"Love/Hate" as written by and Phair....
I was a mess in my open eyed youth
I grew up thinking
What's good for one, oppresses the other
It's my turn, my life, my way, mine, me

It made me crazy
I couldn't fight it
I couldn't wait to get away
It's a war
With the whole wide world
It's a war
With the boys and girls
It's a war
And nothings gonna change
And nothings gonna change

It's sister and brother, mother and daughter
Father, son, husband, wife, thing

It's drugs, it's hunger
It's race, sex, and government
Any way you look at it, you're part of it, you know it

The wrong inside you, can't get it right
You might as well get on the train

It's a war
With the whole wide world
It's a war
With the boys and girls
It's a war
And nothings gonna change
And nothings gonna change

The screen is so white, and it's so big
It's hard to get over the feeling, you're losing your mind

You offer the usher your ticket
You open your soda, see what guy you're sitting behind

You get excited, the lights go down
You get on the plane

It's a war
With the whole wide world
It's a war
With the boys and girls
It's a war
And nothings gonna change
And nothings gonna change

It's a war
All the give and take
It's a war
All the love and hate
It's a war
And nothings gonna change [Repeat: x6]

Nothings gonna change
Nothings gonna change
Nothings gonna change
Nothings gonna change


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    General CommentI like this song, but I wish that she wrote the verses at the end "Somethings gotta change" but other than that, I think this is the happiest sounding song that sums up all my frustration about the way the world is right now. Lot's of heavy s$@t in here, but she makes it sound okay..
    xinniefulon January 28, 2005   Link
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    General Commentxinnieful. . . . yea, something's gotta change. .. but liz phair has a style of telling things just how they are. . . and the truth is, nothing is ever gonna change.
    XxXireneyXxXon December 08, 2006   Link

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