Come out, come out
No use in hiding

Come now, come now
Can you not see?

There's no place here,
What were you expecting?

Not room for both,
Just room for me

So you will lay your arms down
Yes, I will call this home

Away, away
You have been banished

Your land is gone
And given to me

And here I will spread my wings
Yes, I will call this home

What's this you say?
You feel the right to remain and stay?
Well, I will bury you

What's that you say?
Your father's spirit still lives in this place?
Well I will silence you

(Oh, when I was young I never think about it
Now I just wanna run and hide)

Here's the hitch,
Your horse is leaving

Don't miss your boat,
It's sinking now

And as you go I will spread my wings
Yes I will call this home

I have no time to justify to you,
Fool - you're blind
Move aside for me

(And when I'm old till this oldness feels like dying,
Who knows who'll be by me then)

All I can say to you, my new neighbor
Is you must move on
Or I will bury you

Now, this land is your land
And this land is my land
From California
To the New York Island

From the Redwood Forrest
To the Gulf Stream Harbor
This land was made
And here
I'll build heaven and call it home

Cause you're all dead now

And I live with my justice
And I live with my greedy need
Oh, I live with no mercy
And I live with my frenzied feeding

I live with my hatred
And I live with my jealousy,
God I live with the notion
I could never need anyone but me

Don't drink the water
Don't drink the water
There's blood in the water
Don't drink the water

Don't drink the water
Don't drink the water
There's blood in the water
Don't drink the water,

Bleed yeah, yeah, oh, bleed, oh bleed
I swear I'll deny my home,
Don't drink the water
Don't drink the water
Don't drink the water
Don't drink the water
There's blood in the water

Bleeding yeah, yeah, yeah oh yeah, oh, yeah, oh yeah, oh, yeah, oh, yeah


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Don't Drink the Water (Dave Matthews Band cover) song meanings
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