Salvation

  • Come on baby won't you show me what you got
    I want your salvation

    There's a neighborhood called Blackhawk
    Where all the rich people hide
    I was down on my luck working for the Salvation Army
    The shelter is where I reside
    Everyday we drive into Blackhawk
    And we pick up the offerings
    Microwave, refrigerator for the suffering

    Come on baby wont you show me what you got
    I want your salvation

    I can't believe these people live like kings
    Hidden estates and diamond rings
    I'm a rat out on a mission
    I'm in your front yard under suspicion

    Come on baby won't you show me what you got
    I want your salvation

Comments: 2

  • Cody from Perry, NyI couldn't of said it better myself Kyle!
    Thank You!
  • Kyle from Dallas, TxIt was about when tim armstrong was a drunk and a junkie,his addictions turned him homeless, in the song he even says "I was down on my luck working for the salvation army
    The shelter is where i reside" so he was working for the ssalvation army while living in there shelter while trying to get his act together in 89'

    that was the agreement for matt freeman to be in rancid, if tim cleaned up his act
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