White Privilege

Album: Hypersonic Missiles (2019)
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  • Start up my motor
    Eat, drink, some burgers and cola
    Feed my addictions and vices
    Oh how my iPhone entices
    My echo chamber media
    Regurgitated trivia
    Here for the left and the right
    Catered for privileged whites

    Signing online petitions
    Thinking I'm making a difference
    Don't wanna hear about Brexit
    Them old cunts fucked up our exit
    My generation was duped
    The youth were left out the loop
    Lies on both sides of the fence
    Left me completely bereft

    My bio reads public figure
    Latin for check out my figure
    Don't even know why they're famous
    But god they're so entertaining
    I wanna copy what you eat
    How you look, who you fuck
    Wanna be anybody but me
    I wanna be anybody but me
    I wanna be anybody but me
    Wanna be anybody but me
    Wanna be anybody but me

    Everybody's offended
    The joke that just keeps on giving
    I'm not entirely sure
    The nit picking can count as progression
    I'm chewing popcorn
    Sitting in the back row
    Watching while the whole damn thing implodes

    Nobody talks to each other
    For fear of different opinions
    They call the bigots dumb
    For buying into fear from the papers
    Smug liberal arrogance
    Working class don't fuck with it
    It's all just ammunition for the right wing press

    The patriarchy is real
    The proof is here in my song
    I'll sit and mansplain every detail
    Of the things it does wrong
    'Cause I'm a white male
    Full of shame
    My ancestry is evil
    And their evil is still not gone

    Their evil is still not gone
    Their evil is still not gone
    Their evil is still not gone
    Their evil is still not gone
    Their evil is still not gone
    Their evil is still not gone
    Their evil is still not gone

    Their evil is still not gone
    Their evil is still not gone
    Their evil is still not gone
    Their evil is still not gone
    Their evil is still not gone Writer/s: Sam Fender
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Pete Beale from LivingstonTo seek acceptance into a multicultural Britain, slagging off the past seems the rapid way to obtain it. Sam certainly is very talented, which even old guy like me can appreciate. Aye, but is this just a pop track or a protest song, being white does carry advantages for some, although for the rest of us struggling to survive or to be noticed is the norm.
    To every story there are two sides.
  • Steve White from Birmingham He says that “hopefully he is excused” because he wrote a song and repeated the lyric “Their evil is not gone” a dozen times?
    Churchill was racist, but he wasn’t.
    Kids dying in Gaza? Has he a been to have a look at exactly what is happening? It is horrible but it’s also complicated, to complicated to glance over in a 3:30sec jingle
    Thought not, he’s a middle class wannabe.
    Totally ashamed of what he is.
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