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J. spinks


Hit the message I can hear you calling
No one's going anywhere tonight
We conceived a modern generation
It was free but now we pay the price
We're the victims of our own creation
Chasing rainbows that are painted black or white
Watch the struggle of our temptation
Instincts barely keeping us alive

(chorus)
Back to the rhythm that we all came from
Voices of babylon streets of london
Back to the people that we know so well
A space in time removed too soon to tell

Just a product of imagination
Patiently we wait for out turn to come
A small collection of the population
By the time our numbers up we could be gone

(chorus)
Back to the rhythm that we all came from
Voices of babylon streets of london - town



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    UnregisteredAug 30, 2012 at 11:54 am
    Now, imagine that the song was written from the point of view of an immigrant in london, which is what i deduce when i read these lyrics.
    That would change things a little, wouldn't it?
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    UnregisteredOct 22, 2011 at 5:30 am
    I'm seriously conflicted when it comes to this song, because there's a whiff of white supremacy to this lyric; a sense that london has been overrun with "others".

    But i keep coming back to that awesome, distinctive arrangement and production. It's a beautiful sounding song...

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