White People for Peace Song Lyrics

Against Me!


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Thomas James Gabel
album: Track 4 in album New Wave
release date: 2007-7-10
popularity : 108 users have visited this page.
length: 3:36
producer: Butch Vig
mixer: Butch Vig
recorded by: Billy Bush
additional editor: Dorian Crozier
assistant engineer: Charlie Stavish, Alek Edmonds, Craig Durrance and Claudius Mittendorfer
composer: Laura Jane Grace
lyricist: Laura Jane Grace

Album Information

label: Sire Records
country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 093624999430
script: Latin

Cover Art

Against Me! New Wave cover art


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East and West could not agree
So their generals gave call, gathered troops at the border
With guns at ready, drawn and aimed
Each side was praying to a God to bless them with strength and courage
It was in His name artillery lit the sky on fire
The people sang protest songs to try and stop the soldier's gun

Protest songs in response to military aggression
Protest songs to try and stop the soldier's gun
But the battle raged on

Sirens filled the air, and the ground shook with war
Civilian casualties had been a cost that was predetermined
When interviewed for report, victims pleaded in frustration
Their claim: that this was a war without reason


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 New Wave
  • 2 Up the Cuts
  • 3 Thrash Unreal
  • 4 White People for Peace
  • 5 Stop!
  • 6 Borne on the FM Waves of the Heart
  • 7 Piss and Vinegar
  • 8 Americans Abroad
  • 9 Animal
  • 10 The Ocean