Once We Were Anarchists Song Lyrics

Frank Turner


album: Track 9 in album Sleep Is for the Week
release date: 2007-1-17
popularity : 90 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Acoustic/Punk/Folk Rock
length: 3:50

Album Information

label: Xtra Mile Recordings
country(area): United Kingdom
format: CD
barcode: 5050954152725
script: Latin

Cover Art

Frank Turner Sleep Is for the Week cover art


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The demonstrations got boring br />
Well it was obvious that the government was ignoring us.
It抯 hard to drag yourself through empty streets
On an empty stomach and no sleep.
The shortcomings got clearer,
As the price we paid got dearer and dearer.
It抯 supposed to be a case of give and take br />
Well I was feeling the give and making a mistake.

And I抳e heard it said that the unexamined life
Isn抰 much worth living, and I抦 sure they抮e right.
But it抯 hard to keep on fighting the good fight
When no one else seems bothered, yeah,
When no one抯 on your side.


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 The Real Damage
  • 2 Vital Signs
  • 3 Romantic Fatigue
  • 4 A Decent Cup of Tea
  • 5 Father’s Day
  • 6 Worse Things Happen at Sea
  • 7 My Kingdom for a Horse
  • 8 Back in the Day
  • 9 Once We Were Anarchists
  • 10 Wisdom Teeth
  • 11 The Ladies of London Town
  • 12 Must Try Harder
  • 13 The Ballad of Me and My Friends