Color yourself, color yourself black and red
and when you find life slow and simple
then you've grown against the grain
but look at yourself, you've got your head held in your hands
there's proof you don't need to possess or command

You color yourself, color yourself bitter gray
in words you are outspoken, but too few hear what you say
you break yourself and still don't understand
conditioned to compete whether you lose or if you win

touch all you see - surround yourself

color yourself, color yourself black and red
and when you find life slow and simple
then you've grown against the grain
but look at yourself, you've got your head held in your hands
there's proof you don't need to possess or command


Lyrics submitted by Kuroda, edited by Brizian

Black And Red song meanings
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    General CommentYeah, it's definitely about anarchism. More specifically, anarcho-communism or anarcho-syndicalism, both of which fly the red/black flag or use a red/black bisected star as a symbol.
    Black = anarchism
    Red = communism

    One mistake in the lyrics: where it says "possess on command," it should say "possess or command."
    dopaminoon May 30, 2010   Link

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