In the far away fires
Where the hills forever burn
At the feet of our heroes
We try hard to learn
But the lesson is lost there
In the smoke and the mud
That we are one flesh, one breath, one life, one blood

I stood by the river
That ran red with shame
I stood in the killing fields
Where death had no name
I stood with my brothers
And away it flood
And we were one flesh, one breath, one life, one blood

Then I felt to the ground
Tasted ashes on my tongue
Thinking that only the dead
Are forever young

There was peace in the twilight
And for a moment among
It was a world without danger
A world without war
And I will take all your suffering
It will do any good
Cause we are one flesh, one breath, one life, one blood


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    General Commenti love this song mostly coz in tha film(green street..AMAZIN FILM) its on durin tha fight at the end n its just soo beautiful :( stunnin guitar solo in tha middle.. reli reli gd song..fink iys about unity n like brotherhood just coz of its significance in the film xxxxx
    love.wont.save.youon June 28, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti find this song great, but am i the only one who see the similarities between this song and "brothers in arms" by dire straits from 1985 ?
    catchfjollaon July 24, 2007   Link
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    General CommentGSE ahha great movie. this song is so good when its played. this idk. the song is very good.
    Greenbean713on February 23, 2008   Link
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    General Commentcatchfjolla, when i heard this song in the movie i first thought, "brothers in arms," too. i think it's the haunting electric guitar in the background and the lyrics are similar as well. but it's a great song on its own.
    Beckmo104on May 21, 2008   Link
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    General Commentit would be a shame to associate this song to a bunh of lowlife idiots whose only goal is a meaningless fight with other idiots... this is a song for the real soldiers, heroes who fight for a cause that connects them for life...
    dame13on September 05, 2008   Link
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    General Commentits not shamless you clown..that was their world warm and in all terms it was an analogy..delcaring this shamless is ignorant dame
    conjobon December 23, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti don't condone hooliganism as a football fan..but the song did work really well with that scene at the end of green street hooligans..and honestly if you read these lyrics each paragraph is telling a story in different stages,until the last one being death..it absolutely fits wi the the stoy of that great movie
    .)
    gunner-chicaon May 23, 2009   Link
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    General Commentthese lyrics are wrong....it's not like these lyrics are hard to hear, don't really see how you can mess up
    J-Rizzoon February 21, 2011   Link
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    General Commenti reckon its about WWI to be honest
    the references like: 'killing fields' (western front), 'i stood with my brothers' (comradery) and 'the river run red' (somme river) all link up

    as for greent street, among the best films of our generation, its used there to emphasise the significance of the fight, as in, for the gangs, its their WWI if u know what i mean

    hope you all agree
    sattsandcoon March 25, 2008   Link

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