[Maynard:]
Living on the street shores
He didn't learn and wanted children
Said, "What is there left to stay alive for?"
He doesn't wanna see it...

[Maynard:]
He didn't wanna deal with it
Here they come, feelings that come as natural
Whatever left, he considered a loss, y'all
He doesn't wanna see it...

[Maynard:]
Running away, getting some kinda cure
"What is there left to keep him alive?" she said
Give him your love, give him your love to save him
Give him your love, give him your love to save him

[Maynard:]
Give him your love, give him your love to save him
Don't run away, give him your love to save him
Give him your love, give him your love to save him
Give him your love...

[Zach 2x:]
You can kill the revolutionary
But you can't kill the revolution
[Zach & Maynard 2x:]
You can kill the revolutionary
But you can't kill the revolution

[Zach:]
Lies, negative indoctrination of our good selves
Promote feelings of such hopelessness, powerlessness
Suicide or a slower death from addiction
seemed to be the only way to stop the pain

[Maynard:]
Running...

[Zach:]
Lies, negative indoctrination of our good selves
Promote feelings of such hopelessness, powerlessness
Suicide or a slower death from addiction
seemed to be the only way to stop the pain

[Zach:]
Suicide seemed to be the only way to stop the pain
Suicide seemed to be the only way to stop the pain

[Zach 2x:]
You can kill the revolutionary
But you can't kill the revolution
[Zach & Maynard 4x:]
You can kill the revolutionary
But you can't kill the revolution


Lyrics submitted by TakeOnSnake

You Can't Kill a Revolution (feat. Tool) song meanings
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    General CommentGET THIS SONG AT musicfanclubs.org/rage/…
    ON REAL PLAYER!!!!! (its amazing)
    TakeOnSnakeon July 22, 2002   Link
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    General CommentIncredible...wow
    seansports811on August 31, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThe box you type your comment in asks the question, "What does this song mean to you?." And from the amount of posts here compared to just about any song played on the radio, and shoved into your head,... well it means to me that not enough people have their eyes open to their own surroundings. And are too concerned with nothing more than their own self worth. And even that is no good because you have hidden in someone else.
    Socr209905on April 10, 2004   Link
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    General CommentYou can kill the revolutionary
    But you can't kill the revolution

    As an activist, they can kill me but it will never stop there.
    loghon June 08, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthat link above doesn't work... i found it somewhere else with really bad quality...this song basically sums up it's meaning when it says "you can kill the revolutionary, but you can't kill the revolution". It's not that great of a song in my opinion
    FireWorxon February 11, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song is way too bad ass,fuck you, fire worx.
    CesaroSummabilityon January 28, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt's also about not realising how much power we really have.
    leon_vladimir_karlon April 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentYou can kill a revolutionary, but you cannot kill a revolution.

    RIP Carlos Giuliani, Che Guevara, Durruti, Sacco and Vanzetti.
    KenCaton November 07, 2008   Link

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