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Red Sector A

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Album: Grace Under Pressure - 1984

Red Sector A


La canzone descrive la "vita" in un campo di concentramento nazista durante la II guerra mondiale.

The song describes life in a Nazi concentration camp during World War II.

Lyrics/Testo
All that we can do is just survive
All that we can do to help ourselves is stay alive

Ragged lines of ragged grey
Skeletons, they shuffle away
Shouting guards and smoking guns
Will cut down the unlucky ones

I clutch the wire fence until my fingers bleed
A wound that will not heal
A heart that cannot feel
Hoping that the horror will recede
Hoping that tomorrow we’ll all be freed

Sickness to insanity
Prayer to profanity
Days and weeks and months go by
Don’t feel the hunger
Too weak to cry

I hear the sound of gunfire at the prison gate
Are the liberators here?
Do I hope or do I fear?
For my father and my brother, it’s too late
But I must help my mother stand up straight

Are we the last ones left alive?
Are we the only human beings to survive?

Contributed by Riccardo Venturi - 2006/3/17 - 18:07



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