Wavin' Flag

Album: Troubadour (2009)
Charted: 2 82
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  • When I get older I will be stronger
    They'll call me freedom just like a wavin' flag
    When I get older I will be stronger
    They'll call me freedom just like a wavin' flag
    And then it goes back, and then it goes back
    And then it goes back, oh

    Born to a throne, stronger than Rome
    A violent prone, poor people zone
    But it's my home, all I have known
    Where I got grown, streets we would roam

    Out of the darkness, I came the farthest
    Among the hardest survival
    Learn from these streets, it can be bleak
    Accept no defeat, surrender, retreat

    So we struggling, fighting to eat
    And we wondering when we'll be free
    So we patiently wait for that fateful day
    It's not far away, but for now we say

    When I get older I will be stronger
    They'll call me freedom just like a wavin' flag
    And then it goes back, and then it goes back
    And then it goes back, oh

    So many wars, settling scores
    Bringing us promises, leaving us poor
    I heard them say 'love is the way'
    'Love is the answer,' that's what they say

    But look how they treat us, make us believers
    We fight their battles, then they deceive us
    Try to control us, they couldn't hold us
    'Cause we just move forward like Buffalo Soldiers

    But we struggling, fighting to eat
    And we wondering, when we'll be free
    So we patiently wait for that faithful day
    It's not far away but for now we say

    When I get older I will be stronger
    They'll call me freedom just like a wavin' flag
    And then it goes back, and then it goes back
    And then it goes back, and then it goes

    When I get older I will be stronger
    They'll call me freedom just like a wavin' flag
    And then it goes back, and then it goes back
    And then it goes back, and then it goes

    And then it goes

    And everybody will be singing it
    And you and I will be singing it
    And we all will be singing it

    Oh, oh, oh

    When I get older I will be stronger
    They'll call me freedom just like a wavin' flag
    And then it goes back, and then it goes back
    And then it goes back, and then it goes

    When I get older I will be stronger
    They'll call me freedom just like a wavin' flag
    And then it goes back, and then it goes back
    And then it goes back, oh

    When I get older
    When I get older
    I will be stronger
    Just like a wavin' flag
    Just like a wavin' flag
    Just like a wavin' flag
    Flag, flag
    Just like a wavin' flag

Comments: 2

  • Robert from Kintore OntThis is a long running theme with me. When I was young it was love songs later it was I won't give up. Later break up songs. Later look forward to heaven. Hell. This is one heavily cloaked. Now I'm awake. God is here. The Angels go home. Demons are invited. Manitoulins house will be built from Windsor to Ottawa. The climate will warm. The countries name is Canada the nobaho code calls it "ad an a c" We're all gladiators. Evereyone a ranger. There are lies have tricked us. It's time to rise up and make things right. The thieves can go to jail. Finally we can be proud to wave a flag.
  • Dan from México, D.f., MexicoThe remixed version with David Bisbal (Spanish singer) is not the official world cup song, but the official Coca Cola theme for Latin America. I believe the official song for the 2010 tournament is by Shakira. This one's a lot better, IMHO.
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