T Bone Burnett - Born In Captivity lyrics

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T Bone Burnett - Born In Captivity lyrics

Born in captivity Born in captivity Born in captivity We're all born in captivity Born in captivity They make you stand in line for the first grade They make you kneel in hall to the air raid They say the saucer's coming any day To take you and all your friends away But thirty times it never comes And still the natives beat the drums And we're born in captivity We're all born in captivity Yes we're born in captivity Cossack children of the bourgeoisie And they burn their images in your brain And tell you what is valuable Till' it all looks pretty much the same Then you are totally malleable And it works like magic on everyone Cause the camera's mightier than the cannon And we're born in captivity We're all born in captivity And we're born in captivity Cossack children of the bourgeoisie Awaiting our delivery