Broken Heroes

Album: Innocence Is No Excuse (1985)
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  • They came to fight for glory in their thousands
    Young men with their dreams
    They died before the guns for their country
    A book of faded pictures, broken dreams

    Where are they now
    Where are they now
    Where are they now
    Where are they now

    The broken heroes Uncle Sam is waiting with the draft card
    He says you've got to fight the Vietcong
    The stations full of flags and rule Britannia
    The engine pulls you out towards the Somme

    Where are they now
    Where are they now
    Where are they now
    Where are they now

    The broken heroes
    The broken heroes
    The broken heroes
    The broken heroes

    Where are they now
    Where are they now
    Where are they now

    The broken heroes The pipes are calling young men back to Belfast
    The general says you march to Stalingrad
    You rode into the valley with the hundred
    Seven lonely graves on Goose Green

    Where are they now
    Where are they now
    Where are they now
    Where are they now

    The broken heroes
    The broken heroes
    The broken heroes
    The broken heroes
    Where are they nowWriter/s: PETERY ROONEY BYFORD, STEPHEN DAWSON
    Publisher: Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., CARLIN AMERICA INC
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