Lunatics with automatic guns
Contaminated beef, muggers on the street
The Berlin Wall was the first thing to fall
Civil war in Bosnia, bye bye Yugoslavia

All around the world is falling down
Political solutions can’t be found
What’s going to happen to the communist party
Who really cares? Who wants to know

This is the real world yeah
Welcome to the real world

L.A. riots shocked a nation
Oil pollution, bloody revolutions
The Vietnam war was the first one we saw
Government corruption, nuclear destruction

Every day there’s another disaster
New leaders and political masters
What’s going to happen to you and me
We need to know, we want the truth

This is the real world yeah
This is the real world

Government corruption, nuclear destruction
The Soviets had a meltdown, can’t live in that town
Political solutions, bloody revolutions
Welcome, welcome
Welcome to the real world

People may come and people may go
Don’t hang around ‘cause they don’t wanna know
It’s not the world that I want
It’s not the world that I need
Tell me, tell me, why does it terrify me?

Every day there’s another disaster
Banana republics with political masters
What does the future hold for you and me
What wants to know? Who really cares?

This is the real world yeah
Welcome to the real world


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    General CommentThis is a clever song for me. My uncle works for the US army. There's a lot he doesn't talk about. He's aware of the corruption of the government. There's a lot we don't know and perhaps it's best.
    USmadnesson February 28, 2013   Link

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