War Lyrics

OutKast


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: David A Sheats, Andre Benjamin, Antwan Patton
album: Track 8 in album Speakerboxxx / The Love Below
release date: 2003-9-23
popularity : 15 users have visited this page.
length: 2:44
bass guitar: Debra Killings
guitars: Donny Mathis
keyboard: Marvin "Chanz" Parkman
congas: Rajinder Kala
mix: John Frye
producer: Mr. DJ
programming: Jeminesse "Slimm Jim" Smith
recording: John Frye
background vocals: Myrna "Skreechy Peach" Crenshaw, Big Boi
lead vocals: Big Boi

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Now get the **** up off me *****

As I, struggle to keep my balance and composure
I'm 'posed ta, propose a toast to players on every coast-a
The lyrical roller coaster, mind-bender
'Stead of watching these sucker MC's
I'm seeing just how they lying to the general population
Don't be patient, get up and stand up for your life
Don't you agree or understand we lost some rights at 1-1-9?
Come dumb, come young, come blind unwind confined
To the situation, we facing, cause in time, tick tick boom

Tick, boom, tick, tick-boom
Tick, boom, tick, tick-boom
Tick, boom, tick, tick-boom
Tick, boom, tick, tick-boom

"You're gonna die here"

When will we all, awake up out this dream
Come here and smell the Folgers, the soldiers are human beings
Man acting as if he was the supreme being
Clocking the souls of men out like he was G-O-D and
W-A-Rrah, there'll be no tomorrow but sorrow
And horror will follow the hollow hearts battle for dollars
Politicians, modern day magicians
Physicians of death, more health care for poor health
Who making us ill, they making us kill
That's making me spill my guts (chill Big, lay in the cut)
For what? I refuse to sit in the backseat and get handled
Like I do nothing all day but sit around watch the Cartoon Channel
I rap about, the Presidential election and the scandal
That followed, and we all watched the nation, as it swallowed
And chalked it up, basically America you got ****ED
The media shucked and jived now we stuck - damn!

"Can't be heard clearly"
"You're gonna die here"

Operation Anaconda, ask yourself
Was it full of bleeps and blunders, did they ever find Osama?
And why in the **** did Daniel Pearl have to pay the price
For his life and his wife plead twice?
See Al-Amin got life and Fred got dead, Hampton
To dampen the dream of all the Panthers
They got they answer for ransom
As we read together, as we dream together
Count your blessings whenever you feel that things won't be no better
But it got to, you gave me this microphone so I must rock you
Your brainwaves, airwaves, energized and shocked you
Y'all got me, well I got y'all, long as I know y'all listenin'
I'ma always bring food for thought to the table in the kitchen
Now eat *****!

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Intro
  • 2 GhettoMusick
  • 3 Unhappy
  • 4 Bowtie
  • 5 The Way You Move
  • 6 The Rooster
  • 7 Bust
  • 8 War
  • 9 Church
  • 10 Bamboo (interlude)
  • 11 Tomb of the Boom
  • 12 E-Mac (interlude)
  • 13 Knowing
  • 14 Flip Flop Rock
  • 15 Interlude
  • 16 Reset
  • 17 D-Boi (interlude)
  • 18 Last Call
  • 19 Bowtie (postlude)
  • 1 The Love Below (intro)
  • 2 Love Hater
  • 3 God (interlude)
  • 4 Happy Valentine’s Day
  • 5 Spread
  • 6 Where Are My Panties?
  • 7 Prototype
  • 8 She Lives in My Lap
  • 9 Hey Ya!
  • 10 Roses
  • 11 Good Day, Good Sir
  • 12 Behold a Lady
  • 13 Pink & Blue
  • 14 Love in War
  • 15 She’s Alive
  • 16 Dracula’s Wedding
  • 17 My Favorite Things
  • 18 Take Off Your Cool
  • 19 Vibrate
  • 20 A Life in the Day of Benjamin André (Incomplete)