There is freedom within, there is freedom without
Try to catch the deluge in a paper cup
There's a battle ahead, many battles are lost
But you'll never see the end of the road
While you're traveling with me

Hey now, hey now
Don't dream it's over
Hey now, hey now
When the world comes in
They come, they come
To build a wall between us
We know they won't win

Now I'm towing my car, there's a hole in the roof
My possessions are causing me suspicion but there's no proof
In the paper today tales of war and of waste
But you turn right over to the T.V. page

Hey now, hey now
Don't dream it's over
Hey now, hey now
When the world comes in
They come, they come
To build a wall between us
We know they won't win

Now I'm walking again to the beat of a drum
And I'm counting the steps to the door of your heart
Only shadows ahead barely clearing the roof
Get to know the feeling of liberation and release

Hey now, hey now
Don't dream it's over
Hey now, hey now
When the world comes in
They come, they come
To build a wall between us
We know they won't win

Don't let them win (hey now, hey now, hey now, hey now)
Hey now, hey now
Don't let them win (they come, they come)
Don't let them win (hey now, hey now, hey now, hey now)


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"Don't Dream It's Over" as written by Neil Finn

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    General CommentI never read it like that. I read the title as "don't dream that it's over". I actually don't think it's about a girl or guy at all. It's a commentary on what's been going on in the world. "My possessions are causing me suspicion but there's no proof" makes me think of criminal profiling. But while all the world seems to be heating up and getting ready for a huge cultural war, most of us skip that part of the news to the tv page, pop culture, the newest clip about michael jackson... We're on the precipice of many great battles, and we won't win them all, but the enemies trying to divide us won't win because we won't let them. I think the song's about not thinking the world is over but just marching on ahead through the shadows and standing tall.
    lianaraon November 07, 2004   Link

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