"Fearless Leader" as written by and David Anthony Pirner....
She don't need an introduction
She ain't gonna stop production
She's gonna make you feel a suction
She's got the weapons of mass destruction

She's solar-powered
She's never saying anything
And the sun shines out of her everywhere

She sees best without her glasses
She does well in all her classes
A cheek for your lips and a cheek for the masses

She's got weapons (she's got weapons)
She's got weapons

It's so strange
You don't change
It's so strange
You don't change

Slowly rising

She's solar-powered
She's never saying anything
And the sun shines out of her everywhere

He's got the money and you can't have it (he's got the money and you can't have it)
She's got the power and he's got the habit (she's got the power and he's got the habit)
She's gonna make you feel her posture (she's gonna make you feel her posture)

She's got weapons (she's got weapons)
She's got weapons (weapons, weapons)

It's so strange
You don't change
It's so strange
You don't change

Slowly rising

She's solar powered
She's never saying anything
And the sun shines off her everywhere

Jesus was a hippie, peace and love was all he was about
That's why they killed him, cause that shit's something people can't figure out
Now some folks who worship him are the ones who would have cheered at the crucifixion
They got no conviction it doesn't matter if the man was fact or fiction

But who're you gonna call your fearless leader
Who's gonna put your fears to bed
'Cause heroes will never let you down just as long as they're dead

Satan is a feeling, deviance it lurks in everyone
Guilty pleasures and mischievous behavior can be fun
But no one made you do it, nobody but yourself to blame
It's always at your door and trouble is it's name

But who're you gonna call your fearless leader
Who's gonna put your fears to bed
'Cause heroes will never let you down just as long as they're dead

Sometimes you gotta pick and choose
Sometimes no matter what you lose

Nixon was a liar it's the one thing believed to be true
But Tricky Dick was not a crook whatever that means, whatever presidents do
Money can't buy you children and nothing can bring them back to you
We all make mistakes we all need someone to look up to

But who're you gonna call your fearless leader
Who's gonna put your fears to bed
'Cause heroes will never let you down just as long as they're dead


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"Slowly Rising/Fearless Leader" as written by David Anthony Pirner David Pirner

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    General Commentto me this song's about people that aren't considerd heros until they die.
    like martin luther king, jfk, malcom x, jesus.

    a good song; don't know why soul asylum redid this song as a hidden track on the silver linning; the b-side version on promise broken is a lot better.
    tenclub07on March 30, 2007   Link

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