"Eye 4 an Eye" as written by and Norman/strong Whitfield....
Even now in heaven there were angels carrying savage weapons

An eye for an eye
A tooth for a tooth

Run, run, run, but you sure can't hide

An eye for an eye
A tooth for a tooth

Run, run, run, but you sure can't hide

Does our rule benefit the earth?
Does it help the grass to grow? The sun to shine?
Is this darkness in you too?
Have you passed through this Night?

Run, run, run, but you sure can't hide

Where you're going you're not coming back from

Run, run, run, but you sure can't hide

An eye for an eye
A tooth for a tooth

Run, run, run, but you sure can't hide

An eye for an eye
A tooth for a tooth

Run, run, run, but you sure can't hide

This great Evil...
Where's it coming from?
How'd it steal into the world?
Who's doing this?
Who's killing us?
Mocking us with the sight of what we might have known

Run, run, run...
Run, run, run...

An eye for an eye...
A tooth for a tooth...
Run, run, run, but you sure can't hide

An eye for an eye...
A tooth for a tooth...
Run, run, run, but you sure can't hide

(An eye for an eye...)
Are you righteous?
(A tooth for a tooth...)
Kind?
(Run, run, run but you sure can't hide...)
Does your confidence lie in this?
(An eye for an eye...)
Are you loved by god?
(A tooth for a tooth...)
Do you imagine your sufferings will be lost?
(Run, run, run, but you sure can't hide...)
Because you loved goodness, truth?

An eye for an eye...
A tooth for a tooth...
Run, run, run, but you sure can't hide...
Run, run, run, but you sure can't hide...

What are you to me?


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  • +1
    General CommentThis song is wrong, true passages are:
    Does our ruin benefit the Earth" (not rule)
    "Are you loved by all?" (not god)

    That's it. This song explains exactly the nature of the landsharks, and one of the best videos on Earth. Think you can box it?
    Nusegon August 18, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentGood song.

    Pretty obvious message regarding pacifism and the savage nature of mankind.

    Yeah, we suck.
    robbro7on October 16, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentPart of the dialogue here is taken from Terrence Malik's "The Thin Red Line." Explosions in the Sky uses the same quote.
    inTHEbloodon August 05, 2009   Link

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