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Rapoport's Testament (I Never Gave Up)

Chumbawamba
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Different version, titled "I Never Gave Up" released as single in 1992; Inspired by the Primo Levi novel Moments of Reprieve, about life in Nazi concentration camps
(Shouting)
I want to hear some revolution out there!
(Chorus)
If you survive me
I Never gave up
Tell them this
I Never gave up
If you survive me
I Never gave up
Tell them this
Almost as if I were planning ahead
I drank, I ate, I made love
I learnt to snatch whatever I could
I never asked for pity and I never gave up

(Repeat chorus)

Twenty months I kept accounts
And in the end they'll balance out
Sometimes I vomit happy memories
Sometimes I laugh out loud just to crack my face

(Repeat chorus)

If I meet Hitler in the other place
I'll spit this precious soup in his face
And all my accounts will be settled, you see
'Cause Hitler never ever got the better of me

(Repeat chorus)

I never gave up, I never gave up
I crawled in the mud but I never gave up
Ta, we do say ta
What kind of terrorist are they?
An old school terrorist.
An old school terrorist? Forget it!

Contributed by DoNQuijote82 - 2012/3/19 - 20:13



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