Love And War

Album: Le Noise (2010)
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  • When I sing about love and war
    I don't really know what I'm saying
    I've been in love and I've seen a lot of war
    Seen a lot of people praying

    They pray to Allah and they prayed to the Lord
    And mostly they pray about love and war

    Pray about love and war
    Pray about love and war

    I've seen a lot of young man go to war
    And leave a lot young brides waiting
    I watched them try to explain it to their kids
    And seen a lot of them failing
    They tried to tell and they tried to explain
    Why daddy won't ever come home again

    Daddy won't ever come home
    Daddy won't ever come home

    I said a lot of things that I can't take back
    But I don't really know if I wanna
    They've been songs about love; I sang songs about war
    Since the back streets of Toronto

    I sang for justice and I hit a bad chord
    But I still try to sing about love and war

    The saddest thing in a whole wide world
    Is to break the heart of your lover
    I made a mistake and I did it again
    And we struggle to recover

    I sang in anger, hit another bad chord
    But I still try to sing about love and war

    Sing about love and war
    Sing about love and war
    Love and war

    When I sing about love and war
    I don't really know what I'm saying
    I've been in love and I've seen a lot of war
    Seen a lot of people praying

    They pray to Allah and they pray to the Lord
    And mostly they pray about love and war

    Prayed about love and war
    Prayed about love and war
    Love and war Writer/s: Neil Young
    Publisher: Silver Fiddle, WORDS & MUSIC A DIV OF BIG DEAL MUSIC LLC
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Comments: 1

  • Arleigh from Toronto, OnI wonder if the line "I sang for justice and I hit a bad chord" is a reference to Southern Man and the controversy over Lynyrd Skynyrds response in Sweet Home Alabama.
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