Leaders of the Free World

Album: Leaders of the Free World (2005)
Charted: 53
  • I'm sick of working for a living
    I'm just ticking off the days 'til I die
    I miss you Louise
    And the sickest little pleasures keep me going in between pulling teeth

    Periscope up
    I've been looking for a ladder
    I need to see the Commander in Chief
    And remind him what was passed onto me

    Your mum don't sleep
    The friends you keep
    I didn't raise a thief

    But the leaders of the free world
    Are just little boys throwing stones
    And it's easy to ignore 'til they're knocking on the door of your homes

    My thinking isn't driven
    But the music always gives me a lift
    I'm so easy to please
    But I think we dropped the baton like the 60's didn't happen. Oh no.

    Periscope up
    Should be looking for a ladder
    I need to see the Commander in Chief
    And remind him what was passed onto me

    Your mum don't sleep
    The friends you keep
    I didn't raise a thief

    Passing the gun from father to feckless son
    We're climbing a landslide where only the good die young


    Writer/s: Peter James Turner, Richard Barry Jupp, Craig Lee Potter, Mark Potter, Guy Edward John Garvey
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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