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There ain't no reasons things are this way
It's how they've always been and they intend to stay
I can't explain why we live this way
We do it everyday

Preachers on the podium speaking of saints
Prophets on the sidewalks begging for change
Old ladies laughing from the fire escape, cursing my name

I got a basket full of lemons and they all taste the same
A window and a pigeon with a broken wing
You can spend your whole life working for something
Just to have it taken away

People walk around pushing back their debts
Wearing pay checks like necklaces and bracelets
Talking 'bout nothing, not thinking about death
Every little heart beat, every little breath

People walk a tight rope on a razor's edge
Carrying their hurt and hatred and weapons
It could be a bomb or a bullet or a pin
Or a thought or a word or a sentence

There ain't no reasons things are this way
It's how they've always been and they intend to stay
I don't know why I say the things I say,
But I say them anyway

But love will come set me free
Love will come set me free
I do believe
Love will come set me free
I know it will
Love will come set me free
Yes

Prison walls still standing tall
Some things never change at all
Keep on building prisons,
Gonna fill them all
Keep on building bombs
Gonna drop them all

Working your fingers bare to the bone
Breaking your back, make you sell your soul
Like a lung is filled with coal,
Suffocating slow

The wind blows wild and I may move
But politicians lie and I am not fooled
You don't need no reason or a 3 piece suit
To argue the truth

The air on my skin and the world under my toes
Slavery stitched to the fabric of my clothes
Chaos and commotion wherever I go
Love, I try to follow

But love will come set me free
Love will come set me free
I do believe
Love will come set me free
I know it will
Love will come set me free
Yes

There ain't no reasons things are this way
It's how they've always been and they intend to stay
I can't explain why we live this way
We do it everyday



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    UnregisteredJul 28, 2012 at 6:32 am
    Many do not know how others suffer through the typical modern lifestyles, but the love we have for humanity will move us to change our actions towards the injustices. Thi song gives me hope. Darlin nikki janzen
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    UnregisteredJun 16, 2012 at 3:24 am
    A guy that is lost. This song is not all about love. It is about disapoinment in life. He is trying to find a meaning to life.
  • U
    UnregisteredApr 10, 2012 at 4:41 am
    It seems to pay respect and acknowledgement to all the suffering today. How the world is and how we all go through the motions. And with that respect, this thing call love will answer the call for those in need, on its own time. Just keep hope and faith.
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    UnregisteredMar 18, 2012 at 4:00 am
    Moving song, that managed to stir something up inside of me in this world where we are so overwhelmed that we react with apathy to most situations. It awakons the empathy inside of me, and i think the meaning has to do with globalization and despite the fact that we are so interconnected, we turn a blind eye to the worldwide issues. I think he is saying that the only thing that can free us from this issue, is love.
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    UnregisteredMar 18, 2012 at 4:00 am
    Moving song, that managed to stir something up inside of me in this world where we are so overwhelmed that we react with apathy to most situations. It awakons the empathy inside of me, and i think the meaning has to do with globalization and despite the fact that we are so interconnected, we turn a blind eye to the worldwide issues. I think he is saying that the only thing that can free us from this issue, is love.

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