Of the Instant Song Lyrics

Gang of Four


writers: Andy Gill, Jon King
album: Track 9 in album Songs of the Free
release date: 1982
popularity : 53 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Funk / Soul
styles: Leftfield/Alternative Rock/Disco
length: 4:57

Album Information

label: EMI
country(area): United Kingdom
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Gang Of Four Songs of the Free cover art


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Who owns what you do?
Who owns what you use?
This land is your land
This land is my land

Right now to touch flesh is real
Let us think only of the instant
There was something that I can't remember
Did you say "I've had enough"?

We are in a happy state
It all comes to those who wait
While others plot the fate of nations
We spent the afternoons in an embrace


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Call Me Up
  • 2 I Love a Man in a Uniform
  • 3 We Live as We Dream, Alone
  • 4 It Is Not Enough
  • 5 Life! It’s a Shame
  • 6 I Will Be a Good Boy
  • 7 The History of the World
  • 8 Muscle for Brains
  • 9 Of the Instant