Please, tell me the reason
Behind the colors that you fly
Love just one nation
And the whole world, we divide

You won't say, you're sorry
There is no other choice
God bless the people now
Who cannot raise their voice

We can chase down all our enemies
Bring them to their knees
We can bomb the world to pieces
But we can't bomb it into peace

Whoa, we may even find a solution
To hunger and disease
We can bomb the world to pieces
But we can't bomb it into peace

Violence brings one thing
More more of the same
Military madness
The smell of flesh and burning pain

So I sing out to the masses
Stand up if you're still sane
To all of us gone crazy
I sing this one refrain

We can chase down all our enemies
Bring them to their knees
We can bomb the world to pieces
But we can't bomb it into peace

Whoa, we may even find a solution
To hunger and disease
We can bomb the world to pieces
But we can't bomb it into peace

And I sing power to the peaceful
Love to the peaceful why?all
Power to the peaceful
Love to the peaceful why?all

We may even find a solution
To hunger and disease
We can bomb the world to pieces
But we can't bomb it into peace

Say we can chase down all our enemies
We can even bring them to their knees
We can bomb the world into pieces
But we can't bomb it into peace

And I sing power to the peaceful
Love to the peaceful why?all
I sing power to the peaceful
Love to the peaceful why?all
I sing



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Bomb the World Lyrics as written by David Shul Carl Rogers Young

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    OH GOD COME ON THIS SONG IS SO FRIGGAN WONDERFUL. Just say that you think it's wonderful is all you've gotta do.

    mmmmmmm.

    EyesSoBrighton January 15, 2005   Link
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    I agree, wonderful song! Although I prefer disposable heros of hiphoprisy, I still love speahead!

    silent eulogyon January 22, 2005   Link
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    I LOVE MICHEAL FRANTI.

    this song has the best message out of any song ive ever heard. go buy a cd, or burn one, or steal one. its that good. (well maybe dont steal one, but burnings okay!)

    jujufruitbad19on January 29, 2005   Link
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    "We could bomb the world to pieces, but we can't bomb it into peace."

    That line is fucking brilliant.

    rafifreak00on August 30, 2007   Link
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    I LOVE THIS SONG, PERIOD. Every word of every line and every guitar strum and drum line is so amazing, I can't get over it. This song, and "Oh My God" were the two songs that got me hooked.

    weeeehawon September 03, 2007   Link
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    Actually stealing one would be fine, but steal it from your local best buy, not your local independent record store!! If you do steal one make sure you support michael franti and spearhead by buying their merch or checking them out on tour!! Steal from the corporations not the artists!!

    silent eulogyon January 30, 2005   Link
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    OMG you all made me very happy, I feel xactly the same way about My Michael and this song is perfect evidence. I'm gonna go listen again right now, dance around and yell, "power to the peaceful"! Michael Franti, the music the man the message, has Got me, lol. :P

    Ooh and to you guys here, "stay human" ok? and for everyone on SM, "everyone deserves music" So go now, and be like "the heat of the sun or the skin on the drum". mad props :D

    musicalcureon January 24, 2009   Link

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