Some Democracy

from by Markus Rill

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Some Democracy
(Markus Rill)

By and for and of the people
but all for money's sake
I cast my vote, it's like I cast my luck
I might as well throw it all away

Who are you to speak for me
what are those things you say?
You're not representing me
I'm losing all my faith

Cause you lie to me
and you spy on me
and you possess the brazen audacity
to call all this democracy, some democracy

I believe in the concept
of letting the people rule
I'm not ruling anything
so who is fooling whom?

Equality, liberty and brotherhood
used to be worth fighting for
now it's money and power and money and power
and nothing else matters anymore

And you lie to me
and you spy on me
and you possess the brazen audacity
to call all this democracy, some democracy

This is not the way it's s'posed to be
did you really think no-one would ever see?

That you lie to me
and you spy on me
and you possess the brazen audacity
to call all this democracy, some fine democracy

credits

from Dream Anyway, released April 15, 2016
Markus - vocal, 6-string banjo, harmonica
Chris - upright bass
Leonardo - drums, percussion

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Markus Rill München, Germany

A unique sandstone voice and songs that’ll get under your skin. Markus Rill has a way of combining stripped-down storytelling with rough-edged roots’n’roll that’s utterly captivating

»Songs that are beautifully shimmering with ambiguity - brilliant lyrics« - Rolling Stone"

"Rill shows great depth as a songwriter, bandleader and producer" - No Depression/USA
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