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Me and all my friends
We're all misunderstood
They say we stand for nothing and
There's no way we ever could
Now we see everything is going wrong
With the world and those who lead it
We just feel like we don't have the means
To rise above and beat it

So we keep waiting (waiting)
Waiting on the world to change
We keep on waiting (waiting)
Waiting on the world to change
It's hard to beat the system
When we're standing at a distance
So we keep waiting (waiting)
Waiting on the world to change

Now if we had the power
To bring our neighbors home from war
They woulda never missed a Christmas
No more ribbons on the door
When you trust your television
What you get is what you got 'cause when they own the information ooohhh,
They can bend it all they want!

That's why we're waiting (waiting)
Waiting on the world to change
We keep on waiting (waiting)
Waiting on the world to change
It's not that we don't care
We just know that the fight ain't fair
So we keep waiting (waiting)
Waiting on the world to change
We're still waiting (waiting)
Waiting on the world to change
We keep on waiting (waiting)
Waiting on the world to change

One day our generation
Is gonna rule the population
So we keep on waiting (waiting)
Waiting on the world to change
Now we keep on waiting (waiting)
Waiting on the world to change
We keep on waiting (waiting)

Waiting on the world to change
Waiting on the world to change
Waiting on the world to change
Waiting on the world to change.



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    SluggerFeb 17, 2010 at 5:44 pm
    I say to all of you, Don't Wait on the World to Change... Go out and Change the World. If we all keep waiting for the world to change, our Lives will pass us by and things remain the same. Get out of your comfort zones, make a difference and change the world to be a better place!
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    Erica VinesJan 26, 2013 at 8:50 pm
    Me and all my friends.
    We're all misunderstood.
    They say we stand for nothing and.
    There's no way we ever could.
    Now we see everything is going wrong.
    With the world and those who lead it.
    We just feel like we don't have the means.
    To rise above and beat it.

    So we keep waiting (waiting).
    Waiting on the world to change.
    We keep on waiting (waiting).
    Waiting on the world to change.
    It's hard to beat the system.
    When we're standing at a distance.
    So we keep waiting (waiting).
    Waiting on the world to change.

    Now if we had the power.
    To bring our neighbors home from war.
    They woulda never missed a Christmas.
    No more ribbons on the door.
    When you trust your television.
    What you get is what you got 'cause when they own the information ooohhh,
    They can bend it all they want!

    That's why we're waiting (waiting).
    Waiting on the world to change.
    We keep on waiting (waiting).
    Waiting on the world to change.
    It's not that we don't care.
    We just know that the fight ain't fair.
    So we keep waiting (waiting).
    Waiting on the world to change.
    We're still waiting (waiting).
    Waiting on the world to change.
    We keep on waiting (waiting).
    Waiting on the world to change.

    One day our generation.
    Is going to rule the population.
    So we keep on waiting (waiting).
    Waiting on the world to change.
    Now we keep on waiting (waiting).
    Waiting on the world to change.
    We keep on waiting (waiting).

    Waiting on the world to change.
    Waiting on the world to change.
    Waiting on the world to change.
    Waiting on the world to change.
  • a
    +1
    acdcfreak1Oct 18, 2008 at 8:45 pm
    the songs meanig is great...it talks about how people are smoking and taking drugs.and...nobody can just tell them to stop and the world is changed.its sort of hard to explain.
  • Jacko
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    JackoJul 24, 2008 at 8:01 am
    they want to change the world but they cant so they wait on the world to change great song good meaning:)
  • g
    +1
    GinranJul 8, 2008 at 12:56 pm
    the song's meaning is great...
    it talks abouta group of friends that tries to change the world and solve its problem...but since that they cant change it because thy dont have the power...they just wait for the world to change itself...

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