Déjà Vu

Album: Is This the Life We Really Want? (2017)
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  • If I had been God
    I would have rearranged the veins in the face to make them more
    Resistant to alcohol and less prone to ageing

    If I had been God
    I would have sired many sons and I would not have suffered
    The Romans to kill even one of them

    If I had been God
    With my staff and my rod
    If I had been given the nod
    I believe I could have done a better job

    If I were a drone
    Patrolling foreign skies
    With my electronic eyes for guidance
    And the element of surprise
    I would be afraid to find someone home
    Maybe a woman at a stove
    Baking bread, making rice, or just boiling down some bones
    If I were a drone

    The temple's in ruins
    The bankers get fat
    The buffalo's gone
    And the mountain top's flat
    The trout in the streams are all hermaphrodites
    You lean to the left but you walk to the right

    And it feels like déjà vu
    The sun goes down and I'm still missing you
    Counting the cost of love that got lost
    And under my Gulf Stream, in circular balls
    There's ninety-nine cents worth of drunkards and fools Writer/s: George Roger Waters
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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  • Maged Selim from Cairo- Egypt there're two hidden verses in Deja Vu song :
    nd if I were a Muslim
    And you were a Jew
    If I were a Mennonite
    And you were an Hindu
    Would we exchange
    The weight of these chains
    Chains of belief
    And the carnage on the trains to turn over a new leaf

    [Verse 2]
    If I had been god
    I would not have chosen anyone
    I would have laid an even hand
    On all my children everyone
    Would have been content
    To forgo Ramadan and Lent
    Time better spent
    In the company of friends
    Breaking bread and mending nets
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