"Colours" as written by and John Charles Wiltshire Butler....
"Don't call me nigger, whitey"
"Don't call me whitey, nigger"
"Don't call me nigger, whitey"
"Don't call me whitey, nigger"

Why's all the time in this world, we stumble in the night
When all we have to do is get along, we don't need to fight
And in this great beauty, beautiful beauty, beautiful world we live upon
Well say its far too small, far too small for us not to get along

So saying: "why can't we just all get along"
So saying: "why can't we just sing this one song"
So saying: "why can't we just all get along"

Instead of always saying:

"Don't call me nigger, whitey"
"Don't call me whitey, nigger"
"Don't call me nigger, whitey"
"Don't call me whitey, nigger"

Why's all the time in this world, we stumble in the night
When all we have to do is get along, we don't need to fight
And in this great beauty, beautiful beauty, beautiful world we live upon
Well say its far too small, far too small for us not to get along

There's more than just one colour to this big world rainbow
And no colour shines off any brighter
This my son, you should know
You should know


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"Colours" as written by John Charles Wiltshire Butler

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    General CommentThis song is a very inspiring song and it has a good point. I feel he is trying to say that we may look different, but we all feel the same and there isnt a need to lessen anyone elses life because of skin color or whatnot. He doesnt get why we cant just get along and not argue which makes sense
    phish15on June 21, 2003   Link
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    General CommentGreat song, good meaning. Racism is so useless.
    Rocker_92on December 15, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love the power of his voice and how aggressive his music can be :)

    The way he says beautiful beauty is so cool.
    Blackmofasa9on June 30, 2007   Link

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