In This Economy

by John with David Wilt

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This song was written with the hope that we can all come together to face the unknowns that lay before us as fellow Earthlings.



-----( 1st Verse )--------------------
Out soaking up the sun
when it all came undone
Busy trying to make
all the money I could rake
Getting harder to explain
living under the corporate reign

Waitin' for peace of mind
on the day I resigned
The promise denied
rolls out with the tide
When the path is unclear
and we’re living in fear
In this economy

-----( Refrain )--------------------
Realities collide
when this space is occupied
Animals in the wild
live where the garbage is piled
What used to be meaningless
got us into this mess
Life in the fast lane
and it’s damage to the brain

When it’s so hot it could melt
right here in the bible belt
We're using up a precious resource
just to water a golf course

-----( 2nd Verse )--------------------
Now we’re getting the clues
from out of the blues
You could tell I was a fake
but now I’m awake
A proud pedestrian
but I’m just one man

How human kind
ended up in this bind
It will give you a jolt
straight from a lightning bolt
Under this kind of duress
won’t you come out and join the rest
In this economy


released February 18, 2012
David Wilt ( guitar, bass, flute, music composition & production )
Photo courtesy of Leanne Yanabu
John Simmons ( lyrics, vocals, percussion )



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