"Wake Up The Town" as written by and Yoko Ono....
If I had a lighter in hands
With some oily rags
Is that what it'd take
To wake you from your sleep?
Woke up from your american dreams
To be surrounded
Surrounded in flames!

You got to scream
To make your voice heard!
And I won't stop screaming
Until mine is heard!
Wake up!
Wake up!
To the world around you
Wake up!
Wake up!
To the world around you
Wake up!
Wake up!
To the world around you
Wake up!
Wake up!

Yeah!

And if we blocked the streets
Everyday
Face down on the pavement
As we lay
You're angered
'cause you're five minutes late.
What happens next time
When we will stop you all day?
Yeah, next time
When we will stop you all day?

You got to scream
To make your voice heard!
And I won't stop screaming
Until mine is heard!
Wake up!
Wake up!
To the world around you
Wake up!
Wake up!
To the world around you
Wake up!
Wake up!
To the world around you
Wake up!
Wake up!
To the world around you

And it's the same song, sung
Sung at the top of our lungs
Screaming for freedom
Pleading for liberty
Screaming for freedom
Pleading for liberty
Screaming for freedom
Pleading for liberty
Freedom!


Lyrics submitted by Rebellious Scot

"Wake Up!" as written by Yoko Ono

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    General CommentThe lyrics posted are wrong, so here's mine.
    I'm not saying mine are 100% correct, because they definitely are not.



    I’ve been screaming all through the night
    (Screaming through the night)
    And I’ve been cursing every day that you’ve been alive
    (Alive)
    I’ve been working since you stole adolescence
    You will never foresee it, you will never forget it

    I’ve been watching as the plagues go by
    (Will you let yourself die)
    And I’ve been grinding my teeth in spite
    (Then you think we survive (?))
    I’ve been thinking about the day that you left
    I could never foresee it, I will never forget it

    I cannot pick up the pieces with these broken fingers

    Wake up the town, burn the bridges down
    Wake up the town, build up the walls now
    Build ‘em up so tall no one can get out
    Get out
    Get out
    Get out
    Get out

    I've seen them dying since the night(?)
    (Buy the sins from the sight (?))
    And I’ve been cursing his name while you pray at night
    (So pray at night)
    I just hope that you get a taste of your own
    Not enough, just a sip, but enough that you drown

    I cannot pick up the pieces with these broken fingers

    Wake up the town, burn the bridges down
    Wake up the town, build up the walls now
    Build ‘em up so tall no one can get out
    Get out
    Get out

    And if you ever see our dad
    Will you please tell him that I slit his throat in this dream I had
    I cannot pick up the pieces with these broken fingers
    (Oh no)
    I cannot pick up the pieces with these broken fingers

    Wake up the town, burn the bridges down
    Wake up the town, build up the walls now
    Build ‘em up so tall no one can get out
    Out
    Out
    Get out
    hombredelsacoon November 11, 2008   Link

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