Beautiful Enemy

Dar Williams

I saw your flag,
Another star another stripe,
What's your new bag?
Something real or just some hype?
Tell me what have you sown,
Have you prospered and grown,
Why shouldn't you have your moments of genius?
Just because our alliance broke with no civil words between us?
Oh my beautiful enemy, beautiful,
I send my scorn and ridicule,
You're not innocent,
No, not innocent,
No one's innocent.

My nation's grand,
Your name's not on any signs.
It's so well-planned.
And well groomed and yet sometimes,
The past tornadoes through.
People talk about you.
Can't they see that your rein is steely and torturous?
I start thinking that I am sinking inside a hollow fortress.
Oh my enemy, beautiful enemy,
My stride is slowed by memory,
But not innocence, no not innocent,
No one's innocent.

In my furies I've dreamed that juries denounce you.
There I stand with the upper hand
but in order to trounce you
I just keep getting above myself
I just keep getting above myself,
And so I'm worried, but as I've stated,
Things can be complicated,
But you're my enemy,
You're my enemy,
You're my enemy.

The future's bright.
There are new things we will love,
It feels so right.
Let's not make up or rise above.
Yes we are more corrupted,
But happy and productive,
We'll both live in our worlds of civilized people.
Though I've heard that my brand new church
has a slightly higher steeple.

Oh my enemy, beautiful enemy,
Hail to your vast hegemony,
You're not innocent, I'm not innocent,
No one's innocent.

Composição: Dar Williams · Esse não é o compositor? Nos avise.
Enviada por Alberto
152 exibições
Ver mais fotos
  1. Summer Child
  2. The Christians And The Pagans
  3. Teen For God
  4. I Have Been Around The World
  5. Are You Out There
  6. Spring Street
  7. Farewell To The Old
  8. Another Mystery
  9. If I Wrote You
  10. It's A War In There
  11. As Cool As I Am
  12. February
  13. Iowa (Traveling Iii)
  14. This Was Pompeii
  15. The End Of The Summer
  16. Family
  17. Play The Greed
  18. Playing To The Firmament
  19. What Do You Love More Than Love
  20. I Won't Be Your Yoko Ono
  21. Calling The Moon
  22. I Had No Right
  23. It Happens Every Day
  24. And A God Descended
  25. After All
  26. We Learned The Sea
  27. O Canada Girls
  28. Teenagers, Kick Our Butts
  29. Party Generation
  30. What Do You Hear In These Sounds
  31. End Of The Summer
  32. My Friends
  33. Bought And Sold
  34. Flinty Kind Of Woman
  1. When I Was A Boy
  2. The Blessings
  3. Alleluia
  4. Farewell To The Old Me
  5. I Saw A Bird Fly Away
  6. Mark Rothko Song
  7. Southern California Wants to Be Western New York
  8. The Beauty Of The Rain
  9. The Great Unknown
  10. The One Who Knows
  11. Whispering Pines
  12. Better Things
  13. Arrival
  14. Closer To Me
  15. Fishing In The Morning
  16. I Have Lost My Dreams
  17. I Love, I Love (Traveling II)
  18. In Love But Not At Peace
  19. Mercy Of The Fallen
  20. Mortal City
  21. Road Buddy
  22. The Babysitter's Here
  23. The Ocean
  24. The Pointless, Yet Poignant, Crisis of a Co-Ed
  25. The World's Not Falling Apart
  26. This Is Not The House That Pain Built
  27. When Sal's Burned Down
  28. Wilder Than Her
  29. You're Aging Well
  30. Your Fire Your Soul
  31. All My Heroes Are Dead
  32. Anthem
  33. Beautiful Enemy
  34. Calamity John
  1. College Girl
  2. Comfortably Numb
  3. Echoes
  4. Empire
  5. I'll Miss You Till I Meet You
  6. Stop Smoking
  7. Terrarium
  8. Traveling Again
  9. Two Sides of the River
  10. When It Gets That Way
  11. Iowa
  12. The Ballad of Mary Magdalene
  13. The Mercy of the Fallen
  14. Storm King
  15. Write This Number Down
  16. I Will Free Myself
  17. Crystal Creek
  18. You Will Ride With Me Tonight
  19. The Light And The Sea
  20. This Earth
  21. I Am The One Who Will Remember Everything
  22. So Close To My Heart
  23. Midnight Radio
  24. It's Alright
  25. Go To The Woods
  26. Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere
  27. Buzzer
  28. Book Of Love
  29. Blue Light Of The Flame
  30. You Are Everyone
  31. Liar
  32. Hudson
  33. The Business Of Things
  34. You Rise And Meet The Day
Músicas
Ouvindo agora ouvintes online
    Artistas
    Estilos Musicais
    Playlists
    Recentes
      Destaques
      Últimos destaques
      Mais