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Propagandhi - Showdown lyrics

We spoke our minds too clearly, assumed fundamental rights were
Inherent not as pawns but men
I do not require a gauge for freedoms of speech
'Cause I never asked to be a citizen

I never have and never will pledge allegiance

Waking up each morning with confusion in my eyes
The wind is biting through to wave hello
Seeing my reflection, an exterior of lies
I hope this shaky feeling doesn't show

As if I had to tell you, there was little left to say
Stilted conversation coloured blue
You were sitting down and you got up to walk away
I tried to stay, but I was right behind you

I was right behind you
I was right behind you

Tension in the stare I cannot bear, so close to helpless as the songs I sing
Inside me ring.
Final words are boring, never touching, oh you whispered something in my ear
I couldn't hear you

Girls with the greenest eyes
First time you have kissed
Our quiet softest sighs
A song for all of those who shot and missed

Welcome to this world imbued identity
Born, tagged, tattooed, pacified
Generously bestowed my rights and privileges
Replete with arbitrary values ascribed

There's nothing I can tell you, there's nothing I can say
Stunted conversations, censored thought
I'm completely free and liberty guaranteed
Unless, of course, you decide I'm not

But I won't be resigned to
Fall in line behind you

Tension in the air I cannot bear, so what the fuck am I accomplishing?
Absolutely nothing
All these words are boring, it's time for action but you've taught me to be a pawn
It won't last for long

Those who see through the lies
Are quickly gagged and bound
Ambition realized
Tear the whole fucking thing down

I was right behind you
I was right behind you