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Walls Come Tumbling Down

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‎[1985]‎
Parole e musica di Paul Weller
Nel disco intitolato “Our Favourite Shop”‎

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Walls Come Tumbling Down


Manifesto politico di Paul Weller contro la Gran Bretagna dell’autoritarismo thatcheriano (“The ‎public enemies, No 10”), contro l’inebetimento e imbonimento delle coscienze attraverso la TV e l’ ‎‎“hire purchase” (HP, o “never-never”), cioè il sistema di indebitamento (ed impoverimento dei già ‎poveri) costituito dalle formule di finanziamento rateale, contro il lavoro precario e saltuario che ‎trasforma l’uomo in una bestia da soma (“dangle jobs, like a donkey's carrot”) sempre esposta al ‎ricatto del padrone…‎
You don't have ‎
To take this crap ‎
You don't have ‎
To sit back and relax ‎
You can actually try changin' it ‎

I know we've always been taught to rely ‎
Upon those in authority ‎
But you never know until you try ‎
How things just might be ‎
If we came together so strongly ‎

Are you gonna try to make this work ‎
Or spend your days down in the dirt?‎
You see, things can change ‎
Yes, walls can come tumbling down!‎

Governments crack and systems fall ‎
‎'Cause unity is powerful ‎
Lights go out, walls come tumbling down ‎
Yes they do, yes they do, yes they do!‎

The competition is ‎
A color TV ‎
We're on still pause ‎
With a video machine ‎
That keep you slave to the HP

Until the unity is threatened by ‎
Those who have and who have not ‎
Those who are with and those who are without ‎
And dangle jobs, like a donkey's carrot ‎
Until you don't know where you are

Are you gonna get some realize ‎
The class was real and not mythologized?‎
And like Jericho ‎
Yes, walls can come tumbling down!‎

Governments crack and systems fall ‎
‎'Cause unity is powerful ‎
Lights go out, walls come tumbling down ‎
We're tuning to fight it, well united, well united!‎

Are you gonna be threatened by
The public enemies, No 10?‎
Those who play the power game ‎
They take the profits, you take the blame ‎
When they tell you there's no rise in pay

Are you gonna try an' make this work ‎
Or spend your days down in the dirt?‎
You see, things can change ‎
Walls can come tumbling down!

Governments crack and systems fall ‎
‎'Cause unity is powerful ‎
Lights go out, walls come tumbling down!

Governments crack and systems fall ‎
Yes they do ‎
‎'Cause unity is powerful ‎
Lights go out, walls come tumbling down!

Governments crack and systems fall
‎'Cause unity is powerful ‎
Lights go out, walls come tumbling down!

Governments crack and systems fall ‎
‎'Cause unity is powerful ‎
Lights go out, walls come tumbling down!

Contributed by Bernart - 2013/7/1 - 14:34


Ma quanto è bella Dee C. Lee?!? Amo quella donna!!!

B.B. - 2018/10/30 - 22:45


B.B., a quando i confetti...? ^^

L'Anonimo Toscano del XXI secolo - 2018/10/31 - 08:22



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