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Part II

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[ revolution II ]

in memory of my grandfather who was a soldier in the finnish army against russia in the so called winter war

i was around 12 years old
my grandfather was a wounded drunk
telling me stories of the war
i promised him in faith and blood
not to ever salute the army
to always live for love

stand up and fight, march for human rights
begin with your kids, teach them what is right
tell them how it is, that some people die
some people have to pay an unfair price

human revolution

i was around 15 years old
my grandfather died in peace
i know his life was a living hell
i know what the war did to him
i can only imagine what it means
having your best friend step on a hand grenade
and do it in the name of peace?

take back your rights, take back your time
start a revolution, fight for human rights
no more big brothers, telling you what's right
no more army's, no more more fights

© MKN05

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Uploaded: Jul 07, 2005 - 01:16:04 PM
Last Updated: Jul 07, 2005 - 01:32:04 PM Last Played: Jan 04, 2015 - 10:11:09 PM
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Jim Bouchard said 4639 days ago (July 7th, 2005)
What I like is the Human part
I think it's a delicate balance when you use music as a soapbox to speak about big issues, but this song is redeemed in large part due to your using your very personal experience with you grandfather to relate this message. Incredible!
good production, maybe cut off a little at the end
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mikkinylund said 4639 days ago (July 7th, 2005)
Thank you
I agree, it is a delicate balance, but I'd rather stand there
toe tipping on this balance then keeping my mouth shut.
I grew up with the Brittish punk rock scene (and Jello
Biafra), hence, I still think it's very important to make and
sing songs about important issues. At the same token, my
favorite music and musicians also are trying to
communicate something - like you are Jim.

Thank you for listening to my songs today (and all the
other days). I am working very hard with my music right
now and just need to push it all out rather than second-
guessing the meaning of it all, or spending too much time
with the production... Everything has it's time! :)

Thanks again!

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JOAN said 4633 days ago (July 13th, 2005)
Kurt Weill???
Love the European folkiness of this and what a great story... sad and moving but great!! Once again the vocals and production are excellent!!! Onto Revolution III. Jello Biafra Rules!!!
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timothy devine said 3896 days ago (July 20th, 2007)
This is outrageous!
in a good way.
on so MANY levels.
song writing 10
lyric 10
performance 10
recording 10

this song played on the random player

let it serve up tunes like this over and over....

Great find

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Name: Mikki
Location: Brooklyn NY USA
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I was born and grew up in Finland, Scandinavia where I attended my first Art School followed by art studies in Sweden, and a noble fictional writing school. That was followed by an advertising and marketing degree. I am also a painter and I've had se... [see more]

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