"The Civil Wars" as written by and David Byrne....
I got a right to be outa my mind
I got a right to be who I am
Love me, love my problems
The good times and the rotten
The war is in me
The war is in you
The war is in everybody now
The safest homes
Are outa control

They are fightin' with knives and forks
Demonstrating how democracy works
God's good and God is great
So I wear my happy face
The war is in me
The war is in you
The war is in ev'rybody now
The wolf is loose
He's livin' in you

There'll be a celebration
Johnny comes marching home
His eyes are on the ceiling
It ain't no fashion show
A hairy situation
It does things to your skin
Although it ain't no party
You're dyin' to get in

Sex is something if it's lookin' good
A cease fire in the neighborhood
We bleed and stain the carpet
We start our own republic
The war is in me
The war is you
The war is ev'rybody now
The greatest love
In heaven above

There'll be a celebration
Johnny comes marching home
His eyes are on the ceiling
It ain't no fashion show
A hairy situation
It does things to your skin
Although it ain't no party
You're dyin' to get in


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"The Civil Wars" as written by David Byrne

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