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i cannot breathe in the city anymore
i want to leave but i've got nowhere else to go
i wanna disappear into the wilderness
let the forest be my cover and my alibi
they're always hovering, always hovering
always hovering overhead
they cut like scalpels through the sky

you must be my witness if i disappear
you must be my witness when i'm gone
you must be my witness if i disappear
you must be my witness when i'm gone

we won the contracts but we lost the war
everything has happened just the way we planned
and now that big black dog is lurching through the desert
digging for democracy beneath the bloody sand
but i can't sleep in my own goddamn bed
every night i hear the whisper of the drones
i feel them feeding on my power lines
i hear their humming in my bones

you must be my witness if i disappear
you must be my witness when i'm gone
you must be my witness if i disappear
you must be my witness when i'm gone

when i'm gone

who will forgive us for the things we've done?
who will forgive us for the things we've done?
who will forgive us for the things we've done?

who will be left to forgive us when we're done?

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from Drones / What Fucking Year Is This?, released November 24, 2015
Lyrics, music and all instruments and vocals by Joshua Ellis

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