The Words That Maketh Murder

Album: Let England Shake (2011)
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  • I've seen and done things I want to forget
    I've seen soldiers fall like lumps of meat,
    Blown and shot out beyond belief.
    Arms and legs were in the trees.

    I've seen and done things I want to forget
    Coming from an unearthly place,
    Longing to see a woman's face
    Instead of the words that gather pace

    The words that maketh murder.
    These, these, these are the words
    The words that maketh murder.
    These, these, these are the words
    The words that maketh murder.
    These, these, these are the words
    Murder

    These, these, these are the words
    The words that maketh murder.
    These, these, these are the words
    The words that maketh murder.

    I've seen and done things I want to forget
    I've seen a corporal whose nerves were shot
    Climbing behind the fierce, gone sun,
    I've seen flies swarming everyone,
    Soldiers fell like lumps of meat.
    These are the words, the words are these.

    Death lingering, stunk,
    Flies swarming everyone,
    Over the whole summit peak,
    Flesh quivering in the heat.
    This was something else again.
    I fear it cannot explain.
    The words that make, the words that make
    Murder.

    What if I take my problem to the United Nations?
    What if I take my problem to the United Nations?
    What if I take my problem to the United Nations?
    What if I take my problem to the United Nations?
    What if I take my problem to the United Nations?
    What if I take my problem to the United Nations?
    What if I take my what if I take my problem to the United Nations? Writer/s: Edward Cochran, Jerry Capeheart, Polly Harvey
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