Black Man

Album: Breaking Glass (1980)
  • I am the Blackman and you are the white
    I am the deviant and you're always right
    I am the darkness and you are the light
    I am the Blackman, you're the white

    Yeah, I'm the good little holier than thou, hide my head in my hand
    I hear no, see no, speak no, no, no, no understand

    Well, I am the blackness, I am the dark
    I am the alcoholic beast in a park
    I am the girl who sold her body to the dark
    I am the truth of it, you are the hypocrite

    I am the dirty and you are the clean
    I live in places where you've never been
    I eat the garbage and you eat the cream
    I am the dirty, you're the clean

    You give me the third degree for being different to thee
    You hit me, you kick me, you tell me [Incomprehensible] I should be

    Well, I am the blackness, I am the dark
    I am the alcoholic beast in a park
    I am the girl who sold her body to the dark
    I am the truth of it, you are the hypocrite

    I am the white man, I paint you black
    I am the traitor but I put you on the whack
    I am the coward, I shoot you in the back
    I am the white man, I paint you black

    Yeah, I'm the good little holier than thou, hide my head in my hand
    I hear no, see no, speak no, no, no, no understand

    Well, I am the blackness, I am the dark
    I am the alcoholic beast in a park
    I am the girl who sold her body to the dark
    I am the truth of it, you are the hypocrite

    Say I am the blackness, I am the dark
    I am the alcoholic beast in a park
    I am the girl who sold her body to the dark
    I am the truth of it, you are the hypocrite
    Blackman

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