the world is waking
outside my window

bella ciao

dress my senses into the sunlight
for there are things that I must do

wish me luck now
I have to leave you

bella ciao

with my friends now
up to the city
we're gonna shake the gates of hell

and I will tell them
we will tell them

bella ciao

that our sunlight
is not the franchise
I wish the bastards drop down dead

next time to you see me
I may be smiling

bella ciao

I'll be in prison
or on the TV
and say the sunlight dragged me here

Lyrics submitted by onethinwallaway

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    General CommentI have the album this song comes from. It is a traditional Italian tune, but the words are about a man named Carlo Guilani who was shot dead while protesting at the G8 summit in Genoa, 20th July 2001. He has a website. Look him up.
    meirasanyaon September 18, 2006   Link

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