Fear

Album: Let Love Rule (1989)
  • I smell the fear that rains inside
    The thought of children who must oblige
    To tainted dreams and polluted seas
    The missing moon and melting trees
    A mist of doom and clouds of pain
    A toxic waste and an acid rain
    The passing of our ignorance
    A lifetime spent in abstinence

    I living in fear, I living in fear
    I can't tell you no lies
    I living in fear, I living in fear

    Conditioned to hate and them to blame
    Their search for God is just the same
    Machines for hearts, how warped a view
    Forgeting that they're human too
    Waiting like a branded steer
    Who first will launch the burning spear
    When every day may be your last
    You think we'd learn from our past

    I living in fear, I living in fear
    I can't tell you no lies
    I living in fear, I living in fear
    Ouh yeah yeah yeah yeah

    I smell the fear that rains inside
    The thought of so many lives denied
    More wounded soldiers, another burning flag
    And rows and rows of body bags
    No time for tears as the night falls cold
    Yeah yeah yeah yeah
    The day survivors crawl back in their holes
    As for the rest they're shipped back home
    Home to the rows of white tomb stones

    I living in fear, I living in fear
    I can't tell you no, tell you no lies, yeah yeah
    Fear, I living in fear
    Ouh yeah yeah yeah yeah Writer/s: LENNY KRAVITZ, LISA M. BONET
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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