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

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

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    General CommentWell regardless of your interpretations whatever they may be...

    This song was originally done by a band called Crowded House. The writer of the song (Niel Finn), wrote it after having a huge fight with his Wife. The song made the charts in 1987 which tells you how long ago that was.

    It was about a massive fight between him and his wife and all the things that went on. He's writing it while he's away from her and the news and everything around him paints this bleak picture yet at the same time he's still has hope they'll be fine.

    That is the original meaning for the song and who wrote it and why.
    Silverquickon August 16, 2010   Link

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