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Black Eyed Peas – Where Is The Love? lyrics

What's wrong with the world, mama
People livin' like they ain't got no mamas
I think the whole world addicted to the drama
Only attracted to things that'll bring you trauma
Overseas, yeah, we try to stop terrorism
But we still got terrorists here livin'

In the usa, the big cia
The Bloods and The Crips and the kkk
But if you only have love for your own race
Then you only leave space to discriminate
And to discriminate only generates hate
And when you hate then you're bound to get irate, yeah
Madness is what you demonstrate
And that's exactly how anger works and operates
Man, you gotta have love just to set it straight
Take control of your mind and meditate
Let your soul gravitate to the love, y'all
People killin', people dyin'
Children hurtin', hear them cryin'
Do you practice what you preach
Would you turn the other cheek

Father, Father, Father help us
Send some guidance from above
'Cause people got me, got me questionin'
Where is the love (Love)


Where is the love (The love)
Where is the love (The love)
Where is the love
The love, the love

It just ain't the same, always unchanged
New days are strange, is the world insane
If love and peace is so strong
Why are there pieces of love that don't belong
Nations droppin' bombs
Chemical gasses fillin' lungs of little ones
With ongoin' sufferin' as the youth die young
So ask yourself is the lovin' really gone
So I could ask myself really what is goin' wrong
In this world that we livin' in people keep on givin'
In
Makin' wrong decisions, only visions of them dividends
Not respectin' each other, deny thy brother
A war is goin' on but the reason's undercover
The truth is kept secret, it's swept under the rug
If you never know truth then you never know love
Where's the love, y'all, come on (I don't know)
Where's the truth, y'all, come on (I don't know)
Where's the love, y'all

People killin', people dyin'
Children hurtn'hear them cryin'
Do you practice what you preach
Would you turn the other cheek


Father, Father, Father help us
Send some guidance from above
'Cause people got me, got me questionin'
Where is the love (Love)

Where is the love (The love)
Where is the love (The love)
Where is the love (The love)
Where is the love (The love)
Where is the love, the love, the love?

I feel the weight of the world on my shoulder
As I'm gettin' older, y'all, people gets colder
Most of us only care about money makin'
Selfishness got us followin' our wrong direction
Wrong information always shown by the media
Negative images is the main criteria
Infecting the young minds faster than bacteria
Kids wanna act like what they see in the cinema

Yo', whatever happened to the values of humanity
Whatever happened to the fairness in equality
Instead of spreading love we're spreading animosity
Lack of understanding, leading lives away from unity
That's the reason why sometimes I'm feelin' under
That's the reason why sometimes I'm feelin' down
There's no wonder why sometimes I'm feelin' under
Gotta keep my faith alive till love is found
Now ask yourself

Where is the love?
Where is the love?
Where is the love?
Where is the love?

Father, Father, Father help us
Send some guidance from above
'Cause people got me, got me questionin'
Where is the love?

Sing wit me y'all:
One world, one world (We only got)
One world, one world (That's all we got)
One world, one world

And something's wrong wit it (Yeah)
Something's wrong wit it (Yeah)
Something's wrong wit the wo-wo-world, yeah
We only got
(One world, one world)
That's all we got
(One world, one world)



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    UnregisteredMar 29, 2012 at 4:05 pm
    I think the meaning is that people care more about money then what goes in the young kids mind and the governent is keeping the truth undercover from us. And killing and dieing is more important then anything postive that hapens in the world. War is more important than young chirlden dying. We are trying to stop gang and terriots but it is still living in the world. This is my personel favorite song. I think anyone who would listen to this song would like it! :]
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    UnregisteredMar 14, 2012 at 3:27 pm
    I think that the meaning tew this songs is dat there is a war going on in da usa, but what are we fighting for? Space? We got children crying, children dying and people suffering but where is da peace, isn't dat what we are fighting for? We keep filling the minds of little ones with violence and killing not of peace and care how long will da children have to suffer bc of sometin dat da government has started.
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    UnregisteredDec 5, 2011 at 10:04 am
    To me it means and signafies unity. People coming together and changing this nation for the better or at least a yearning for a chang in our nation. It also has a lot of feeling for me. I had a boyfriend in highschool whos name was bubba and we sang it for our senior year talent show. Our moms talked us into it really but we both would never change that we did it. Every time I hear it I think of him and all of our good times singing it for absolutely everybody who came by in his moms living room. Well I could go on but this song is the route to my being some days. Absolutely amazing powerfull strng lyrics.

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