Everybody Knows

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Seacowboys, May 23, 2011.


  1. Seacowboys

    Seacowboys Senior Member Founding Member

    YouTube - ‪Leonard Cohen - Everybody knows (live in London, 2008)‬‏

    Everybody knows that the dice are loaded
    Everybody rolls with their fingers crossed
    Everybody knows that the war is over
    Everybody knows the good guys lost
    Everybody knows the fight was fixed
    The poor stay poor, the rich get rich
    That's how it goes
    Everybody knows
    Everybody knows that the boat is leaking
    Everybody knows that the captain lied
    Everybody got this broken feeling
    Like their father or their dog just died

    Everybody talking to their pockets
    Everybody wants a box of chocolates
    And a long stem rose
    Everybody knows

    Everybody knows that you love me baby
    Everybody knows that you really do
    Everybody knows that you've been faithful
    Ah give or take a night or two
    Everybody knows you've been discreet
    But there were so many people you just had to meet
    Without your clothes
    And everybody knows

    Everybody knows, everybody knows
    That's how it goes
    Everybody knows

    Everybody knows, everybody knows
    That's how it goes
    Everybody knows

    And everybody knows that it's now or never
    Everybody knows that it's me or you
    And everybody knows that you live forever
    Ah when you've done a line or two
    Everybody knows the deal is rotten
    Old Black Joe's still pickin' cotton
    For your ribbons and bows
    And everybody knows

    And everybody knows that the Plague is coming
    Everybody knows that it's moving fast
    Everybody knows that the naked man and woman
    Are just a shining artifact of the past
    Everybody knows the scene is dead
    But there's gonna be a meter on your bed
    That will disclose
    What everybody knows

    And everybody knows that you're in trouble
    Everybody knows what you've been through
    From the bloody cross on top of Calvary
    To the beach of Malibu
    Everybody knows it's coming apart
    Take one last look at this Sacred Heart
    Before it blows
    And everybody knows

    Everybody knows, everybody knows
    That's how it goes
    Everybody knows

    Oh everybody knows, everybody knows
    That's how it goes
    Everybody knows

    Everybody knows YouTube - ‪Leonard Cohen - Everybody knows (live in London, 2008)‬‏ <!-- end of lyrics -->
     
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  2. Seacowboys

    Seacowboys Senior Member Founding Member

    The Republic has not truly existed since Lincoln. Lincoln gave the international bankers defacto control over our economy and that essentially ended government by the people and for the people and put us in servitude to the Rothchilds. The apparent only begins to define through the fog 146 years later. We are allowed the distraction of voting for our leaders and law-makers but they have elected themselves bread and circuses so that they never really get replaced in the interest of the country but solely in the interest of the corporations, lobbyists, and banks. Wars are decided to be fought only to reposition the pawns on the board for global manipulation of wealth. This wealth is not necessarily in currency but in commodities and other means of exchange. There is no real meaning or value to money other than a means of control. If we stay convinced that it is a viable means of exchange, then we stay indentured to those that hold the note. We are trained to open bank accounts and save and borrow and work 9-5 to make payment. Social programs are enacted, not to assist us, but to ensure that we do not stray from the status quo. It no longer matters if we return to the gold standard, as most of the gold has been bought by those that control the banks. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com<img src=" />
    Terrorism is only a means of scaring the public sheep into a herd stampede towards whatever legislation de jour is decided expedient to the rulers. The loss of our apparent Freedom is merely an illusion, as is our Freedom. You cannot loose what you do not have. We are allowed to operate under the illusion of Freedom only as long as it does nothing to interfere with the program. “Step out of line and they will come to take you away.”
    Politics are only a distraction from the real sleight of hand that robs us and enslaves us.
     
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  3. Tracy

    Tracy Insatiably Curious Moderator Founding Member

    Did! Thank you!
     
  4. tacmotusn

    tacmotusn Mosquito Sailor

    Good Job SC, looks like you fixed it.
     
  5. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    BTW, I really dig Cohen. Listening to both of the latest live albums today on a 6 hour drive.
     
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  6. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    If I ever do start making another show, I want to obtain the rights to use this song as the theme. Perfect.
     
  7. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    The Future

    More Cohen... I think he's singing from the perspective of the PTB

    YouTube - ‪THE FUTURE - LEONARD COHEN - LIVE IN LONDON‬&rlm;

    Give me back my broken night
    my mirrored room, my secret life
    it's lonely here,
    there's no one left to torture
    Give me absolute control
    over every living soul
    And lie beside me, baby,
    that's an order!

    Give me crack and anal sex
    Take the only tree that's left
    and stuff it up the hole
    in your culture
    Give me back the Berlin wall
    give me Stalin and St Paul
    I've seen the future, brother:
    it is murder.

    Things are going to slide, slide in all directions
    Won't be nothing
    Nothing you can measure anymore
    The blizzard, the blizzard of the world
    has crossed the threshold
    and it has overturned
    the order of the soul
    When they said REPENT REPENT
    I wonder what they meant
    When they said REPENT REPENT
    I wonder what they meant
    When they said REPENT REPENT
    I wonder what they meant

    You don't know me from the wind
    you never will, you never did
    I'm the little jew
    who wrote the Bible
    I've seen the nations rise and fall
    I've heard their stories, heard them all
    but love's the only engine of survival
    Your servant here, he has been told

    to say it clear, to say it cold:
    It's over, it ain't going
    any further
    And now the wheels of heaven stop
    you feel the devil's riding crop
    Get ready for the future:
    it is murder

    Things are going to slide ...

    There'll be the breaking of the ancient
    western code
    Your private life will suddenly explode
    There'll be phantoms
    There'll be fires on the road
    and the white man dancing
    You'll see a woman
    hanging upside down
    her features covered by her fallen gown
    and all the lousy little poets
    coming round
    tryin' to sound like Charlie Manson
    and the white man dancin'

    Give me back the Berlin wall
    Give me Stalin and St Paul
    Give me Christ
    or give me Hiroshima
    Destroy another fetus now
    We don't like children anyhow
    I've seen the future, baby:
    it is murder

    Things are going to slide ...

    When they said REPENT REPENT ...
     
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