"American" as written by and Sean Rowe....
I was naked and for once I wasn't ashamed
I looked God in the eye and he spit in my face
He left me on Main Street and drove his Hummer away

The moon has been taken she knows who you are
The kingdom of Heaven is down at the mall
There's a coat for Saint Peter
It was made in Korea today

The Earth drops her jaw as we float into space
We're moving to Mars by 2038
You know that there's oil there
It's just a matter of time

I'm a Man
I am the world
I'm a Man
I am the Lord
I'm a Man
But I ain't that American

She pokes out of science
She changes her skin
He falls out of religion
And washes his sins
They get married in France
Cuz the deal is better out there

All the kids have grown up on driveways and lawns
And the hunters keep secrets on factory farms
The children are hungry
They're eating a hole through the world

I'm a Man
I am the world
I'm a Man
I am the Lord
I'm a Man
But I ain't that American

Eden's been stolen
Chopped up and leased
And her heart hits the market
Before it can bleed
Her name is forgotten
Her ocean is now just a dream

As his love slips away from his work and his home
He puts out the lights and jerks off alone
He's married to cancer
He counts on his Internet girl

I have played like a robot
I have danced like a stone
I've done everything perfect
And I want what I own
I am naked
And for once
I am not ashamed


Lyrics submitted by CassWC, edited by FiendAngelical

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    Song MeaningSeems like a satirical take on consumerism displaying it as a bastardization of organized religion
    blizzardskieron April 06, 2011   Link

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