Lyrics Post: Radicals and Conservatives

Release: Blackbreaks E.P.

Available for Download here.

This song was inspired by a discussion with a friend who said that so many people in our wealthy developed world completely fail to have even a basic notion of the background to political discourse. This appears to be due to the way politics is reported in the mainstream media as a personality battle of leaders who fundamentally say the same things.  Of course There is a little more to it than that and Blackbreaks are here to help you do some learnin’

Chris Dubrow

This is the story of modern politics
The TV smiles and the dirty campaign tricks
Broadly speaking there is only two sides
And one day kids, you maybe asked to decide,
Which side (which side)
Are you on?
Which side (which side)
Are you on?

Radicals and Conservatives
Fighting hard over how we’re gonna live
They don’t forget, they don’t forgive
They’re the Radicals and Conservatives

You see the Radicals wanna
Write the new rules
Conservatives say breaking rules is for fools
The Rads fight for workers, for the art, the fresh ideas,
The Cons say “We’re Rich!”
Its only crime that we fear,
And I hear some of you saying,
I couldn’t give a (fff…) damn,
But brothers and sisters
here you’re fresh out of luck
When you run from decisions,
You are never free from sin,
If you don’t fight for your right only bastards will win.

Radicals and Conservatives
Fighting hard over how we’re gonna live.
They don’t forget, they don’t forgive
They’re the Radicals and Conservatives
Conservatives and the Radicals
Fresh ideas, or progression stalls
What’s your decision?
What’s your call?
A Conservative or a Radical?

Which side are you on?

___

In this song – There is an obvious Reference to the tune “Which Side Are you On” a song written by Florence Reece in 1931. Check out the important history on the song here.

Watch Pete Seegers version here:

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