you ask
    Now they've gone a thousand miles
    I got a newsflash for ya
    They've been burning for a while

    It's been burning for a while down here
    Glad you stopped to see
    And ain't no water gonna douse it down
    Until you hear from me

    You say it's in the eye of the beholder
    Well I'll just go and check
    No it ain't no chip up on my shoulder
    That's your boot up on my neck

    It's been burning for a while
    It's been burning for a while
    Ain't no water gonna douse it down
    Until you hear from me

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