This Is Why We Fight

The Decemberists

credits


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Colin Meloy
album: Track 9 in album The King Is Dead
release date: 2011-1-17
popularity : 4 users have visited this page.
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: Rough Trade
country(area): Germany
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 war

Come the reek of bones
Come hell
This is why
Why we lie awake
This is why we fight
When we die
With our arms unbound
And this is why
Why we fight

Bride of all unquiet things
Bride of hell
Come the archers
Come the archers

Why we fight
This is why
And when we die
With our arms unbound
This is why we fight
Come hell
This is why
Why we lie awake
This is why we fight
We will die with our arms unbound
This is why we fight
So come to me
Lay your arms around me
This is why

Come hell
Come hellCome the war
Come the war

Come the reek of bones
Come hell
This is why
Why we lie awake
This is why we fight
When we die
With our arms unbound
And this is why
Why we fight

Bride of all unquiet things
Bride of hell
Come the archers
Come the archers

Why we fight
This is why
And when we die
With our arms unbound
This is why we fight
Come hell
This is why
Why we lie awake
This is why we fight
We will die with our arms unbound
This is why we fight
So come to me
Lay your arms around me
This is why

Come hell
Come hell

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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