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25 years and I'm alive here still
Trying to get up that great big hill of hope
For a destination
I realized quickly when I knew I should
That the world was made up of this
Brotherhood of man
For whatever that means
And so I cry somethimes when I'm lying in bed
Just to get it all out what's in my head
And I'm, I am feeling a little peculiar
So I wake in the morning and I step outside
And I take deep breath and I get real high
And I scream from the top of my lungs
What's goin' on
And I say hey...
And I say hey what's goin' on
And I say hey...
I said hey what's goin' on
Oooh...
Oooh...
And I try, oh my God do I try
I try all the time
In this institution
And I pray, oh my God do I pray
I pray every single day
For a revolution
And so I cry sometimes when I'm lying in bed
Just to get it all out what's in my head
And I'm, I am feeling a little peculiar
So I wake in the morning and I step outside
And I take deep breath and I get real high
And I scream from the top of my lungs
What's goin'on
And I say hey...
And I say hey what's goin' on
And I say hey...
I said hey what's goin' on
And I say hey...
And I say hey what's goin' on
And I say hey...
I said hey what's goin' on
Oooh...
25 years and I'm alive here still
Trying to get up that great big hill of hope
For a destination



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    UnregisteredAug 10, 2012 at 7:13 am
    To me, this song is about the frustration of knowing that you wanted to and should be further in life than you are now. Nothing is going the way you have planned, and you're left just trying to figure out how you got to where you are.
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    UnregisteredApr 11, 2012 at 1:33 pm
    Everyone is going to die! We are all stuck on this piece of crap earth and after we are done here we will die and be 6ft under the ground, wishing we had done something with our worthless lives!
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    Carol StocktonFeb 16, 2013 at 2:58 am
    I love this track, why Linda Perry isn't seen as a musical goddess I don't know. She's got a brilliant voice and her songwriting is incredible!
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    UnregisteredSep 6, 2012 at 6:15 pm
    That we have serious problems getting along with each other on this planet. We always seem to resort to violence against each other and/or war. Sometimes in order to tune all that out you need to get high (i do anyway) but then sometimes that just gives you the balls to say "what's going on" their must be a better way. It seems like it's too much to hope for but we're still trying to make people see that violence is not the answer... It's the problem!
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    Randy OdegaardJun 12, 2013 at 12:27 am
    I love this song, it stirs something deep within my soul and heart. This is the kind of song we need to drive a Revolution in this F'ed up country to take it back to where we were before all this crap started.

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