Up Against It

  Can you hear it?
  Ear against the ground and you'll hear it
  I can tell a change when I hear it

  We are tigers
  Kings of jungles
  Trapped in cages
  We forget we once were free!

  And the average swain
  Would be contented in his chains
  Were it not for complainers like me

  Throw the book
  I'm up against it
  Up against the rules
  Bring the experts
  Up against them
  Up against the fools
  Bring on city hall
  I'm against them all

  Lamp of freedom

  No, you can't change
  Human nature
  Wheels of power
  Keep revolving endlessly
  With a fanatical faction
  A charismatic attraction
  There's a piece of that action for me

  Call the press
  I'm up against it
  Up against the flacks
  Bring the shrink
  I'm up against it
  Up against the quacks
  Revenuers
  Up against it
  Up against the tax
  Name some names
  And I'm up against them
  Bullies, big and small
  I'm against them all

  All we need is some vitality
  Like an [...] individuality
  But I guess they [...]
  [...] make it all alone

  Bring the girls
  I'm up against them
  I'm up against their lips
  Bring the boys
  I'm up against them
  Up against their hips
  Bring the priest
  I'm up against him
  Up against that cross
  Bring the mob
  I'm up against it
  Up against the boss
  Bring the cops
  I'm up against it
  Up against the jaw
  Throw the book
  I'm up against it
  Up against the law

  Politicians, all - I'm against them
  Fascist lackies all against the wall

  Fist of freedom
  Guns of freedom

  Bring the lackies
  Up against it
  Up against the wall
  Bring the bishop
  Up against it
  Up against the wall
  Bring the chairman
  Up against it
  Up against the wall
  Put the general
  Up against it
  Up against the wall!


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