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Rise Against – The Great Die-Off lyrics

[Verse 1]
And there's a fire on the borders
And it's burning down the walls you built high.
And there's a steady stream of anger
and it's spilling from the coasts, a tidal wave,
And the words say we reap what we sow,
So where I bury you I'll build my home.
In line to reclaim, but we're sick of the wait.

[Chorus]
We want it all and we want it now,
Tonight I watched your fires burn out,
The cold dead hands we pried these guns from are yours.
We want it all and we want it now,
A tide is coming to drown you out,
We make ourselves at home while your body's still warm.

[Verse 2]
Tradition tethers us to rituals
And are we all just clocks on wrong times?
And something triggers each and every time I hear you say
"God bless this place".
But your numbers are dwindling now,
And though endangered we'll still hunt you down.
With heads on a stake, long may you reign.

[Chorus]
We want it all and we want it now,
Tonight I watched your fires burn out,
The cold dead hands we pried these guns from are yours.
We want it all and we want it now,
A tide is coming to drown you out,
We make ourselves at home while your body's still warm.

[Hook]
And there's a fire on the borders
And it's burning down the walls you built high.
And there's a steady stream of anger
And it's spilling from the coasts, a tidal wave.

[Bridge]
We want the motherfucking world and we want it now,
Tonight I watched your fires burn out!
The cold dead hands we pried these guns from are yours.
(We want the world and we want it now)

[Outro]
No, I don't wanna wait, I know a better way,
So step aside come on, or better yet just go away.
Our chance has finally come, there might not be another one now.
No we're not gonna wait, we want it now,
Yeah we're dousing the flames, we want it now



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