The landscape is changing
The landscape is crying
Thousands of acres of forest are dying
Carbon copies from the hills above the forest line
Acid streams are flowing ill across the countryside

'Cause I don't care if you're going nowhere
Just take good care of the world
I don't case if you're going nowhere
Just take good care of the world

Now we're re-arranging
There's no use denying
Mountains and valleys, can't you hear them sighing
Evolution, the solution or the certainty
Can you imagine this intrusion of their privacy

'Cause I don't care if you're going nowhere
Just take good care of the world
I don't case if you're going nowhere
Just take good care of the world

Token gestures, some semblance of intelligence
Can we be blamed for the security of ignorance

'Cause I don't care if you're going nowhere
Just take good care of the world
I don't case if you're going nowhere
Just take good care of the world
I don't care if you're going nowhere
Just take good care of the world


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    This is an Excellent Song!For some reason people don't seem to pick up on songs that Alan wrote. This is a song about environmental destruction. The environmentalist movement was just getting started back in 1983 and most people were oblivious to the damage being done to the earth by modern industrial capitalism.

    Sozlukon December 22, 2004   Link
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    i also like how the sad core keyboard licks at the end of the song illustrate the sullenness he feels about the pollution, you can almost imagine pictures of torn down forrests and littered beaches

    newwavefan28on September 14, 2006   Link
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    I think it's not nearly as good as Two Minutes Warning, the other song Alan Wilder wrote. It lacks a strong hook and the lyrics lack substance....

    blynxon February 22, 2007   Link

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