From "Touch The Earth"

Something's Gonna Change

04:58
Derrik Jordan - Touch the Earth
Words and music by Derrik Jordan

Story

This song won first place for Reggae Song of the year from Just Plain Folks, the world's largest songwriter organization. It was inspired by Bob Marley and is a protest song in the sense that it is asking questions but at the same time reaching for solutions.

Lyrics

Something's Gonna Change

 

Something's gonna change, I know

When we speak of peace while we're stockpiling armaments

Something's gonna change, I know

For we pollute the earth as if there were no consequence

 

Governments are playing God

While upon our backs they trod

And our destiny they prod into war that will surely destroy every living thing

 

Something's gonna change, I know

For survival has become the challenge of the age

Something's gonna change, I know

When politicians read their lines like actors on a stage

 

Someone's starving at the feast

Angry souls disturb the peace

Here in the belly of the beast

You're a mob when you can't get a job and you gotta eat

 

Something's gonna change, I know

When technology grows faster than our consciousness

Something's gonna change, I know

For we can't expect the young to bear our carelessness

 

Copyright 2002 Derrik Jordan

Hilljoy Music (BMI) (802)387-4050 www.derrikjordan.com

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