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We sit on the fence, we give our two cents and never take the floor,
But in our defence, it kinda makes sense to shut up and ignore
Act wise think clever, or we will stay like this forever

There's nothin' to eat, the kids on the street, they fight a losing war,  
The rich and elite, control and defeat and keep on taking more
How can we wrestle with a power making a million bucks an hour

Rise Up, Rise Up, Rise Up, Rise Up, Rise Up, Rise Up, Rise Up,  Rise Up,
Rise Up, Rise Up, Rise Up, Rise Up
Or this will never get better, yeah we will stay like this forever, ah
We'll never get better, we'll never get better
Rise Up!  

Get off your chair, pull out your hair and make a bit of noise
Get on your feet, Twitter and Tweet, your fingers are your voice
You gotta be a go-getter, a radical trendsetter

Rise Up, Rise Up, Rise Up, Rise Up, Rise Up, Rise Up, Rise Up, Rise Up,
Rise Up, Rise Up, Rise Up, Rise Up
Stand and deliver, cos we ain't takin' this forever, it's now or never,
It's now or never,  

When you re-educate your mind from the kind that is blind to the grind, you
Will find that the time you assigned to define when the vine would unwind
Was a waste, outta place, just a taste of a race who displace and disgrace
Those who face all their days in a maze no escape from the rape or the tape
They have wound all around, we are bound, like a hound to the ground, face
Down as they pound, pound, pound without a sound

So what are we gonna do now?
I think we should march... Alright let's march, together
We'll show them how
We can do it,  
We can make this happen
We can get there
Aw yes, we can get there

But we gotta 
Rise Up, Rise Up, Rise Up, Rise Up, Rise Up, Rise Up, Rise Up, Rise Up,
Rise Up, Rise Up, Rise Up, Rise Up
Stand and deliver, cos we ain't takin' this forever, it's now or never,
It's now or never,  
So give 'em the word
Give 'em the bird
And tell 'em where to go



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