The dust has settled,
Replaces the bulbs in all the lights.
I guess I'll get no sleep tonight.
A revolution happened.

Oh, sorry, you haven't heard?
We are the children of the new world.
If you're quiet you can watch if you like.
They say the future's beginning tonight.
Whole empires will crumble.
Civilizations will fall.

Lie on the bed, hear the sound of it all.
No anger, no guilt and no sorrow;
It sounds unlikely, I know, but tomorrow
You will wake up to find that your whole life has changed.
Although nothing looks different
A revolution took place.

I love the way you do it.
I love the way you put them on.
You know the answers but you get it wrong.
(Just to confuse things).

Why did it seem so difficult to realise a simple truth?
The revolution begins and ends with you.
Now all the breakdowns and nightmares look small.
Now we decided not to die after all.

Because the meek shall inherit absolutely nothing at all.
If you stopped being so feeble you could have so much more.
The answer was here all the time, you see.
Just how I missed it is a mystery to me.
I have waited and waited for this day to arrive.
The revolution was televised.
Now it's over, bye bye.
It's over, bye bye.
Yeah, we made it.

Just by the skin of our teeth.
Perfection is over
(The Rave is over)
Sheffield is over.
The Fear is over.
Guilt is over

(Please leave the building quietly)

Bergerac is over.
The hangover is over
Men are over
Women are over.
Cholesterol is over.
Tapers are over.
Irony is over.
Bye bye.
Bye bye.
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The Day After The Revolution Lyrics

Pulp – The Day After The Revolution Lyrics

Songwriters: COCKER, JARVIS BRANSON / BANKS, NICK / DOYLE, CANDIDA / MACKEY, STEPHEN PATRICK / WEBBER, MARK ANDREW
The Day After The Revolution lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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