This Is Why We Fight Song Lyrics

The Decemberists

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publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Colin Meloy
album: Track 9 in album The King Is Dead
release date: 2011-1-17
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genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Indie Rock
length: 5:31
drums: John Moen
vocal: Colin Meloy
bass: Nate Query
organ: Jenny Conlee
percussion & baritone guitar & 12 string guitar & harmonica: Colin Meloy
composer: Colin Meloy
lyricist: Colin Meloy

Album Information

label: Capitol Records
country(area): United Kingdom
format: CD
barcode: 883870065627
script: Latin

Cover Art

The Decemberists The King Is Dead cover art

Lyrics

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Come the war
Come the avarice
Come the war
Come hell

Come attrition
Come the reek of bones
Come attrition
Come hell

This is why
Why we fight
Why we lie awake
And this is why
This is why we fight
Come the war
Come the avarice
Come the war
Come hell

Come attrition
Come the reek of bones
Come attrition
Come hell

This is why
Why we fight
Why we lie awake
And this is why
This is why we fight

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Don't Carry It All
  • 2 Calamity Song
  • 3 Rise to Me
  • 4 Rox in the Box
  • 5 January Hymn
  • 6 Down by the Water
  • 7 All Arise!
  • 8 June Hymn
  • 9 This Is Why We Fight
  • 10 Dear Avery