"Babylon's Burning" as written by Paul Fox, John Jennings, Malcolm Geoffrey Owen and Glen Dave Ruffy....
Babylon's burning
You're burning the street
You're burning your houses
With anxiety

With anxiety
Babylon's burning
Babylon's burning with anxiety
Babylon's burning
Babylon's burning

Babylon's burning
You're burning the street
You're burning the ghetto
With anxiety

With anxiety
Babylon's burning
Babylon's burning with anxiety
Babylon's burning
Babylon's burning

Babylon's burning, baby can't you see?
Babylon is burning with anxiety

You'll burn at your work
You'll burn at your play
It's positively smoldering
With ignorance and hate

And with anxiety
Babylon's burning
Babylon's burning with anxiety
Babylon's burning
Babylon's burning

Babylon's burning, baby
Can't you see?
Babylon is burning with anxiety

Babylon's burning, babylon's burning
Babylon is burning
Babylon's burning, babylon's burning
Babylon's burning


Lyrics submitted by xSiddersx, edited by BlueDiamondx3

"Babylon's Burning" as written by John Vincent Jennings Dave Ruffy

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    General CommentIt's inspired by racial conflict in England in the 70s
    thismachineon April 10, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is in reference to the general social tension ( burning hatredand anger) and the ensuing actual fires during the numerous riots in Uk in the early 80's particularly Brixton, Southall & Toxteth.
    "Babylon" = Rastafari holds that evil society, or "Babylon" has always been white-dominated, and has committed such acts of aggression against the African people
    pommon July 08, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentLove this song. I dont really get it, but it's fucking ace. Well, i get the whole idea that Babylon might just be burning...
    xSiddersxon January 17, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHah nice comment Sidders.. LOL
    Yeah, awesome song.
    Think I might just be overdoing that word on this site..
    RausRausFilaFilaon January 02, 2008   Link

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