"Mother of Violence" as written by Jill Gabriel and Peter Gabriel....
Walking the street with her naked feet
So full of rhythm but I can't find the beat
Snapping her heels clicking her toes
Everybody knows just where she goes

Fear, fear, she's the mother of violence
Making me tense to watch the way she breed
Fear, she's the mother of violence
You know self-defense is all you need
It's getting hard to breathe
It's getting so hard to believe
To believe in anything at all

Mouth all dry eyes blood shot
Data stored in microdot
Kicking the cloud with my moccasin shoes
T.V. dinner, T.V. news

Fear, fear, she's the mother of violence
Don't make any sense to watch the way she breed
Fear, she's the mother of violence
Making me tense to watch the way she feed
The only way you know she's there
Is the subtle flavor in the air
Getting hard to breathe
Hard to believe in anything at all, but fear


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"Mother of Violence" as written by Peter Gabriel Jill Gabriel

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    General Commentfrom fear comes violence..
    RedRavenon September 07, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt took years for this song to grow on me, but it did.
    It is a very good example of Gabriels' song writing excellence.
    Major Valoron September 20, 2006   Link

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