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"Portrait of Authority" was written by Graffin, Greg.
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Nothing more, nothing less
An icon on the wall decoration and duress
That which many strive to be
It's the marble statue standing over me

And nobody has the will to tear it down
It determines wrong and right
But to me its just a stereotype
And it makes us lose our sight

The portait of authority
(Portait of authority)
You tell me that's what I'm supposed to be
(Portait of authority)
You tell me what I'm supposed to be

Another time another man
And oppressive intrusion and a plague across his land
And it haunts him every day
It tells him he has no chance his hopes just fade away

And he lives his life pretend to tear it down
But he can't muster the support
And to him it's just a stereotype
Of his life long fight

The portait of authority
(Portait of authority)
It embodies what he cannot be
(Portait of authority)
[Incomprehensible] he cannot be

You're portait of authority
(Portait of authority)
The portait of authority

Songwriters
GRAFFIN, GREG

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