Nothing Budges

Nothing, nothing budges
Nothing ever really seems to budge
Nothing budges unless it is coaxed
And force so often freezes motion
We’ve got to dangle the right sort of incentive
Before the right sort of nose
and Goddess knows that
Sometimes you kick the ASS
and it digs its hooves right back in the grass.
Right back into the grass

We are told we push too hard, yell too loud, march too proud,
too in

our-face.
The issues ignored in a cloud of fear
and we aren’t heard
We aren’t heard because we are angry
and we are angry for not being heard

We are dismissed as radicals with no sensibility
“we are just angry”
with no credibility
They think we are “just angry, just angry”
Well there’s a lot more to me
than just being angry.

We are ignored for being angry
and we are angry for being ignored
They say it’s because our voices come from within the problem
but there would not be a problem if we were not ignored
if we were not ignored, if we were not ignored, if we were not ignored
These are the contradictions that we have to face
when we are trying to defend our rightful place
We elect those to represent it but
who knows better than we who live this?
Who knows better than we who live this?

Being on the fringe we don’t need to stretch our minds
to understand the issues that affect
We don’t need imagination, or compassion, we can relate
We have felt the effects of such HATE
But I suppose that’s a Fringe Benefit and we deal with it
so deal with our anger
Don’t dismiss us as radicals
with no sensibility
We’re not “just angry”
with no credibility
we’re not “just angry”
It’s about time you listen to me
Listen to me!

We are ignored for being angry
and we are angry for being ignored
They say it’s because our voices come from within the problem
but there would not be a problem if we were not ignored
if we were not ignored, if we were not ignored, if we were not ignored
These are the contradictions that we have to face
when we are trying to defend our rightful place
We elect those to represent it but,
who knows better than we who live this?
Who knows better than we who live this?

Nothing, nothing budges
Nothing ever really seems to budge
Nothing budges unless it is coaxed
And force so often freezes motion
We’ve got to dangle the right sort of incentive
Before the right sort of nose
and Goddess knows that
Sometimes you kick the ASS
and it digs its hooves right back in the grass.
Right back into the grass
Right back into the grass, yeah.Nothing, nothing budges
Nothing ever really seems to budge
Nothing budges unless it is coaxed
And force so often freezes motion
We’ve got to dangle the right sort of incentive
Before the right sort of nose
and Goddess knows that
Sometimes you kick the ASS
and it digs its hooves right back in the grass.
Right back into the grass

We are told we push too hard, yell too loud, march too proud,
too in

our-face.
The issues ignored in a cloud of fear
and we aren’t heard
We aren’t heard because we are angry
and we are angry for not being heard

We are dismissed as radicals with no sensibility
“we are just angry”
with no credibility
They think we are “just angry, just angry”
Well there’s a lot more to me
than just being angry.

We are ignored for being angry
and we are angry for being ignored
They say it’s because our voices come from within the problem
but there would not be a problem if we were not ignored
if we were not ignored, if we were not ignored, if we were not ignored
These are the contradictions that we have to face
when we are trying to defend our rightful place
We elect those to represent it but
who knows better than we who live this?
Who knows better than we who live this?

Being on the fringe we don’t need to stretch our minds
to understand the issues that affect
We don’t need imagination, or compassion, we can relate
We have felt the effects of such HATE
But I suppose that’s a Fringe Benefit and we deal with it
so deal with our anger
Don’t dismiss us as radicals
with no sensibility
We’re not “just angry”
with no credibility
we’re not “just angry”
It’s about time you listen to me
Listen to me!

We are ignored for being angry
and we are angry for being ignored
They say it’s because our voices come from within the problem
but there would not be a problem if we were not ignored
if we were not ignored, if we were not ignored, if we were not ignored
These are the contradictions that we have to face
when we are trying to defend our rightful place
We elect those to represent it but,
who knows better than we who live this?
Who knows better than we who live this?

Nothing, nothing budges
Nothing ever really seems to budge
Nothing budges unless it is coaxed
And force so often freezes motion
We’ve got to dangle the right sort of incentive
Before the right sort of nose
and Goddess knows that
Sometimes you kick the ASS
and it digs its hooves right back in the grass.
Right back into the grass
Right back into the grass, yeah.

The Night
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DISCOGRAPHY

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