Lives in the Balance Song Lyrics

Jackson Browne

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I've been waiting for something to happen
For a week or a month or a year
With the blood in the ink of the headlines
And the sound of the crowd in my ear

You might ask what it takes to remember
When you know that you've seen it before
Where a government lies to a people
And a country is drifting to war

There's a shadow on the faces
Of the men who send the guns
To the wars that are fought in places
Where their business interests run

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 For America
  • 2 Soldier of Plenty
  • 3 In the Shape of a Heart
  • 4 Candy
  • 5 Lawless Avenues
  • 6 Lives in the Balance
  • 7 Till I Go Down
  • 8 Black and White


  • credits


    publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
    writers: C. Bailey, E. Kuepper
    album: Track 6 in album Lives in the Balance
    release date: 1986-4-30
    popularity : 64 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Pop Rock
    length: 4:19
    producer: Jackson Browne
    drums: Russ Kunkel
    engineer: James Geddes
    background vocals: Debra Dobkin and Mindy Sterling
    programming: Jackson Browne
    synthesizer: Jai Winding and Bill Payne
    background vocals & lead vocals: Jackson Browne
    bass guitar: Bob Glaub
    tiple & charango: Hugo Pedroza
    nylon guitar: Jorge Strunz
    acoustic guitar & sampler: Jackson Browne
    siku: Enrique Cruz
    composer: Jackson Browne
    lyricist: Jackson Browne

    Album Information

    label: Asylum Records
    country(area): Germany
    format: CD
    barcode: 075596045728
    script: Latin