"We Got To Leave" as written by and Joakim Frans Ahlund....
On the north where the cold wind's always blow
People's faces are hard, you see no one that you know
And on the south side of town the bad guys are carrying guns
They're always screaming and swearing, they even got the cops on a run

This city is full of lonely hearts
And all the gutters are filled with broken parts
We gotta get away and make a brand new start
We gotta get away before it falls apart

You and me
You and me
We can still make it
We've got to leave

On the north side of town they say the streets are lined with gold
But all the people's tongues are turned black from the lies they told
On the east side of town you can hear someone's baby cry
And when that kid grows up, he's gonna turn into a mean old guy

This city is full of lonely hearts
And all the gutters are filled with broken parts
We gotta get away and make a brand new start
We gotta get away before it falls apart

You and me
You and me
We can still make it
We've got to leave

You and me
You and me
We can still make it
We've got to leave

This city is full of lonely hearts
And all the gutters are filled with broken parts
We gotta get away and make a brand new start
We gotta get away before it falls apart

This city is full of lonely hearts
And all the gutters are filled with broken parts
We gotta get away and make a brand new start
We gotta get away before it falls apart

You and me
You and me
We can still make it
We've got to leave


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"We Got to Leave" as written by Joakim Frans Ahlund

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    General CommentThis song shows me that even a cynical bastard who thinks he world is crap is going to find someone that changes his world view and gives him optimism. Other then that, its pretty straightforward what he's talking about.
    One of the highlights of the 'Paper Tigers' Album.. [but '39 Minutes of Bliss (in an otherwise meaningless world)' is a much better album]
    SavageMadroxon June 27, 2005   Link
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    General CommentIt's a song about being in a place where, wherever you look in your town, you find something negative.
    On the other hand there is someone you want to escape with from this desperate situation. All you got to do is leave.
    Describing quite accurately my moving from one end of the country to the other, a few months ago. Plus it's got a great tune to it, as so often with Caesars...
    dgrebeon December 06, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI like the singing in the background towards the end of the song...
    notFRANKon April 12, 2006   Link

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