Don't Shut 'Em Down

Album: Speed of Darkness (2011)
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  • Sad days, kissing the cheeks of the families who are walking away
    Tragic, the pubs are opposing, the system is broken, decay

    Because business is down, at the depot
    Defenses are the only things built
    Neighbors wave goodbye to each other
    This country is over, they say, yeah

    Now this is life
    In a modern town
    The windows smashed open with the doors kicked out
    It's not a good day left to be in a fight
    'Cause living is hard through the struggles of life
    If nothing gets done it will never be right
    But don't shut 'em down

    Lately, the 21st century's been crazy
    It's the sign of the times
    Buildings decomposing in slumber
    There's no work for all till they wake, yeah

    Now this is life
    In a modern town
    The windows smashed open with the doors kicked out
    It's not a good day left to be in a fight
    'Cause living is hard through the struggles of life
    If nothing gets done it will never be right
    But don't shut 'em down
    Don't shut 'em down

    Too many faults, no reasons
    The rains that fall, dry bleeding
    Upon the ashes of our homes
    Our homes, our homes
    Save our homes

    Manic
    The word on the street here is panic
    There's a riot on hand
    People, taking care of the people
    There's no other way, or we'll break

    Yeah, this is life
    In a modern town
    The windows smashed open with the doors kicked out
    It's not a good day left to be in a fight
    'Cause living is hard through the struggles of life

    This is life
    In a modern town
    The windows smashed open with the doors kicked out
    It's not a good day left to be in a fight
    'Cause living is hard through the struggles of life
    If nothing gets done it will never be right
    But don't shut 'em down
    Don't shut 'em down
    Don't shut 'em down

    Sad days, kissing the cheeks of the families (you can't shut 'em down)
    Sad days, kissing the cheeks of the families (you won't shut 'em down) Writer/s: Bridget A Regan, David R King, Dennis Casey, George Edward Schwindt, Matthew A Hensley, Nathen Maxwell, Robert Anthony Schmidt
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Mathijs from Houten, NetherlandsNo instant crowd-pleaser I think. Curious to the rest of the album.
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