So American

Album: In the Mountain in the Cloud (2011)
  • If pain was a color to paint on you
    Your heart would be the color blue
    Be a gradient from there Until your body met your hair
    Which remained a silver

    You are the one they call Jesus Christ
    Who didn't know no rock n' roll
    Just a mission, and a gun to paint rainbows in Vietnam
    And a heart that always told you

    There's madness in us all
    There's madness in us all

    So, who wrote the rules?
    Who wrote the rules, who wrote the rules?

    They said, every one of you will never try to lend a hand
    When the police men don't understand
    Boys, all you boys, you think it's so American
    Girls, all you girls, yeah, you're so American

    He may not be born of this land
    But he was born of this world
    He was born of all the mothers and the colors of our brothers
    And the love that was started

    You are the one they call Jesus Christ
    Who may not know no rock n' roll
    And there may not be a Heaven
    Or a place of which to send you
    But you know in the end

    There's madness in us all
    There's madness in us all
    There's madness in us all
    There's madness in us all

    So, who wrote the rules?
    Who wrote the rules, who wrote the rules?

    They said, every one of you will never try to lend a hand
    When the police men don't understand
    Boys, all you boys, you think it's so American
    Girls, all you girls, yeah, you're so American

    There's two eyes for every one of us
    But somebody got there first and took them all
    There's two eyes for every one of us
    But somebody got there first and took them all

    Man, oh man, you think it's so American
    Man, oh man, yeah, you're so American
    Man, oh man, you think it's so American
    Man, oh man, yeah, you're so American

    There's two eyes for every one of us
    But somebody got there first and took them all
    There's two eyes for every one of us
    But somebody got there first and took them all Writer/s: JOHN BALDWIN GOURLEY
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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