"Unity" as written by and Marc Antoine Vouilloux....
There's a war going down between my brothers tonight
I don't want no war going down tonight

Civilization ha I call it as I see it
I call it bullshit you know I still cannot believe it
Our evolution now has gone the way of hate
A world evolved resolved in this stupid fate

Stop this... war!

All so different yeah I say were all the same
All caught you know in the division game
Self destruction fast impending like a bullet
No one can stop it once its fired no one can control it

A final word, wait it's not a call to action
We ain't no sect, no this ain't no fucking faction
Unity, unity you've heard it all before
This time its not exclusive we want to stop a war

Unity as one stand together
Unity evolutions gonna come


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"Unity" as written by Marc Antoine Vouilloux

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    General CommentWow, nobody has figured out the real meaning of this song, way to go!

    It's about the scene in the East Bay. He was sick of the fighting at shows, and how the scene was divided.
    Atrocity13on November 16, 2009   Link
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    General Commentthis song is exactly how my friends and i are.... we all feel that the world believes that it is different than reality... and that it needs to just come together....
    JayZ03on May 01, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is great...the whole world needs to listen to it to realize how screwed up war is! UNITY all the way!
    startinglinechikon May 02, 2002   Link
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    General Commenttotally awsome song.. operation ivy are the most amazing band... but has anyone heard anything by jesse's nee band COMMON RIDER? ive been looking for lyrics everywhere but cant find any! oh well.. rock on u guys =)
    shes stokedon May 07, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is probably one of op. ivy's best. even my band has done a cover of it! hehe... Some top lyrics for people so young. These guys were only in their teen when this song was out at first.
    dance_hall_crasheron May 15, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyeah common rider are pretty schmick too, i found some lyrics to their songs on a fan page, can't remember what it was tho. The common rider stuff is more ska and is pretty good but it ain't got nothing on op iv
    Smaxelon May 22, 2002   Link
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    General Commentto "startinglinechick", i think you missed the meaning behind this song somewhat, while yes i agree with you about how war is really fucked up, and that the countries should solve their matters in peace instead of violence. the "war" jesse is talking about is the war between races(black, white, asian, etc.) not what people normally think of when they hear the word "war" ...... oh by the way, if you like LoC, choking victim, f-minus, and shit like that, the check out NO-CA$H. you'll fucking love'em. go to listen.to/no-cash to hear them
    SKATEorDIE610on June 03, 2002   Link
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    General CommentYa I Totally Agree......this song is about the war of the races..... This song is fucking awesome one of the OPIV's best by far..... It has become a punk rock anthem and for totally good reason. OpIV is the best punk rock band of all time.......and the best band of all time in my opinion for that matter!!!!!!!!!!
    Skankin'InThePiton June 05, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti'm not sure if this song has anything specifially about race. i think it's more about just factions and divisions in society (sometimes along race, sometimes along religion, sometimes along other lines). fight the war. opivy rocks!
    punkfagon June 08, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI AGREE WITH PUNKFAG. THIS IS ABOUT HUMAN TRAGEDY, WAR IS FUCKED. WE SHOULD ALL UNITE. I QUOTE J "MUSIC IS AN INDIRECT FORCE FOR CHANGE, BECAUSE IT PROVIDES AN ANCHOR AGAINST HUMAN TRAGEDY. IN THIS SENSE, IT WORKS TOWARDS A RECONCILED WORLD."
    AXFIREXINSIDEon June 12, 2002   Link

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