We are fighting a war
Here we come now living in a new age
Where the roles are set to tear us apart
Here we come now fighting for a living wage

It's time. The pleas from the politicians to the poor
Do nothing but distort the truths they tire
The system is built to keep us from ourselves

You ask what I can give?
I've got nothing for you, but everything for a better way.
So you demand that we live under your laws hiding from the fact
We are at war

At war
We are at war
At war
At war

Do we settle for the system or do we fight for our own voice?
Will we force them all to listen?
Is it all coming down to
One choice?

Do we settle for the system or do we fight for our own voice?
Will we force them all to listen?
Is this all coming down to one
Choice?

So I wait for a change to come, and I ask myself
Why does everyday the sky remain over our heads?
So would it be impossible to tear it down?
Now would it be impossible to tear it down?
To tear it down.
Down.

I've got nothing for you.

So you ask what I can give?
I've got nothing for you, but everything for a better way.
So you demand that I live under your laws still blinded from the fact
We are at war

At war
At war
At war

So here we come now living in a new age
Where the roles are set to tear us apart
Here we come now fighting for a living wage

The pleas from the politicians to the poor
Do nothing but distort the entire truths
The system is built on

How long must we wait?


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    hosers. this song fucking rocks.

    PEDOPHILE_PUNKERon June 16, 2002   Link
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    ...ok...hmm....those are not the lyrics to this song

    KidOfTheBlkHoleon July 04, 2002   Link
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    yes they are. what song are you listening to?

    L.O.S.E.R.on July 14, 2002   Link
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    KidOfTheBlkHole.... I know what you mean...for the longest time, i thought "Earthbound" was titled "Notes on pulling the Sky Down"....On one of the compolations put out, the Strike anywhere song "Earthbound" is mistakenly labeled as "Notes on Pulling the Sky Down"

    Doesn't really matter, as both songs kick ass

    Punkfishon March 21, 2003   Link
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    Hmm, whatever these are the lyrics on my copy of "chorus of one" but I don't own the aforementioned compilation!

    silent eulogyon November 19, 2004   Link
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    the last verse is the best

    WayneSaysYeson January 19, 2005   Link
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    i love the acoustic intro.

    skatenotwaron December 13, 2008   Link
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    I subscribe the last 2 comments.

    Magical

    StrikeAgainstRiseAnywhereon January 27, 2009   Link

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