The News

Album: This Is Why (2022)
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  • War
    A war
    A war
    On the far side
    On the other side of the planet

    And I've got
    War
    A war
    A war
    Right behind my eyes
    Right behind 'em just like a headache

    So I turn on (the news)
    Turn off (the news)

    Every second our collective heart breaks
    All together every single head shakes
    Shut your eyes, but it won't go away
    (Turn on, turn off, the news)

    Every second our collective heart breaks
    All together every single head shakes
    Shut your eyes, but it won't go away
    (Turn on, turn off, the news)

    Far
    I'm far
    So far
    From a front line
    Quite the opposite I'm safe inside

    But I worry and I give money
    And I feel useless behind this computer
    And that's just barely scratched the surface of my mind

    So I turn on (the news)
    Turn off (the news)
    Turn on (the news)
    Turn off (the news)

    Every second our collective heart breaks
    All together every single head shakes
    Shut your eyes, but it won't go away
    (Turn on, turn off, the news)

    Every second our collective heart breaks
    All together every single head shakes
    Shut your eyes, but it won't go away
    (Turn on, turn off, the news)

    Exploitative
    Performative
    Informative
    And we don't know the half of it
    Rhetorical
    Deplorable
    Historical
    And all along we called it normal

    Exploitative
    Performative
    Informative
    And we don't know the half of it
    Rhetorical
    Deplorable
    Historical
    And all along we call it normal

    (All along we call it normal)

    Every second our collective heart breaks
    All together every single head shakes
    Shut your eyes, but it won't go away
    (Turn on, turn off, the news)

    Every second our collective heart breaks
    All together every single head shakes
    Shut your eyes, but it won't go away
    (Turn on, turn off, the news) Writer/s: Hayley Williams, Taylor York, Zac Farro
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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