Would they be proud?

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Verse 1

They just did not realise, what Charlie saw through his eyes
Needlessly suffering, over who gets to drink
Freedom riders, 'vagelising truth in every town
Stood at the gate to the pool mob, said you can't keep us down


Would they be proud? Would they be proud?
Would they be proud of what we've become
Would they be proud?
Give them reasons to be proud of us

Verse 2

We don't always recognise, hatred wraps our hearts in cloud
Lowitja saw the promise of souls and her people stood up proud
Go back to where you belong, said the man in the big white coat
You can't destroy this dream she said my hope will grow and surpass your clout

Verse 3

That terra nullius ain’t yours, said Eddie in the garden
Painted in the souls of the Murrays, is a lease that never ends

You didn’t ask us to enter our land
You didn’t ask about the lines in the sand
You didn’t ask us so we’re gonna demand
You can’t deny us so we’re making our stand!


from Cooler Than Kung Fu, released October 12, 2013
Lead vox: Phillip Tucker
Guitars: Corey Taylor
Bass: Shaun Martin
Drums: Steven Deer
Saxophones/backing vox: Nick Sverdloff and Ken Lee
Percussion: Stephen Morabito
Organ: Logan Watt



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The Colourphonics exist to entertain those who like their music live and alive. Album tracks are doomed to the past as a predilection for unplanned musical excursions means history will not be repeated here, son. In the words of the Frank Zappa, “You can't always write a chord ugly enough to say what you want to say, so sometimes you have to rely on a giraffe filled with whipped cream.” ... more

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