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Well in comes the thing called Electric Avenue
Don't try catch man inna curfew for having a different point of view
Boy, Relax the killing, increase the Vibes right now
Boy, In the mix is the Bad Man MC Zulu

Down in the street there is violence, what's the story now?
And a lots of work to be done, No peace and no more protection
No place to flee from the tyrants, We know the reason, y'all
And I must blame all on the gun, Oh no

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We gotta rock down to Electric Avenue and then we'll take it higher
We gotta rock down to Electric Avenue and then we'll take it higher

Bad Man Zulu me come fi tell dem now,

I could lie (no lie) but I know that I try to enjoy all the days through
The passing years
That's right, 'Cause everything I see I like, shackles and tears, slave to
My appetites
I want it all and I'm trying to hurt dem with my success
Don't even drink wine, but still I pop the bottles every chance I get

Get what you want, take until there's nothing left
And modesty, I curse and spit at thee with my dying breath

Oh No
Don't call him a prophet, He's just a salesman like the rest
Reach out to the masses, shake up the world then cash your checks

Working so hard like a soldier, Want that, Want this
Can't afford a thing on TV, Rise up and fight this oppression
Deep in my heart I abhore ya, What's the right direction?
Can't get food for that kid, Good GOD

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We gotta rock down to Electric Avenue and then we'll take it higher

We deal with liars in higher offices
We gotta rock down to Electric Avenue and then we'll take it higher
We soon get tired of empty promises

I'm looking forward to when this situation no true
We just exist in this world, With what we can, we make due
We know not where we come from, We know not where we're going to (Spread
The Word)
It's never too late to open your heart and reach out for something new

Signal the change of the guards right now, The Bad Man is passing through
Relax the killing, you done know the is my point of view

Hit them with something. Fight the system, still keep the party jumping

And now listen

Who is to blame in what country? Never can get to the one
Dealing in multiplication, And they still can't feed everyone

CHORUS
We gotta rock down to Electric Avenue and then we'll take it higher
We gotta rock down to Electric Avenue and then we'll take it higher

Out in the street, Sometimes King and sometimes The Clown
Out in the street, Media blackout what is going down
Out in the playground, Where are the peace treaties?
In the dark side of town, And boundaries?

CHORUS
We gotta rock down to Electric Avenue and then we'll take it higher
We gotta rock down to Electric Avenue and then we'll take it higher



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