Protest [edit]

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Edited from the album "Exhibit A" (1996).


I'd like to raise a little protest
I'd like to raise a rally cry
I'd like to raise a call to arms
If only I knew why
What's the revolution?
Tell me - what's our end?
The answer, they say, is blowing
Blowing in the wind, my friend.

The voice of the people has spoken to me
We've got to smash the state
We'll march until our feet blister
Join us brother, join us sister
We'll make an order great

I need a new slogan to paint on the walls
I need a new catchphrase to chant in the malls
I don't need no rulebook, I don't need no laws
But I need a new slogan - I need a new cause

The voice of my conscience has spoken to me
I wish I'd been born poor
I've felt the suffering of the proles
Felt the torment of their souls
We'll make love into war

I need a new cause
I need a new cause

But what am I rebelling against?
What am I rebelling against?
What am I rebelling against?
Well what have you fucking got?

The voice of the new age has spoken to me
Let's overthrow the ruler!
I'm not for talk, I'm into action
I'm aligned with the hippest faction
And now I feel much cooler

I need a new cause
I need a new cause


from Classic Crème Brûlée, released December 10, 2014
written by Holt

Martin Evans: drums
Paul Haesler: acoustic guitar
Brett Harrington: electric guitar
Warwick Holt: keyboards, vocals
Philsten M. Merkin: bass

Anthony Macleod: harmonica
Anthony Nelson: turntables



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From the Seas of Europa to Melbourne, 1993-98.

Studio albums "Exhibit A" and "Vs The Barbarian Invaders From Outer Space" are now available, along with the compilation "Classic Creme Brulee" (drawn from both albums and elsewhere) and two live albums. ... more

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