The slogans turned to secrets
The symbols turned to stains
The face of an 'enemy'
Was imprinted on our brains

Made us spectres
at the shutters
Faces covered
Taking aim
Faking blame

Break day
The breaks failed

We all broke down together
Drains were painted scarlet
Scars were opened wide
Kids saluted in the basements

Whistled hymns and homicide
And though we wanted to change things
The fact remains, we never tried

Break day
The breaks failed

Breaking down together
But you had a chance
You had the brains, you had the money
Could have bought an aeroplane

And skipped this hole for somewhere sunny
You recognized the symptoms
Smelt the hatred in the air

But you stayed... You better

A nurse hid and shivered
as an army axed her door
Linking arms, drinking orders
Urinating on the floor

Spilt the milk, split a hymen
Took her wicked, made her sore...

Told her it was break day

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    General CommentIn lieu with the album, it is about a fascist installment. The opening verses remind me of 1984. Perhaps this is a national holiday of the new nation? Or the day that it occurred?
    Anilandon October 18, 2010   Link

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