Fascist Architecture Lyrics

Bruce Cockburn


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Bruce Cockburn
album: Track 9 in album Humans
release date: 1980
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length: 2:39
guitar: Bruce Cockburn
bass guitar: Dennis Pendrith
violin: Hugh Marsh
reeds: Pat LaBarbera
keyboard: Jon Goldsmith
producer: Gene Martynec
vocal: Bruce Cockburn
composer: Bruce Cockburn
lyricist: Bruce Cockburn

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Fascist architecture of my own design
Too long been keeping my love confined
You tore me out of myself alive

Those fingers drawing out blood like sweat
While the magnificent facades crumble and burn
The billion facets of brilliant love
The billion facets of freedom turning in the light

Bloody nose and burning eyes
Raised in laughter to the skies
I've been in trouble but I'm ok
Been through the wringer but I'm ok
Walls are falling and I'm ok
Under the mercy and I'm ok

Gonna tell my old lady
Gonna tell my little girl
There isn't anything in the world
That can lock up my love again

Track Listing

  • 1 Grim Travellers
  • 2 Rumours of Glory
  • 3 More Not More
  • 4 You Get Bigger as You Go
  • 5 What About the Bond
  • 6 How I Spent My Fall Vacation
  • 7 Guerrilla Betrayed
  • 8 Tokyo
  • 9 Fascist Architecture
  • 10 The Rose Above the Sky