Lyrics Depot
Lyrics » Midnight Oil Lyrics » When The Generals Talk Lyrics
Find Song Lyrics:



Lyrics Depot is your source of lyrics to When The Generals Talk by Midnight Oil. Please check back for more Midnight Oil lyrics.

When The Generals Talk Lyrics

Artist: Midnight Oil
Album: Red Sails In The Sunset

Up there on the platform
He is speaking to the people
The people are responding
With clapping and a'cheering
But the meaning of the message
Not revealed to those assembled
They're taken for a ride
Taken In his stride

When the Generals talk
You better listen to him
When the Generals talk
You better do what he say

There's a rumour in the ranking
Someone's talking insurrection
So the General has a purge
'Cos he wants to win elections
With the certain satisfaction
That the people are appeased
Long live the revoluton
The General's very pleased

Sitting on the fence both ears to the ground
The fat cats still push the thin cats around

(Hirst/Moginie/Garrett)
Comments/Interpretations
no comments yet


Name:
Comment:






Related:
Midnight Oil Lyrics
Midnight Oil Red Sails In The Sunset Lyrics

More Midnight Oil Music Lyrics:
Midnight Oil - Blot Lyrics
Midnight Oil - Drop In The Ocean Lyrics
Midnight Oil - Gravelrash Lyrics
Midnight Oil - Mountains of Burma Lyrics
Midnight Oil - Redneck Wonderland Lyrics
Midnight Oil - Someone Else To Blame Lyrics
Midnight Oil - Tell Me The Truth Lyrics
Midnight Oil - Time To Heal Lyrics

© 2014 LyricsDepot.com. All Rights Reserved.
All lyrics are the property of their respective authors, artists and labels.