"O.K. We ran for power, we ran for peace.
Radical Cheerleaders in your face.
We promote freedom, we want equality.
We're G-a-i-n-e-s-v-i-l-l-e."

i've seen heroic falls busted lips from microphone brawls angelic songs sung by all within the hardback walls it never mattered who you were or where you worked it never mattered who you were or what you earned what mattered was what you gave and what you loved what mattered was what you gave and what was learned like one for all for one whatever turn of events may come we all live underground where it stays warm community with commin sounds we work together to break ground it doesnt matter who you are or where you work it doesnt matter who you are or what you earn what matters is what you give and what you love what matters is how you live and if you love

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    General CommentOne of the most underrated Hot Water Music songs in my opinion...the lyrics are pretty consistent with the prevalent HWM themes. Music can bring people together no matter who they are. This song (especially the chorus) really captures the essence of what the band is about.
    ClicheGuevaraon February 04, 2005   Link
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    General CommentSong Fact: 232 Southeast First St. was the address of the legendary Hardback where Hot Water Music cut their teeth.
    MyOwnHurricaneon October 14, 2011   Link

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