"Wicked World" as written by and Ward Lommi....
The world today is such a wicked thing
Fighting going on between the human race
People give good wishes to all their friends
While people just across the sea are counting the dead

A politician's job they say is very high
For he has to choose who's got to go and die
They can put a man on the moon quite easy
While people here on earth are dying of old diseases

A woman goes to work every day after day
She just goes to work just to earn her pay
Child sitting crying by a life that's harder
He doesn't even know who is his father


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"Wicked World" as written by Tony Iommi Michael Butler

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    General CommentMoney is spent on worthless things instead of going towards helping the human race. Greedy assholes don't give a fuck as long as they have money and power.

    I've heard a few transcriptions of the 11th line:

    Child sitting crying by a life that's harder
    Child sitting crying "My life is harder"*
    Child sitting by a body, life is harder

    *I believe it's most likely this one.
    Sabbra21on August 06, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commentit is definitely
    Child sitting crying by a life that's harder
    i know this as it is written in my album booklet, and i doubt they would get their own lyrics wrong.
    <3
    thisfragileclicheon November 19, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love the live version of this on "Live At Last". The guitar solo is cool.
    Pink_Floyd_fanon May 16, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAmazing work...........by the most legendary band ever
    powermad81on September 10, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song was made in the 70s and yet it still applies today
    MarMar88on July 17, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI thought it was "child sitting crying 'bout a life that's harder", but I guess that also makes sense.... Great song though.
    corymanon August 30, 2014   Link
  • -1
    General CommentTeletubbies ninja fight club!
    Burtoniteon July 01, 2005   Link
  • -2
    General CommentTeletubbies ninja fight club!
    Burtoniteon July 01, 2005   Link

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