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In Honor of International Women's Day

Shakin' The Tree by Peter Gabriel

Souma yergon, sou nou yergon, we are shakin' the tree
Souma yergon, sou nou yergon, we are shakin' the tree

Waiting your time, dreaming of a better life
Waiting your time, you're more than just a wife
You don't want to do what your mother has done
She has done
This is your life, this new life has begun
It's your day - a woman's day
It's your day - a woman's day

Turning the tide, you are on the incoming wave
Turning the tide, you know you are nobody's slave
Find your sisters and brothers
Who can hear all the truth in what you say
They can support you when you're on your way
It's your day - a woman's day
It's your day - a woman's day

Souma yergon, sou nou yergon, we are shakin' the tree
Souma yergon, sou nou yergon, we are shakin' the tree
Souma yergon, sou nou yergon, we are shakin' the tree

There's nothing to gain when there's nothing to be lost
There's nothing to gain if you stay behind and count the cost
Make the decision that you can be who you can be
You can be
Tasting the fruit come to the liberty tree
It's your day - a woman's day
It's your day - a woman's day

Changing your ways, changing those surrounding you
Changing your ways, more than any man can do
Open your heart, show him the anger and pain, so you heal
Maybe he's looking for his womanly side, let him feel

You had to be so strong
And you do nothing wrong
Nothing wrong at all
We're gonna to break it down
We have to shake it down
Shake it all around

Souma yergon, sou nou yergon, we are shakin' the tree
Souma yergon, sou nou yergon, we are shakin' the tree
Souma yergon, sou nou yergon, we are shakin' the tree
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silverdee
Mar. 8th, 2005 02:07 pm (UTC)
I love Peter Gabriel. I really like the soundtrack from The Last Temptation of Christ.
sapphirerose719
Mar. 9th, 2005 08:17 am (UTC)
i love peter gabriel!!! "red rain is fallin down..."
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