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We Will Rise Lyrics

from Soundtrack To Struggle

"We Will Rise" is track #17 on the album Soundtrack To Struggle.
"We Will Rise" is track #17 on the album Soundtrack To Struggle.

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[INTRO; Charlie Chaplin]
The hate of men will pass, and dictators die,
and the power they took from the people will return to the people.
And so long as men die, liberty will never perish.

VERSE1:

Is it just dream?, Am I a fool for trying?
I stand defiant but my enemy's the tallest giant,
Will my visions be reality? they tell me never,
I wanna feel the unity that Malcolm felt in Mecca,
I wonder if it made sense in his last moments,
People don't value the soul cos they can't hold it,
Find something real beyond death and misery,
And understand the present in the context of history,
It's been established Sykes-Picot was a bitter marriage,
Since the day Thomas Edward Lawrence tricked the Arabs,
Please be loyal til we deep in soil
You can ask Mosadeq about BP oil
This is a battle that many better men have died fighting,
But I hope to leave an insight through my writing,
My pen fires at the men who defend liars,
I send fire till the end of your empire,

CHORUS:
(SINGER)

We will fight to live,
We will not give up,
We will not give in,
We will rise,

And through the blood and tears,
We will not give up,
We will not give in,
We will rise,

VERSE2:

Guess who's back, descendant of the occupied,
I represent the sentiments of many men you've colonized,
The President is eloquent but he's never been on my side,
Melanin's irrelevant cos everything was prophecised,
There was a time when they talked about the Arab Nation,
Broke our good leaders the roadmap was a fabrication,
Took your Keffiyeh and changed it to a fashion statement,
You sat with Satan, Camp David means assassination,
Peace in your imagination, that's not real,
I've been where Arafat got poisoned and Sadat got killed,
I'm not a martyr, just a man without a Masters or a master,
Runaway slave It's freedom I am after
This is a battle that many better men have died fighting,
But I hope to give an insight through my writing,
My pen fires at the men who defend liars,
I send fire till the end of your empire,

CHORUS:
(SINGER)

We will fight to live,
We will not give up,
We will not give in,
We will rise,

And through the blood and tears,
We will not give up,
We will not give in,
We will rise,

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