We are one in a million
We are one and the same
Like buildings of our generation,
They're in our name
They'll censor it with a whistle now
While back in 1952
The mercy of our mother
There is nothing left to do
It's only human nature
Pollutes temptation
We have reserved bookings
For the fathers of our nation

His thing's gone too far
We're entirely described
The peeling microwaves
And a telescopic eye
Intimate dimension keeping
Perfect track of time
The rolling mass of thunder
On a simulated line

We are all one
It can't be undone
Were stuck
There's no future!

If I had my way
I would fly far away,
Where no one else could find me
And build a home
I could call my very own
The way it was supposed to be

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Big Brother Lyrics as written by David Bowie


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    this is an unbelievable song. makes perfect sense in context with the fucking war on iraq.

    BlackLungFeveron March 07, 2003   Link
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    General Comment

    what the? this song has nothing at all to do with the war in iraq

    Smaxelon May 13, 2003   Link
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    General Comment

    his things gone too far we're entirely described the peeling microwavers and a telescopic eye interplanetry dimension keeping perfect track of time the only mask of thunder on a simulated line

    that's the line i was talkin about

    BlackLungFeveron July 07, 2003   Link
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    General Comment

    This song is inspired by the book 1984...Big Brother is the government and people just get fucked up on drugs and let people run em over in the book...To me it's a similar idea.

    BTayTeeon March 02, 2006   Link
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    this song was released in '97. I'm positive, it's not about the war in Iraq.

    wentigeon January 30, 2007   Link

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