Born To Be Free

Album: not on an album (2020)
  • Well, well the birds in the the trees
    Know something we can't see
    'Cos they know, we were born, to be free

    Don't need the government cramping my style
    Give them an inch, they take a mile
    Take you in with a phony smile, wouldn't you agree

    The new normal is not normal
    it's no kind of normal at all
    Everyone seems to have amnesia
    Just trying to remember the Berlin Wall

    Some kind of new old ideology
    With new psychology
    But it's not for the benefit
    Of you and me

    The new normal is not normal
    it's no kind of normal at all
    Everyone seems to have amnesia
    Just trying to remember the Berlin Wall

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