If I bend my youth would it come to me
Oh love won't you bite my eye
I miss the sweet garden man
Baffle a skeleton dry
All they wanted was a villain, a villain
And all they had was me
All they wanted was a villain, a villain
So then they just took me

Hold my county line, get down on my city floor
I will suffer no humans, they've been my habit before
Oh, and how the earth did shake
And tumble and tremble, for what the people do take
And I want in, all over your mind
Cause oh, how we, the common do cry

(Oh, oho, oho, oh, oho, oho, oh, oho, oho, oh, ohooo)

(Oh aha, aha, oh aha, aha)
Glory do you go from me?
(Oh aha, aha, oh aha, aha)
When I wait for you faithfully
(Oh aha, aha, oh aha, aha)
And will they take my life in time?
(Oh aha, aha, oh aha, aha)
I love my girl, will you remind her?
(Oh aha, aha, oh aha, aha)
That oh how we, the common do cry

(Oh, oho, oho, oh, oho, oho, oh, oho, oho, oh, ohooo)

We die, we die, we die until we try
We die, we die, we die until we try
Well I could be yours and you could be mine
Well I could be yours and you would be mine

If I bend my youth would it come to me
Oh love won't you bite my eye
I miss the sweet garden man
Baffle a skeleton dry
All they wanted was a villain, a villain
And all they had was me
All they wanted was a villain, a villain
So then they just took me

Hold my county line, get down on my city floor
I will suffer no humans, they've been my habit before
Oh, how we, the common must cry!

(Oh, oho, oho, oh, oho, oho, oh, oho, oho, oh, ohooo)

And oh, how we, the common must cry!

(Oh, oho, oho, oh, oho, oho, oh, oho, oho, oh, ohooo)


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We the Common (For Valerie Bolden) song meanings
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    Link(s)From Thao's website: 'As many of you know, our latest record We the Common is greatly inspired by my time with the California Coalition for Women Prisoners. My first meeting with Valerie Bolden was the foundation of the record’s lead single. Valerie Bolden has been incarcerated for 17 years. She is serving a life sentence without chance of parole as “a direct result of domestic violence.” '

    thaoandthegetdownstaydown.com/post/52724873074/…
    zhimboon February 03, 2014   Link

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