"In Comes the Flood" as written by and Robb Flynn....
(America, America, I shed these words for thee)
All hail Praises be to thee
Oh ye paper deity
As we hail our sacred cow
To the bankers we will bow
Endless profit from their wars
Making slaves of all the poor
Our new god is on the hill
The Almighty dollar bill

I want to burn down Wall Street, baby
And fan the flames of discontent like Hades
Saints of red, white, and blue
Pass bonds of junk to you
Our flag has all but bled to green

In comes the flood
Wake up America
In comes the flood
Wake up America

Live to buy or time to die
It's all for sale on credit lines
Until the fucking end of time
Shackled to the dotted line
Oh the market may be free
But not for you and me
Succumb as we forget
To the angel of debt

I don't give a fuck if I'm rich, motherfucker
We bought that line 'cause we're a bunch of suckers
We're fighting for the scraps
We've let our conscience lapse
By turning cash into a god

In comes the flood
Wake up America
In comes the flood
Wake up America

Moneytheistic religion
Saints of the red, white, blue, and green
Who dare to inflate my life's interest rate
'Til their rich bellies burst at the seams
Our lives nothing more to them
Than a snap of financial decision
Blinded by a TV screen
All hail the American dream

And woe to thee
Our life empty
If we hold this dear
Then lose our fear

America
Wake up

(America, America, I shed these words for thee)

In comes the flood
Wake up America
In comes the flood
Wake up America
In comes the flood
Wake up America
In comes the flood
Wake up America
In comes the flood
Wake up America


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"In Comes the Flood" as written by Robert Conrad Flynn

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    General CommentObviously talking about the "greed" rampant in America (across the world really though). Also that money speaks louder than anything else, when really it shouldn't. Our "religion" is now greed and as in the Bible (Noah's Ark) a flood (depression?) will eventually occur and "reset" the balance.
    sokornyon March 29, 2015   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI really love the flow and clever use of words throughout this song.

    The first two lines really highlight this to me:

    "All hail praises be to thee,
    Oh ye paper deity"

    The sample sung sections by a backing chorus are also quite haunting (but just really suit this song so well).
    sokornyon February 23, 2016   Link

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