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Fighting Between the Wars – a song

Any psychoanalysts in the house care to tell me what I meant when I wrote these lyrics?

Between the wars

In kinder times, we’re sinning, but foresaken there’s no winning
The judges call and we have to tell them no
The thieves are running wild. But, they’re drinking blessed mild,
and all our thoughts are with them as they go

Won’t you run this way with me?
I’m fighting fire a little better this time
Won’t you run away with me
or we carry on until we see nothing

Fighting between the wars, take a chance or break a law
Hoping they’ll never catch us now, we’re running
Facing up to older scores, Evened odds we’ve had before
But, we can seek neutrality

The gentler hand that’s feeding, takes the food that we’re all needing
The judgement scorns the honour that they show
The thieves once running wild are talking mercy mild
and all our thoughts are with them as they go

Won’t you hide away with me?
I found the fire a little warmer this time
Won’t you come and stay with me
or we carry on until we can feel nothing

Fighting between the wars, take a chance on broken law
Hoping they’ll never catch us now we’re running
Facing up to colder scores, Even gods we’ve heard before
But, we can face neutrality

In kinder times, we’re sinning, but foresaken we’re not winning
The judges call and we have to tell them no
The thieves not running wild. Now, they’re screaming mercy, mild,
and all our thoughts still with them as they go

Fighting between the wars, take a chance on broken law
Hoping they’ll never catch us now we’re running
Sailing up to foreign shores, we can hear the ocean’s roar
Now, we have reached neutrality

It’s a song I wrote based on a Brit Pop type backing track. Me on bass, electric guitar solo, acoustic (6 and 12 string) and singing. For those who care about sound mixing and stuff, I added reverb at 17% feedback and 159 milliseconds delay to try and emulate that John Lennon vox for the full-on Oasis ripoff effect. Oh and you can listen here:

There’s an unplugged version too: here.

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