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They broke off the locks and they opened the doors
Pushed out the windows and painted the floors
Raised up the roof 'till it touched the sky
Grew a little garden outside in the rust and sand
Picked up the pieces that were left to die
Brought this building back with a healing hand

You're bound to move in on the double
'Cause you leave your mark upon everything
In your head those Liberty Bells still ring
When you see trouble

But we know that you don't even mean a thing you say
So you brought in the army to do your job
Of kicking in doors and swinging their clubs
Back in the morning to watch
Themselves on the news
You're doing the bidding of the money man

If it turns out right they'll call you 'friend'
One little favor how could you really refuse
Oh my heart is sinking
Same old useless, worn out thinking
You live your life in the court of kings
Bow to the ruler and kiss the ring
But we don't even understand a thing you say

It could happen to you...
Sometime when you least expect it
It could happen to you...
It could happen to you
Done by the ones that you never suspected
It could happen to you
All your bills come due
You really got to wonder what you did for

Cause you don't need an army
You brought it out once
To move out the poor

Well, Oh my heart is sinking
I know you could bring it again
You live your life in the court of kings
The same old useless, worn out thinking
Count your money as the raven sings
But all your riches won't mean a thing someday
Safe and sound when the wrecking ball swings
Oh, It could happen to you
Oh, It could happen to you

Oh, It could happen to you
Oh, It could happen to you

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